Thursday, October 11, 2012
Republican Sean Bielat answered reader questions earlier today. Check out the chat below to see what he said.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Fourth Congressional District candidate Sean Bielat answered reader questions earlier today in a live chat here on Mansfield Patch. Bielat, a Republican, is facing Democrat Joe Kennedy III to fill the seat of retiring Congressman Barney Frank, of Newton. Kennedy will participate in a similar live chat Q&A tomorrow, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. Questions submitted will be subject to moderator approval. No vulgar or libelous comments will be allowed. Because we expect a high volume of questions for the chat session, we will keep the questions issue-related and not repetitive.
Got questions for the Republican congressional candidate who is facing off against Democrat Joe Kennedy III? This Thursday at noon.
If you have a question for Republican congressional candidate Sean Bielat, or you just want to see how he responds to readers' questions, Patch is the place to be. Bielat, who is running for the Fourth Congressional District seat, will take your questions in a live text chat on Mansfield Patch Thursday, Oct. 11 at noon. A Norfolk resident, Bielat is running against Brookline Democrat Joe Kennedy III to fill the seat of retiring Congressman Barney Frank. The live chat Q&A will run for an hour. To submit a question, come back to Newton Patch at noon on Oct. 11, click on the live chat, enter your name and you will be able to ask your questions immediately. If you can't make the live chat, leave your questions in the comments section below …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Fourth Congressional District Candidates sparred on issues relating to the "American Dream," Including jobs, the economy, education, and health care.
In their second debate Wednesday, Fourth Congressional District candidates Sean Bielat and Joe Kennedy III took center stage in front of a packed room at UMass Dartmouth’s Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center in Fall River to discuss the "American Dream." Bielat (R-Norfolk) and Kennedy (D-Brookline) sparred on issues related to the "American Dream," including jobs, the economy, education and health care. The debate was sponsored by MassINC, publisher of Commonwealth Magazine and moderated by Michael Goodman, the chair of the public policy department at UMass Dartmouth. Kennedy and Bielat were asked questions from Aaron Frechette of the Fall River Herald News and Taunton Gazette, Bruce Mohl of Commonwealth Magazine and Alan Zarek of…
Fox News will host the Oct. 24 debate between congressional candidates Joe Kennedy III and Sean Bielat.
One more television debate has been added to the schedule for the Mass. Fourth District race. Boston.com reports that Joseph Kennedy III has agreed to meet his opponent Sean Bielat one more time. The debate will be Oct. 24, on Fox 25. After congressional candidate Kennedy agreed to debate his opponent Sean Bielat three times before the election, Bielat reported he was disappointed by the number of debates. The first of the debates was broadcast Sept. 30, and took place at the WCVB-TV 5 studios in Needham. Kennedy and Bielat are slated to face off in MassINC’s “American Dream” forum in Fall River tonight, Oct. 10, and at Wellesley College for a League of Women Voters debate on Oct. 15. In an open letter he posted to his Patch Blog, …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The two candidates for the Fourth Congressional District will be chatting LIVE this week with Patch readers on Thursday, Oct. 11 at noon (Bielat) and Friday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. (Kennedy).
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
If you could ask the Fourth Congressional District candidates one question for Mansfield, what would it be? Democrat Joe Kennedy III and Republican Sean Bielat will join Patch this week for two separate live text chats with readers. Bielat will be taking questions in a live chat on Thursday, Oct. 11 at noon and Kennedy will be chatting with voters on Friday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. Now is your chance to ask these potential congressmen what they think about health care reform, job creation, military spending and more. The live chats will run for 45 minutes to an hour. To submit a question, come back to Newton Patch on Oct. 11 at noon and Oct. 12 at 1 p.m., click on the live chat, enter your name and you will be able to ask your questions …
Friday, October 5, 2012
Democratic congressional candidate Joe Kennedy III celebrates his 32nd birthday in Attleboro speaking about support for military veterans.
Republican congressional candidate Sean Bielat has military experience, but the son of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told an audience in South Attleboro on Thursday that Bielat's Democratic opponent Joe Kennedy III was the best person to represent veterans in Washington. After spending the day in New Hampshire campaiging for his father and President Barack Obama, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden came to the American Legion Post 312 in South Attleboro for the nighttime event called "Veterans for Joe Kennedy." Kennedy is running against Bielat for the seat in the U.S. House representing Massachusett's 4th District, which includes Mansfield. Biden, who served in Iraq from 2008 to 2009 as a member of the Delaware Army National Guard's …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Frank reportedly signed with a talent agency, according to a blog on The Hill.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Barney Frank's life after Congress will not include two things: paid lobbying or work as a lawyer. Instead, Frank plans to teach, write a book, give speeches and work as a political commentator, according to a report in the Boston Herald. The Newton congressman clarified his plans in a statement Wednesday after receiving questions about his future after Congress. According to a blog post on The Hill, Frank has also signed with a talent agency. Frank closed his statement Wednesday by directing any questions to William Morris Endeavors, a talent and literacy agency run by Ari Emanuel, brother of Chicago Mayor and former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel. Frank, 72, is currently serving his 16th term in Congress …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
The debate will air on WCVB this Sunday, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m.
In their first general election debate appearance, Fourth Congressional District candidates Sean Bielat and Joe Kennedy III went head-to-head last night on topics including policy, job creation and social security. Bielat, a Republican, also focused on his opponent's resume. He argued that Kennedy, a Democrat, does not have enough experience for the congressional seat, according to a report today in the Boston Globe. The debate was held at the WCVB-TV 5 studios in Needham and taped for the channel's political show, "On the Record" with Janet Wu and Ed Harding. It will air this Sunday, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m. The two nominees are fighting for the seat currently held by 16-term Democrat Barney Frank, who announced his retirement last year. In…
Friday, September 7, 2012
Jason Mraz at the Comcast Center tonight!
1. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Friday Night Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 65. South wind around 7 mph. 2. Sean Bielat and Joseph Kennedy III have won their respective primaries and will move on to duke it out in November. Click here to read more. 3. Sick of the same old weekend? Click here to see the Weekend Planner and find something truely unique! 4. Check out today's Fire Log and Police Log, by clicking each link respectively. 5. Jason Mraz is playing at the Comcast …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
After challenging Barney Frank in 2010, and giving Frank one of the closest races in his 30-year career, Bielat is giving the Fourth District seat another shot. He is running in the Republican primary for the seat, which will be held Thurs., Sept. 6.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
As we gear up for Thursday's primary, Patch wants readers to stay informed as they head to the voting booths. We recently sent out questionnaires to all the Fourth Congressional District candidates. Below are responses from Republican candidate Sean Bielat: Name : Mr. Sean Bielat Age : 37 Place of residence : Norfolk, Massachusetts Attended college : Yes College : Georgetown University Degree : B.A University : Harvard University Degree : Public Policy Has served in the military: Yes Rank : Major Job titles held : N/A Employers : N/A [Editor's Note: Bielat heads up the website OneClickPolitics.com.] Party affiliation : Republican Running for a: Federal office Running for position: Congress Chamber/district: Fourth Incumbent: No Previous …