Senate Race

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.


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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.


Senate candidates Stephen Lynch and Ed Markey

Keller @ Large: Lynch Attacks Markey Early And Often In Debate

There’s only a week to go until primary day, and with Stephen Lynch trailing Ed Markey in the polls and the money race, his campaign felt he had to go on the attack early and often.


Rep. Stephen Lynch and Rep. Ed Markey (Photos courtesy: Lynch and Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Debate First Of Many That Will Define Way We Live

Watch or listen to the debate tonight and see how Stephen Lynch and Ed Markey address the issues. Because their debate is just the first of many that will define the way we live for many years to come.


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Keller @ Large: GOP Senate Race A Battle For Party Control

Tonight at 7 p.m., the three Republican candidates for U.S. Senate will debate live in the WBZ studios. Jon Keller wants your questions


Rep. Stephen Lynch and Rep. Ed Markey (Photos courtesy: Lynch and Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Markey, Lynch To Debate At UMass-Lowell

The public is invited on a first-come, first-seated basis and can submit questions for the candidates via Twitter.


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Mass. U.S. Senate Hopefuls Face Off In Debate

On Wednesday night, the two Democrats and three Republicans faced off in their first televised debates.


Dan Winslow with Citizens For Limited Taxation leader Barbara Anderson at the Statehouse. (Credit: WBZ-TV's Jon Keller)

Anti-Tax Activist Endorses GOP Candidate Dan Winslow For U.S. Senate

One of the state’s top anti-tax activists is backing Republican Daniel Winslow for U.S. Senate.