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Springfield remembers John Lewis, civil rights hero, long-time Congressman

Senator Edward Markey called Lewis the “North Star” America needs to look to as it confronts its moral reckoning.

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N.E. colleagues react to death of Congressman John Lewis

Sen. Edward Markey, D-Massachusetts: “He was a man of integrity, intelligence, and clarity of purpose, and his spirit flowed through every single protester on America’s streets chanting Black Lives Matters and making good trouble. They are all John Lewis’s children, and his legacy will be found in the lasting change we must create in the weeks, months, and years ahead.”

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What Mass. politicians had to say following the death of Rep. John Lewis

@EdMarkey “It took enormous courage for John Lewis to lead the life he lived—to build and strive against systemic oppression, to inspire others to fight for justice, and to hold onto hope in our darkest hours. I have learned so much from him and am forever grateful for his leadership.”

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Sen. Markey Blasts Secretary of State’s Assault on Human Rights

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement in response to the release of the Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech announcing the report.

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MA Leaders React To Death Of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

It took enormous courage for John Lewis to lead the life he lived—to build and strive against systemic oppression, to inspire others to fight for justice, and to hold onto hope in our darkest hours, said Sen. Ed Markey. “I have learned so much from him and am forever grateful for his leadership.”

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Sen. Markey Applauds FCC TRACED Act Mandate

U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), authors of the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act, yesterday. July 17 issued the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) “report and order” to establish safe harbors from liability for voice service providers that block unwanted robocalls.

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Massachusetts Lawmakers Honor Late Rep. John Lewis

Senator Ed Markey said he served alongside Rep. Lewis for more than two decades, and called his a moral touchstone for Congress.

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Mass Lawmakers Urge Stop & Shop To Reconsider Terminating Hazard Pay For Employees

United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) led the Massachusetts congressional delegation, including Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Representatives Richard E. Neal (D-MA-01), James P. McGovern (D-MA-02), Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA-08), William Keating (D-MA-09), Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-MA-04), Katherine Clark (D-MA-05), Seth Moulton (D-MA-06), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-07) and Lori Trahan (D-MA-03), in a letter urging Stop & Shop to reinstate hazard pay for frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ed Markey Releases Tax Returns, Challenges Congressman Kennedy To Do the Same

Senator Ed Markey released his tax returns on Friday, dating back to the year he was elected to the Senate in 2013.

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New Interactive “Markey Map” Shows Senator Ed Markey Has Delivered for Massachusetts Cities and Towns

Release Comes As Senator Starts Statewide Bus Tour

As the Ed Markey for U.S. Senate campaign launches its statewide “Leads and Delivers” bus tour, the campaign today launched its interactive “Markey Map,” a new digital tool to help voters across the state locate Ed’s specific work and actions in delivering for each of the 351 cities and towns in the state.

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National Association of Social Workers Endorses Ed Markey for U.S. Senate

Latest national organization to support re-election, describes Markey as “champion” for social workers and vulnerable populations

The National Association of Social Workers – Political Action for Candidate Election (NASW-PACE) today announced its endorsement of Ed Markey for re-election to the United States Senate.

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Sen. Ed Markey: ‘The progressive left is supporting me’ in Senate race

Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) discusses his Senate race and his recent endorsements from prominent progressive Democrats.

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Markey Urges Kennedy To Release Multiple Years Of Tax Returns

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey released seven years worth of tax returns on Friday, and challenged his rival U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III to do the same.

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In Attleboro campaign stop, Markey pledges to fight for federal cash to counter economic carnage

Markey — who’s in a primary fight with U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III for the Democratic Party nomination for the Senate seat he first won in 2013 — promised to fight hard for the cash cities and towns across the Commonwealth need to provide everyday services amid the coronavirus-ravaged economy, which he described as a “budgetary crisis.”

