Ed Markey

Federal officials lift ban impacting New Bedford fishermen

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Fishermen who worked for the New Bedford fishing magnate known as "The Codfather" will be allowed to return to work after a federal ban grounded their vessels for months.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday it approved an arrangement …

NOAA

'The Dam Is Breaking,' Declare Net Neutrality Defenders After First House Republican Backs CRA

"The dam is breaking, as it should," an ACLU director declared on Tuesday after Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado became the first House Republican to …

Net Neutrality

Sen. Ed Markey Trump Not with U.S. ... He's with Putin!!!

<b>President Trump</b> threw the U.S. under the bus by publicly taking <b>Vladimir Putin</b>'s word that Russia didn't meddle in the 2016 election ... so says …

Russia

Sen. Ed Markey says a 2009 article shows it's 'no coincidence' Trump picked Kavanaugh

Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) tweeted on Monday that he knows exactly why President Trump chose Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for the Supreme Court.<p>…

Brett Kavanaugh

US Sen. Ed Markey: Elizabeth Warren's 'a stronger leader, better fighter and smarter person than Donald Trump'

Massachusetts Democrat Ed Markey came to the defense of his U.S. Senate colleague Elizabeth Warren Friday, offering that nothing President Donald …

Donald Trump

Elizabeth Warren, Ed Markey seek list of migrant kids, parents separated under Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy

U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts urged the Trump administration Monday to provide a list of all the migrant children and …

Immigration

Democrats Try To Explain How They Will Stop Trump’s SCOTUS Pick

4:18 PM 06/29/2018<p>The Daily Caller’s Amber Athey regularly takes to the streets of Washington, D.C. to ask the most important questions of the …

Conservative View

Sen. Ed Markey heads to border to protest immigration policies

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey is joining a growing list of members of the state’s all-Democratic congressional delegation to head to …

Immigration

US Sen. Ed Markey criticizes reported plan to withdraw from UN Human Rights Council

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, spoke out Tuesday against reports that the Trump administration plans to withdraw the United States from the …

Donald Trump

Sen. Markey Blasts ‘Zero Tolerance’ Immigration Policy

BOSTON (CBS) – Senator Ed Markey is lashing out at the Trump Administration over its new “zero tolerance policy” for asylum seekers crossing the …

Immigration

Sen. Ed Markey: Democrats "kept in the dark" about North Korea summit

Sen. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, says that he and his fellow Democrats have been "kept in the dark" about preparations for President Trump's upcoming …

North Korea

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:<p>ABC's "This Week" — Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Bob Menendez, D-N.J.<p>___<p>NBC's "Meet the Press" — …

Meet the Press

Dem calls for Zuckerberg to testify over Chinese company data sharing

Democratic Sen. Ed Markey called Wednesday for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to hold a hearing with Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's sharing of …

Congressional Committees

Senators Seek Stronger Action on China in S. China Sea

A bipartisan trio of senators is urging the Trump administration to take tougher action to counter Chinese militarization in the South China Sea, …

China

Ed Markey wants Europe’s sweeping new internet privacy rules in the United States

After months of anticipation, the European Union began enforcing their sweeping new internet privacy rules Friday. Sen. Ed Markey says American …

Privacy

US Sen. Ed Markey again presses White House to act on gas prices in weekly Democratic address

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, renewed his call for President Donald Trump to address rising gasoline prices Friday, as he delivered the …

Western Massachusetts

Gas Prices Surging Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend

BOSTON (CBS) – If you drive a gasoline-powered car, then you’ve noticed the price of a gallon going steadily up ahead of Memorial Day weekend. The …

Memorial Day Weekend

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey discusses net neutrality, privacy with senators

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey discussed net neutrality and privacy concerns with a group of US senators on Thursday.<p>Sen. Ed Markey, a Democrat from Massachusetts, tweeted, "Pleasure to meet with @Twitter's @jack today, along with @SenBlumenthal, @SenAmyKlobuchar and @SenatorCantwell, to discuss …

Net Neutrality

'We Have To Stop This': Mass. Politicians Call For Action After Texas School Shooting

BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren are among the politicians calling for action after up to 10 people were killed …

Guns

'The American people won' the net neutrality vote

The U.S. Senate voted to save net neutrality Wednesday. U.S. Democratic Senator Ed Markey says this is a win for the American people. The final approval is now up to the House where Republicans have a strong majority.

Ed Markey

Senator Ed Markey notches a win in defense of net neutrality

Hey, net neutrality fans. Don’t give up hope yet.<p>Defeating the Trump administration in a GOP-controlled Congress isn’t easy. But net neutrality …

Net Neutrality

Senate vote to restore net neutrality will take place on May 16th

For those of you who have been hoping that the Senate will save net neutrality, we now have a date for that vote. Senate Democrats led by Edward Markey (D-MA), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) will force a vote on Wednesday, May 16th.<p>It's not clear whether the …

Net Neutrality

Sen. Markey claims there’s a 'very good chance' of restoring net neutrality

Senate Democrats are forcing a vote next week to keep net neutrality rules in place. Democratic Senator Ed Markey, who is leading the charge, tells …

Politics

The Senate has forced a vote on net neutrality

The Verge:Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) and 32 other Democrats have submitted a new discharge petition under the Congressional Review Act, setting the stage …

Net Neutrality

Congress to vote on whether to restore net neutrality

Congress will vote next week on whether to restore net neutrality.<p>Senate Democrats, led by Ed Markey from Massachusetts, filed a petition today to …

Net Neutrality

Reddit, Pornhub, Tumblr, Etsy, and others support Red Alert for Net Neutrality project as Sen. Ed Markey attempts to force a vote on reinstating the rules

Net Neutrality

US Sen. Ed Markey touts North Korea's release of detained Americans as 'positive step'

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, praised reports that North Korea released three detained Americans Wednesday, saying it represents as "positive …

North Korea

FEMA: One More Extension

2 months ago<p>FEMA is announcing it has once again extended the temporary shelter program for local Puerto Rican families displaced by last year's …

FEMA

Elizabeth Warren, Ed Markey urge Senate leaders to ensure Congress briefed on North Korea negotiations, summit

U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey, called on chamber leaders this week to ensure the Trump administration keeps Congress informed of its …

North Korea

Puerto Rico hurricane evacuees again urge US Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Ed Markey for long-term housing solution, seek meeting with lawmakers

SPRINGFIELD -- Puerto Rican families who relocated to Western Massachusetts following last year's devastating hurricanes again pressed federal …

Western Massachusetts