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Massachusetts Senate Race

Brown Expresses Regret Over Failed Warren Fight

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

Former Sen. Scott Brown, the Massachusetts Republican who lost to Democrat Elizabeth Warren in 2012, said he believes he would have been victorious if...

Super PAC surge can't deliver Gomez victory against Markey

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael Beckel June 25, 2013 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit,...

Big Win Moves Democrats Beyond Scott Brown's Ghost

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

MEDFORD, Mass. — Democrat Edward Markey, who's served 37 years in the U.S. House, is preparing to make the leap to the Senate after winning Mass...

Voters Head To Polls For Race Between Ed Markey, Gabriel Gomez

Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

By STEVE LEBLANC AND BOB SALSBERG, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON — Democratic U.S. Rep. Edward Markey and Republican Gabriel Gomez scrambled to ene...

Jason Linkins

Ed Markey Makes Closing Argument

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

According to the folks at HuffPost Pollster, Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) is currently ahead in all polls, with our polling average putting him a shade un...

Paul Blumenthal

New Super PAC Backs Gomez In Massachusetts

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A recently founded super PAC called Americans for Progressive Action is launching a six-figure ad buy to support Republican candidate Ga...

Obama Returns To Campaign Trail For Dem Candidate

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON, June 12 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama travels to Massachusetts on Wednesday to offer a boost to U....

Obama Value To Dems Unclear Amid Controversies

AP | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

BY STEVE PEOPLES AND JOSH LEDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON — Pressing ahead on a pledge to work harder to help elect Democrats in his second...

Can Lightning Strike Twice in Massachusetts?

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Mark R. Kennedy

Can lightning strike twice in one place? Not according to folklore, but when did Massachusetts ever comply with convention? When it comes to special elections in the Bay State, anything is possible.

Senate Race Draws Political Heavyweights

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

BOSTON — Democrats are dispatching a lineup of political heavyweights to Massachusetts, backed by a river of outside money, to head off the poss...

GOP Senate Candidate Slams Obama Administration

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

As Massachusetts' special election to fill Secretary of State John Kerry's U.S. Senate seat gains more national attention, Republican candidate Gabrie...

Obama, National Democrats Wade Into Special Election

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

BOSTON — Fearful of another surprise Republican victory, Democrats are pouring money into the Massachusetts Senate race to succeed John Kerry an...

Poll Shows Good News For Dem In Senate Race

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

By Scott Malone June 5 (Reuters) - Veteran Democratic Congressman Ed Markey has extended his lead over Republican Gabriel Gomez in the...

Warren Doubles Goal In McConnell Challenge

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

A fundraising push by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on behalf of Massachusetts Senate candidate Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) more than doubled a goal se...

Obama Gives Dem Senate Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Tuesday endorsed Massachusetts Senate candidate Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.). "Ed Markey is a passionate and effective champi...

GOP Senate Candidate Calls Dem 'Pond Scum'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

There has been no shortage of hostility in Massachusetts as Republican Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez looks to defeat Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) in next...

GOP Candidate Unleashes False Attack On Opponent

FactCheck.org | D’Angelo Gore | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Republican Gabriel Gomez falsely claims his opponent in the Massachusetts Senate race bla...

The Youth Climate Vote: A New Force in Electoral Politics

Adam Greenberg | Posted 07.08.2013 | Green
Adam Greenberg

It has become clear that Keystone pipeline is a threat to jobs, health and safety, energy security, food and water security, smart growth, and the climate -- but that's not all it threatens: Now, Keystone XL is becoming toxic for politicians who support it.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Democratic Senate Candidate Distances Himself From Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Massachusetts Senate candidate Rep. Ed Markey is the latest Democrat facing an election to oppose President Barack Obama's proposed cuts...

Conservatives Skeptical Of GOP Candidate's Chances

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

BY STEVE PEOPLES, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Republican Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez is on his own — at least for now. National Republican allies,...

6 Reasons Dems Should Worry In Key Race

The Hill | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

The Republican establishment breathed a sigh of relief when Boston businessman Gabriel Gomez won Tuesday's GOP primary in the Massachusetts special Se...

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...