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U.S. Senate candidates Gabriel Gomez and Ed Markey took part in their first debate on June 5, 2013 at the WBZ-TV Studios. (Pool Photo/ Yoon S. Byun/ Boston Globe)

Mass. Senate Candidates Make Final Push Ahead Of Tuesday Special Election

Democrat Ed Markey and Republican Gabriel Gomez have busy schedules planned as they head into the final days of their campaign for the U.S. Senate.

06/22/2013

U.S. Senate candidates Gabriel Gomez and Ed Markey took part in their first debate on June 5, 2013 at the WBZ-TV Studios. (Pool Photo/ Yoon S. Byun/ Boston Globe)

Keller @ Large: It’s All About Partisanship

In our politics, and in our news consumption, a critical mass of us seem to want our itches scratched, at the expense of true understanding and thought.

06/19/2013

Gabriel Gomez and Ed Markey in the WBZ Senate Debate. (Pool Photo/Yoon S. Byun/Boston Globe)

Markey, Gomez Clash In Final US Senate Debate

Republican Gabriel Gomez and Democrat Edward Markey clashed on everything from Markey’s record in Congress to the private sector and term limits in the final and often testy debate of Massachusetts’ special U.S. Senate election.

06/18/2013

U.S. Senate candidates Gabriel Gomez and Ed Markey took part in their first debate on June 5, 2013 at the WBZ-TV Studios. (Pool Photo/ Yoon S. Byun/ Boston Globe)

Keller @ Large: Why Has Gomez-Markey Turned Into ‘Organic Waste’?

The sad thing is, both Gomez and Markey strike me as pretty good men, capable, and well-meaning.

06/18/2013

Gabriel Gomez and Ed Markey in the WBZ Senate Debate. (Pool Photo/Yoon S. Byun/Boston Globe)

Gomez Leans On Military Past In Mass. Senate Race

It’s a small group of potential voters but one that Gabriel Gomez is clearly at ease with — about two dozen people who gathered in a recreation room at the Chelsea Soldiers Home to hear a fellow veteran discuss his uphill fight to become the next U.S. senator from Massachusetts.

06/15/2013

President Barack Obama  talks with Benjamin Gay during a surprise visit to Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe in the South End, June 12, 2013, with Rep. Ed Markey. (Photo credit JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Comes To Boston To Help Ed Markey

President Barack Obama arrived Wednesday in Boston to stump for Democrat Edward Markey in the U.S. Senate race.

06/12/2013

President Barack Obama with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Ed Markey, March 23, 2010. (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Obama Visit Another Sour Note For Independents

If anything, I suspect many independents will see the president’s visit as another sour note in this campaign.

06/12/2013

U.S. Senate candidates Gabriel Gomez and Ed Markey took part in their first debate on June 5, 2013 at the WBZ-TV Studios. (Pool Photo/ Yoon S. Byun/ Boston Globe)

Gomez, Markey To Face Off In Second Senate Debate

The debate comes a day after a Suffolk University poll showed Markey has the backing of 48 percent of voters polled compared with 41 percent for Gomez.

06/11/2013

Gabriel Gomez

GOP Senate Hopeful Gomez Visits Textile Plant

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez pressed Tuesday for a cut in the corporate tax rate after a tour of textile-maker Polartec.

06/04/2013

US President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in Manchester, New Hampshire, on November 4, 2012. (Photo courtesy: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Campaign For Markey In Boston

President Barack Obama will travel to Boston next week to lend his support to the Democratic candidate in a special Senate race in Massachusetts.

06/04/2013

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