2012 Mass. Senate Race

Stories about the Brown-Warren Senate election in 2012.

WBUR Poll: Brown Leads Warren By 4 Points

October 09, 2012

BOSTON — A new WBUR poll finds a turn in the U.S. Senate race. Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Scott Brown now leads his Democratic challenger, Elizabeth Warren, 47 to 43 percent.

New Warren Ads Defend Legal Work In Asbestos Case

October 08, 2012

BOSTON — In one ad, the widow of an asbestos victim credits Warren for going “all the way to the Supreme Court to try to get more money for asbestos victims.”

Elizabeth Warren Vs. The Gish Gallop

October 08, 2012

Elizabeth Warren and her campaign must use this week’s debate to begin to wrest control of the terms of this race from Sen. Scott Brown.

Poll Shows Warren Leading Brown, Negative Ratings Up

October 07, 2012

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A new poll shows negative ads may be affecting the both candidates running for a U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts.

Tea Party Activists Again Backing Brown

October 07, 2012

BOSTON — Tea party activists are again supporting Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown this election, even though many aren’t thrilled with some of his votes over the past two years.

Black Ministers In Boston Endorse Warren

October 05, 2012

BOSTON — Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren received the endorsement of a group of black ministers in Boston on Thursday.

Weld Endorses Brown; Caroline Kennedy Endorses Warren

October 05, 2012
U.S. Sen. Scott Brown speaks with reporters as former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld looks on after Weld endorsed Brown in Boston Friday. (Winslow Townson/AP)

BOSTON — The U.S. Senate candidates are touting dueling endorsements.

Is Mass. Liberal Enough To Vote For Warren?

October 04, 2012
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, left, greets supporters during a campaign stop at a senior center in Medford Wednesday. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

BOSTON — Gender could prove a persuasive undercurrent in Elizabeth Warren’s challenge of incumbent Sen. Scott Brown.

Brown Claims Warren Is Practicing Without Law License

October 03, 2012

WINCHESTER, Mass. — Warren has been a counsel on cases before the Supreme Court and federal appeals courts.

Independent, First-Time Voters Weigh In On Brown-Warren Debate

October 02, 2012
Mike Ierardi, left, in his family room with his twin brother Alec, center, and their friend Jack Niemoller, right. (Monica Brady-Myerov/WBUR)

BOSTON — Eighteen-year-old Alec Ierardi and his twin brother Mike are unenrolled voters who will be casting their ballots for the first time in November.

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