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Ed Markey

Edward John "Ed" Markey is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 1976. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes most of Boston's northern and western suburbs, such as Medford and Framingham. Markey is the Dean of both the Massachusetts and New England House delegations. He is the second longest-serving member of Congress from New England, behind Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont.
Markey was born and raised in Malden, Massachusetts. He graduated from Boston College and Boston College Law School. He worked as an attorney and served in the United States Army Reserve for five years before being elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives, where he served two terms as a state representative. In 1976 he won a crowded special election to succeed deceased incumbent ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Dems vote against sportsmen's bill over gun control objections
2014-07-07
Ed Markey (Mass.), Mazie Hirono (Hawaii) and Ben Cardin (Md.) joined Blumenthal and Murphy in opposing the bill. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) also voted no. The 82-12 opend debate on a bipartisan sportsmen's bill introduced by Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.).
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  1. Democratic Senators Whine That Pro-Hunting/Fishing Bill Isn't Full Of Gun ...

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Democrats challenge administration's move on oil exports
2014-07-02
Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Robert Menendez of New Jersey said they leapfrog right over those legal boundaries. Winners and losers: Export move deals blow to some Gulf Coast refiners. In a letter Wednesday to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, ...
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  1. Senate questions US export of so-called condensates
  2. Senate Dems want answers on oil export approvals

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Sen. Ed Markey introduces legislation to enforce LGBT rights worldwide
2014-06-20
WASHINGTON, DC: Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey is the man behind a new piece of legislation that would call on all foreign nations to extend more rights and protections to Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) citizens. The bill, entitled the ...
(The American Bazaar)
  1. Mass. Sen. Backs Curbs On Commercial Drones In Funding Bill

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Audio playlist: Elizabeth Warren, Ed Markey, Jim McGovern, Tim Murray and ...
2014-06-14
Friday evening at the DCU Center, delegates heard from Congressman Jim McGovern, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and Senator Ed Markey. Former Lt. Gov. Tim Murray delivered a tribute to Governor Deval Patrick, who in turn said progressive policies under ...
(MassLive.com)
  1. Mass. Democrats Wrap Up Day One Of Convention
  2. Democratic delegates likely to narrow the field in governor's race

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Sen. Ed Markey introduces legislation affirming LGBT rights as foreign policy ...
2014-06-13
5/4/13 NORTHAMPTON- When campaigning to become a U.S. Senator, then Congressman Ed Markey pledged to push for LGBT equality and protections. And this week as he introduced the International Human Rights Defense Act to the U.S. Senate, Markey ...
(MassLive.com)
  1. New Bill Calls For Creation Of First U.S. Special Envoy For LGBT Rights

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Markey kicks off Senate climate speeches
2014-06-09
Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) kicked off a series of speeches by Senate Democrats to urge actions to address climate change, applauding President Obama's proposal last week to limit carbon emissions from power plants. Democrats are framing the floor ...
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Markey meets pope to make common cause on environment
2014-05-29
Massachusetts Senator Edward Markey met Pope Francis Wednesday as part of a delegation of politicians from around the world hoping to enlist the pope's help in framing the fight against climate change as a “moral imperative.” “The pope has the ...
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  1. Markey, Pope talk climate change
  2. Markey On Shineski: 'All Us Have To Do A Better Job'

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Sen. Ed Markey Wants $10 Million Per Year to Treat Guns Like Disease at CDC
2014-05-22
Washington DC - -(Ammoland.com)- On May 21 2014 Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) introduced legislation designating $10 million a year to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) “to fund research on gun violence ...
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  1. Dems Seek Millions for Government Study on Gun Violence
  2. Dems request $60 million for CDC to study gun violence as public health crisis
  3. NRA: Bill to allow CDC to determine how many people are killed by guns is ...

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Sen. Ed Markey introduces bill allocating CDC $10 million annually to research ...
2014-05-21
WASHINGTON — If U.S. Sen. Ed Markey gets his way, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will again begin researching the root causes of gun-related violence in America thanks to millions in funding a bill he introduced Wednesday would provide ...
(MassLive.com)
  1. Push to Restart CDC Funding for Gun Violence Research
  2. Democrats Push to Restart CDC Funding for Gun Violence Research
  3. The Gun Report: May 21, 2014

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