Sen. Ed Markey Says He'll Vote Against Betsy DeVosThe Massachusetts Democrat said Thursday he doesn't believe DeVos shares a commitment to equal access to a quality public education regardless of income, race, ethnicity, neighborhood, or disability.
Markey, Warren Among New England Senators Joining Overnight Stand On Climate Change
Markey Praises Decision To Return Pentagon Civilian Workers To JobsU.S. Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., offered praise for the Pentagon's decision Saturday to return most furloughed Department of Defense civilians workers to their jobs after the weekend.
Protesters Rally In Boston; Obama Seeks Congressional Approval For Syrian Military Action Protesters are rallying in Boston to oppose any U.S. or NATO military action in Syria.
Lawmakers Praise Obama For Consulting With Congress On SyriaMembers of Congress from Massachusetts and New Hampshire are backing Obama's decision to consult with lawmakers before launching any attack on Syria.
Markey Cautious About U.S. Intervention In Syria Over Chemical WeaponsWith the Obama administration considering military intervention in Syria after an apparent chemical weapons attack outside Damascus, U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., is urging caution.
Senate Race: Clinton Campaigns For Markey; Gomez Holds 'Latino Town Hall'Pointing out contrasts between Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Edward Markey and his opponent, Republican Gabriel Gomez, former President Bill Clinton called on Markey supporters Saturday to vote in the coming special election — and to avoid a repeat of the surprise election result that sent Republican Scott Brown to the Senate in 2010.
Race Against Time As Mass. Senate Candidates Hit The Campaign TrailCandidates in Massachusetts special U.S. Senate race are hitting the campaign trail with the primary election just five weeks away.
Mass. AFL-CIO Won't Endorse In Democratic Primary For SenateThe Massachusetts AFL-CIO has decided not to make an endorsement in the Democratic primary in the U.S. Senate special election.
Senate Hopefuls Expect To Have Required Signatures Ahead Of Wednesday DeadlineFour of five Massachusetts U.S. Senate hopefuls say they have either collected more than enough signatures or are confident they will have enough to land a spot on the April 30 primary ballot.
GOP Scrambling To Find Candidate For Open Senate Seat Massachusetts Republicans are scrambling to find a candidate for John Kerry's Senate seat now that would-be GOP front-runner, former Sen. Scott Brown, has opted out of the campaign.
US Rep. Lynch Expected To Confirm Senate CandidacyThe Boston Democrat has been privately telling supporters of his plans to run, although he publicly said last week that he had not made a final decision.
Mass. Democrats Fight Obama Community Grant CutsAll 11 Democratic members of Massachusetts' congressional delegation are fighting proposed funding cuts by Democratic President Barack Obama to the Community Services Block Grants program.