It’s time for Democrats to grow a backbone and stand up for what we believe!Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, speaking before the DNC tonight. Consistent with the theme of tonight’s speakers, Patrick is delivering a speech heavy on the fire and bravado, attacking Mitt Romney, his state’s former governor, as having been “more interested in having the job than in doing the job.”
It was no different than any other wedding I’ve attended when you have two people who are in love with each other.Texas Rep. Al Green • On going to the wedding of Rep. Barney Frank and his longtime partner, James Ready, on Saturday. Current Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick officiated the ceremony, noting (jokingly) that the couple vowed to love one another through Republican and Democratic administrations alike. Though Frank is usually very media-friendly, the soon-to-retire congressman kept his wedding private. “We’re not doing any media today,” he told Reuters. Good for them!
Under state law, a public employee may not provide services to a candidate or campaign during his or her work hours. Nonetheless, it is evident that your office has become an opposition research arm of the Obama reelection campaign.Mitt Romney’s campaign manager, Matt Rhoades • Offering a bit of a rip with a FOIA request sent to Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s office, in response to a story released earlier today that claims that the former Massachusetts governor’s staff deleted e-mails before Romney left office. The key phrase in that statement above? “Opposition research arm.” Someone, please, make a T-shirt with that phrase on it. source (via • follow)