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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 »

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