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  • Boston Herald – Battenfeld: Markey makes a winning connection

    Ed Markey took a big step toward wrapping up the Democratic Senate nomination last night and erasing voter doubts about his ability to connect with Massachusetts voters after three decades in Washington. The Malden congressman easily bested his surprisingly listless Democratic rival, U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, in the Boston Herald-sponsored debate at UMass Lowell, and […] More »

  • The Republican – Ed Markey focuses on women’s issues with new Massachusetts Senate race TV ad

    Democratic U.S. Rep. Edward Markey is highlighting his focus on women’s issues in a new television ad released Thursday. Women are likely to play an important role in the Democratic U.S. Senate primary between Markey and U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch. In general, women in Massachusetts tend to vote Democratic at a higher rate than men. […] More »

  • TPM – Markey Ad Touts Work On Equal Pay Legislation

    Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) released a new ad Thursday in his bid for John Kerry’s Senate seat, touting his record on a range of issues important to women, including equal pay for equal work. The ad is being released in concert with 15 “Women for Markey” events in Massachusetts. The ad begins with a picture […] More »

  • The Massachusetts Daily Collegian – Ed Markey for US Senate

    I know. It is April 2013, only three months after the second inauguration of President Obama, so why are we talking about politics? Well, the first and most important lesson of politics is that it never ends, and in the great Commonwealth of Massachusetts, we have had a particularly eventful 2013. Senator Warren was sworn […] More »

  • The Lowell Sun – Obamacare fan? Then Markey is your man

    Four of the five candidates running for the U.S. Senate are opposed to Obamacare. The fifth — Democratic U.S. Rep. Edward Markey of Malden — not only voted for it but said it was the best vote he had ever taken. What gives? What gives is that the issue is still a dominant campaign theme […] More »

  • The Sun Chronicle – Markey gains endorsement in city

    When U.S. Rep. Ed Markey started his political career in the Massachusetts House in the 1970s, he was a political ally of Max Volterra of Attleboro. One of the reforms they championed was the elimination of part-time judges who also practiced law, a situation Volterra said was rife with abuse and conflicts of interest. When […] More »

  • The Republican – Letters to the Editor: Ed Markey’s a candidate people can trust

    One thing is certain as one assesses the mood among thoughtful Americans in this time of government dysfunction: there exists in the country a great yearning – an almost palpable longing and expectation – for honesty in politics. The country has had it with deceptive, snarkey, finger-in-our-eye political ads and tactics. It wants legislators with […] More »

  • CBS News – Mass. Senate candidates spar over health care, abortion

    For over a decade, Massachusetts Democrats Ed Markey and Stephen Lynch have served together in the U.S. House of Representatives — but that doesn’t mean they agree on much of anything. Seeking the Democratic nomination for the special election to fill the seat vacated by Secretary of State John Kerry, the two congressmen squared off […] More »

  • The Republican – Massachusetts Congressman Ed Markey endorsed by Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union in Senate race

    Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Edward Markey has landed another endorsement in the race to replace John Kerry in the U.S. Senate. The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union said it is supporting Markey over his competitors because of his position on a number of issues relating to the retail industry. “Ed has stood with us […] More »

  • Wicked Local Marblehead – COLUMN: Markey is the man

    Lately there has been a proliferation of articles highlighting differences between Congressmen Stephen Lynch and Edward Markey. Most of these comparisons focus on Lynch’s conservative leanings and Markey’s progressive posture. Another inconsequential comparison is their early-year and socio-economic legacy. Lynch was raised in a South Boston project and labored as an ironworker. Markey grew up […] More »