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  • The Hill: Markey demands info on cellphone spying

    Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) on Monday pressed the Justice Department for more information on a program that collects Americans’ cellphone data using airplanes equipped with technology that mimics cellular towers. Markey said the program revealed by The Wall Street Journal last week raises important privacy concerns. “The sweeping nature of this program and the likely […] More »

  • Boston Globe: Obama backs equal access to Internet

    President Obama waded forcefully into the intense debate about the future of the Internet on Monday, saying the federal government should prevent broadband companies from dictating access to the Web by, for example, charging content-makers higher fees for faster delivery to customers. In a long-anticipated statement, Obama staked out an aggressive position in favor of […] More »

  • Boston Globe: Markey wins first full Senate term

    Democrat Edward J. Markey has been elected to a full six-year term in the US Senate representing Massachusetts. Markey defeated Republican challenger Brian Herr Tuesday, according to an Associated Press projection that came just as polls closed. Markey, a US representative for 37 years, had won a special election to step up to the upper […] More »

  • Scenes from the Trail: GOTV Weekend Continues

    On a snowy Sunday, November 2nd, Ed continued on the GOTV campaign trail with stops in Worcester and Lowell. The historic Boulevard Diner in Worcester provided a welcome opportunity to come in from the cold, and volunteers in Lowell were geared up to get out on the streets and knock on doors for Massachusetts Democrats! […] More »

  • Major Massachusetts Newspapers Endorse Ed for United States Senate

    Endorsements cite Ed’s “independence”, commitment to “issues that matter” and advocacy that is “well-matched to the Massachusetts economy” Medford, Massachusetts – The Boston Globe, Springfield Republican, MetroWest Daily News, Patriot Ledger, Brockton Enterprise, Berkshire Eagle, El Planeta and Northampton Gazette all have endorsed Ed Markey for re-election to the United States Senate. From the Boston […] More »

  • Scenes from the Trail: Ed Kicks Off GOTV Weekend!

    On Saturday, Nov. 1st, Ed kicked off the Massdems GOTV weekend with visits to Fall River, New Bedford, Quincy and Boston. Despite the gloomy weather, volunteers were fired up to knock on doors and spread the message to their friends and neighbors about why it’s so important to support our great Democratic candidates up and […] More »

  • Berkshire Eagle: Our opinion: Markey is a quietly effective force for state

    “…Mr. Markey has been the same steady workhorse he was during his long tenure in the House of Representatives. Over the years he has built up expertise in a variety of areas, among them telecommunications, the environment and the energy industry, which makes him valuable in a Washington, D.C. that is long on blowhards and […] More »

  • Northampton Gazette: Markey for U.S. Senate

    After 37 years in the House of Representatives, Democrat Edward J. Markey won a special election last year to fill the Senate seat vacated when John F. Kerry resigned to become secretary of state. Markey now seeks re-election to a full six-year term against Republican challenger Brian J. Herr. While Markey does not get the […] More »

  • Daily Dot: The complete Internet voter’s guide to the 2014 election

    If net neutrality is one of the major battles of our time, Ed Markey is one of the Internet’s best champions. As the junior senator from Massachusetts, whose citizens have played crucial roles in the birth and evolution of cyberspace, Markey’s brief tenure—he was put in office in a 2013 special election to replace John […] More »

  • MetroWest Daily News: Re-elect Sen. Ed Markey

    After a productive 37 years in the House, Ed Markey doesn’t have much to show for his first year in the Senate. Then again, the 113th Congress, one of the least productive in history, hasn’t much to show either. Markey went from the futility of serving in a Republican-controlled House to the paralysis of the […] More »