Poll: Markey leads Gomez in Mass. special election for U.S. Senate

BOSTON, June 24 (UPI) -- Democrat Edward Markey is 10 percentage points ahead of Republican Gabriel Gomez in Massachusetts's U.S. Senate special election, a Suffolk Poll showed Monday.
Dukakis likely interim successor to Kerry

Dukakis likely interim successor to Kerry

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis could be the interim successor to Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., if Kerry is tapped for secretary of state, insiders said.

Poll: Candidates tied 47-47 in Ohio

BOSTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- President Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney are tied in the battleground state of Ohio, a Suffolk University poll of likely Buckeye State voters indicated.
Romney says 'firing' remark misinterpreted

Romney says 'firing' remark misinterpreted

HUDSON, N.H., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney tried to mitigate damage Monday from a comment about liking to "fire people," saying the comment was taken out of context, which he expected.
Poll shows Gingrich, Huntsman on upswing

Poll shows Gingrich, Huntsman on upswing

MANCHESTER, N.H., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Jon Huntsman's efforts in New Hampshire may be paying off, according to a poll Thursday that had him a strong third in the Republican presidential primary race.

Poll: Mass. voters worried about finances

BOSTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Massachusetts residents say they are deeply concerned about the souring U.S. economy, a poll indicates.

Polls: Clinton, Obama split Ky., Ore.

BOSTON, May 19 (UPI) -- The next Democratic primaries find Hillary Clinton solidly ahead in Kentucky while Barack Obama leads a tight race in Oregon, Suffolk University polls indicate.

Rift among Democrats running deep

WASHINGTON, May 19 (UPI) -- Some supporters for Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama say they will have second thoughts about voting if their favorite candidate isn't heading the ticket.

Indiana bellwether area closely watched

INDIANAPOLIS, May 6 (UPI) -- Voter trends in Delaware County, Ind., considered to be the bellwether of the state, were being observed as Hoosiers voted in the party primaries Tuesday.

Poll: Clinton leading in Indiana

BOSTON, May 5 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton has a single-digit lead over Sen. Barack Obama heading into Tuesday's Democratic primary in Indiana, a poll released Monday indicated.

UPI Political Roundup

Pivotal midterm elections ... an election eve debate in Minnesota ... Ventura appoints interim senator ... a digest of national election and campaign news by United Press International.
AL SWANSON, United Press International

UPI Political Roundup

President Bush on the hustings ... campaign ad controversies ... Ted Nugent for governor ... a digest of national election and campaign news from United Press International.
AL SWANSON, United Press International
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