The boiler-plate denial?
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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick doesn't want the job of Attorney General said an aide, a day after he dined with President Barack Obama at the White House.
Alex Goldstein, the Executive Director of Patrick's political committee “TogetherPAC,” said in a statement to BuzzFeed that the governor's visit was “social.”
“The Governor has the only job in public life that he wants — and he looks forward to completing his term as...Read Full Story
Obama’s Top Ten U.S. Supreme Court PicksHere's the List folks:1.) Elena Kagan (49), Solicitor General of the United States. The likeliest candidate, and it was somewhat of a surprise she didn’t get picked last time. Pluses: would please much of Obama’s base, follows diversity politics of Sotomayor with first openly gay justice (so would Karlan and Sullivan). [Update: While Karlan and Sullivan are open about it, I have to correct my text here to say that Kagan is apparently still closeted...Read Full Story
Eight new leaders have been added to the list of those speaking at this year's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, CNN reports:
Added Monday were Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who served as President Barack Obama's chief of staff for the first two years of his presidency; Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts, who won the 2004 Democratic presidential nomination; Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, chair of the Democratic Governors Association, and former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, who acted as the...Read Full Story
The National Election Pool did not conduct an exit poll for the Massachusetts gubernatorial race this year. However, I led a team of students at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst to sample voters at 18 precincts across the state today. You can find specifics on our Massachusetts Exit Poll survey, including preliminary results, here.
One finding clearly jumps out from our preliminary results: Deval Patrick (D) appears to owe his victory today to women. As the chart below shows, men...Read Full Story
Deval Patrick is a Democratic politician who is currently governor of Massachusetts. He is rumored to be on Barack Obama's short list for Attorney General. Find more information about Deval Patrick here.
Wednesday: "Securing America's Future" Headline: Joe Biden Also Appearing: Bill Clinton; Massachusetts senator John Kerry; Rhode Island senator Jack Reed; tribute to military personnel and their families Thursday: "Change You Can Believe In" Headline: Barack Obama