Tuesday, November 6, 2012
President Obama defeated Republican Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.
President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden were re-elected Tuesday night, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney and his vice-presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan. NBC News called the presidential election for Obama around 11:15 EST. The president sent a message on Twitter at 10:14 saying simply, "This happened because of you. Thank you." The Obama campaign won the most expensive presidential race ever, with both parties raising about $2.6 billion. The race was filled with negative campaigning on both sides, from President Obama attacking Romney’s business experience with Bain Capital to Romney lambasting Obama’s handling of the economy. The race tightened during the final months of the campaign, with gaffes and surges …
Democrat Elizabeth Warren beat incumbent candidate Scott Brown in the Massachusetts U.S. Senate race.
Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren has beaten incumbent Republican candidate Scott Brown for a seat on the U.S. Senate, according to the Associated Press. Warren is won by a margin of eight percentage points, 54 percent to 46 percent, making her the first female senator elected in Massachusetts. An estatic Warren addressed a crowd of hundreds of excited supporters at the Copley Fairmont Plaza hotel in Boston on Tuesday night. "We did what everyone thought was impossible," she said. "We taught a scrappy, first-time candidate how to win." "You took on the powerful Wall Street banks and let them know that you want a Senator out there fighting for the middle class all of the time," she said. "And despite the odds, you elected the first …
How might the U.S. Senate race between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren affect the presidential race—and vice-versa? Find out what local politicos think, and check here late for election results. Connect with us on Twitter at #PatchElections.
Check back at your local Patch all day for live election updates. While Massachusetts is expected to go to Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the race for President of the United States, influential Massachusetts political insiders have varying opinions on how the U.S. Senate race between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren will affect the presidential race, and vice versa. According to results from the Blue Commonwealth and Red Commonwealth surveys sent out last week and compiled today, Monday, 60 percent of the 23 local Republicans who responded think that the Brown-Warren race will result a modest increase in votes for Romney, while 40 percent of the 20 local Democrats who responded think the U.S. Senate race will increase Obama's total of …
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Here are the stories you were reading and talking about this week.
Here are the Top 5 stories (based on readership and comments) for the Week of Dec. 11-17. 5. 29-Year-Old Woman Seriously Injured In Rollover Crash 4. Dangerousness Hearing Called For After Fatal Dog Attack 3. New Owners Hope To Revive Airport Diner 2. Jon Ryan's Pub Set To Open Wednesday 1. Developer John Magee and His Wife Murdered In Andover
Sunday, December 4, 2011
Here are the stories that Tewksbury has been reading and talking about over the past seven days.
Here are the Top 5 stories, based on readership and comments. 5. Alleged Drunk Driver Blamed For Closing Main Street 4. Break-in Investigated; Accident Sends Woman To The Hospital 3. Selectmen Won't Schedule Special Town Meeting On Charter Changes ... Yet 2.Redmen Are Super Bowl Bound! [video] Live Blog Info And 8 More Things You Need To Know About The Super Bowl Dragons Live Up To Hype, Scorch Redmen, 35-0 1. Teens Use "Sweet 16" Party To Help Others
Sunday, November 27, 2011
The Top 5 stories, based on readership and interaction, for the week ending Nov. 26.
The Top 5 stories in Tewksbury Patch, based on readership and interaction, for the week of Nov. 20-26. 5. TMHS Seniors -- Out Of The Shadows And Into The Thanksgiving Spotlight 4. Simple Traffic Stop Leads To Multiple Charges 3. 5 Reasons Tewksbury Is Better Than Wilmington 2. Saunders Puts It All Together -- Redmen Win A Thanksgiving Day Thriller 1. Why Couldn't Walmart Open at Midnight?
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Here are the stories you, the readers, were talking about this past week.
Here are the Top 5 stories for the week of Nov. 6-12. 5. Tewksbury High Students Earn Free College Tuition 4. Free Meals For Veterans At Applebees 3. Police Nab Suspect In House Break 2. Teen Accused Of Going After His Father Witn A Knife 1. Significant Movement On Filling Rite Aid Plaza Space
Sunday, October 16, 2011
Here are the stories people have been talking about over the past week.
Here are the Top 5 stories from the week of Oct. 9-15. 5. Explosives At Skateboard Park Leads To Arrest Of Teen 4. Accidents And Drug Arrests Highlight Police Log 3. School Committee's New Facility Fee Draws Protests From Residents [poll] 2. Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Road Rage Incident 1. Tewksbury Man is Professional Life Saver and Scare Giver
Sunday, September 25, 2011
Here are the stories people were talking about over the last seven days.
Here are the Top 5 stories from the week of Sept. 18-24. 5. Community Food Pantry Addition Is Dedicated To Mike Callahan 4. Trio Nabbed Breaking Into Abandoned Home 3. Finegold: I Won't Support Casino Gambling Bill 2. Woman Arrested For Assault With A Butter Knife 1. Thermo Fisher Scientific To Bring 400 Jobs to Tewksbury
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Here are the people and issues making headlines for the past seven days.
Here are the Top 5 Stories from the week of Sept. 11-17. 5. UPDATED: Tewksbury Teen Arrested For Breaking Into Car 4. SACC Tells Selectmen Draft Of Charter Will Be Done Friday 3. O'Connor To MSEC -- "Show Us The Books" 2A. UPDATED: RTN Federal Credit Union Robbed This Morning 2B.VIDEO: Police Search For Bank Robber Continues, Release Surveillance Photos 1. Ocean State Job Lot Prepares for Late Autumn Move Into Tewksbury [POLL]