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Tuesday | Lowell Sun

Tierney's work instrumental on new jobs bill

As a member of the North Shore Workforce Investment Board, I want to applaud the U.S. Congress for finally getting something done regarding job training and education with the passage of H.R. 803, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Switched

Richard Tisei May Have Violated Campaign Finance Laws

Massachusetts Republican congressional candidate Richard Tisei may have violated campaign finance laws during his 2012 bid for Congress, according to a report from the Boston Globe's David Scharfenberg.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gay/Lesbian

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lowell Sun

Hirings of Murphy's friends no surprise

CITY MANAGER Kevin Murphy's hirings of Mike McGovern and Kevin Coughlin, both well known in political circles, were no surprise, as they had long been rumored.

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Related Topix: UMass Lowell, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Boston Herald

Pols & Politics: All's well for BFFs

A year ago, they were at each other's throats, locked in a battle for mayor. Yesterday, at a dedication in West Roxbury, it was a virtual lovefest between Mayor Martin J. Walsh, former City Councilor John R. Connolly and Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley.

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Related Topix: West-Roxbury, MA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston.com

Officials appear to misuse Mass. campaign funds

But the openly gay Republican who supports abortion rights was still a star in his struggling party.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Boston.com

Mission trip volunteers home safe in Mass. after attack in Guatemala

A group of churchgoers from the northeastern Massachusetts town of Hamilton were the victims of a carjacking and assault Tuesday during a mission trip to Guatemala, officials said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, South Hamilton, MA

Sierra Club Compass

The EPA's Clean Power Plan: A Chance to Get it Right for Workers, Communities, and our Climate

Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed its Clean Power Plan, the first-ever limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Massachusetts congressional hopefuls rake in cash

Candidates in Massachusetts' most closely watched congressional contest are raking in hundreds of thousands in campaign donations as the race heads toward the September primary.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lowell Sun

Equal pay for equal work long overdue

My great aunt Sheila joined General Electric in 1953, and she's what some would call a "lifer."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Hill

Protecting LGBT rights should be permanent part of U.S. foreign policy

These quotes from Russia, India, and Nigeria, not delivered by homophobic thugs but by the actual police and government officials tasked with protecting their citizens, are chilling reminders of the struggles facing LGBT people around the world.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, US News, Democrat

Lowell Sun

Fundraising heats up in 6th District congressional race

Two of the candidates challenging longtime Democratic U.S. Rep. John Tierney raised what some observers are calling an impressive amount of money from April to June, as each challenger ended the second quarter of the year with around $800,000 in their respective war chests, their campaigns told The Sun on Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Niki Tsongas, US Senate, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown, Republican, UMass Lowell

Lowell Sun

U.S. Rep. hopeful Moulton: Voters are disillusioned with Tierney

Democratic congressional candidate Seth Moulton thinks he's the right person to unseat longtime Rep. John Tierney, and says now is the right time to mount his challenge.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Jason Chaffetz Presses Another 'Benghazi Conspiracy' Involving David Petraeus

Rep. Jason Chaffetz is no beginner when it comes to Benghazi conspiracy theories or any number of other ridiculous conservative memes and one of his pet moves has been to evoke the name of General David Petraeus.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Home

Moulton calls rival Tierney ineffective in Congress

Democratic Congressional candidate Seth Moulton stressed the need for new leadership in Washington Wednesday, calling incumbent Rep. John Tierney one of the least effective Congressmen in the country.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

Lowell Sun

Moulton calls rival Tierney ineffective in Congress

Democratic Congressional candidate Seth Moulton stressed the need for new leadership in Washington Wednesday, calling incumbent Rep. John Tierney one of the least effective Congressmen in the country.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

Boston.com

Joseph Kennedy III reports big cash haul

US Representative Joseph Kennedy III, a first-term Democrat from Brookline who has neither a Democratic nor a Republican opponent in his re-election bid this year, raised a whopping $517,000 in April, May and June, according to a newly filed federal campaign finance report.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Joseph Kennedy, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Richard Neal

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Lowell Sun

Push for answers on immigrant flights

Marisa DeFranco, a Democratic immigration lawyer running against incumbent U.S. Rep. John Tierney for the 6th Middlesex District seat, demands to know more about undocumented immigrant detainees coming into the state.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Illegal Immigration, Massachusetts

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Boston.com

John Tierney, two competitors report significant hauls

A Republican and a Democrat hoping to unseat US Representative John F. Tierney reported robust fund-raising hauls during the second three months of the year, leaving them with substantial war chests, and indicating Tierney will have to fend off well-funded challengers in the months ahead.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Boston.com

Few GOP foes for Mass. delegation

The failure of Republicans to field a candidate in six of nine US House races in Massachusetts makes this year the least competitive congressional election season in about a half century, highlighting how politically stagnant the state has become and leaving Democratic incumbents wondering what to do on the campaign trail.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Scott Brown, US Senate, Republican, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Hispanic Business

Bipartisan Legislation Improves Transparency on College Costs,...

"These pieces of legislation will help to give students more and better information when considering and financing college," said Rep. , senior emocrat on the committee.

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Related Topix: George Miller, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gary Miller, Republican

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