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Congressman Joe Kennedy

Once again, a Kennedy is on the ballot in the Bay State.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock wraps up his interview with Democratic Representative and U.S. Senate hopeful Joe Kennedy of the fourth district.

This interview was recorded August 17.

Campaigning looks much different this year.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with Democratic Representative and U.S. Senate hopeful Joe Kennedy of the fourth district. This interview was recorded August 17.

Massachusetts Democrats have begun voting in the Senate primary. 

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with Democratic Representative Joe Kennedy of the fourth district.

This interview was recorded August 17.

Senator Edward Markey
Senator Edward Markey

Criminal justice reform is the subject of national debate this year.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock continues his conversation with Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey.

This interview was recorded on August 12.

Senator Edward Markey
Senator Edward Markey

Summer will soon give way to the fall campaign.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey.

This interview was recorded on August 12.

Joe Kennedy and Ed Markey in a  TV studio debate
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        Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey and his Democratic primary challenger, U.S. Representative Joe Kennedy, sparred in a fiery televised debate Tuesday. 

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Congressman Joe Kennedy campaigned in Pittsfield, Massachusetts this morning in his Democratic primary battle against incumbent Senator Ed Markey.

A pale red headed man speaks into two mics
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Democratic Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy is taking his U.S. Senate campaign to Western Massachusetts today.

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.

A pale red headed man speaks into two mics
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.

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.

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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.