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Federal Officials Discuss Heroin Crisis In Taunton

A recent surge in heroin overdoses in Taunton has shed light on an epidemic that has plagued the state and nation.

Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Edward Markey and White House Drug Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske met with local officials, first responders and parents of addicts at the Taunton Central Fire Station on Monday to discuss how to attack the issue

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Gov. Patrick and Congressional Delegation Mourns Nelson Mandela

 

Massachusetts' top political figures are mourning the death of Nelson Mandela.
 
    Gov. Deval Patrick called the anti-apartheid leader ``a remarkable and inspiring example of resilience, persistence, determination and grace, in his time and for all time.''

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Senators Warren, Markey Questions “Stand Your Ground” Laws

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is questioning the wisdom of so-called ``stand your ground'' laws following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.
 
    Asked if Zimmerman should face federal civil rights charges in the death of Martin, who was black, Warren said the Justice Department is considering the question, but the jury has spoken

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Mayor Mitchell Urges Everyone To Vote

The Mayor of New Bedford is urging all registered voters to cast a ballot Tuesday in the U-S Senate election.  Jon Mitchell says Tuesday's special election is important....

The mayor is supporting Democrat Edward Markey in the special election

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Galvin: All Signs Point To Historically Low Turnout

The state's top elections official says all indications point to an historically low voter turnout for the special U.S. Senate election.
 
    Secretary of State William Galvin says he expects no more than 1

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Biden To Campaign For Markey At UMass Dartmouth

Vice President Joe Biden is the latest high-profile Democrat planning to visit Southeastern Massachusetts to stump for Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Edward Markey.

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Obama: “I Need Markey In The Senate”

President Barack Obama stumped for U.S. Senate hopeful Edward Markey in Boston, hoping to give him an edge over Republican Gabriel Gomez in the state's Special Election. At a rally in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood, Obama said  he needed Markey in the Senate to support programs for middle class families:

Committed to doing While the president was rallying thousands of supporters of Markey in Boston, republican Gabriel Gomez, a former Navy Seal,  met with about two dozen veterans at the Chelsea Soldiers Home

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New Poll Shows Gomez Trailing In Senate Race By 7 Points

A new poll shows Democrat Edward Markey winning the backing of 48 percent of voters compared with 41 percent for Republican Gabriel Gomez as the state's special U.S. Senate election heads into its final two weeks.

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Gomez, Markey Primary Winners

Republican Gabriel Gomez will go up against Democrat Edward Markey to fill the Massachussets Senate seat vacated by John Kerry. 

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Ed Markey Opens Office In New Bedford, Touts Southcoast Rail

Count Mass. Congressman Edward Markey as a supporter of Southcoast Rail.

Democrat Markey is running for the U-S Senate seat vacated by John Kerry.

Markey was in New Bedford Saturday to open a campaign office on Pleasant Street

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