• 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 »

  • WBUR: Mass. Politicians, Obamacare Supporters Rally At Faneuil Hall

    Ahead of the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation are promising to fight both Congressional Republicans and Trump himself as they attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. On Sunday, Walsh and almost the entire Massachusetts delegation participated in a rally at Faneuil Hall in […] More »

  • MassLive: U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, Rep. Jim McGovern call for congressional probe into alleged Russian cyber attacks

    Despite praising President Barack Obama’s Thursday response to alleged Russian-backed cyber attacks, Massachusetts Democrats stressed that Congress must further investigate the hacks, which U.S. intelligence officials believe sought to influence the outcome of the 2016 election. Contending that no foreign government should be allowed to interfere with U.S. elections, U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., lauded […] More »

  • Boston Globe: Synthetic opioids are getting into US by mail

    Deadly synthetic opioids are streaming into the United States amid a flood of mail that arrives unscreened from abroad every day, overwhelming the Postal Service and fueling the drug epidemic gripping much of the country, security experts and Massachusetts lawmakers say. Nearly 1 million packages a day enter the country without any advance electronic information […] More »

  • Bloomberg: Trump Pick of EPA Foe to Lead Agency May Spark Senate Fight

    Democrats and conservation groups are laying the groundwork to battle President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of a staunch oil industry ally and chief foe of the Obama administration’s climate agenda to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. The nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is “a full-fledged environmental emergency,” said Senator Brian Schatz, a Democrat from […] More »