Brown v. Warren: The Massachusetts Race For Senate
Recent numbers show that Elizabeth Warren has pulled ahead of Sen. Scott Brown in fundraising dollars, according to the Boston Globe. Over the past six weeks, Warren has raised $3.7 million while Brown brought in $2.3 million. Despite the recent surge for the Democratic candidate, Brown still has more money in his war chest: $14.2 million compared to Warren's $12.3 million.
And both candidates have been spending these funds on campaign ads.
Elizabeth Warren Ad: "Still"
Scott Brown Ad: "Desperate"
The Massachusetts GOP Delegation & The Republican National Convention
Massachusetts delegates to the Republican National Convention are used to sitting in the rafters and being housed miles away from the convention center. But with a former governor at the top of the GOP ticket, the delegates are front and center.
Is Mitt Romney Likable? Does It Matter?
The Romney campaign has made moves to present Gov. Mitt Romney as more likable. A new poll from the Washington Post shows Romney's likability is only 27 percent compared to President Obama's 61 percent. Despite these numbers, the two candidates are in a virtual tie.
The Romney campaign has brought his wife, Ann, and sons into the spotlight. In a recent CNN interview, Ann Romney opened up about her battle with Multiple Sclorosis.
"Even when I was as sick as that, he could curl up in the bed with me. So you just knew that that's where he was. It was like he was going to do anything he could to just say I'm here, you're okay, just stay right there, and we'll be okay."
- WBUR: Mass. Delegates Front And Center At GOP Convention
- Washington Post/ABC: Romney Edges Obama On Economy, Overall Race Deadlocked
- CNN: Romney On Faith, Family And Private Life
- Boston Globe: Elizabeth Warren Outdoes Scott Brown In Fund-Raising
- New York Times: New Warren Ad Keeps Focus on Women’s Issues
This segment aired on August 28, 2012.