Thursday, February 7, 2013

State Representative Daniel Winslow Considers a Run for U.S. Senate...

by: Les Carpenter
Rational Nation USA
-vs- Tyranny

State Representative Daniel B. Winslow

State Representative Winslow, a relative unknown rEpublican is 99% certain he'll run in the special election for the Senate seat being vacated by John Kerry. He appears to be a fiscal conservative and a social moderate. Winslow certainly merits a sincere look. If he is indeed that which he appears to be on first glance sending him to Washington as an offset to Senator Warren ain't such a bad idea.

Political Intelligence - State Representative Daniel B. Winslow, a former judge and onetime aide to Governor Mitt Romney, said Thursday he is entering the special election for the US Senate, the first Republican to officially declare his candidacy.

“I’m in,” Winslow said in a telephone interview. He had said earlier this week that he was “99 percent” certain he would run.

Winslow said he has donated $100,000 of his own money to jumpstart his campaign, which he estimated will cost between $4 million and $6 million.

On Monday, he said, he is flying to Washington to meet with Republicans on Capitol Hill and with the National Republican Senatorial Committee, which controls much of the party’s national fundraising. Nex month, Winslow said, he will resign from his law firm, Proskauer, where he is senior counsel in the litigation department.

“I’m going to be 100 percent running for the US Senate,” Winslow said. “This is a heavy lift. I’m going to give this race everything I’ve got.”

Winslow, 54, is a second-term state representative from Norfolk who served as Romney’s chief legal counsel from 2001 to 2005. Before that, he was a district court judge.

“I have a proven record of respect for Second Amendment constitutional freedoms,” Winslow wrote in an email announcing his candidacy to party activists and supporters. “My experience as a fiscal conservative and problem solver is experience we need in Washington DC. Our future depends on getting this right.” {Read More}

Via: Memeorandum


  1. I love your state, Les; the Berkshires, the Pioneer Valley, Cape Cod, the North Shore/Cape Ann. But your politics up there are messed up. Elizabeth Warren and soon you're probably going to have a Senator Markey, I fear.

    1. I know, and as much as I have become increasingly critical of the rEpublican party a Senator Markey along with Warren is something that is equally as distasteful. For different reasons obviously.

  2. Markey will probably clean his clock.

    If Lynch wins the primary he grabs a lot of right wing support.

    This guy is toast.

    1. As is usually the case when reasonable individuals with a modicum of rational sense run for office in the great northeastern extreme progressive Northeast.

  3. Will: Warren is scary. I remember lousy DNC speech in which she spoke of supporting the middle class... rather hypocriticial since she favors raising taxes on the middle class, unions wiping out good jobs.... all in all, the statist agenda, where she favors wealth and power for those who rule at the expense of those who are ruled.

    That, and her fraudulent claims of being a Native American, which she has done to get ahead.

  4. "...(Warren) favors wealth and power for those who rule at the expense of those who are ruled."

    What a weird thing to say.

    It's going to be hard for any Republican to win up there right now. The Northeast has become even more solidly Democratic in recent years.


    1. Sadly jmj you are likely 99% right. The one sided nothing but my out of touch progressive way usually wins in the Northeast.

      Just as sad is the fact the rEpublicans have absolutely NO clue as how to combat this. I find it ABSOLUTELY amazing how in frugal puritan MA. the republicans have failed at figuring out out how to outsmart the dems.

      The party of Lincoln definitely needs new leadership and it must jettison dudes like Rove and the McCain/Romney/Pain type.

      Did I forget to mention Limbaugh, Hannity as media spokespersons?


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