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January 20, 2012 Dear Professor Warren: I was thrilled to receive your letter on Wednesday and to read that

you have agreed to take The Peoples Pledge. In your letter you raised ve specic points concerning The Pledge. I believe that each point you have raised is valid, and I write to address them now. First, regarding your request that we sign a letter to third party organizations informing them of The Pledge and its specics: I have enclosed a draft letter to third party organizations doing just that and I believe we should sign it and post it on our campaign websites immediately. Second, regarding your request that we reach out to broadcast outlets in the region and ask them to support The Pledge: I have enclosed a draft letter to media outlet managers doing just that and I believe we should sign it and post it on our campaign websites immediately. Third, regarding your request that The Pledge cover all paid public advertisements that seek to promote or attack either candidate or campaign: I have enclosed an updated version of The Pledge: Expressly covering any independent issue advocacy, or any other non-express advocacy, advertisement made by any third party organization that supports or opposes either one of us; and Prohibiting any coordination whatsoever by either of our campaigns with any third party organization regarding any issue advocacy advertising. The Pledge now comprehensively covers all third party organization political advertising in our Senate race. Finally, you requested that The Pledge include specic enforcement terms, including preventing any third party organizations from engaging in sham support or opposition ads. With respect to sham support or opposition ads, under The Pledge we would be equally liable and its objective terms will act to check such a scenario. So far as overall enforcement is concerned, I am willing to regard your signed agreement as your word, and accept that you will honor it. I hope that you are willing to do the same. As candidates running to represent the people of Massachusetts, we ought to be able to make such a pledge in simple and straightforward terms, without any ne print or legalese. If either of us breaks The Pledge, I have every condence that the people of Massachusetts will enforce our agreement at the ballot box. Again, I am thrilled that you have accepted The Pledge. This letter should resolve each issue that you raised, and now The Pledge should be ready for your signature. I look forward to a spirited race with you where Massachusettss people will now hear from each of us directly without any interference from outside organizations. This truly is an historic day for Massachusetts. Sincerely,

Scott Brown

The Peoples Pledge Because outside third party organizations including but not limited to individuals, corporations, 527 organizations, 501(c) organizations, SuperPACs, and national and state party committees are airing, and will continue to air, independent expenditure advertisements and issue advertisements either supporting or attacking Senator Scott Brown or Elizabeth Warren (individually the Candidate and collectively the Candidates); and Because these groups function as independent expenditure organizations that are outside the direct control of either of the Candidates; and Because the Candidates agree that they do not approve of such independent expenditure advertisements, and want those advertisements to immediately cease and desist for the duration of the 2012 election cycle; and Because the Candidates recognize that in order to make Massachusetts a national example, and provide the citizens of Massachusetts with an election free of third party independent expenditure advertisements, they must be willing to include an enforcement mechanism that runs not to the third party organizations but instead to the Candidates own campaigns: The Candidates hereby agree to the following: In the event that a third party organization airs any independent expenditure broadcast (including radio), cable, satellite, or online advertising in support of a named or otherwise specically identied Candidate, that Candidates campaign shall, within three (3) days, pay 50% of the cost of that advertising buy to a charity of the opposing Candidates choice. In the event that a third party organization airs any independent expenditure broadcast (including radio), cable, or satellite advertising, or online advertising in opposition to a named or otherwise specically identied Candidate, the opposing Candidates campaign shall, within three (3) days, pay 50% of the cost of that advertising buy to a charity of the opposed Candidates choice. In the event that a third party organization airs any independent broadcast (including radio), cable, or satellite advertising, or online advertising that does not include express advocacy (i.e., an issue ad), but supports a named or otherwise specically identied Candidate, that Candidates campaign shall, within three (3) days, pay 50% of the cost of that advertising buy to a charity of the opposing Candidates choice. In the event that a third party organization airs any independent broadcast (including radio), cable, or satellite advertising, or any online advertising that does not include express advocacy (i.e., an issue ad), but opposes a named or otherwise specically identied Candidate, the opposing Candidates campaign shall, within three (3) days, pay 50% of the cost of that advertising buy to a charity of the opposed Candidates choice. The Candidates agree that they shall not coordinate with any third party on any issue advocacy advertisements for the duration of the 2012 election cycle. In the event that either Candidate coordinates any issue advocacy advertisement with a third party organization that Candidates campaign shall pay 50% of the cost of the ad buy to a charity of the opposing Candidates choice.

