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Joe Kennedy

Our One Hundredth: He’ll Be There…Kennedy Assures at Launch…

Our One Hundredth is an occasional series on Massachusetts’s US Senate Elections. GREENFIELD—United States Representative Joseph Kennedy, III blitzed the commonwealth this past weekend as he launched his bid to unseat fellow Democrat Ed Markey in the US Senate. There is certainly a generational subtext

Joe Kennedy

Briefings: Joe Kennedy, III Ready to Launch…Statewide…

US Representative Joseph Kennedy, III, a scion of the storied Massachusetts political family, has been toying with a US Senate run for some time. Last month, his efforts, including a poll testing him against incumbent Senator Ed Markey, were unmasked. Since then, Kennedy has toured

Our One Hundredth: Kennedy Bid Encompasses Contrasting Crosscurrents…

UPDATED 9:43AM: For accuracy & clarity regarding news reports on Kennedy’s Springfield visit. Our One Hundredth is an occasional series on Massachusetts’s US Senate Elections. An elected in his thirties. A political mainstay in a coveted post. A sudden national spotlight on Massachusetts.  Is this

Elizabeth Warren

2020 Vision: A Single Step in a Long Journey for Warren?…

HOLYOKE—It started as a town hall, the 36th Elizabeth Warren had held since Donald Trump took office. It may go down as where she made her most explicit comments about her future. Warren, Massachusetts Senior United States Senator, is running for reelection this year and

For Good & Country: John McCain 1936-2018…

It is not uncommon for members of the United States House of Representatives or Senate to etch a place into history. Few have quite like Senator John McCain, a Republican from Senator. His place as a politician is mixed, but the high points reflect the

Our One Hundredth: Elizabeth Warren in (and for?) America…

The post is the first of three considering Elizabeth Warren’s first term. NEW ORLEANS—United States Senator Elizabeth Warren calls her Netroots Nation visits a family reunion. Her relationship with this conference, and the progressive grassroots generally, certainly predates and has profoundly influenced her political career.

At Annual Springfield Office Hours, Sen. Warren Goes to Town (Hall)…

SPRINGFIELD—United States Senator Elizabeth Warren and her annual office hours returned Monday. For the first such event in the Trump era, organizers moved the event from the lobby of her Springfield office to City Stage next door. But the amphitheater setting complemented the town hall-style

Briefings: Five-sided Oversight in Sen. Warren’s Future…

United States Senator Warren will receive a major assignment in the new Congress amid the shuffling that follows every election. The Democrat has secured a seat on the Senate Armed Services committee pending approval from her party’s caucus and the Senate itself. It is a

Senator Warren Suits Up on behalf of Second Chances…

UPDATED 11:22PM: To include additional media and for grammar and clarity. SPRINGFIELD—With a debate growing over the effectiveness and cost of the United States imprisoning a larger share of its population than any nation on earth, US Senator Elizabeth Warren visited a local nonprofit that