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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts considers requiring online lodging services to pay hotel taxesonline lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and mote
Massachusetts considers requiring online lodging services to pay hotel taxes
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
online lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and motels. The proposal was included in the Massachusetts Senate version of an economic development bill. The Massachusetts House has yet to approve the measure. Baker... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Gov Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnbonline lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and mote
Gov Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnb
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
online lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and motels. The proposal was included in the Massachusetts Senate version of an economic development bill. The Massachusetts House has yet to approve the measure. Baker... Read more
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Boston Globe
Charlie Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnbonline lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and mote
Charlie Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnb
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
online lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and motels. The proposal was included in the Massachusetts Senate version of an economic development bill. The Massachusetts House has yet to approve the measure. Baker... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Gov. Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnbonline lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and mote
Gov. Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnb
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
online lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and motels. The proposal was included in the Massachusetts Senate version of an economic development bill. The Massachusetts House has yet to approve the measure. Baker... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Gov. Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnbonline lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and mote
Gov. Baker says he supports applying hotel taxes to Airbnb
ABC 6 Providence / Posted yesterday
online lodging services such as Airbnb to pay the same taxes as hotels and motels. The proposal was included in the Massachusetts Senate version of an economic development bill. The Massachusetts House has yet to approve the measure. Baker... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
For Clinton, Warren offers historic choice for running mate"Pocahontas" and "the Indian," -- references to Warren's claim of Native Americ
For Clinton, Warren offers historic choice for running mate
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 8 days ago
"Pocahontas" and "the Indian," -- references to Warren's claim of Native American ancestry. During the 2012 race for the Massachusetts Senate seat once held by the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, it was revealed Warren had listed herself as having... Read more
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Philly.com
For Clinton, Warren offers historic choice for running mate- "Pocahontas" and "the Indian," - references to Warren's claim of Native Ameri
For Clinton, Warren offers historic choice for running mate
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
- "Pocahontas" and "the Indian," - references to Warren's claim of Native American ancestry. During the 2012 race for the Massachusetts Senate seat once held by the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, it was revealed Warren had listed herself as having... Read more
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Salon.com
For Clinton, Warren offers historic choice for running mate— “Pocahontas” and “the Indian,” — references to Warren’s claim of Native Ameri
For Clinton, Warren offers historic choice for running mate
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
— “Pocahontas” and “the Indian,” — references to Warren’s claim of Native American ancestry. During the 2012 race for the Massachusetts Senate seat once held by the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, it was revealed Warren had listed herself as having... Read more
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Daily Herald
For Clinton, Warren offers historic choice for running mate- "Pocahontas" and "the Indian," - references to Warren's claim of Native Ameri
For Clinton, Warren offers historic choice for running mate
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
- "Pocahontas" and "the Indian," - references to Warren's claim of Native American ancestry. During the 2012 race for the Massachusetts Senate seat once held by the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, it was revealed Warren had listed herself as having... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
For Clinton, Warren offers historic choice for running mate- "Pocahontas" and "the Indian," - references to Warren's claim of Native Ameri
For Clinton, Warren offers historic choice for running mate
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 9 days ago
- "Pocahontas" and "the Indian," - references to Warren's claim of Native American ancestry. During the 2012 race for the Massachusetts Senate seat once held by the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, it was revealed Warren had listed herself as having... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
For Clinton, Warren offers historic choice for running mate- "Pocahontas" and "the Indian," - references to Warren's claim of Native Ameri
For Clinton, Warren offers historic choice for running mate
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 9 days ago
- "Pocahontas" and "the Indian," - references to Warren's claim of Native American ancestry. During the 2012 race for the Massachusetts Senate seat once held by the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, it was revealed Warren had listed herself as having... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
For Clinton, Warren offers historic choice for running mate- "Pocahontas" and "the Indian," - references to Warren's claim of Native Ameri
For Clinton, Warren offers historic choice for running mate
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
- "Pocahontas" and "the Indian," - references to Warren's claim of Native American ancestry. During the 2012 race for the Massachusetts Senate seat once held by the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, it was revealed Warren had listed herself as having... Read more
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Boston Globe
Senate votes to crack down on wage theftA long-building effort to toughen the state’s wage laws cleared a major hurdle
