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Senate Race

Rep. Ed Markey and Gabriel Gomez.

WBZ, Boston Globe To Host Senate Debate Between Markey And Gomez

U.S. Senate candidates Ed Markey and Gabriel Gomez will participate in a live debate on WBZ-TV Wednesday, June 5, from 7-to-8 p.m.


Rep. Ed Markey.

GOP Raps Markey On Role In “Rubber Check” Episode

Rep. Markey and other members of Congress wrote checks with insufficient funds from a members-only bank.


Rep. Ed Markey and Gabriel Gomez.

Keller @ Large: Debate Issues That Matter To Us

Political campaigns are like a basketball game.


Mass. Senate candidates - Rep. Ed Markey (D) and Gabriel Gomez (R)

Gomez & Markey Feud Over Allowing Outside Campaign Money In Senate Race

Democratic Senate hopeful Edward Markey is continuing to press Republican rival Gabriel Gomez to sign a pledge intended to discourage outside groups from pouring money into campaign ads in Massachusetts’ special U.S. Senate election.


Rep. Ed Markey and Gabriel Gomez.

Markey Leads Gomez By 4 Points In New Senate Race Poll

Rep. Ed Markey has a slim lead over Gabriel Gomez in a new poll in the U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts.


Rep. Ed Markey and Gabriel Gomez.

Keller @ Large: Time To Start Demanding Better

Economic malaise rolls on, here and overseas and neither party seems to have much of a clue what to do about it.


Rep. Ed Markey and Gabriel Gomez.

Keller @ Large: Gomez Needs A Lot Of Work, Luck To Beat Markey

His victory in the GOP primary Tuesday was a clear win for the outsiders. But he’s outnumbered, big-time; the total number of votes cast for all three Republican candidates was less than Stephen Lynch’s losing total.


(Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: If You Don’t Vote, Don’t Bother To Complain

Today is Senate primary voting day in Massachusetts, the day when we choose the candidates who will be on the ballot in June, with the winner likely representing us in the Senate for years to come.


Republican Senate candidates: L-R Gabriel Gomez, Michael Sullivan, Dan Winslow. (Photo from Peter Casey)

Keller @ Large: Time To Pay Attention To The Senate Race

Yes, this race hasn’t generated headlines, but is that the fault of the candidates or the headline writers?


Stephen Lynch and Ed Markey at the WBZ debate, April 22, 2013.

Keller @ Large: Debate Could Help You Decide Between Lynch And Markey

If you didn’t catch Monday night’s WBZ debate between U.S. Senate candidates Stephen Lynch and Ed Markey, you missed a good one that could help inform your choice of a nominee for U.S. Senator who might be serving you for many years to come.