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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 ...

Elizabeth Warren, a Great Investment

Robert Scheer | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics
Robert Scheer

How astonishing to have a public servant who actually cares to inform the public about the inner workings of the system of crony capitalism that has wedded big government with big business. This comes at the expense of the free market that corporate lobbyists delight in invoking as an ideal while they subvert it as a reality.

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Senate Race To Fill John Kerry's Seat Is Set

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics

BOSTON -- National Republicans cheered former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez's Massachusetts primary victory, but Democratic Congressman Ed Markey enjoys tre...

Dem Rep Wins Primary For Kerry's Senate Seat

AP | STEVE LeBLANC and BOB SALSBERG | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics

BOSTON — Democratic U.S. Rep. Edward Markey and Republican former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez won their party primaries on Tuesday, setting up a rac...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...