Ed Markey

U.S. Senator from Massachusetts

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Ed Markey: U.S. Senator from Massachusetts
Edward John Markey is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the U.S. Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district from 1976 to 2013. Between the House and Senate, Markey has served in Congress for more than four decades. He was also a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1973 to 1976.


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First congressional loss for a Kennedy in Mass.

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III has become the first in his storied political family to lose a run for Congress in Massachusetts. Kennedy fell short in his bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in Tuesday's.. - Published

Ed Markey held off Joseph Kennedy in a Democratic Senate clash in Massachusetts.

The result was the first loss by a Kennedy in a Massachusetts election and demonstrated the progressive energy that is reshaping the Democratic Party. - Published

Trump Gets a Mixed Welcome in Kenosha

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Ed Markey defeats Joseph Kennedy III in Massachusetts primary

The grandson of assassinated politician Robert Kennedy lost to the incumbent Ed Markey.
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Ed Markey wins Massachusetts Senate primary

This marks the first time in U.S. history that a Kennedy has lost a congressional race in the state.
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Ed Markey faces Joe Kennedy and other things to watch for during the Massachusetts primary

Incumbent Democratic Rep. Richard Neal also faces a progressive primary challenger, Alex Morse. - Published

Incumbent Senator Ed Markey leads Rep. Joe Kennedy III in Massachusetts Senate race

The Kennedy family has never lost a Massachusetts Democratic primary, but Rep. Joe Kennedy III is trailing incumbent Senator Ed Markey in major polls. Ed O'Keefe reports.
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Massachusetts Primary Elections: What to Watch For

Senator Edward J. Markey is facing off against Joseph P. Kennedy III, while the powerful Representative Richard E. Neal is confronting a challenge from the young mayor Alex Morse. - Published

Ed Markey’s stan army is taking politics by storm

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Alex Castro / The Verge And they may meme him into reelection
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In the Massachusetts Senate primary, Markey has outflanked Kennedy by running as a bold insurgent. - Published

A Kennedy is on the ballot in Massachusetts. Here's why he's not guaranteed a victory

Recent polling shows incumbent Senator Ed Markey up against Congressman Joe Kennedy III, the grandson of Robert F. Kennedy.
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Pelosi endorses Joe Kennedy over Ed Markey in Senate race in Massachusetts. - Published

Pelosi endorses Kennedy in Massachusetts Senate primary race

Kennedy, the grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, is challenging Senator Ed Markey in the Democratic primary.
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U.S. lawmaker says any COVID-19 contact tracing tech should be voluntary and limited

Senator Edward Markey, a Democrat and online privacy advocate, said in a letter released Wednesday that any digital coronavirus contact tracing should be voluntary, transparent and collect only the..
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Coronavirus leads Sen. Ed Markey to ask the FTC to stop the gouging and scams

In the wake of  price spikes for critical coronavirus supplies, Sen. Ed Markey is urging the FTC to come up with a plan to stop gouging and scams - Published

Purell for $400? U.S. lawmaker urges Amazon to tamp down price gouging Inc should stop third-party sellers from price gouging for items like Purell hand sanitizer as people seek to protect themselves from the coronavirus, U.S. Senator Edward Markey said in a..
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Tesla needs safeguards to prevent drivers from sleeping on 'Autopilot': U.S. senator

Democratic U.S. Senator Ed Markey asked Tesla Inc on Wednesday to disable its "Autopilot" driver-assistance system until it installs new safeguards to prevent drivers from evading system limits that..
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Open: This is "Face the Nation," June 10, 2018

This week on "Face the Nation," moderator Margaret Brennan interviews President Trump's chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow, former national security adviser Susan Rice and Sen. Ed Markey. Plus, "CBS..
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Sen. Ed Markey: Democrats "kept in the dark" about North Korea summit

Sen. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, joins "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss what he hopes will come out of the summit with North Korea and instituting tariffs in the name of national..
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Face the Nation: Sen. Edward Markey, Molly Ball, Evan Osnos

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Markey says Congress will fight to make Mueller report public if "sanitized" by DOJ

Sen. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, joins moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss the impending release of Mueller's report and the second summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un.
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Inside the Green New Deal

Two Democrats, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey, unveiled their framework for an ambitious Green New Deal policy Thursday. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and Cornell..
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Joe Kennedy III launches Senate bid

Congressman Joseph Kennedy III launched his Senate campaign on Saturday in the East Boston neighborhood where his family lived when they came to America in the 1840s. He is challenging Senator Ed..
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"A Kennedy is a Kennedy": Joe Kennedy launches Senate challenge

The 38-year-old Kennedy scion is challenging Senator Ed Markey
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Rep. Joe Kennedy launches primary challenge for US Senate: 'Far too urgent to wait'

Rep. Joseph Kennedy III launched his much-anticipated primary challenge against Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Ed Markey at a gym in East Boston. - Published

Joe Kennedy III launches primary campaign for Senate seat in Massachusetts

U.S. Representative Joseph Kennedy III, a member of the famed political dynasty, on Saturday launched a 2020 primary challenge against fellow Democrat Edward Markey for his U.S. Senate seat in..
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Joe Kennedy to Announce Bid for U.S. Senate

The Massachusetts congressman will officially announce on Saturday his plans to challenge the incumbent Senator Edward Markey. - Published

Ed Markey supporters urge Joe Kennedy III to stand down

Kennedy is considering a primary challenge against Ed Markey in 2020
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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Kennedy says decision on Senate bid coming soon

Warren has already endorsed incumbent Democratic Senator Ed Markey in the race Kennedy is considering
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Amazon's Ring camera raises civil liberties concerns: U.S. senator

U.S. Democratic Senator Edward Markey raised concerns on Thursday that law enforcement use of Inc's Ring doorbell camera in investigations could disproportionately affect people of color and..
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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Another Kennedy?

Joe Kennedy III considers a Senate bid against Democratic Sen. Ed Markey while a new poll has Warren, Sanders and Biden in a dead heat
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Joe Kennedy says he's considering run for U.S. Senate

Kennedy has been mulling a primary bid against Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Ed Markey
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Rep. Joe Kennedy reportedly eyeing Sen. Ed Markey's seat

Democratic Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy III is reportedly eyeing a primary challenge to Sen. Ed Markey. Victoria McGrane, national political reporter for the Boston Globe, joins CBSN's "Red..
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Two U.S. senators raise privacy concerns over Facebook's Messenger Kids

Democratic U.S. senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have written to Facebook Inc questioning whether there was a "worrying pattern" of poor privacy protection for children using its Messenger..
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Democratic Sens. Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal urge Facebook to protect 'children's privacy and safety'

The "design flaw" allowed children to circumvent protections and chat with strangers. Two Democratic Sens. expressed deep concern in letter. - Published

6/10: Amb. Susan Rice, Larry Kudlow, Sen. Edward Markey

This week on "Face the Nation," moderator Margaret Brennan interviews President Trump's chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow, former national security adviser Susan Rice and Sen. Ed Markey. Plus, "CBS..
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