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U.S. Senate Debate & Poll - Media Coverage

Television and Radio Coverage of the Brown vs. Warren Debate on UMass Lowell's YouTube Channel

Television and Radio Coverage of the U.S. Senate Debate on UMass Lowell's YouTube Channel


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WHDH 7 News: Sen. Brown, challenger Warren agree to new debate
6/22/12

6/22/12

6/22/12

Boston Globe: In New Poll, Brown in Lead over Warren
Boston Globe  2/17/12
December UMass Lowell/Boston Herald poll about the U.S. Senate race referenced in story about new poll.

Boston Herald: Elizabeth Warren Lags In Key District
(2/9/12) Voters may be welcoming a Kennedy comeback in U.S. Sen. Scott Brown’s backyard, but they aren’t yet extending the embrace to Brown’s Democratic re-election opponent, according to a new UMass Lowell/Boston Herald poll.

(12/29/11) Scott Brown calls himself 'underdog' in U.S. Senate race, says his 'independent' record speaks for itself... While some analysts claim that Bay State voters are too intelligent to be swayed by negative ads, a recent University of Massachusetts-Lowell/Boston Herald poll found the ads have impacted the perception of both candidates.
 
The State Column: Scott Brown: Elizabeth Warren Has 'Every Advantage'
(12/29/11) In a recent University of Massachusetts at Lowell/Boston Herald survey of Massachusetts voters, Ms. Warren was leading Mr. Brown, 49 to 42 percent.
 
Boston Herald: Scott Brown Ready to Fight, Draws ‘Line in the Sand’
(12/28/11) U.S. Senate poll on Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren conducted by UMass Lowell and the Boston Herald mentioned in story.

Washington Post: Outside Groups Unleash Barrage of TV attack Ads in Massachusetts Senate Race
(12/26/11) The early wave of attack ads has hurt both candidates, a recent University of Massachusetts Lowell/Boston Herald poll found.

The Atlanta-Journal Constitution: Outside Groups Air Barrage of Ads in Mass. Race
(12/26/11) Poll found early wave of attack ads has hurt both candidates.

(12/20/11) UMass Lowell poll on Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren mentioned in story.

(12/15/11) Joan Vennochi's column references the Center for Public Opinion's latest poll pitting Sen. Brown against Elizabeth Warren.

Wareham Courier: STATEHOUSE ROUNDUP: Murphy gets whip lashed
(12/14/11) Center for Public Opinion poll for the senator race is mentioned.

(12/10/11) Two new polls show the GOP freshman trailing Elizabeth Warren, a Harvard law professor who helped establish the CFPB and is expected to be the Democratic nominee. A UMass Lowell/Boston Herald poll has her up by seven points.

(12/9/11) A UMass Lowell/Boston Herald poll conducted last week shows that 48 percent of registered voters in Massachusetts have an unfavorable opinion of the former Republican governor, compared with just 40 percent favorable.

Boston Herald: Elizabeth Warren Slaps Down Karl Rove, Latest Attack Ad
(12/9/11) A Karl Rove-backed group unleashed a second attack ad against Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren on the day a UMass Lowell/Boston Herald poll showed Warren leading over Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Scott Brown.
 
Boston Herald: Elizabeth Warren Coming Under Attack
(12/8/11)
 
PBS NewsHour: Gingrich's Surge Spreads to Swing States
(12/8/11) Political story mentions new UMass Lowell-Boston Herald poll on U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts.
 
(12/8/11) New UMass Lowell/Boston Herald poll mentioned in political blog.
 
MSNBC: Warren Leads in Massachusetts Senate Race
(12/8/11)
 
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MSNBC: Politics Nation
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(12/8/11) On the day when the Senate blocked the nomination of former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the woman who was largely behind the new agency’s existence had a reason to smile, thanks to the new UMass Lowell/Boston Herald poll results.
 
The State Column: Poll: Warren leads Brown in Massachusetts Senate race
(12/8/11)
 
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Boston Herald: Poll: Elizabeth Warren Soars 7 Up Over Scott Brown
(12/8/11) Democrat Elizabeth Warren has opened up a lead against Republican incumbent Scott Brown for the first time in their U.S. Senate showdown, but a barrage of attack ads appears to have damaged Warren and Brown’s standing among Massachusetts voters, a new UMass Lowell/Boston Herald poll shows.
 
Boston Herald: Bay Staters Start to Quit on Mitt Romney
(12/8/11) Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign troubles appear to have reached into his home state, with Massachusetts voters increasingly turning against him, according to a new UMass Lowell/Boston Herald poll.
 
