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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...