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Ed Markey, Gabriel Gomez have early leads in Massachusetts’ U.S. Senate special primary

Excerpt: Voting in Massachusetts’ special election to determine who will represent the Democratic and Republican parties in the race to succeed Senator John Kerry has ended, and the results are beginning to trickle in. As of just before 5:45 PM Pacific, with around one-fourth of precincts reporting, U.S. Representative Ed Markey and former Navy SEAL Gabriel […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Record number of Democratic women headed to U.S. Senate for 113th Congress

Excerpt: Exactly two decades after the 1992 presidential election, sometimes called the “year of the woman” or “year of the women”, the American people have made history by electing a record number of female candidates to the nation’s upper legislative chamber. Nearly all of them are Democrats. Voters enthusiastically reelected Senators Maria Cantwell of Washington, Kristen […]
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New England states called for Barack Obama; some southern states called for Mitt Romney

Excerpt: As expected, Barack Obama is projected to win in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Rhode Island, Delaware, and the District of Columbia. Wins in those states, plus Vermont and his home state of Illinois (which he is also projected to win), would give Obama a total of sixty electoral votes. Mitt Romney has picked up South Carolina, […]
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Elizabeth Warren to make Massachusetts U.S. Senate bid official tomorrow

Excerpt: Consumer advocate and bankruptcy expert Elizabeth Warren, who recently formed an exploratory committee to consider a U.S. Senate bid in Massachusetts, has decided to make her candidacy official, according to a spokesperson. Warren will formally announce that she’s running tomorrow in communities across the Commonwealth. Her campaign says stops are planned in Boston, New Bedford, […]
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Elizabeth Warren forms exploratory committee to consider U.S. Senate bid

Excerpt: In a move that is sure to brighten the spirits of progressives across the United States, consumer protection advocate and respected law professor Elizabeth Warren has announced that she is forming an exploratory committee to consider running for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts as a Democrat: “I think this was always part of the plan,” said […]
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