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Congressman Joe Kennedy

We’re about to find out how much magic the Kennedy name still holds in Massachusetts politics.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock continues his conversation with Representative Joe Kennedy of the fourth district, who is running for Senate.

This conversation was recorded on May 27.

Massachusetts Democrats have a big decision to make in September.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with Representative Joe Kennedy of the fourth district, who is running for Senate.

This conversation was recorded on May 27.

Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey and Congressman Joe Kennedy will debate Monday night in Springfield.

The Massachusetts Democratic Party is expected to cancel the party convention scheduled for May 30th because of the coronavirus pandemic.

A Massachusetts Congressman is trying to move over to the Senate.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with Representative Joe Kennedy.

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Former Mass. Gov. Mike Dukakis endorsed Sen. Ed Markey in his primary campaign against Rep. Joe Kennedy on Tuesday. The 1988 Democratic presidential nominee discussed that and more in an interview with WAMC's Ian Pickus.

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U.S. Senator Ed Markey and Congressman Joe Kennedy have gotten most of the attention in the 2020 Massachusetts Democratic primary. But a third candidate remains in the race for Senate: Shannon Liss-Riordan. A labor attorney from Texas with a degree from Harvard, Liss-Riordan touts her experience representing workers against corporations like Uber, Starbucks, and American Airlines. She sat down with WAMC to talk about why she got into the contentious primary.

The two challengers to Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey in next year’s Democratic primary have signed a pledge intended to limit outside spending in the race.

Steve Pemberton
Steve Pemberton

A business executive who touted is experiences as a foster child when he announced a primary challenge to Democratic Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in July has ended his campaign.

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Josh Landes / WAMC

With Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy challenging U.S. Senator Ed Markey in the 2020 Democratic primary, some Berkshire County state lawmakers are taking sides.

Joe Kennedy
Josh Landes / WAMC

With Congressman Joe Kennedy challenging U.S. Senator Ed Markey in the 2020 Democratic primary, some Western Massachusetts politicians are taking sides.

Josh Landes / WAMC

Congressman Joe Kennedy III campaigned in Pittsfield, Massachusetts Sunday after announcing his bid to unseat Senator Ed Markey, a fellow Democrat.

      Massachusetts Congressman Joseph Kennedy III reportedly plans to announce Saturday that he will run for the U.S. Senate next year.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that Congressman Joe Kennedy intends to challenge U.S. Senator Edward Markey of Massachusetts in a 2020 Democratic primary. 

Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy
Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy

Congressman Joe Kennedy is set to announce a Democratic primary challenge to U.S. Senator Edward Markey of Massachusetts in 2020. A person with knowledge of Kennedy's plans told The Associated Press he will formally make the announcement Saturday. 

WAMC

The Massachusetts Democratic Party held its annual convention in Springfield Saturday, and the focus was on 2020.     

Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy
Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy

Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy has defeated his Democratic primary challenger, Gary Rucinski.

Jim Levulis / WAMC

Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal visited a specialty paper company he says is succeeding despite high energy costs this morning. The Democrat toured the facility with Congressman Joe Kennedy of eastern Massachusetts.