Members of Massachusetts’ congressional delegation are urging caution as President Barack Obama weighs a U.S. response to the apparent use of chemical weapons in Syria.
Five Democrats seeking their party’s nomination to fill U.S. Sen. Edward Markey’s former House seat have signed a deal aimed at keeping outside advertising out of the race.
“I know a lot of people want to say some real nice things about this good man, but you’re going to have to do it later,” Harry Reid said.
A date has been set for the special election to fill Sen.-elect Edward Markey’s seat in the U.S. House.
U.S. Rep. Edward Markey is one week away from officially becoming the state’s next U.S. Senator.
U.S. Sen.-elect Edward Markey hasn’t resigned from his House seat yet, but the campaign to replace him is already heating up.
I know Gabriel wasn’t the greatest candidate, not a smooth talker, not a polished pol (if that is an attribute) but he offered the Commonwealth something new, something fresh, somebody with impressive credentials outside the drudgery of Washington, D.C……somebody….anybody….other than the 37-year veteran of nothingness, Ed Markey.
We’re still wondering – what’s in all this for us?
The White House, led by Obama himself, invested heavily in the Massachusetts election, fueled largely by widespread fear of another Brown-like surprise.
Longtime Democratic U.S. Rep. Edward Markey defeated Republican political newcomer Gabriel Gomez in a special election.