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Smitty Pignatelli Launches Campaign For 7th House Term
By Andy McKeever,
05:45PM / Friday, August 29, 2014
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Nearly 300 people filled the Pittsfield County Club on Thursday night to support William "Smitty" Pignatelli's election campaign.   The 4th Berkshire District representative is running unopposed for what will be his 7th term.    "I never dreamed of being here for 12 years and going again," Pignatelli said, overlooking the large crowd to kick off his re-election campaign.    "We've done a lot of great things" in the House, he said, but he believes there is more to do. He cited the state's work on requiring all citizens to have health

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Area Democrats Ramping Up For November Statewide Election
By Andy McKeever,
03:07AM / Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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RICHMOND, Mass. — County Democrats haven't forgotten the night Republican Scott Brown was elected to the U.S. Senate.

And they don't want anything similar to happen again.

"Scott Brown did nothing fancy in that campaign. He got 100 percent of the people who voted for John McCain and Sarah Palin to come out. One hundred percent of their vote showed up. Sixty percent of our vote came out and we lost," state Sen. Benjamin Downing told area Democrats on Sunday afternoon.   "We know that sinking feeling in the pit of our stomach where we lost an election and we know we could have done

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GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Baker Visits Pittsfield
09:48AM / Thursday, January 16, 2014
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Republican candidate for governor Charles D. Baker Jr. will visit Pittsfield on Tuesday, Jan. 21, to appear on a local access show and meet with voters.  

Baker will be the guest on Berkshire GOP's television program "Out Front TV." The monthly cable program is broadcast throughout the Berkshires and in the Western Massachusetts cities of Greenfield, Northampton and Westfield. Jim Bronson, chairman of the Berkshire County Republican Association, hosts the television program.

"We are thrilled Charlie is coming back to the Berkshires," said Bronson. "We look forward to his appearance on our show; he's a terrific

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Warren Rallies Supporters at Pittsfield Headquarters
By Andy McKeever,
09:03PM / Sunday, August 05, 2012
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The message hasn't changed in more than a year on the campaign trail for U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren and she vowed to local Democrats on Sunday to keep "fighting" even after the November election.

Warren is at odds with incumbent Sen. Scott Brown, R-Wrentham, in regards to the economy. While he is emphasizing the private sector, Warren is emphasizing public infrastructure.

"The Republicans say that the way to build a future is to cut taxes for those who have the most, to reduce regulations for the Wall Street companies that broke the economy," Warren said after

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Nuciforo Releasing Policy Plan During District Tour
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08:56AM / Monday, July 16, 2012
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Congressional candidate Andrea F. Nuciforo Jr. will release an eight-point policy plan during a districtwide tour on Tuesday, July 17.

The former state senator's eight-point policy plan aims to restore economic justice in America and to restore prosperity to the middle class. The plan aims to revive American manufacturing, ensure retirement security and revitalize small business, among other priorities.

Nuciforo will start the day in Great Barrington, and travel to Holyoke, Springfield, Pittsfield and North Adams.

Nuciforo's tour includes the following times and locations:

8:45: Great Barrington Bagel Company, 777 Main St., Great Barrington

10:30:

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