Richard Grenell / Hypothetical questions
Richard Grenell / Hypothetical questions meant to mock on the campaign trailPress of Atlantic CityMichael Dukakis was asked by CNN's Bernard Shaw if he would change his stance on the death penalty if his wife "Kitty was raped and murdered." Shaw was roundly criticized for the tabloid-style question but Dukakis was panned for his robotic answer.and more »
Posted on 10 May 2015 | 6:44 am
Rand Paul Courts California Tech Elite With
BloombergRand Paul Courts California Tech Elite With San Francisco VisitBloombergPresidential candidate Rand Paul began his courtship of California's technology community on Saturday, promoting his support for privacy rights, a smaller government and adherence to the Bill of Rights. “Some people want to know what in the hell is a ...The No. 1 question people are asking about Rand PaulMSNBCall 128 news articles »
Posted on 10 May 2015 | 3:55 am
Presidential candidates begin to turn page
Sacramento BeePresidential candidates begin to turn page on law-and-order politicsSacramento BeeCandidates who suggested alternatives to long prison terms risked attacks of the Willie Horton sort used to pummel Michael Dukakis in 1988. Too many legislators, governors and federal officials rushed to broaden prosecutions and lengthen prison terms ...and more »
Posted on 10 May 2015 | 12:00 am
Doctors swear by new-look "shock"
Danbury News TimesDoctors swear by new-look "shock" therapy in fighting depressionDanbury News TimesOne of the best-known patients to undergo ECT is Kitty Dukakis, wife of the former governor of Massachusetts and Democratic nominee for president. Following years of addiction to diet pills, Dukakis became severely depressed. When the symptoms would ...
Posted on 9 May 2015 | 10:05 pm
Charles Lane: Hillary always seems to be
Memphis Commercial AppealCharles Lane: Hillary always seems to be zigging when others zagMemphis Commercial AppealAlas for Hillary, the record of her husband's administration — and even her own record as a senator and as a secretary of state sympathetic to the use of force abroad — reflected the lessons of older events — specifically, the defeat of Michael ...and more »
Posted on 9 May 2015 | 10:04 pm
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s college friends to be
Perhaps the most high-profile demonstration of public support came when former Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis testified at Phillipos’s trial that the young man accused of lying to investigators as a teenager was not representative of the young ...
Posted on 1 June 2015 | 2:38 pm
Mark Shields: Not your father’s Republican
Mario Cuomo. Eventual nominees George McGovern, Jimmy Carter, Michael Dukakis, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama all trailed badly in the year before their conventions. But with the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland barely 13 months away ...
Posted on 1 June 2015 | 7:18 am
Does anything about Martin O’Malley’s
That may bring on images of 1988 Democratic nominee Michael Dukakis, whose demeanor left some voters cold. But O’Malley’s data-driven approach to government has won accolades and attention from around the world. Maybe he can make his geeky side chic.
Posted on 1 June 2015 | 12:58 am
John Kerry Fast Facts
1979-1982 - Partner in the law firm Kerry & Sragow in Boston. 1982-1984 - Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts under Michael Dukakis. 1984 - Is elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate for Massachusetts. 1990 - Wins a second term in the U.S. Senate.
Posted on 31 May 2015 | 10:17 am
Column: When it comes to taxes, you can't
I was there, strenuously objecting, and fortunately, taking notes. Gov. Michael Dukakis had just returned from his unsuccessful run for president, during which he bragged about "the Massachusetts Miracle" and its "11 balanced budgets in a row." Once his ...
Posted on 30 May 2015 | 3:04 pm