Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Brown, Warren debate in Springfield

By Collegian News Staff

October 10, 2012

Filed under Local News, News, Politics

Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren are scheduled to debate tonight beginning at 7 p.m. from Symphony Hall in Springfield. For the latest updates, follow reporter Katie Landeck (@KatieLandeck) and photographer Maria Uminski ...

Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren set for debate in Springfield

By Collegian News Staff

October 10, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

The two candidates in one of the nation’s most closely watched U.S. Senate races will meet tonight in Springfield in what will likely be a spirited debate. Republican Sen. Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warr...

New healthcare law has got you covered

By Sam Hayes

September 6, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

The United States Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision over the summer to uphold the majority of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called Obamacare. The decision, despite earlier efforts to repeal an...

On the line in Air Force One

By Michelle Williams

April 24, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

In slightly over two weeks, the University of Massachusetts Class of 2012 will graduate and enter a sobering job market. Taking unemployment into consideration, job prospects for applicants with bachelor’s degrees fell last...

Brown, Warren raise big money in Mass. Senate race

By Dan Glaun

March 9, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

While the Massachusetts Republican primary was a landslide victory for former Gov. Mitt Romney, another race is heating up and leading thousands of Bay Staters to vote early with their pocketbooks. Ted Kennedy’s former sen...

Voting results from Super Tuesday

By Collegian News Staff

March 7, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

    Georgia | Idaho | Massachusetts | North Dakota | Oklahoma | Tennessee | Vermont | Virginia   Newt Gingrich wins Georgia Former Georgia Congressman and Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich earned the favor of his...

Elephant-sized vote set for Super Tuesday

By Brian Canova

March 6, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

Voters in 10 states, including Massachusetts, will today cast nomination ballots crucial to the campaigns of the four remaining Republican contenders vying for the party nod in November’s presidential bid. In an electi...

Romney sails to sweeping victory in Nevada

By Collegian News Staff

February 6, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney scored a landslide victory in the Nevada Republican caucuses Saturday, building off of his Florida primary win last Tuesday and cementing his place as the frontrunner in the race for the Republican...

Romney holds commanding lead in Florida polls on eve of crucial primary

By Collegian News Staff

January 31, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

As Florida Republican voters prepare to head to the polls for today’s crucial primaries, it appears all but certain that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will win the Sunshine State’s nod. A Quinnipiac University poll...

Morse, Narkewicz win mayoral votes

By Collegian News Staff

November 8, 2011

Filed under Local News, News, Politics

Alex Morse – a 22-year-old lifelong Holyoke resident and Brown University graduate – has become the youngest mayor in the city’s history, defeating incumbent Elaine Pluta in an election yesterday. Morse received 53 percent...

Multi-million dollar grant to help support employment

By Stephen Hewitt

September 26, 2011

Filed under Politics

New careers and more job opportunities for Americans are on the horizon, according to a multi-billion dollar initiative announced yesterday that will help support workforce development and job training within community co...

Department of Health and Human Services hosts conference call

By Nancy Pierce

September 21, 2011

Filed under Health & Wellness, Politics

The Department of Health and Human Services announced in a conference call yesterday that one million more young adults received health insurance due to the Affordable Care Act passed by the Obama Administration in early 2010. Secretary of the United Stat...