Category: Tom Whalen

Experts: U.S. policy failing in Mideast peace efforts

August 4th, 2014 in 2014, Boston Herald, College of General Studies, Newsmakers, Tom Whalen 0 comments

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While the United States leveled condemnation at Israel over its latest attack on a United Nations shelter site in Gaza yesterday, the Obama administration — and specifically Secretary of State John F. Kerry — is failing in its promise to address the issues plaguing the embattled region, experts say…

Expert quote:

“He kind of hung himself by his own words. He raised expectations when he entered office and said he was going to take on the big challenges and solve them. … I think he is honestly a victim of his own hubris.”

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Impeachment chatter: Could President Obama be impeached?

July 29th, 2014 in 2014, College of General Studies, Newsmakers, Tom Whalen, WFXT 0 comments

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From John Adams to John O’Brien, there is a long history of political patronage in Massachusetts

July 24th, 2014 in 2014, College of General Studies, Newsmakers, Springfield Republican, Tom Whalen 0 comments

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In 1797, President John Adams’ treasury secretary fired the U.S. commissioner of revenue. The commissioner’s crime? Aiding the Democratic-Republican Party over Adams’ Federalist Party, according to a 1993 article by Brian Porto in Pace Law Review…

Expert quote:

“The guy is being tried for doing the same thing most politicians have done in the state. It’s not pretty. I don’t think it’s necessarily ethical, but it’s reality. If you hold everyone to the O’Brien standard, a lot of people are going to be going to jail.”

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How immigration to Massachusetts could impact governor’s race

July 23rd, 2014 in 2014, College of General Studies, Newsmakers, Tom Whalen, WFXT 0 comments

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Elizabeth Warren

July 22nd, 2014 in 2014, Arise America TV, College of General Studies, Newsmakers, Tom Whalen 0 comments

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Steve Grossman goes on the attack in first ad of race

July 22nd, 2014 in 2014, Boston Herald, College of General Studies, Newsmakers, Tom Whalen 0 comments

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State Treasurer Steve Grossman’s decision to go negative against rival Martha Coakley is a “Hail Mary” meant to bolster the struggling pol as he lags behind the attorney general in several polls, said fellow politicians and pundits…

Expert quote:

“I think it’s well worth taking the risk. He has all this money in his campaign coffers. What’s the point of it just sitting there?”

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Closing arguments set for today in probation trial

July 15th, 2014 in 2014, College of General Studies, NECN, Newsmakers, Tom Whalen 0 comments

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President Obama facing criticism over border crisis

July 10th, 2014 in 2014, College of General Studies, Newsmakers, Tom Whalen, WFXT 0 comments

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Letters written by Pres. Warren Harding to his mistress released publicly

July 8th, 2014 in 2014, College of General Studies, Newsmakers, Tom Whalen, WFXT 0 comments

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Mitt Romney endorses Scott Brown for NH Senate

July 3rd, 2014 in 2014, College of General Studies, Newsmakers, Tom Whalen, WFXT 0 comments

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