US Senate Race
In the U.S. Senate race, Democratic congressman Edward Markey has tried to take his Republican opponent’s chief criticism of him — that he’s an entrenched Washington insider — and turn it on its head.
The economy in Massachusetts may be faring better than the rest of the country, but it’s still far behind the boom years of the late 1990s when the state enjoyed dwindling unemployment and surging revenues.
Republican U.S. Sen. candidate Michael Sullivan is kicking off his campaign, pledging to work to restrain spending, get the nation’s debt under control and support strong foreign and national security policies.
The three Republicans running in Massachusetts’ special U.S. Senate election are preparing for their first debate, while U.S. Reps. Stephen Lynch and Edward Markey are challenging each on the Democratic side.
One by one, high-profile Massachusetts Republicans are bowing out of the special election for John Kerry’s U.S. Senate seat, leaving the party in search of a candidate capable of giving the Democrats a run for their money.
The US Senate race to fill John Kerry’s seat just got a new competitor.
The U.S. Senate race was one of the topics discussed WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller covered Sunday on “Keller @ Large” as he sat down with President of AFL-CIO Steven Tolman.