Boston mayoral election analysis:

Mar 8, 2014 No Comments ›› CK Strategies

The five keys to how Marty Walsh chipped away at John Connolly’s lead and won http://www.masslive.com/news/boston/index.ssf/2013/11/how_walsh_won.html By: Garrett Quinn, MassLive.com November 06, 2013 BOSTON — Even though City Councilor John Connolly finished second in the preliminary Boston mayoral election in September, he was still in a strong position to become the next mayor of Boston. …

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Ed Markey goes after TSA’s relaxed rule on knives

Apr 28, 2013 No Comments ›› CK Strategies

Rep. Ed Markey has launched a three-pronged attack on the Transportation Security Administration’s new policy allowing pocketknives on planes: He has fired off a public letter to the head of the agency, rolled out legislation and led news conferences in Boston and Washington to overturn the rule. What he hasn’t done is pick up the phone and try to persuade Administrator John Pistole to reconsider.

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It’s Been A Bad Week For Stephen Lynch

Apr 28, 2013 No Comments ›› CK Strategies

It’s been a rough week for Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Stephen Lynch.
 

In the past seven days Lynch failed to secure a crucial union endorsement from the AFL-CIO, the state’s largest union, and he is receiving harsh criticism for being the only member of the Massachusetts congressional delegation not to sign onto a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act.
 

To say this isn’t how he planned the post-signature gathering part of his campaign would be an understatement…

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