Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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Politics are too much

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Polls open for primaries to special election

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 29, 2013

Filed under Local News, News, Politics

Candidates will vie to fill Secretary of State John Kerry’s vacant U.S. Senate seat in a special statewide primary on Tuesday.            The primary is the precursor to what will be the second special election to fil...

UMass Poll analyzes Gun Control, Minimum Wage, and Immigration.

By Jaclyn Bryson

March 26, 2013

Filed under News, Politics

A recent national poll at the University of Massachusetts has found a general bipartisan consensus regarding the federal minimum wage, strong support for a ban on assault weapons and a general over-estimation of the number of illegal immigrants who enter the country annually, according to a Uni...

Election showtime

By Max Calloway

March 6, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

Forget the 2000 election serving as the best illustration of the pageantry presidential elections have become; it was the 2004 presidential debates that hit home the fact that presidential elections have become nothing short of a rea...

John Kerry cosponsors proposed repeal of Defense of Marriage Act

By Sam Butterfield

March 21, 2011

Filed under Politics

A prominent lawmaker from Massachusetts, the first state to permit gay marriages, has introduced legislation aiming to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the 1996 statute which defines marriage as a legal union betwee...

Kerry addresses economy, foreign policy in NoHo

By Matthew M. Robare

February 21, 2011

Filed under Local News

By Matthew M. Robare Collegian Staff Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) met with a group of his constituents Saturday at a town hall-style meeting at the Northampton Center for the Arts. The meeting lasted for about two hours and saw Kerry address issues raised by concerned residents ...