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Ed Markey

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...

Paul Blumenthal

Which Senators Are Winning The 2014 Money Race? | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The race for the Senate in 2014 is well under way, and so is the fundraising needed to fuel campaigns for the 35 seats up for election n...

Openly Gay Lawmaker Announces Early Bid For Ed Markey's Seat

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

Massachusetts state Rep. Carl Sciortino (D) posted an announcement on his Facebook page Friday, stating his intention to run for U.S. Rep. Edward Mark...

Republican Could Rock Race To Replace Kerry

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics

By Scott Malone BOSTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - A Massachusetts state representative said he will announce on Tuesday whether he will becom...

'Full Court Press' On Brown May Not Work

Salon | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

The working assumption of every Democrat in Massachusetts and Washington has been that Scott Brown will enter the special Senate election to replace J...

Another Dem Gets Into Massachusetts Senate Seat Race

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) announced he was running for the special election for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts Thursday to replace John Kerry. The...

Poll: Scott Brown Would Be Competitive In Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

Former Republican Sen. Scott Brown would narrowly lead Democratic Rep. Ed Markey in Massachusetts' special election to replace outgoing Democratic Sen...

Mass. Senate Candidate Wants To Replicate Warren Success

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Massachusetts Senate candidate Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) wants to keep independent groups out of the special election he plans to run in ...

Dates For Contentious Massachusetts Election Announced

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

Massachusetts Secretary of State William P. Galvin announced dates on Monday for the state's special election, which will occur upon the confirmation ...

Lynch Responds To Report That He Will Run For Senate

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: 1:40 p.m. -- Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) dismissed the Boston Globe report that he was planning to run for Senate in Massachusetts in a subse...

Dem Decides Against Running For John Kerry's Seat

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.), who came in second to Martha Coakley in the 2009 Democratic primary to fill the late Sen. Ted Kennedy's seat, announce...

Dem Chairman Rips Scott Brown: He's 'A Faker'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

Massachusetts Democratic Party Chairman John Walsh's opinion of former GOP Sen. Scott Brown does not appear to be too high. With Sen. John Kerry (D...

'The Atmosphere Would Be Completely Different'

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

BOSTON — Scott Brown was a little-known Republican state senator who shocked Massachusetts Democrats three years ago by winning a U.S. Senate se...

WATCH: Maddow On Shell's 'Really Weird' Mishaps

Posted 01.11.2013 | Green

With Shell's Kulluk drilling vessel pulled off the rocks and towed to shelter in Alaska, more details are emerging about the rig's grounding in bad we...

Brown Expresses Doubts About Possible Opponent's Residency

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.03.2013 | Politics

Outgoing Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) expressed doubts about the Massachusetts residency of Senate candidate Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) in a radio appeara...

Luke Johnson

John Kerry Gives Big Push To One Senate Candidate | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) endorsed Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) on Friday to replace him in the Senate. The endorsement came one day after M...

Massachusetts Democrat Announces Senate Run

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) is running for the seat expected to be vacated by Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) upon his confirmation as secretary of state, the ...

A Post-Sandy Plan for Climate Change: Protect, Prepare, Prevent

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Sen. Ed Markey

It's time to talk about what a post-Sandy climate change plan must look like, to deal with the impacts we can no longer avoid and the dangerous effects we still have a chance to prevent.

50 Years After Rachel Carson's Silent Spring

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 05.27.2015 | Green
Sen. Ed Markey

While powerful, the polluter playbook is no match for the truth and those brave enough to shout it from the rooftops. That is the lesson of Rachel Carson. Her courage inspired citizens to demand change, even as polluters tried to silence the author of Silent Spring.

Andrea Stone

Drone Bill Would Safeguard Privacy | Andrea Stone | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Police would be required to get a warrant to use drones for certain types of surveillance under legislation introduced on Capitol Hill o...

Mitt Romney and House Republicans: A Scary Combination

Brian J. Siebel | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
Brian J. Siebel

If you want a glimpse into how reactionary a Romney presidency could be, take a look at what House Republicans have been voting for in the 112th Congr...

Try a Little Nuclear Sanity

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Lawrence Wittner

The real nuclear threat to the United States does not lie in the fact that it does not (or will not) possess enough nuclear weapons to deter a nuclear attack. Rather, it is that there is no guarantee that nuclear deterrence works.

Lucia Graves

Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant Wins First Reactor Construction Permit In A Generation | Lucia Graves | Posted 02.09.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Federal safety officials voted 4-to-1 to approve the first nuclear reactor construction permit in almost 35 years, overriding U.S. Nucle...