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Kate Sheppard

Senators 'Deeply Concerned' Over Farm Bill Provision

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- The way government agencies deal with science is under attack thanks to a provision tucked into the sweeping federal farm bill, 13 Dem...

Climate Change Takes Center Stage

Gene Karpinski | Posted 09.18.2013 | Green
Gene Karpinski

Both Gina McCarthy and President Obama understand that climate change is the biggest challenge facing our generation, and they now have Ed Markey, the biggest climate change advocate in Congress working side-by-side with them in the Senate.

New Dem Senator Sworn In

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Massachusetts Democrat Edward Markey on Tuesday became the newest member of the Senate, taking the oath of office after serving 37 ...

Date Set For Dem's Senate Swearing-In

AP | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A spokeswoman for Edward Markey, the longtime Massachusetts congressman who was elected to the Senate last month, says he will be s...

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...

Dem Prevails In Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) defeated Republican businessman Gabriel Gomez in the Massachusetts special election, projects The Associated Press. The re...

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...

Ed Markey Gains Progressive Support Despite Hawkish Foreign Policy Agenda

Stephen Zunes | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

Even though he comes from one of the most liberal states in the country, Markey's foreign policy record is well to the right of the majority of Democrats, both in Massachusetts and nationally.

Obama Gives Ed Markey Big Boost

AP | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

BY STEVE PEOPLES AND JOSH LEDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Barack Obama is working to boost the candidacy of Senate hopeful Ed Markey, call...

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.

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...

Dem Shuns Friend Over Confederate Flag Flap

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) disinvited former Georgia Democratic congressman Ben Jones from a fundraising event after learning of Jones' support for the ...

Massachusetts Dem Leads By Varying Margins

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

By Scott Malone BOSTON, May 9 (Reuters) - Democratic Congressman Ed Markey holds a lead over Republican political newcomer Gabriel Gom...

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...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Poll Shows Surprisingly Competitive Senate Race In Blue State

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) enters the general election to fill John Kerry's Senate seat with a relatively slender 4-point lead over Republ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...