Ed Markey Wins Massachusetts Senate Race

By: Wednesday June 26, 2013 9:03 am

Democrat Ed Markey will soon be the newest member of the United States Senate. As expected last night he won the Massachusetts special election to fill the remainder of Secretary of State John Kerry’s term. With 100 percent of precincts reporting Markey received 54.8 percent while his Republican opponent Gabriel Gomez got 44.8 percent. This [...]

MA Sen: Markey Heading to Victory

By: Monday June 24, 2013 1:58 pm

On the eve of the Massachusetts special Senate election to Replace John Kerry (D) things are looking very good for Democrats. The latest polls all find Democrat Rep. Ed Markey with a solid lead over Republican Gabriel Gomez. The final Suffolk University poll released today found Markey at 52 percent compared to Gomez at 42 [...]

MA Sen: Scott Brown Will Not Run in the Special Election

By: Friday February 1, 2013 1:42 pm

Democrats got a piece of very good news this afternoon when former Sen. Scott Brown (R) decided he will not run in the special Massachusetts election to replace John Kerry. Multiple news sources are reporting Brown will sit out the special election. Without Brown in the race Democrats’ chances of keeping the seat have improved [...]

MA Sen: Stephen Lynch Will Challenge Ed Markey in Democratic Primary

By: Thursday January 31, 2013 11:16 am

The governor officially setting the Massachusetts special Senate election for June 25th has spurred Rep. Stephen Lynch (D) to finally make a decision. Today Lynch announced that he will run in the special election to replace John Kerry, launching his campaign with a Youtube video asking for volunteers. The video highlights his working class background [...]

MA Sen: William ‘Mo’ Cowan Named as Interim Senator

By: Wednesday January 30, 2013 11:07 am

Today, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick (D) named William ‘Mo’ Cowan as the interim Senator for the state. Cowan previously worked as Deval’s chief of staff and will be one of the few African Americans to have ever served in the United States Senate. Cowan was named to temporarily replace John Kerry who recently left the [...]

MA Sen: Scott Brown Would Start With a Large Lead if He Chooses to Run

By: Friday January 25, 2013 4:09 pm

It is possible that President Obama has handed Republicans a Senate seat by nominating Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) to be Secretary of State. If former Senator Scott Brown (R) decides to run in the special election he would start off with a large lead over the likely Democratic nominee Ed Markey, according to a new [...]

Ed Markey Announces Senate Run to Replace Kerry

By: Friday December 28, 2012 10:46 am

With Senator John Kerry (D-MA) likely to soon become Secretary of the State that has created an opening in the Senate. One of the first prominent politicians to officially announce their desire to replace Kerry is Democratic House member Ed Markey. From the Boston.com: US Representative Edward J. Markey, dean of the state’s Washington delegation, [...]

Will Joe Miller’s Win Put the Alaska Senate Seat in Play?

By: Monday August 30, 2010 12:40 pm

It looks like Sarah Palin-backed ultra-conservative Joe Miller will actually win the Alaska Senate Republican primary against incumbent Senator Lisa Murkowski. Votes are still being counted but Miller has the lead. The big question: is there any hope that Democrat Scott McAdams may actually win the general election this year? To help answer the question [...]

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