Patrick Howley

Golnik’s Gambit

Small businessman tries to unseat Niki Tsongas—again

Massachusetts small business owner and Republican congressional candidate Jon Golnik is catching up to his Democratic opponent with an energetic campaign and position in the vanguard of the resurgent Massachusetts Republican Party.

GOP Senators Stump for Wilson

Troika of popular Republicans campaign in New Mexico

U.S. Sens. John McCain (R., Ariz.), Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.), and Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.) will campaign for New Mexico Republican Senate candidate Heather Wilson in Albuquerque Tuesday in an effort to highlight her foreign policy bona fides and her opponent’s radical environmentalist agenda.

Mining For Votes

Republican challenger Tom Smith slaps Democratic incumbent Bob Casey over coal plant closure

Regulations on the coal industry are driving massive layoffs and the shuttering of coal plants in Pennsylvania, injecting environmental issues into that state’s hotly contested Senate race between incumbent Democrat Bob Casey Jr. and Republican challenger and coal mining executive Tom Smith.

Maine’s Energy King

Former company of liberal ‘independent’ Senate candidate Angus King received federal cash grant in June

The scandal-ridden wind energy project co-founded by liberal “independent” Maine senate candidate Angus King received more than $33 million in cash under the 1603 program of the economic stimulus in June, according to the U.S. Treasury.

The Northern Strategy

Mass. Republican congressional candidate Richard Tisei practices new winning GOP formula in the Northeast

Republican Massachusetts Sixth District congressional candidate Richard Tisei, an openly gay, fiscally conservative, and socially moderate former state Senate minority leader, is running against entrenched Democratic Rep. John Tierney with a new, exciting brand of Republicanism—and he thinks his style might just be the future of the northeastern GOP.

Remembering Bill’s Greatest Speech

‘He Should Have Been Done About Five Minutes Ago…’

Former President Bill Clinton will speak tonight at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte and many convention-goers predict a rousing moment that will assuage America’s doubts about President Obama’s qualifications for a second term.

The Real Elizabeth Warren

Five Extreme Things the Professor Won’t Mention in Her DNC Speech

Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has a number of skeletons in her closet, including close links to radical left-wing pressure groups and a record of helping corporate interests suppress asbestos liability lawsuits.

Bipartisan Brown

Dems donate to Scott Brown, take credit for his ideas

Republican Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown is burnishing his bipartisan credentials by receiving increased financial support from top Democratic donors, while the 2012 Democratic National Platform is taking credit for his signature piece of legislation.