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Democratic Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey is joining the chorus calling for the removal of Republican President Donald Trump. It comes after extremists violently occupied the Capitol Wednesday in an effort to halt the counting of electoral votes certifying Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election. Earlier this afternoon, Markey explained to WAMC why he supports impeaching Trump for a second time, and what the unprecedented events of the week mean for America moving forward.

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Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey has defeated Republican challenger Kevin O'Connor to secure his second full term. 

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Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ed Markey and Republican challenger Kevin O'Connor debate for the only time Monday at 7 p.m. Listen live on WAMC or watch the debate here. 

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey campaigned in Berkshire County Friday as he looks to defend his seat against Congressman Joe Kennedy in the September 1st Democratic primary.

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   Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey and his Democratic primary challenger, U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, sparred in a televised debate Monday night. 

The U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts has resumed after a shutdown of about 2 months because of the pandemic.

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     Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey and his Democratic challenger U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy debated for the first time in months Monday night.  The political event came amidst a pandemic and nationwide protests against police brutality and racism. 

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Even during the pandemic, the political calendar goes forward.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock wraps up his interview with Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey. This interview was recorded on March 17.

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The coronavirus response was different in the Senate than the House.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey. This interview was recorded on March 17.

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School, sports and politics are all being disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak. In Massachusetts, next Wednesday’s debate in Springfield between two Democratic U.S. Senate candidates is postponed. Congressman Joe Kennedy of the 4th District is challenging Senator Ed Markey in the primary, but Friday his campaign said it’s suspending activities for now. Kennedy spoke with WAMC’s Ian Pickus from Washington as the House worked on a new COVID-19 bill.

U.S. Senator Ed Markey and his Democratic primary challenger Congressman Joe Kennedy sparred on several topics during their first broadcast debate last night.

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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.

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.

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Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey campaigned in Pittsfield Saturday as he tries to fend off a challenge from one of the most famous names in politics.

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Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey made a campaign stop in Pittsfield Saturday morning.

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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.

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Massachusetts U.S. Representative Joe Kennedy III is running for Senate. After his announcement in East Boston on Saturday, the Democrat launched a statewide tour that included a visit to Pittsfield Sunday morning.

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

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

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Steve Pemberton

A second candidate has launched a Democratic primary campaign against Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey, who is seeking reelection in 2020. Steve Pemberton, a self-described "former foster child turned successful executive and author," kicked off his campaign Tuesday in his hometown of New Bedford. 

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In Congress for more than four decades, Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey will seek a second term next year. The Democrat sat down with WAMC on Friday in Pittsfield to talk about the 2020 election, abortion rights, impeachment, and Robert Mueller’s press conference this week.

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In town to put pressure on a cable provider, Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey also discussed state and national issues while in the Berkshires Friday.

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U.S. Senator Ed Markey’s new Massachusetts State Director paid a visit to the Berkshires Tuesday at the request of local politicians.

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Senate Democrats are making a final push to gather support needed for U.S. Sen. Edward Markey's effort to undo the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of Obama-era internet net neutrality rules.

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Opposition to the Trump administration dominated the conversation at Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey’s town hall in Pittsfield Sunday.

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