Ed Markey Archives - Boston Magazine

Ed Markey

City Life

In the Endorsement Battle with Joe Kennedy, Ed Markey Is Winning

Per tradition over here at Boston, the usual disclaimer: Endorsements tell only part of the story in a campaign, but they do show where allegiances lie, […]

City Life

The Rise and Fall of Joe Kennedy’s Star-Studded Broadway Fundraiser

At the tail end of last week, the Joe Kennedy senatorial campaign announced a fundraiser entitled Broadway Sings for Joe Kennedy III. It was an event […]

City Life

John Lewis, Joaquin Castro, and 16 Other Dems Just Endorsed Joe Kennedy

To kick off 2020, Joe Kennedy is ramping up his campaign to unseat incumbent Senator Ed Markey—and today, the 4th district rep’s campaign shared a […]

City Life

Ed Markey to Tesla: Turn Off Autopilot Before It Kills Someone

Remember this? Some guy literally asleep at the wheel on the Mass Pike (great place for it). Teslas are sick, I guess? pic.twitter.com/ARSpj1rbVn — Dakota […]

ed markey steve pemberton joe kennedy
City Life

Senate Candidate Drops Out, Blasts Democratic Party for “Blacklisting” Challengers

As the race for incumbent Senator Ed Markey’s seat ramps up, it seems that political outsider Steve Pemberton couldn’t keep up the pace. Monday, the […]

City Life

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Just Endorsed Ed Markey

In case you had any doubts about just how different Joe Kennedy III’s bid to unseat Ed Markey might be from other campaigns from insurgent […]

michelle wu
City Life

Boston City Council Votes to Support Green New Deal

The Boston City Council passed a resolution in support of the Green New Deal Wednesday, joining Democratic lawmakers in Washington in calling for federal action […]

City Life

Ed Markey and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” Is Here

Last Thursday, Boston froze over at a cool 9 degrees Fahrenheit. For Tuesday’s Patriots parade, fans enjoyed weather in the low 60s. While some folks […]

City Life

A Couple Questions about Ed Markey Real Quick

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey has had a big week. It’s been announced that he and rising Democratic star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are teaming up on one […]

City Life

Amazon Facial Recognition Mistakenly Linked Ed Markey to a Mugshot

As far as we know, Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey’s face has never appeared in a mugshot. But that’s not the result the ACLU got when […]

City Life

Ed Markey, Marty Walsh Unveil a National Gun Bill Modeled on Massachusetts

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, joined by Marty Walsh and local law enforcement leaders, unveiled a bill on Monday that would encourage states to follow Massachusetts’ lead […]

City Life

Who Massachusetts Is Bringing to the State of the Union

Invitations to guests for the State of the Union are politically charged choices, made to serve a few major purposes: To communicate something about your priorities, to highlight […]

City Life

Warren and Markey Both Voted “No” on Ending the Shutdown

Massachusetts Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey both refused to support a compromise bill to re-open the government after a shutdown. They were among a minority of […]

City Life

Ed Markey Wants to Rescue Net Neutrality

He may be Massachusetts’ second most famous senator, but Ed Markey has taken center stage to defend the free and open internet. In December, the […]

City Life

Ed Markey Wants to Lead the Fight to Bring Back Net Neutrality

For those who say “net neutrality” keeps the internet free and fair, Thursday was a very bad day. As expected, the FCC, led by Trump-designated chairman Ajit Pai, […]