Senate votes to crack down on wage theft
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
A long-building effort to toughen the state’s wage laws cleared a major hurdle Wednesday when the Massachusetts Senate approved legislation to crack down on companies that fail to pay workers their full earnings. Backers say wage theft is a... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Massachusetts Senate approves juvenile justice billBOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate has passed a bill designed to improve th
Massachusetts Senate approves juvenile justice bill
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 10 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate has passed a bill designed to improve the state's juvenile justice system. Supporters of the bill approved Tuesday say it will help encourage rehabilitation, reduce recidivism by youthful offenders and ensure... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lawmakers weigh Airbnb taxesearned income tax credit. The proposal, announced Tuesday as part of a broad e
Lawmakers weigh Airbnb taxes
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
earned income tax credit. The proposal, announced Tuesday as part of a broad economic development bill advanced by the Massachusetts Senate, would generate up to $20 million per year for the state by applying the 5.7 percent hotel excise tax to... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Senate committee proposes boost in tax credit, Airbnb taxBOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Senate leaders are seeking another increase in the
Senate committee proposes boost in tax credit, Airbnb tax
The Record Searchlight / Posted 10 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Senate leaders are seeking another increase in the state's earned income tax credit and a requirement that online marketplaces like Airbnb charge guests the same taxes as hotels and motels. The Senate Ways and Means... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Senate committee proposes boost in tax credit, Airbnb taxBOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Senate leaders are seeking another increase in the
Senate committee proposes boost in tax credit, Airbnb tax
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 10 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Senate leaders are seeking another increase in the state's earned income tax credit and a requirement that online marketplaces like Airbnb charge guests the same taxes as hotels and motels. The Senate Ways and Means... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. Senate advances bill to severely limit noncompete contractsThe Massachusetts Senate on Monday advanced a bill that would sharply restrict
Mass. Senate advances bill to severely limit noncompete contracts
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
The Massachusetts Senate on Monday advanced a bill that would sharply restrict the noncompete agreements companies use to prevent employees from leaving to work for a competitor or to start a rival firm. The measure, approved by the Senate’s Rules... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts raises $285M from $1-per-pack cigarette taxpreventing youth from ever picking up this deadly addiction in the first place,
Massachusetts raises $285M from $1-per-pack cigarette tax
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
preventing youth from ever picking up this deadly addiction in the first place,” Herting said in an email. In April, the Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21. The future... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts raises $285M from $1-per-pack cigarette taxpreventing youth from ever picking up this deadly addiction in the first place,
Massachusetts raises $285M from $1-per-pack cigarette tax
WWLP Springfield / Posted 12 days ago
preventing youth from ever picking up this deadly addiction in the first place,” Herting said in an email. In April, the Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21. The future... Read more
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Island Packet
Massachusetts raises $285M from $1-per-pack cigarette taxpreventing youth from ever picking up this deadly addiction in the first place,
Massachusetts raises $285M from $1-per-pack cigarette tax
Island Packet / Posted 12 days ago
preventing youth from ever picking up this deadly addiction in the first place," Herting said in an email. In April, the Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21. The future... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts bill would help the developmentally disabled attend collegeand developmental disabilities would have a clearer path to state colleges and
Massachusetts bill would help the developmentally disabled attend college
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
and developmental disabilities would have a clearer path to state colleges and universities under a bill approved by the Massachusetts Senate. Supporters say the bill opens the doors to higher education for students historically denied access... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Bill would help the developmentally disabled attend collegeand developmental disabilities would have a clearer path to state colleges and
Bill would help the developmentally disabled attend college
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 13 days ago
and developmental disabilities would have a clearer path to state colleges and universities under a bill approved by the Massachusetts Senate. Supporters say the bill opens the doors to higher education for students historically denied access... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Flanagan announces 77th Citizens’ Legislative Seminar | July 8, 2016of my constituents to participate in this informative program.” Established in
Flanagan announces 77th Citizens’ Legislative Seminar | July 8, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 15 days ago
of my constituents to participate in this informative program.” Established in 1976 through a collaborative effort of the Massachusetts Senate and the University of Massachusetts, the two-day seminar features engaging presentations by senators and... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Senate passes bill to protect puppies and kittens | July 8, 2016BOSTON — The Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday, June
Senate passes bill to protect puppies and kittens | July 8, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 15 days ago
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday, June 28 to improve several areas of current law dealing with the sale and treatment of dogs and cats. S.2370, “An Act relative to protecting puppies and kittens,” filed by... Read more
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Boston Herald
