Thursday, September 20, 2012

Van Magness Quoted in AP Story

Fred Van Magness is quoted in an Associated Press story about tonight's debate between United States Senator Scott Brown and his Democratic opponent, Elizabeth Warren:

Republican political consultant Fred Van Magness said the first debate gives both candidates another shot at reinforcing their image among voters.

"For Brown, it’s really an opportunity to show that he’s kept his promise to be an independent voice in the Senate and to remind people he’s done a good job there and has lived up to their expectations," Van Magness said.

Warren’s task is somewhat different, he said. "It’s her challenge to explain why there’s a need to fill that seat with someone new," he said. "She has to figure out how do you do that effectively when you’re up against a sitting senator who has enjoyed pretty strong popularity and job approval ratings."

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