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  • Mass Live: After Michael Flynn resignation, Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey says Trump’s policy appears to be ‘Russia First’

    The resignation of President Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is “another red flag,” Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey said Tuesday. Markey, D-Mass., is a member of the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee and had previously demanded an investigation into Flynn’s talks with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. The pair allegedly discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia before Flynn […] More »

  • The Hill: Dems come out swinging on net neutrality

    Democrats on Tuesday vowed to stand firm against any efforts by Republicans to roll back the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality rules. “The big broadband barons and their Republican allies want to turn back the clock and make big cable and big cellphone companies the gatekeepers for internet access,” Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) said […] More »

  • The Boston Globe: Markey wants to curb Trump’s power to launch nuclear weapons

    WASHINGTON — Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey wants to strip President Trump’s power to launch a nuclear first strike without a declaration of war by Congress. A bill Markey filed Tuesday, also introduced in the House by Representative Ted Lieu of California, comes amid fears over Trump’s comments on nuclear weapons. The bill is mostly a […] More »

  • CNN Politics: Sen. Markey on Mulvaney and Price: I’m a ‘no’ on both

    With Friday’s inauguration now formally in America’s rearview mirror, Donald Trump is now officially the nation’s commander in chief. However, many of the President’s Cabinet nominees are still enduring the arduous process of being confirmed by the Senate. On Tuesday, Rep. Mick Mulvaney and Rep. Tom Price took turns in their respective hot seats during […] More »

  • WBUR: Sen. Ed Markey Talks Nuclear Weapons, Voter Fraud

    Sen. Ed Markey, U.S. senator from Massachusetts. He tweets @senmarkey. On President Trump’s executive orders overall “I think that obviously he’s fulfilling his campaign pledges but to what effect? He’s gonna build a border wall, detain families and children at our border and turn back asylum seekers. “What he’s also gonna do is trigger a […] More »

  • Mass Live: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Sen. Ed Markey speak out against President Trump’s immigration order at Boston rally

    Sen. Ed Markey said that today is “one of the darkest days in the history of the United States of America” in front of a crowd of thousands as they rallied against Donald Trump’s executive order that banned people from predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. “Donald Trump’s executive order is not about extreme […] More »

  • NYTimes: The Finger on the Nuclear Button

    Scientists who study the risk of nuclear war recently moved the hands of the symbolic Doomsday Clock to 2½ minutes before midnight — meaning they believe that the world is closer to nuclear catastrophe than it has been since 1953 after the United States and Soviet Union tested hydrogen bombs. The Bulletin of the Atomic […] More »

  • Politico: Warren joins thousands in defense of Obamacare in Boston

    BOSTON — An overflow crowd of more than 6,000 people filled the area outside of Faneuil Hall on Sunday to protest Republican efforts to roll back the Affordable Care Act. Subfreezing temperatures and a stubborn wind did not deter the attendees, well-bundled and making muffled claps as they cheered on U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and […] More »

  • The Boston Globe: Photos from the Faneuil Hall rally to save Obamacare

    Thousands of local residents, as well as Massachusetts politicians, gathered Sunday afternoon to denounce plans by the president-elect and Republicans in Congress to revoke President Obama’s signature health care law, also known as “Obamacare.” A massive crowd, estimated at more than 6,000 by city officials, packed the plaza outside Faneuil Hall for the rally. More »

  • Boston Herald: Thousands rally at Faneuil Hall for Obamacare

    Thousands converged on Faneuil Hall for a rally led by the state’s top Democrats vowing to stop the abolition of Obamacare. U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, leading the anti-Republican charge, boomed across the crowded cobblestones that after President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law in 2010, GOP leaders “whined” and “called names.” “But there’s […] More »