Category: Fred Bayles

Mogul stands behind ban despite jihadi clip featuring his quotes

Boston Herald Fred Bayles, College of Communication Republican front-runner Donald Trump is standing by his call to ban Muslims from entering the United States after his rhetoric was used in a newly released recruitment video for an al-Qaeda affiliate… Expert quote: “It would satisfy most of his supporters.” View full article

New website suggests tougher questions for Clinton

Sinclair Broadcast Group Tom Whalen, College of General Studies Fred Bayles, College of Communication A new website launched this week with the intent to call attention to what critics perceive as a lack of availability to the press and unwillingness to answer questions by Democratic presidential front-runner and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton… Expert […]

Clinton: Staffer was paid for server upkeep

Boston Herald Fred Bayles, College of Communication Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton — addressing an issue that has dogged her campaign during a Granite State visit yesterday — said she and her family paid a State Department staffer to maintain the private email server she used during her stint as secretary of state… Expert quote: “One […]

SJC allows a casino repeal vote

Boston Globe (subscription required) Fred Bayles, College of Communication The state’s highest court decided Tuesday that a casino repeal measure can appear on the November ballot, touching off a ferocious referendum campaign over one of the most charged issues in a generation and jeopardizing the future of the billion-dollar industry in Massachusetts… Expert quote: “The […]

Hillary Clinton plays to middle class

Boston Herald Fred Bayles, College of Communication Hillary Clinton is heading to New Hampshire tomorrow, fresh off a major rally yesterday launching her presidential campaign where she touched on issues near and dear to the country’s middle class,… Expert quote: “I don’t think this is going to make her stand out from the crowd.” View […]

Bush conspicuous by absence at S.C. event

Boston Herald Fred Bayles, College of Communication Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was conspicuously absent from the throng of Republican presidential hopefuls making their pitches in South Carolina yesterday — perhaps a calculated move to avoid ultra-conservative crowds rather than make a flub that will come back to haunt him, political watchers say… Expert quote: […]

Senate prez: House pols fueling unnecessary battles

Boston Herald Fred Bayles, College of Communication Senate President Stanley C. Rosenberg escalated his war of words with House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo, accusing DeLeo’s top lieutenants of being churlish with Senate leaders — the latest outbreak in the political skirmish between Beacon Hill’s top Democrats… Expert quote: “It’s hard to ignore the fact that […]

Magnate seen as a Fish out of water in political arena

Boston Herald Fred Bayles, College of Communication John Fish, the driving force behind Boston’s Olympic bid, sometimes appears more like a political candidate than the head of a nonprofit promoting the world’s marquee sporting event… Expert quote: “We all know what political ambitions Mitt Romney had before, during and after the Olympics. It certainly raises your […]

State treasury lawyer part of Sox deal under investigation

Boston Herald Fred Bayles, College of Communciation A key member of state Treasurer Deborah Goldberg’s transition team is a prominent Red Sox lawyer who helped orchestrate the controversial Yawkey Way deal under investigation by the state Inspector General, the Herald has learned… Expert quote: “Someone new to office like her, you want everyone to think […]