US Senate Race

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

Markey Touts Experience In Bay State’s 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.


Rep. Ed Markey and Gabriel Gomez.

Mass. Senate Race Shifts Focus To Economy

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.


Michael Sullivan

Sullivan Kicks Off Senate Campaign In Abington

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.


(Photo credit KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Senate Hopefuls Prepare Ahead Of First Debates

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.


Senator Scott Brown. (Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo/CBS via Getty Images)

MA GOP Seeks Viable Candidate For Kerry Seat

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.


Middlesex D.A. Gerry Leone announces the indictment of John Burbine and his wife Thursday afternoon.  (Photo by Bernice Corpuz)

Middlesex DA Gerry Leone Considering Senate Run

The US Senate race to fill John Kerry’s seat just got a new competitor.


Steven Tolman, President of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO

Keller @ Large: AFL-CIO President Steve Tolman

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.