SIGNED: ________________________ Scott Brown Date ________________________ Elizabeth Warren Date ___________________

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Dear [Third Party Organization]: We write you to notify you of the agreement our campaigns have entered into regarding outside third party spending in the 2012 Massachusetts Senate race The Peoples Pledge. A copy of this pledge is enclosed. The Pledge makes clear the following. If you spend money on advertising in Massachusetts in support of either one of us, that candidates campaign will pay 50% of the cost of your ad buy to a charity of the other candidates choice. If you spend money on advertising in Massachusetts in opposition to either one of us, the opposing candidates campaign will pay 50% of the cost of your ad buy to a charity of the opposed candidates choice. In short, your spending will damage the candidate you intend to help. The Peoples Pledge includes all independent expenditure advertisements, and any issue advocacy advertisements including any issue advocacy advertisements coordinated with either campaign. It applies to advertising in all media broadcast and cable television, radio, and internet. It is a pledge we have made with the people of Massachusetts, and we are serious about honoring it. We hope that you regard our pledge seriously as well, and undertake no political advertising in our Senate race for the duration of the 2012 election. We are determined to make our Senate race one in which we each stand on our own and speak to the people of Massachusetts directly. We are running to serve the people of Massachusetts, and we have taken The Peoples Pledge to be clear that they are who we will answer to as their Senator.

Sincerely,

Scott Brown

Elizabeth Warren

January 20, 2012 Dear Professor Warren: I was thrilled to receive your letter on Wednesday and to read that you have agreed to take The Peoples Pledge. In your letter you raised ve specic points concerning The Pledge. I believe that each point you have raised is valid, and I write to address them now. First, regarding your request that we sign a letter to third party organizations informing them of The Pledge and its specics: I have enclosed a draft letter to third party organizations doing just that and I believe we should sign it and post it on our campaign websites immediately. Second, regarding your request that we reach out to broadcast outlets in the region and ask them to support The Pledge: I have enclosed a draft letter to media outlet managers doing just that and I believe we should sign it and post it on our campaign websites immediately. Third, regarding your request that The Pledge cover all paid public advertisements that seek to promote or attack either candidate or campaign: I have enclosed an updated version of The Pledge: Expressly covering any independent issue advocacy, or any other non-express advocacy, advertisement made by any third party organization that supports or opposes either one of us; and Prohibiting any coordination whatsoever by either of our campaigns with any third party organization regarding any issue advocacy advertising. The Pledge now comprehensively covers all third party organization political advertising in our Senate race. Finally, you requested that The Pledge include specic enforcement terms, including preventing any third party organizations from engaging in sham support or opposition ads. With respect to sham support or opposition ads, under The Pledge we would be equally liable and its objective terms will act to check such a scenario. So far as overall enforcement is concerned, I am willing to regard your signed agreement as your word, and accept that you will honor it. I hope that you are willing to do the same. As candidates running to represent the people of Massachusetts, we ought to be able to make such a pledge in simple and straightforward terms, without any ne print or legalese. If either of us breaks The Pledge, I have every condence that the people of Massachusetts will enforce our agreement at the ballot box. Again, I am thrilled that you have accepted The Pledge. This letter should resolve each issue that you raised, and now The Pledge should be ready for your signature. I look forward to a spirited race with you where Massachusettss people will now hear from each of us directly without any interference from outside organizations. This truly is an historic day for Massachusetts. Sincerely,

Scott Brown

Dear Station Manager: We write to inform you of the agreement that we have entered into regarding third party spending on advertisements in our 2012 Senate race The Peoples Pledge. The Pledge imposes strict penalties on our campaign committees should a third party purchase advertising supporting or opposing either one of us. A copy of the Pledge is enclosed for your review. We have entered into this historical agreement in order to ensure that in our race we each speak to the people of Massachusetts directly, as their candidates, and that our messages are not overtaken by special interests and outside agendas. We have sent a letter to active third party organizations informing them of our pledge, and will send the same to any new groups as they emerge. We ask that you help to support our efforts by refusing to accept any attempt to purchase political advertising concerning our Senate race, or either of us individually. As you are aware, your station is under no obligation to air third party political advertisements all we ask is that you exercise your option not to, and help us make Massachusetts an example for the nation. We look forward to your response. Sincerely,

Scott Brown

Elizabeth Warren U.S. Senator for Massachusetts Massachusetts

Candidate for U.S. Senate for