Author archives: Andrew O'Shea

#CPAC2013: Matt Salmon

Salmon, who returned to Congress this year after serving three terms in the mid-90s, says he was driven back to Washington by America’s shocking financial situation. A situation, he points out, that is more dysfunctional than ever. Back in the day, Rep. Salmon explains, conservatives were willing to challenge the GOP leadership when they got “off track.” The strategy was simple. “One tactic we used was to vote against House rules on […]

Another MA Politician Says No to Senate Bid

Former Massachusetts state Senate minority leader Richard Tisei has announced that he will not enter the race for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. John Kerry, according to the Salem Patch this morning. Tisei’s name was tossed around heavily following Scott Brown’s announcement on Friday.  He is a longtime veteran of Massachusetts politics, having served in the state legislature for more than two decades, and run statewide with gubernatorial […]