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6 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse, Wilmington, MA, Retail, Apparel, Tewksbury, MA, Billerica, MA

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Boston.com

Democratic super PAC focused on House reserves TV time

A political action committee focused on boosting Democrats in the US House of Representatives has reserved more than $1.4 million in television time in the Boston media market, adding to the expected deluge of political ads focused on congressional elections in the weeks before the November election.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, Representative Ann McLane

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Hill

Openly gay GOP candidates stand up

Richard Tisei of Massachusetts, Carl DeMaio of California and Dan Innis of New Hampshire all want to bring a different voice to the GOP caucus if they win their competitive congressional races - a voice they say Democrats don't want to be heard.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Frank Guinta, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, Democrat

Sun Jul 06, 2014

WHAS11

Candidates ramping up calls for people's pledge

During Massachusetts' 2012 U.S. Senate race, Republican incumbent Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren hammered out what would become known as the "people's pledge" - a deal designed to discourage attack ads funded by outside groups.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Edward Markey, Stephen Lynch, Scott Brown, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Republican

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Watersblogged

Nation's Most Valuable Fishing Port Asks Congress for Flexibility,...

House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Peter DeFazio and Congressman John Tierney Join New Bedford, Mass.

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Related Topix: Peter DeFazio, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bedford, MA, New Bedford, MA

Bellingham Herald

Take the pledge? Some call it reform, others a ploy

Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, of Massachusetts and Kentucky democratic Senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes wave to supporters at a rally on Sunday, June 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Edward Markey, Scott Brown, Republican, Stephen Lynch

Sentinel & Enterprise

Tsongas will have challenger in Wofford

The Haverhill Republican looking to oust Niki Tsongas from Congress this fall is familiar with the animosity between the two major parties.

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

Thu Jul 03, 2014

News Max

80 Lawmakers Urge Obama to Seek Congressional Approval on Iraq

Wary House lawmakers are demanding that President Barack Obama ask for congressional approval before taking any military action in an increasingly unstable Iraq.

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

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