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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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Brown's Early Modeling Career Revealed

The Boston Globe | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

It was approaching midnight inside a throbbing Studio 54, New York City's nightclub extra­ordinaire and nocturnal epicenter of excess in the 1980s....

Brown's Advantage Over Warren Revealed

Salon | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

If you listen to the way Sen. Scott Brown tells it, he wasn't given a fair shot in last night's debate against Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren....

Luke Johnson

Warren, Brown Duel

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

LOWELL, Mass. -- Another Massachusetts Senate debate, another opening question about Elizabeth Warren's native American heritage. Inside the Tsonga...

Elizabeth Warren Leading In Massachusetts

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics

Elizabeth Warren leads Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) 43 percent to 38 percent in the race for Brown's Senate seat, according to a poll released Sunday by...

Luke Johnson

Crowded By Admirers, Elizabeth Warren Says It's All About Control Of The Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

LEOMINSTER, Mass. -- Elizabeth Warren was out there in the cold, shaking hands. On an overcast September Saturday at the Johnny Appleseed Festival ...

Luke Johnson

Brown, Warren Face Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

The matchup between Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) and Harvard Law Professor Elizabeth Warren has been discussed for more than a year, and the first excha...

Mark Blumenthal

Another Massachusetts Poll With A Different Result

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Another new poll in Massachusetts -- the sixth to be released since the end of the Democratic convention -- but unlike the other five, t...

Mark Blumenthal

Race Shifts In Shocking Direction For Warren

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The polling bump produced by the Democratic National Convention appears to have helped more than just President Barack Obama, as two new...

Amanda Terkel

Elizabeth Warren Films 'It Gets Better' Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has released an "It Gets Better" video, drawing upon her experience as a schoolteacher to reassur...

Rachel Maddow Berates Scott Brown Over Fictitious Senate Run (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass.) seems intent on using MSNBC host Rachel Maddow to solicit funds for his 2012 re-election race. For more than a week, th...

Tim Kaine Details Lessons Learned From Coakley Loss, Talks Mid-Term Election Strategy (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show Tuesday to talk about the party's strategy for the midterm electio...

Patrick Kennedy WILL NOT RUN: No Re-Election Race For Ted Kennedy's Son In Rhode Island

AP | ANDREW MIGA and MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. Patrick Kennedy has decided not to seek re-election after eight terms in Congress, saying his life is "taking a new direction"...

Scott Brown Sworn-In: Brown Becomes US Senator From Massachusetts

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Republican Scott Brown took over the seat of the late Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy on Thursday, vowing to be an independent vo...

Jeff Muskus

Scott Brown: 'I'll Be The 41st Vote, Not The 60th Vote"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Less than an hour after Scott Brown was sworn in as the Republican junior senator from Massachusetts, he made it clear where he stands on bipartisan c...

Why People Vote Against Their Own Interests

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

...It is striking that the people who most dislike the whole idea of healthcare reform - the ones who think it is socialist, godless, a step on the ro...

Sam Stein: Obama Administration Has To Cut Its Wall Street Ties (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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Sam Stein appeared on The Ed Show Wednesday to discuss Martha Coakley's defeat in Massachusetts and what it means for President Obama and Democrats. ...

Massachusetts Senate Race Results: Scott Brown Defeats Martha Coakley

AP | GLEN JOHNSON and LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — In an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown rode a wave of voter anger to win the U.S. Senate seat held by the la...