Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Local Democrats and Republicans across Massachusetts discussed Wednesday night's debate between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in a live chat on Patch.
In the first presidential debate in Denver, Colorado, President Barack Obama came out flat while Gov. Mitt Romney had some effective arguments, according to local Democrats and Republicans from across Massachusetts who joined in a Patch live chat during the debate on Tuesday night. "Overall, tie goes to Obama," said Democrat Alex Buck. "Romney had a couple good lines, but nothing hugely productive. He looked jittery and possibly his most memorable line was about Big Bird." Reader Tom Sheff added late in the debate, "No defining moment so far, that's for sure." As the debate opened on the economy, Romney took an early upper hand according to the Democrats and Republicans who joined the chat as panelists. "President seemed nervous, and …
Friday, June 8, 2012
Join in and chat with Tisei about the congressional issues that are important to you.
Welcome to our Live Chat with congressional candidate Richard Tisei. Tisei served in the state legislature for more than 25 years and was Senate Minority Leader before leaving his seat to run for lieutenent governor. Tisei is now challenging Congressman John Tierney for the Massacusetts.
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Here's a recap of Friday's Live Chat.
Congressman John Tierney joined us for a Live Chat Friday morning. Many of the questions had to do with his work in Congress over the years as well as what he wants to accomplish if reelected. Comment From Meredith: Congressman Tierney, we were promised that the stimulus package would keep unemployment under 8% yet the unemployment rate is higher than 8%. Would you support another stimulus package? John Tierney: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act did in fact have much to do with this country avoiding a full blown depression. And saved or created nearly 4 million jobs at a time when doing so was essential. The administration upon taking office hoped that the unemployment rate would not rise above 8%, but obviously the severity of …
Friday, May 25, 2012
Join in and chat with your congressman about issues important to you.
Welcome to our Live Chat with Congressman John Tierney. Tierney is up for reelection in November and has served in the U.S. House of Representatives representing Massachusetts' 6th congressional district, which includes Reading and North Reading, since 1997.