Boston.com: Poll Shows Warren Surging Ahead of Brown
(12/8/11)
 
My Fox Boston: Warren Leads the Race for Senate
(12/7/11)
 
NECN: Democrat Warren Tops GOP US Sen. Brown in New Poll
(12/7/11)
 
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(12/7/11) MassLive.com

(11/18/11) Poll results influence on Senate race


Huffington Post: "Haven't Heard of Warren" - Which Way Might They Go in Mass. Senate Race?
(10/9/11) Mike Mokrzycki, independent, non-partisan survey research consultant, writes about UMass Lowell and the polls he assisted with about the upcoming Mass. Democratic Senate race.
  
Boston Globe: Quips Made by Brown, Warren Turn into Darts
(10/7/11) UMass Lowell Prof. Deina Abdelkader is quoted in article about the recent Democratic U.S. Senate debate.
 
 
Huffington Post: Elizabeth Warren Blasts Wall Street, Scott Brown In First Massachusetts Senate Debate
(10/5/11)
 
Wayland Patch: Wayland Residents Support Tom Conroy at Democratic U.S. Senate Debate
(10/5/11)
 
WHDH: 6 Mass. Democrats Face Off in 1st Senate Debate
(10/5/11)
 
Boston Herald: Warren Shines in Debate Debut
(10/4/11)
 
Boston Herald: Social-Media Focus Transforms Debate
(10/5/11)
 
Boston Herald: Student’s-Eye View of Candidate Answers
(10/5/11) Student panelist Megan Hadley writes about her experience.
 
Boston Herald: Front-Runner Smart, Solid on Big Stage
(10/5/11)
 
Boston Herald: Dems Grapple with Military Question
(10/5/11)
 
Boston Herald: Elizabeth Warren Doesn’t Miss Beat in Herald Debate
(10/5/11)
 
Boston Herald: Elizabeth Warren Scores Well with Panel
(10/5/11)
 
Boston Herald: Readers Tuning Out Canned Talk
(10/5/11)
 
Reuters: Warren Debates Rivals in Massachusetts Senate Race
(10/5/11)
 
Lowell Sun: Few Punches in Senate Debate
(10/5/11)
 
Lowell Sun: Student Debate Panel Gives Senate Hopefuls the Campus Test
(10/5/11)
 
Boston Globe: Mass. Democrats Find They Have Much to Agree on at First US Senate Debate
(10/5/11)
 
LA Times: Elizabeth Warren in Dead Heat for Mass. Senate Seat, Poll Shows
(10/3/11)
 
WCVB: Dems Face Off In First Senate Debate
(10/4/11)
 
WHDH: Warren Political Debut
(10/4/11)
 
WBZ: Mass. Democrats Face Off In First Debate
(10/4/11)
 
WFXT: Six Democrats Face Off in First Senate Debate
(10/4/11)
 
NECN: Senate Showdown in Massachusetts
(10/4/11)
 
International Business Times: Elizabeth Warren’s First Debate: What to Expect
(10/4/11) Francis Talty, a professor of political science at UMass Lowell, comments on Elizabeth Warren.
 
Foxboro Patch: Massachusetts Democrats Face Off In 1st US Senate Debate
(10/5/11)
 
Boston Globe: UMass Lowell Campus Buzzing in Hours Before Tonight’s Debate
(10/4/11)
  
New York Times: Debate Poses First Big Test for Newcomer in Senate Bid
(10/3/11) Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard professor who splashed into the Massachusetts Senate race last month after her stint in Washington as a consumer rights advocate, will face off against her lesser-known Democratic opponents Tuesday in a debate that will be an important early test of her skills as a candidate.
 
CNN: Poll: Massachusetts Senate Race Heats Up
(10/3/11)
 
NECN: Warren's Early Poll Numbers Impressive
(10/3/11) Political analyst Michael Mokrzycki of UMass Lowell talks about what the early poll numbers mean for Elizabeth Warren, who's far ahead of the other candidates in the Democratic quest to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown in 2012.
 
Boston Herald: Poll: Race’s Biggest Issue is Struggling Economy
(10/4/11) Massachusetts voters are in a foul mood about the faltering economy and want the six Democratic Senate candidates — who face off tonight in a pivotal debate — to tell them how they would fix it, a new UMass-Lowell/Boston Herald poll shows.
 
Boston Herald: UMass Lowell Center Introduces Students to Real World, Politics
(10/4/11) The University of Massachusetts at Lowell’s new Center for Public Opinion offers students a unique opportunity for experiential learning right on campus.
 
Huffington Post: Elizabeth Warren's Senate Run Could Help Massachusetts Democrats Close The Attention Gap
(10/3/11)
 
NECN: Braude Beat
(10/3/11) Jim Braude talks about Elizabeth Warren's UMass Lowell poll numbers as part of his show.
 