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Markey releases tax returns, challenges Kennedy to do same

Senator Edward J. Markey averaged $178,317 in yearly total income over the last seven years, the majority coming from his congressional salary, according to copies of his last seven years of tax returns his campaign released Friday, as it challenged Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III to do the same.

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Markey and Kennedy neck-and-neck in fundraising in Massachusetts Senate race

Incumbent Sen. Ed Markey and Rep. Joe Kennedy posted nearly identical second quarter fundraising totals in the competitive Massachusetts Senate Democratic primary, signs of a close race with a month and a half to go before votes are cast.

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Markey tours Bristol County, campaigning on Kennedy’s home turf

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Ed Markey stumped across Bristol County on Friday, making the case that voters should keep him in Congress despite a Democratic primary challenge from Congressman Joe Kennedy.

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Markey touts $15 million he steered to New Bedford’s North Terminal

Senator Ed Markey brought his senatorial campaign to New Bedford Friday afternoon, touting his efforts to secure waterfront infrastructure and fisheries disaster assistance funding for the city.

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Candidates for Massachusetts’ U.S. Senate seat make stops in Bristol County

Markey, meanwhile, launched a bus tour in Bristol County, making stops in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton.

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Sen. Markey’s ‘Leads and Delivers Tour’ makes a stop in Fall River

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey had harsh words for President Donald Trump’s administration handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, but high praise for local companies like Merrow Manufacturing for stepping up when the country is in a time of crisis.

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U.S. Senator Ed Markey’s ‘Leads and Delivers Tour’ stops in Fall River

U.S. Senator Ed Markey stopped at Merrow Manufacturing on Friday during his “Leads and Delivers Tour” Senatorial race campaign bus tour.

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Senators propose COVID-19 Bias and Anti-Racism Training Act

Along with Durbin and Duckworth, this legislation is co-sponsored by Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Chris Coons (D-DE), Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI), Edward Markey (D-MA), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Ron Wyden (D-OR).

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Foreign Policy for America Endorses Ed Markey for Re-election to the U.S. Senate

Describes him as “trailblazing leader” in endorsement that marks the most recent in growing list of national organizations supporting re-election

Foreign Policy for America today announced its endorsement of Senator Ed Markey for re-election to the United States Senate.

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As I See It: He says what needs saying

As much as I like young Kennedy and hope he has a long career in public service, I’d rather not push a senator as insightful, thoughtful, incisive and thorough as Markey aside.

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Markey to kick off campaign swing in Attleboro on Friday

Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Ed Markey will make a campaign stop in Attleboro Friday, kicking off a swing through Southeastern Massachusetts dubbed the “Leads and Delivers Tour.”

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Markey, Pressley Push Feds To Install Air Quality Monitors In Chelsea

With studies linking a greater risk of dying from COVID-19 to air pollution, plus several recent incidents of hazardous dust from the Tobin Bridge construction project coating the city, Sen. Ed Markey and U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley say it’s high time the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency put air quality monitors in Chelsea.

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Massachusetts Delegation wants Trump Administration To Distribute $14 Million To Educational Institutions

Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today led the entire Massachusetts Congressional delegation in calling on the Trump administration to keep coronavirus relief higher education federal assistance in Massachusetts.

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Mayor, state fight for Southwick workers’ rights

“No one can deny the pain that the coronavirus pandemic has caused,” Markey said. “Brooks Brothers is not responsible for what the pandemic has caused, but Brooks Brothers is responsible for keeping its word and its promise to its dedicated union workers who are guaranteed severance and health care. Brooks Brothers must give these workers what they are owed.”

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Human Rights Campaign Endorses Ed Markey for Re-Election to the U.S. Senate

Largest LGBTQ+ Civil Rights Organization in the Country Backs Markey

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, today endorsed Ed Markey for re-election to the United States Senate.

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Massachusetts Postal Workers Executive Board Endorses Sen. Ed Markey

The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) of Massachusetts Executive Board announced its endorsement of Ed Markey for re-election to the United States Senate.

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