Gomez Faces Barrage Of Questions - And Has Questions For Markey
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez faced a barrage of questions at a press conference Thursday: about his position on abortion and about the tax break he received in exchange for restricting the modifications he could make on his home.
The Weekly Standard
Markey Disinvites Old Friend, Georgia Dem 'Cooter' from D.C. Fundraiser
Massachusetts Democrat Ed Markey, his party's nominee for Senate in next month's special election, asked a former House colleague not to show up to a fundraiser in Washington, D.C. earlier this week.
New Federal Fracking Rules Attempt to Placate Opposing Camps
The Obama administration on Thursday unveiled a new proposal for regulating hydraulic fracturing on federal lands, rolling back some measures from its original, abandoned draft as it sought to ease concerns the rules would be too burdensome for producers.
Thursday May 16
Democrats accuse Republicans of distorting intent of spectrum law
House Democrats urged the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday to reject the advice of a group of Republicans on the upcoming auction of broadcast TV licenses.
Wed May 15, 2013
Braintree Family Swings Support From Lynch to Gomez
David and Pat Lear supported their Congressman, Democrat Stephen Lynch, in the primary race that ended with Lynch losing to U.S. Rep.
Tue May 14, 2013
Gomez says he'll win without Washington help
Massachusetts Republican senate candidate Gabriel Gomez says he'll win without help from Washington Republicans, even as major Republican figures and the GOP campaign apparatus are helping him with his campaign.
the Boston Herald Goes All in on the Obama Scandals: Hilary...
President Obama's angry dismissal of the growing outcry over the handling of last year's Benghazi terrorist attack that left a U.S. ambassador dead shows all the signs of a White House in "damage control" mode, critics say.
Mon May 13, 2013
Pelosi Injects Campaign Finance Debate Into IRS Scandal
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's two-paragraph statement on allegations that the IRS targeted tea party organizations for extra review could have come from any concerned lawmaker Monday.
MA-Sen: Carole King, "Ed Markey's environmental credentials among reasons I support his Senate bid"
On Saturday I wrote about how singer/song writer Carole King would be in Boston fundraising for Congressman Ed Markey who is up against businessman Gabriel Gomez in the special election on June 25th to fill Secretary of State John Kerry's seat in the U.S. Senate.
GOP Raps Markey On Role In "Rubber Check" Episode
Republicans are faulting Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Edward Markey for his involvement in a so-called "rubber check" episode from the early 1990s, during which he and other members of Congress wrote checks with insufficient funds from a members-only bank.
Capuano invokes Nixon in remarks on IRS controversy
US Representative Michael E. Capuano on Monday said he was troubled by reports that the Internal Revenue Service had aggressively pursued conservative organizations, and called them reminiscient of the Nixon administration.
Sun May 12, 2013
In Massachusetts, Gomez Internal Poll Shows Close Race
Democratic Rep. Ed Markey holds only a narrow advantage against Republican Gabriel Gomez in the special election for Senate in Massachusetts, according to an internal poll from the GOP candidate's campaign, the latest sign the blue state race will be more competitive than Democrats expected.
Sat May 11, 2013
MA-Sen: Carole King Fundraises For Ed Markey
I figured you all could use some good Saturday night music and news, especially you Carole King fans out there: As Democratic U.S. Rep.
Group blasts telecom bill touted by Ed
A leading consumer advocacy group blasted the same telecommunications bill that U.S. Rep.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Washington Post
Apache Leads U.S. Industry in Offshore Drilling Violations
Three years after BP Plc's oil spill fouled Gulf of Mexico beaches, drilling safety is improving, though deficiencies remain at some of the same companies operating offshore, Democrats on a House panel said in a report.
GOP Senate hopeful Gomez defends home deduction
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez is defending his decision to take a $281,000 tax deduction for promising not to alter his historic Cohasset home, even though local bylaws already prevented changes to the facade of the house.
FitzPatrick Announces Medford Council Candidacy
Medford Heights resident Bob FitzPatrick is announcing his candidacy for the November Medford City Council election this week.
Thu May 09, 2013
American Institute of Physics
Helium Update: House Passes Bill, Senate Committee to Move Legislation
"You're absolutely right about the urgency of this," said Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Ron Wyden to Lisa Murkowski .
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Do we have another SARS?
MASSACHUSETTS Opinion of Elizabeth Warren: Generally favorable 59% / Generally unfavorable 33% / Unsure 9% MASSACHUSETTS U.S. Senate: Edward Markey 52% / Gabriel Gomez 35% / Other, unsure 13% MASSACHUSETTS Opinion of Gabriel Gomez: Generally favorable 38% / Generally unfavorable 23% / Unsure 40% Anyone remember SARS from ten years ago? I have two ... (more)