Senate prez on candidate who used slur: ‘Stay away, we don’t want you’Massachusetts Senate President Stanley Rosenberg today lambasted a Republican c
Senate prez on candidate who used slur: ‘Stay away, we don’t want you’
Boston Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Massachusetts Senate President Stanley Rosenberg today lambasted a Republican candidate for state Senate for using a homophobic slur. “The Senate and the legislature in general would not benefit by having a person with that kind of mentality and... Read more
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New Now Next
GOP Senate Candidate Congratulates Trump For "Putting Self-Righteous Faggots In Their Place"Ted Busiek is a Republican candidate for the Massachusetts Senate—and a big fan
GOP Senate Candidate Congratulates Trump For "Putting Self-Righteous Faggots In Their Place"
New Now Next / Posted 17 days ago
Ted Busiek is a Republican candidate for the Massachusetts Senate—and a big fan of Donald Trump. Over the weekend, Busiek tweeted his support for the Donald’s ability to stymie opponents: “DONALD TRUMP. Putting self-righteous faggots in their place... Read more
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Raw Story
GOP candidate not sorry that he ‘loves’ Trump for ‘putting self-righteous f*ggots in their place’did not deserve to receive gaming licenses because “they don’t look like Indian
GOP candidate not sorry that he ‘loves’ Trump for ‘putting self-righteous f*ggots in their place’
Raw Story / Posted 17 days ago
did not deserve to receive gaming licenses because “they don’t look like Indians to me.” Ted Busiek, who is running for Massachusetts Senate, responded on Saturday by lauding Trump’s remarks. “DONALD TRUMP. Putting self-righteous faggots in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts lawmakers debate fallout of 'gig economy'by the digital technology that is revolutionizing the workplace. In this case,
Massachusetts lawmakers debate fallout of 'gig economy'
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
by the digital technology that is revolutionizing the workplace. In this case, that workplace is a cab. This week, the Massachusetts Senate passed a bill aimed both are regulating and encouraging ride-hailing services. Democratic U.S. Sen.... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts lawmakers debate fallout of ‘gig economy’by the digital technology that is revolutionizing the workplace. In this case,
Massachusetts lawmakers debate fallout of ‘gig economy’
WWLP Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
by the digital technology that is revolutionizing the workplace. In this case, that workplace is a cab. This week, the Massachusetts Senate passed a bill aimed both at regulating and encouraging ride-hailing services — also known as... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Massachusetts lawmakers debate fallout of 'gig economy'by the digital technology that is revolutionizing the workplace. In this case,
Massachusetts lawmakers debate fallout of 'gig economy'
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 20 days ago
by the digital technology that is revolutionizing the workplace. In this case, that workplace is a cab. This week, the Massachusetts Senate passed a bill aimed both are regulating and encouraging ride-hailing services. Democratic U.S. Sen.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Advocates mystified as proposal to tighten nursing home oversight killedsince 2011 to lobby lawmakers on nursing home issues. One of those firms, Trava
Advocates mystified as proposal to tighten nursing home oversight killed
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
since 2011 to lobby lawmakers on nursing home issues. One of those firms, Travaglini, Eisenberg & Kiley, founded by former Massachusetts Senate president Robert E. Travaglini, received most of that money, $435,000. Neither the trade group nor... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Senate to debate bill to boost reliance on renewable energyBOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate is poised to debate legislation designed
Senate to debate bill to boost reliance on renewable energy
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 23 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate is poised to debate legislation designed to increase the state's reliance on renewable energy sources, including offshore wind and hydropower. The bill up for debate Thursday would set more aggressive energy... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts lawmakers passed bills to protect pets & ownersWILBRAHAM, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed 3 key ani
Massachusetts lawmakers passed bills to protect pets & owners
WWLP Springfield / Posted 23 days ago
WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed 3 key animal protection bills on Wednesday. One protects pets from being bred and sold in an unsafe environment, strengthening the existing “Puppy Lemon Law.” It provides options... Read more
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Boston Globe
Senate approves bill regulating Uber and LyftThe Massachusetts Senate has passed a bill that would regulate services like Ub
Senate approves bill regulating Uber and Lyft
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
The Massachusetts Senate has passed a bill that would regulate services like Uber and Lyft. However, Senators on Wednesday agreed to add a state background check that was not originally included in the bill. The new background check would require... Read more
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International Business Times
Passers-by to be able to break into vehicles to rescue suffering pets under proposed US state law Massachusetts Senate has passed a bill which would enable people to rescue pets
Passers-by to be able to break into vehicles to rescue suffering pets under proposed US state law
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
Massachusetts Senate has passed a bill which would enable people to rescue pets trapped in a hot car by smashing the window. The bill allowing members of the public to "protect the health and safety and well-being of an animal" was passed yesterday... Read more
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Mashable
Meet the woman who makes Donald Trump want to rip out his combovervehemently against her, so the president had to look elsewhere. The following y
Meet the woman who makes Donald Trump want to rip out his combover
Mashable / Posted 23 days ago
vehemently against her, so the president had to look elsewhere. The following year, Warren decided to run for a seat in the Massachusetts Senate, and in 2012, she defeated the Republican incumbent, Scott Brown. Why does Warren get under Trump's... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Senate to debate bill regulating ride-hailing servicesservices BOSTON (AP) -- A bill to regulate ride-hailing services like Uber and
Senate to debate bill regulating ride-hailing services