Boston Herald: Warren Admits to Butterflies as She Preps for First Debate
(10/4/11)
 
WBUR: Payne & Domke: Warren’s Lead Puts The Burden On Her Challengers
(10/4/11)
 
NECN: Elizabeth Warren's Senate Campaign Gains Momentum
(10/3/11)
 
Lowell Sun. Senate-Race Poll: Economy, Jobs on Voters' Minds
(10/3/11)
 
WFXT: US Sen. Brown: I'm Not Worried About Poll Numbers
(10/3/11)
 
WHDH: Sen. Brown: I'm Not Worried About Poll Numbers
(10/3/11)
 
WBZ: Brown ‘Not Worried’ About Poll Showing Dead Heat With Warren
(10/3/11)
 
WCVB: Poll: Massachusetts Senate Race Heats Up
(10/3/11)
 
WFXT: 6 Massachusetts Democrats Facing Off in First Senate Debate
(10/4/11)
 
WCVB: Warren Draws Close To Brown In Poll
(10/3/11)
 
Cape Cod Times: Poll: Two-Thirds of Mass. Voters Pessimistic
(10/4/11)
 
Lowell Sun: Tsongas Endorses Warren, 'The Scourge of Wall Street'
(10/4/11)
 
Boston Globe: Scott Brown Sidesteps Poll Tie with Elizabeth Warren
(10/2/11)
 
Boston Herald: Liz Has a Lot to Win – or Lose – Tonight
(10/4/11) Margery Eagan column on Elizabeth Warren and tonight's debate at UMass Lowell.
 
Boston.com: Mass. Support for US Sen. Brown, Warren About Even
(10/2/11)
 
Wayland Patch: Rep. Conroy to Debate Other U.S. Senate Democratic Candidates Tonight
(10/4/11)
   
Boston Herald: UMass-Lowell/Herald Poll: Elizabeth Warren, Scott Brown in Dead Heat
(10/3/11) Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s meteoric ascent in Massachusetts politics has landed her in a virtual dead heat with Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, while two Democrats who passed on the race — Gov. Deval Patrick and former U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II — could pose even bigger threats to the GOP incumbent, a new UMass-Lowell/Boston Herald poll shows.
 
Boston Herald: Scott Brown’s Still Got Independents’ Gaze
(10/3/11) U.S. Sen. Scott Brown got elected by promising to be an “independent voice” in Washington and halfway through his first term, he continues to draw strong support from independent voters who will decide his re-election, according to a new UMass-Lowell/Boston Herald poll.
 
Boston Herald: Obama’s Ratings Could Damage Brown’s Chances
(10/3/11) President Obama’s approval ratings may be tanking in the rest of the country, but he’s still the most popular Democrat in Massachusetts — and that could make it tougher for Republican Sen. Scott Brown to keep his job.
 
Lowell Sun: Brown, Warren in a Dead Heat, According to UML/Herald Poll
(10/3/11)
 
Boston Globe: Poll Says Brown, Warren Would Be Locked in Close Race
(10/3/11)
 
WHDH: Mass. Support for US Sen. Brown, Warren About Even
(10/2/11)
 
WCVB: Poll: Support For Brown, Warren About Even
(10/3/11)
 
WFXT: Sen. Brown and Warren Even in Poll
(10/2/11)
 
Boston Herald: Niki Tsongas Backs Elizabeth Warren
(10/3/11)
 
Lowell Sun: On Debate Eve, Tsongas to Endorse Warren
(10/3/11)
 
Boston Herald: Dems Debate Tuesday Night
(10/3/11)
 
Boston Herald: Meet the Student Debate Panel
(10/2/11) Meet the UMass Lowell students who will be asking the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate the questions Tuesday night.
 
Boston Herald: UMass Students Hit the Books to Grill Candidates
(10/2/11) College students will be asking the questions during Tuesday night’s live-streamed debate at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.
 
Lowell Sun: UML Stage Offers Chance to Connect with Voters
(10/2/11)
 
Politico: Poll: Scott Brown vs. Elizabeth Warren a Toss Up
(10/3/11)
 
Boston Globe: Mass. Democratic Senate Hopefuls Prep for Debate
(10/2/11)
 
Boston Globe: Poll Says Brown, Warren Would Be Locked in Close Race
(10/3/11)
 
Lowelll Sun: Looking for a Spark as Candidates Debate
(10/3/11) 
 
Boston Herald: Be Part of the Action
(9/30/11) Tuesday night’s live debate, sponsored by UMass Lowell and the Boston Herald, between the six remaining Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate will kick off with a behind-the-scenes show in which your input will be front and center.
 
Boston Herald: Dems Face Off for Senate Seat
(9/29/11) Promo for Boston Herald live chat today at noon about the upcoming Democratic Senate primary debate at UMass Lowell on Tuesday.
 
Lowell Sun: With Meehan as Moderator, Warren Takes Debate Stage
(9/30/11) Peter Lucas column on upcoming debate at UMass Lowell.