US Sen. Edward Markey faces Democratic primary challenger

Politics 05/20/19, 14:39

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is facing a challenger in next year's Democratic primary in Massachusetts. Shannon Liss-Riordan, a workers' rights lawyer, announced her intention Monday to challenge the one-term senator for the Democratic nomination. Liss-Riordan made the announcement in a video and email to supporters and Democratic activists. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., speaks ...

Planet savior or horror show? Green New Deal inflames debate

Politics 03/23/19, 13:30

To Democratic supporters, the Green New Deal is a touchstone, a call to arms to combat climate change with the full measure of the nation's resources and technological might. "A mission to save all of creation," in the words of Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey, one the plan's lead authors. To Republican ...

US Sen. Markey to give away campaign donations from Kraft

Politics 03/19/19, 11:20

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey says he will donate campaign contributions he received from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft to an organization that works to end human trafficking. Kraft was among hundreds of men charged in a crackdown on massage parlor prostitution and an investigation into human trafficking at Florida spas. ...

Father of school shooting victim unveils billboard in Boston

U.S. 11/01/18, 17:26

A new billboard designed by the father of a Parkland, Florida school shooting victim has been unveiled in Boston.Manuel Oliver designed the 90-foot long billboard in memory of his son Joaquin Oliver, one of 17 people killed when former student Nikolas Cruz allegedly opened fired in February at Marjory Stoneman ...

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