Democratic oriented polling firm Public Policy Polling has dropped a bomb. Republican Scott Brown has taken the lead in the MA special senate election.
Buoyed by a huge advantage with independents and relative disinterest from Democratic voters in the state, Republican Scott Brown leads Martha Coakley 48-47
I've taken a lot of heat from trolls here about how this was a winnable race,; well, I would point all those trolls tonight to the Obama Adminstration's doorstep, as this was tonight's panic-striken communique. Evidently lying about the polls to their own supporters is now de riguer, however.
While the large majority of Massachusetts voters support the Democratic candidate, Attorney General Martha Coakley, special interests have poured in hundreds of thousands of dollars to mislead voters -- and the traditionally low turnout in special elections means this race could be very, very close.The stakes here are incredibly high. You know how hard we've fought and how close we've come to finally passing health reform. But also know this: To get the job done, we need Martha Coakley's vote in the Senate.
Looks like Barack Obama has a lot more use for Martha Coakley than her own constituents
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