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Dem Sen Markey: Trump ‘Is Acting Like Pontius Pilate’ on DACA

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) compared President Trump’s actions on DACA to the actions of Pontius Pilate. Markey stated, “The president is acting like Pontius Pilate. He’s just washing his hands off this mess,

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Latin American Reds Supporters Ed Markey Compares Climate Change to Communism

In his remarks to Sen. Ted Cruz’s Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness hearing concerning ongoing attempts to silence dissenters to climate change dogma, Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts—one of the greatest enemies of free speech in government today—made an analogy between the threat of communism and climate change.

Washington Swoons for Ben Affleck

Washington Swoons for Ben Affleck

Washington lined up to genuflect before Ben Affleck, the director of The Town, Argo, and the star of Gigli, while he testified before Congress about the troubles of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Washington pols swooned before him, including Sen.

Dems Ask Obama For Millions to Do 'Gun Violence Research'

Dems Ask Obama For Millions to Do 'Gun Violence Research'

Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) are asking President Obama to designate $10 million for “gun violence research.” According to The Queens Gazette, Maloney “joined with gun violence victims, advocates, and union leaders” to request the

Markey Defeats Gomez in Massachusetts Senate Race

Markey Defeats Gomez in Massachusetts Senate Race

Massachusetts voters selected Democratic Congressman Ed Markey (D-MA) to replace John Kerry in the United States Senate in a special election on Tuesday. Markey beat Gabriel Gomez, his Republican challenger, by a tighter than expected 8 point margin, 54% to

Scott Brown Stumps for Gabriel Gomez

Scott Brown Stumps for Gabriel Gomez

On the eve of the Massachusetts special election to replace John Kerry in the United States Senate, former Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) stumped for Republican candidate Gabriel Gomez at a rally in Quincy. Most polls show Democratic candidate Ed Markey,

Polls Show Markey Leads in MA, Low Democrat Turnout Could Help Gomez

Polls Show Markey Leads in MA, Low Democrat Turnout Could Help Gomez

Every recent poll shows Congressman Ed Markey (D-MA) holds a lead over his Republican opponent, former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez, in the Massachusetts special election to replace John Kerry in the Senate next Tuesday, but all hope is not lost for Gomez.

Mass. Senate Poll: Republican Gomez Down 3

Mass. Senate Poll: Republican Gomez Down 3

A new poll of the Massachusetts U.S. Senate race released by GOP pollster John McLaughlin shows that Republican Gabriel Gomez is trailing by only three points behind his Democratic challenger, Ed Markey. The election is this coming Tuesday and the

Gomez Leans on Grassroots for MA Senate Campaign

Gomez Leans on Grassroots for MA Senate Campaign

CBS Boston: Gabriel Gomez, the Republican candidate for the special election to replace former Massachusetts Senator John Kerry, touts the grassroots bona fides of his campaign against his opponent Ed Markey’s endorsements from Washington, D.C. politicians.

Bill Clinton Props Up Lackluster Markey; Gomez within Striking Distance

Bill Clinton Props Up Lackluster Markey; Gomez within Striking Distance

On Saturday Bill Clinton appeared at a campaign rally in Worcester, Massachusetts to prop up the lackluster campaign of Congressman Ed Markey (D-MA), the Democratic nominee in next Tuesday’s special election to replace John Kerry in the Senate. Recent polls

Gomez Calls Fellow Republican a 'Moron' for Rape Remark

Gomez Calls Fellow Republican a 'Moron' for Rape Remark

On Wednesday, Gabriel Gomez, the Republican candidate in the Massachusetts special election to replace John Kerry in the Senate, called fellow Republican Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ) “a moron” for comments he made in a House committee hearing on Wednesday about

MA Senate: Conservative Group Makes Huge Ad Buy for Gomez

MA Senate: Conservative Group Makes Huge Ad Buy for Gomez

Americans for Progressive Action confirmed to The Hill on Wednesday that it was making a significant ad buy to support Gabriel Gomez, GOP candidate for the special Senate election this month. The buy amounts to around $700,000, equaling the amount

MA Senate Debate: 'It's Not Math, It's Just Arithmetic'

MA Senate Debate: 'It's Not Math, It's Just Arithmetic'

Watch this moment between Democratic Rep. Ed Markey and Republican Gabriel Gomez during their second debate for the Massachusetts Senate seat… The candidates for the open US Senate seat from Massachusetts clashed over tax policy. Democratic Congressman Ed Markey and

MA: Markey Stumbles On Budget Deficit: 'It's Not Math, It's Arithmetic'

MA: Markey Stumbles On Budget Deficit: 'It's Not Math, It's Arithmetic'

On Tuesday night Gabriel Gomez, the ex-Navy Seal and Republican nominee for Senate, successfully painted his opponent, 37 year Democratic Congressman Ed Markey, as a Washington insider in the second debate between the two candidates competing to win John Kerry’s

MA Senate: Gomez Winning Independents by 10 Points

MA Senate: Gomez Winning Independents by 10 Points

A new poll from Suffolk University finds Gabriel Gomez gaining considerable ground against Democrat Rep. Ed Markey in the special Senate election. Last month, Markey led Gomez by 17 points in the poll. Today, he leads by just 7 points.

Gomez: I'll Beat Markey's DC Machine

Gomez: I'll Beat Markey's DC Machine

National Democrats are rushing to Massachusetts to support Democrat Rep. Ed Markey’s campaign for the Senate. Markey, who entered Congress during the Nixon Administration, is in a tough race against businessman Gabriel Gomez to fill the Senate seat left vacant

MA Senate Candidate Takes No Side on NSA Surveillance Scandal

MA Senate Candidate Takes No Side on NSA Surveillance Scandal

Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), who is running to refill Secretary of State John Kerry’s Senate seat, gives his solution the current NSA surveillance scandal: give intelligence agencies the tools to hunt down terrorists and protect Americans’ privacy at the same

Poll: MA Senate Race a Toss Up

Poll: MA Senate Race a Toss Up

A new poll finds Dem Rep. Ed Markey and GOP candidate Gabriel Gomez in a statistical dead heat for the special Senate election two weeks from Tuesday. The poll, from GOP-firm McLaughlin and Associates, finds long-term House member Markey leading

Poll: MA Senate Special Election a Dead Heat Between Gomez, Markey

Poll: MA Senate Special Election a Dead Heat Between Gomez, Markey

A poll released by by McLaughlin Associates on Friday shows the Massachusetts race between Republican Gabriel Gomez and Democratic Congressman Ed Markey to replace John Kerry in the United States Senate is a dead heat.  In a head to head match up,

National Dems Rush to Stop Gomez in MA

National Dems Rush to Stop Gomez in MA

Spooked that Democrat candidate Rep. Ed Markey holds only a slim lead over his Republican challenger, Gabriel Gomez, national Democrats are pouring money into the race. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is blitzing Massachusetts with a $700,000 ad buy attacking