• The Boston Globe: She’s the iron woman of Massachusetts’ political canvassers

    Clipboard on the floor, Kate Donaghue guided her Honda toward a cul-de-sac near the headwaters of the Assabet River, preparing for her second door-to-door canvass of the day. “I tell people, canvassing is an exercise in democracy with an emphasis on exercise,” she said. She grabbed her voter list and a neighborhood map scattered with […] More »

  • Scenes from the Trail: Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

    On Sunday, October 12th, Ed joined supporters, spectators and volunteers at the Columbus Day Parade in East Boston. It was a beautiful day with great food and lots of fun! Check out photos below. More »

  • Scenes from the trail: Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

    On Saturday, October 11th, Ed hit the campaign trail to endorse Seth Moulton for Congress in the 6th Congressional District, and to tour the oldest agricultural fair in the country! Ed began the day in Peabody to throw his support behind Seth Moulton for Congress. He then traveled to Topsfield and met with voters, supporters […] More »

  • Senator Ed Markey Endorses Seth Moulton for Congress

    ADDITIONAL CONTACTS (Moulton) Scott Ferson,, 617.571.9595 (Moulton) Carrie Rankin,, 617.485.4544 (Markey) Giselle Barry,, 617.858.6057 Salem, MA – Today, surrounded by dozens of supporters at Mike & Lill’s Black Sheep Pub and Grill in Peabody, Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) endorsed Seth Moulton, Marine veteran and Democratic candidate for Congress in Massachusetts’ 6th Congressional […] More »

  • The Springfield Republican: Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Ed Markey make plea for President Obama to release low income heating assistance money

    U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey on Thursday asked the Obama administration to rapidly release “as high a level as possible” low income home energy assistance funds. Known as LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program), the funds help low-income households and seniors pay energy bills. Warren and Markey, both Democrats, signed onto a […] More »

  • Huffington Post: Asleep at the Wheel

    In 2004, GM and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) had a secret meeting in which the attendees inexplicably agreed that cars that stalled on the road all by themselves was not necessarily a safety problem. Ten years later, the consequences of that meeting have been laid bare — the deaths of at least […] More »

  • Boston Herald: Herald Radio steps up for hero

    The Boston Herald Radio crew joined Kate Quigley — the sister of fallen former Navy SEAL Glen Doherty — and U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in Winchester yesterday for the Glen Doherty Memorial Foundation’s second annual 5K run. Doherty was killed in the Benghazi terrorist attacks. The event raises funds for families of fallen special operations […] More »

  • New Bedford Standard Times: Politicos huddle for paid sick time in Bay State

    NEW BEDFORD — The campaign for paid sick time went into high gear in the city Saturday with a visit from U.S. Sen. Ed Markey as well as the California state representative who pioneered a law in her state. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, was behind a bill passed at the end of August to […] More »

  • Scenes from the Trail — Saturday, September 27, 2014

    On Saturday, September 27th, Ed visited New Bedford on a beautiful day — first to meet with the Coalition for Social Justice to rally support and kick off a canvass for earned sick time in Massachusetts, and then to stop by the Working Waterfront Festival, where he was joined by Mayor Jon Mitchell, and Rep. […] More »

  • Scenes from the Trail — Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

    On Sunday, September 21st, Ed was honored to join the 11th Annual Brian J. Honan 5k run/walk in Allston. It was a truly wonderful way to honor of City Councillor Brian Honan’s memory, and Ed was happy to be able to meet with runners and spectators at the race. Clockwise from top: And they’re off! […] More »