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Ross Harkins Smulowitz

Harkins Won't Endorse Smulowitz – Party Activists Line up Behind Ross and Smulowitz

Dr. Peter Smulowitz

Lida Harkins has stunned Needham Democratics in an interview on Wicked Local Needham, where she refused to endorse Peter Smulowitz, the winner of the Democractic Primary for Scott Brown’s Senate seat. She said she isn’t supporting Ross only because she is Chair of Needham’s Democratic Town Committee.

Harkins, a 20 year incumbent, lost to Smulowitz by a narrow margin in what is looking like a difficult election year for Democratic incumbents. Toward the end of the race, Smulowitz sent out flyers attacking Harkins controversial campaign financing, pointing out that she continues to take contributions from indicted former Speakers.

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Charlie Baker Wins 89% of Vote at Republican Convention. Mihos out of Gov. Race

Charlie Baker

Delegates at the Republican Convention today voted overwhelmingly for Charlie Baker, giving him an overwhelming 89% of the vote. Candidate Christy Mihos garnered only 11% of the vote, well below the 15% that it would take to qualify for the Republican Primary. Republican party leaders say Baker’s margin is the largest in recent convention history.

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