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  1. Passengers find complaints to airlines can go nowhere fastRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Early this month, my husband and I capped off a glorious honeymoon to South Africa by battling United Airlines for two days over our lost luggage. It wasn't the lost luggage that upset us - we know things go wrong - it was the feeling of helplessness created by United's indifference to our problem.

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  2. Trade proposal, with rare reach, blurs party lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Boston.com

    The Massachusetts congressional delegation cheered for most everything President Obama proposed in his State of the Union address Tuesday night. But when the president called on lawmakers to give him executive authority to speed two massive free trade deals through Congress, they sat stone-faced while Republicans and a few Democrats gave him a standing ovation.

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  3. Faust Letter to Mass. Representatives Cautions Against Proposed Cuts for DACARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Harvard Crimson

    Following the U.S. House of Representatives' approval of an amendment that would cut funding for a key Obama administration immigration initiative, University President G. Faust wrote a letter to the Massachusetts House delegation last week critiquing the move. The amendment, attached to a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, is an effort to roll back the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a measure that President Barack Obama has expanded during his administration. 1 comment

  4. Mass. delegation makes way for Seth MoultonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Boston.com

    When Seth Moulton lodged a long-shot challenge to incumbent Representative John F. Tierney in last fall's Democratic primary, the state's biggest Democratic powers lined up against Moulton. In politics, a few months can make all the difference.

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  5. Courtesy: MGNonlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WWLP

    ... "the Killer Highway" due to the number of accidents and fatalities. His former staffers include Congressman Michael Capuano (D-Somerville) and Associate Justice Gerald Lemire of the Uxbridge District Court. Drawn into politics during John F. ...

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  6. Moderate Dems angry that Warren liberals are raining on their pro-biz paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Daily Kos

    This is cute. The New Democrat Coalition-a "pro-growth, fiscally responsible" group of Democratic lawmakers-thinks the Democrats' "lack of pro-business messaging" is what hurt them in 2014: [M]embers also brought up concerns about the government spending bill that passed in December and the lack of pro-business messaging in the mid-term elections.

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  7. 'Chalk One Up for Main Street': House Rejects Wall Street GiveawayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Common Dreams

    ... taxpayer-insured deposits." Democrats came out swinging against the rule change. On the House floor , Rep. Michael Capuano, a Democrat from Massachusetts, said the bill effectively "guts" the Volcker rule. Rep. Capuano: Rhetoric is cheap. Titles of ...

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  8. Boehner Re-Elected House SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | TIME.com

    The 114th Congress voted to reelect Speaker John Boehner to a third term at the House's top post after a small group of conservatives brought a minor scare to elect a backbencher. The vote to elect the Speaker of the "New American Congress," as Republicans are calling it, had the atmosphere of kids at the first day of school, with members laughing at those who caused a scene - like Massachusetts Rep. Michael Capuano, who voted for "Nancy D'ALESSANDRO Pelosi" in a shout, and Florida Rep. Ted Yoho - "YOHO!" - who voted for himself.

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  9. DOT announces $996 million grant to expand Boston area light railRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | CE News

    ... in a ceremony to commit the funds with Governor Deval Patrick, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Congressman Michael Capuano, representatives from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and MBTA, and other officials. "This project will put ...

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  10. Feds Award $996M To Green Line Extension ProjectRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Banker & Tradesman

    ... remaining cost. Acting Federal Transit Administrator Therese McMillan, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Congressman Michael Capuano as well as representatives from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and MBTA also attended the announcement at ...

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  11. Obama's College Calipers Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington TimesRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Washington Times

    ... been bipartisan opposition to the college rating system as Rep. Bob Goodlatte, Virginia Republican, and Rep. Michael Capuano, Massachusetts Democrat, have introduced H.R. 614, opposing the president's proposal. Suggesting that "it is not the place ...

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  12. Feds announce $996M grant for Green Line extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has formally announced a $996 million federal grant to help build the planned extension of the MBTA's Green Line to Somerville and Medford. Foxx announced the grant at a press conference Monday at Somerville High School with Gov. Deval Patrick, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Congressman Michael Capuano.

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  13. Fed Commit Nearly $1 Billion to Green Line ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Inside Medford

    The following report was released Monday by MassDOT following an event with federal and state officials at Somerville High School on Monday afternoon announcing nearly $1 billion in federal funds to bring the Green Line to Somerville and Medford: "The Green Line Extension will provide faster and more efficient travel downtown Boston and will serve some of the region's most densely populated communities. Secretary Foxx and Acting Federal Transit Administrator Therese McMillan participated in a ceremony to commit the funds with Governor Patrick, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Congressman Michael Capuano, MassDOT Acting Secretary Frank DePaola, MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott and other federal, state and local officials.

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  14. Feds to formally back Green Line extension projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is planning to visit Massachusetts to formally announce the federal government's commitment to the planned extension of the Green Line MBTA line to Somerville and Medford. Foxx will participate in a press conference Monday at Somerville High School with Gov. Deval Patrick, U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano, and MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott.

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  15. Eruption continues on W. African island with Cape tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Cape Cod Times

    ... the islanders. The group included representatives from U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's office, U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano's office, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's office and Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter's office, deMacedo said. Brockton is home to a large ...

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  16. Eruption continues on W. African island with Cape tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Cape Cod Times

    ... the islanders. The group included representatives from U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's office, U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano's office, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's office and Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter's office, deMacedo said. Brockton is home to a large ...

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  17. Battenfeld: Hill's Kennedy curseRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Boston Herald

    ... Kennedy doesn't dismiss a Warren run is significant and comes after his Massachusetts colleague, U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano, revealed to Boston Herald Radio that he told Warren he'd back her if she ran for president. Kennedy could be an ace in the ...

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  18. 36 Senate and House Democrats follow Obama's Lead calling for Title IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... Warren, Jeff Merkley, and Representatives Henry Waxman, Zoe Lofgren, Michael Doyle, Barbara Lee, John Lewis, Michael Capuano, Chellie Pingree, Betty McCollum, Suzanne Bonamici, Tim Ryan, Mark Takano, Mike Honda, Earl Blumenauer, Jared Polis, Jared ...

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  19. Veteran Mass. Congressman And Newcomer Weigh In On New CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... share their thoughts on what's to come in the next Congress, where the GOP controls both houses. Rep. Michael Capuano of the 7th district, who has been in Congress for 15 years, and Rep.-elect Seth Moulton, of the 6th district, join WBUR's Bob Oakes ...

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  20. Mass. congressional delegation opposes spending bill, even though it will fund some of their projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Hours after Congress released its $1.1 trillion spending bill last week, Sen. Edward J. Markey called it ''a huge job-creating budget for Massachusetts,'' and ''the first off-shore wind budget in the history of the United States.' ' Yet Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, voted against the bill late Saturday night.

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