Lowell Sun / Posted 23 days ago
services BOSTON (AP) -- A bill to regulate ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft is up for consideration in the Massachusetts Senate. The legislation to be debated Wednesday would require drivers to undergo criminal background checks and... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Senate to debate bill to regulate ride-hailing serviceBOSTON (AP) - A bill to regulate ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft is up
Senate to debate bill to regulate ride-hailing service
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 24 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - A bill to regulate ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft is up for consideration in the Massachusetts Senate. The legislation to be debated Wednesday would require drivers to undergo criminal background checks and carry insurance... Read more
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Boston Globe
Bill would let passers-by break car windows to free hot petslocked in a hot car would be allowed to smash the car’s window to rescue the pe
Bill would let passers-by break car windows to free hot pets
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
locked in a hot car would be allowed to smash the car’s window to rescue the pet under a bill approved unanimously by the Massachusetts Senate. The passer-by would first have to see if the door is locked, make a quick effort to find a police... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Bill would let passersby break car windows to free hot petslocked in a hot car would be allowed to smash the car's window to rescue the pe
Bill would let passersby break car windows to free hot pets
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 24 days ago
locked in a hot car would be allowed to smash the car's window to rescue the pet under a bill approved unanimously by the Massachusetts Senate. The passerby would first have to see if the door is locked, make a quick effort to find a police... Read more
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Boston Globe
Why the next month will be huge for Uber in MassachusettsThe Massachusetts Senate will debate a bill this week that would set new rules
Why the next month will be huge for Uber in Massachusetts
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
The Massachusetts Senate will debate a bill this week that would set new rules for Uber and Lyft. The bill has the support of the ride-sharing companies, unlike the one already passed by the House in March, which Uber and Lyft describe as a threat to... Read more
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FOX News
Trump, Clinton surrogates brawl as race heats up“both barrels” on the pair. The controversy surrounding Warren’s heritage ente
Trump, Clinton surrogates brawl as race heats up
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
“both barrels” on the pair. The controversy surrounding Warren’s heritage entered the national spotlight during the 2012 Massachusetts senate race when Brown levelled Trump-like charges at Warren, accusing her of lying about her ancestry in the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Scott Brown on Elizabeth Warren's heritage: 'She can take a DNA test'and that's just not right. It's a reverse form of racism, quite frankly." The
Scott Brown on Elizabeth Warren's heritage: 'She can take a DNA test'
KECI Missoula / Posted 25 days ago
and that's just not right. It's a reverse form of racism, quite frankly." The issue has come up before, in the the 2012 Massachusetts Senate race. Brown and supporters frequently brought it up on the campaign trail. Warren, a first-time... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Brown on Warren's heritage: 'She can take a DNA test'and that's just not right. It's a reverse form of racism, quite frankly." The
Brown on Warren's heritage: 'She can take a DNA test'
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 25 days ago
and that's just not right. It's a reverse form of racism, quite frankly." The issue has come up before, in the the 2012 Massachusetts Senate race. Brown and supporters frequently brought it up on the campaign trail in discussing Warren's... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Scott Brown on Elizabeth Warren's heritage: 'She can take a DNA test'and that's just not right. It's a reverse form of racism, quite frankly." The
Scott Brown on Elizabeth Warren's heritage: 'She can take a DNA test'
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 25 days ago
and that's just not right. It's a reverse form of racism, quite frankly." The issue has come up before, in the the 2012 Massachusetts Senate race. Brown and supporters frequently brought it up on the campaign trail. Warren, a first-time... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Brown on Warren's heritage: 'She can take a DNA test'and that's just not right. It's a reverse form of racism, quite frankly." The
Brown on Warren's heritage: 'She can take a DNA test'
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 25 days ago
and that's just not right. It's a reverse form of racism, quite frankly." The issue has come up before, in the the 2012 Massachusetts Senate race. Brown and supporters frequently brought it up on the campaign trail in discussing Warren's... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Brown on Warren's heritage: 'She can take a DNA test'and that's just not right. It's a reverse form of racism, quite frankly." The
Brown on Warren's heritage: 'She can take a DNA test'
KTVZ Bend / Posted 25 days ago
and that's just not right. It's a reverse form of racism, quite frankly." The issue has come up before, in the the 2012 Massachusetts Senate race. Brown and supporters frequently brought it up on the campaign trail in discussing Warren's... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Brown on Warren's heritage: 'She can take a DNA test'and that's just not right. It's a reverse form of racism, quite frankly." The
Brown on Warren's heritage: 'She can take a DNA test'
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 25 days ago
and that's just not right. It's a reverse form of racism, quite frankly." The issue has come up before, in the the 2012 Massachusetts Senate race. Brown and supporters frequently brought it up on the campaign trail in discussing Warren's... Read more
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FOX News
Trump, Clinton surrogates brawl as race heats up“both barrels” on the pair. The controversy surrounding Warren’s heritage ente
Trump, Clinton surrogates brawl as race heats up
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
“both barrels” on the pair. The controversy surrounding Warren’s heritage entered the national spotlight during the 2012 Massachusetts senate race when Brown levelled Trump-like charges at Warren, accusing her of lying about her ancestry in the... Read more
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