From the Killing Fields to the Tea Party

Michael C. Moynihan 9/3/2010

Lowell, Mass.—Sam Meas isn’t your typical congressional candidate. For one thing, the Cambodian refugee doesn’t know his birthday.

“I tell people I am 38 years old—plus or minus two years.” In 1973, Meas’s father was sent to be “re-educated” by the Khmer Rouge and was never heard from again. During […]

A note on MA 5th Congressional district

Scott Johnson Power Line 8/10/2010

Massachusetts doesn’t hold its primary for another month. Two appealing Republican candidates are running for the right to challenge incumbent Niki Tsongas in the relatively conservative Fifth Congressional District. In a good year it should be a winnable race.

Over the weekend I noted the incredible personal story of candidate […]