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Voters Choose GOP Pick To Vie For Kerry's Senate Seat

AP | STEVE LeBLANC and BOB SALSBERG | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

By STEVE LeBLANC and BOB SALSBERG, The Associated Press BOSTON -- Businessman and former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez has won the Republican nomination ...

Attacks Derail Contentious Senate Race

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

BOSTON -- Even before the explosions, polling suggested that Massachusetts voters weren't excited about the looming special election to replace former...

Kennedy Gives Endorsement In Key Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

Caroline Kennedy -- author, attorney and daughter of the late President John F. Kennedy -- endorsed Rep. Ed Markey (D) in the race to fill Secretary o...

Polls Point One Way In Massachusetts Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ed Markey continues to lead fellow Rep. Stephen Lynch in Massachusetts' Democratic primary to fill John Kerry's vacated Senate seat, recent polli...

Dem Rep Scores Big Senate Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) received a big boost Sunday morning in his bid to fill Secretary of State John Kerry's U.S. Senate seat. The Boston Globe...

How a Shadow Drug Industry Tries to Avoid Regulation

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Some members of Congress are trying to reign in this shadow drug industry, compounding pharmacies, by giving the FDA the authority to regulate these firms. But the industry is fighting back, using its political clout to resist federal standards.

Energy Drinks Marketing Sends Confusing Message

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 04.11.2013 | Business

Energy drinks have been the subject of a heap of controversy recently. From claims of false advertising to disturbing news about deaths that followed ...

Rep. Lynch Backpedaling on His Support for the Keystone XL Pipeline

Jamie Henn | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics
Jamie Henn

Lynch is running against Rep. Ed Markey in the Democratic primary for John Kerry's old Senate seat in Massachusetts. With no serious Republican candidate in the race, the primary will likely determine the election.

Dems Raise Questions About Obama Drone Program

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

Reps. Stephen Lynch and Ed Markey, who are running against each other for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, both raised ques...

Civilian Drones Come With Both Risk And Reward

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The dawn of the age of aerial civilian drones is rich with possibilities for people far from the war zones where they made their devasta...

Lucia Graves

Environmentalists Don't Know What To Do About Obama | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.27.2013 | Green

President Obama may approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline later this year, but that hasn't stopped him from accepting money from activists lo...

GOP Senate Debate To Fill John Kerry's Seat Gets Heated

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics

By Scott Malone NEEDHAM, Mass., March 27 (Reuters) - The three Republicans seeking to fill Massachusetts' open seat in the U.S. Senate...

Poll Shows Dem Standing Strong In Battle For Kerry's Old Senate Seat

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics

BOSTON, March 26 (Reuters) - Democratic Representative Ed Markey retained the lead among the five candidates seeking the Massachusetts U.S. Senate s...

Affordable Care Act; A Right for Future Generations

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics
Sen. Ed Markey

Three years ago, President Obama signed into law the Affordable Care Act, the most important bill I've ever voted for. I was proud then to support he...

Lucia Graves

Ed Markey Tells Environmentalist To Stay Out Of Senate Race | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Ed Markey on Friday denounced California billionaire Tom Steyer's involvement in the Massachusetts Senate special election. The hed...

Lucia Graves

Keystone XL Pipeline Rocks Massachusetts Senate Race | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.20.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The battle over the Keystone XL is threatening to impinge upon the U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts, with California billionaire Thomas...

Democratic Senate Hopeful Nabs Labor Backing

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ed Markey has nabbed the backing of another large labor union in his Democratic primary race for Senate against Rep. Stephen Lynch, a former labo...

Which Members of Congress Are Standing Up for Economic Decency - and Which 'Progressives' Aren't

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

If you don't see the name of your Congress member on that list, you live in a House district without a representative standing up for economic decency.

Markey, Lynch Release First Ads In Massachusetts

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Massachusetts Democratic Reps. Stephen Lynch and Ed Markey released their first ads of the Massachusetts Senate campaign Tuesday. Markey, the favor...

Republicans Face Off In Battle For Kerry's Former Seat

Tewksbury Patch | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics

Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls used a Tewksbury candidate forum on Saturday as a chance to define themselves and their candidacies....

Poll: Ed Markey Takes The Lead

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) is in an advantageous position over Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) in the Democratic primary for a Massachusetts special Senate...

Another Republican Passes Threshold For Massachusetts Senate Race

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics

By Scott Malone BOSTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - A second Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate reported on Tuesday that he had collected...

Dem Compares Citizens United To Pro-Slavery Decision

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) delivered a stump speech this week in his campaign for Secretary of State John Kerry's Senate seat, suggesting that the overt...

Senate Primary Gets Competitive

The Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

Massachusetts' Democratic Senate primary is shaping up to be a competitive one, according to a new poll of the race to decide who will replace Secreta...

Paul Blumenthal

Candidates Sign 'People's Pledge' To Restrict Big Money | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The two Democratic candidates running to fill Secretary of State John Kerry's Senate seat have agreed to a "People's Pledge" to keep mon...