Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Would it be Scott Brown? Congressmen Markey or Capuano? Tell us who you think should run.
The Washington Post is reporting that President Obama is considering appointing Massachusetts U.S. Sen. John Kerry as the Secretary of Defense. There was speculation Kerry would become the next Secretary of State. Either way Kerry's move to possibly become a member of Obama's cabinet will open up his current seat. Should he be appointed, a special election would be held to finish out Kerry's term, which expires in 2014. Conversation from the breakfast table this morning to the morning commute has everyone talking - who will run for Kerry's U.S. Senate seat if he's appointed? Could it be Scott Brown? Or maybe Congressmen Ed Markey or Michael Capuano? Only time will tell, but we know you're talking about it. So tell us, who do you think …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney is scheduled for 9 p.m.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
After Joe Biden and Paul Ryan sparred throughout last week's Vice Presidential Debate, the nation's voters are looking forward to President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney's second debate: a town hall event focusing on foreign and domestic policy. The second presidential debate between Obama and Romney is set for 9 p.m tonight. Check below for more information on that debate and the remaining debates leading up to Election Day. AOL will provide a live stream of the debate. TV Channels Broadcasting Live: ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and more, including CNN Espanol. Live Streaming Online: YouTube's Election Hub, AOL. Full info on Tuesday night's debate, as well as the schedule for the final debate, both of which are …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Local experts will take part in a discussion on the major points of the upcoming presidential election.
With the presidential election only six weeks away, a group of accomplished individuals with ties to Wellesley will shed some light on the major issues. The discussion, Presidential Decision 2012: Issues and Experts, will take place at the Wellesley Library’s main branch Oct. 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. According to a press release, the panelists will be: The discussion will be moderated by Wellesley resident Alan Henrikson, professor of Diplomatic History and Director of Diplomatic Studies at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. The event is sponsored by the Wellesley Citizen Action for Obama and the Wellesley Democratic Town Committee.
Sunday, July 1, 2012
What do you think about the Supreme Court's decision? See what some local pols, who are running for Barney Frank's seat, had to say.
With so many names vying for the Fourth Congressional District seat, there is likely to be a variety of candidate opinions when it comes to the U.S. Supreme Court's (SCOTUS) health care ruling yesterday. On June 28, the court decided 5-4 to uphold the mandate for individuals to purchase health insurance, the most controversial component of the Affordable Care Act. We heard what Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren and U.S. Sen. Scott Brown had to say, but what about the Massachusetts politicos running for Barney Frank's seat? Here are statements from some of the Fourth District candidates: Brookline resident and Democrat Joe Kennedy III called the decision "a victory for this country", noting in his statement that his uncle (Sen. Ted Kennedy…
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
A diverse list from Homer to Sitting Bull to Obama has been chosen to be included.
As the new high school nears completion final decorating decisions are being made, including which names will be inscribed in a permanent banner along the walls of the library. With short notice, high school administrators, teachers and students put together a list of 55 writers, artists, composers and great thinkers and leaders from across the ages and across the globe to be memorialized. “It’s really a fascinating, thoughtful list,” said School Committee member Suzy Littlefield. “I think it’s inspiring. I hope students will go in to see the names and that they will spark a conversation.” Littlefield also encouraged public comment on the names selected for inclusion in the banner. The following is the list of names selected: Confucius - …