Scott Brown campaigns in New Hampshire, raises cash in Mass.

Former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) speaking in Nashua, N. H. March 14. (Photo REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl )
Former senator Scott Brown (R-Mass.) speaking in Nashua, N.H. March 14. (Photo REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl )

Former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown, now a  proud son of New Hampshire and running to return to the Senate to represent the Granite State, has not shed all ties to the Bay State. Seems Brown is still campaigning there, trying to raise money for GOP candidates in Massachusetts.

We got a fundraising letter from Brown reminding us that Massachusetts “has a proud history of electing Republican governors,” having done so for 16 straight years. He urged folks to do so again by “electing Charlie Baker and Karyn Polito” as the next governor and lieutenant governor, respectively, to ensure that Massachusetts has a “two-party system.”

Brown also made a pitch for cash for Baker and Polito. About Polito, for example, he said: “I know something about running a statewide campaign, and I know Karyn will need a sizeable campaign fund” to win. He said he “would be grateful” for a contribution to her of $35, $50, $100, $250 or even the maximum $500.

So he’s kinda bi-stately? Well, at least he’s being generous to the pols he left behind.

Al Kamen, an award-winning columnist on the national staff of The Washington Post, created the “In the Loop” column in 1993.
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