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Warren, Markey Oppose Funding Syrian Rebels

Democratic U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are opposing President Barack Obama's request to train and arm Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic state militants.

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Interview With Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren

Warren Says She Isn’t Connected To PAC

Senator Elizabeth Warren has written to federal regulators stating that she has nothing to do with a newly formed political organization urging her to run for president in 2016.

Lawyers for the first-term Massachusetts Democrat, who was elected in 2012, delivered a letter to the Federal Elections Commission on Friday stating that Warren ``has not, and does not, explicitly or implicitly, authorize, endorse, or otherwise approve'' of any activities by ``Ready For Warren

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Mayor Mitchell Joined by Senators, Congressman In Post Office Appeal

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell is appealing the United States Postal Service's decision to relocate the downtown post office to a storefront instead of keeping it at it's historic location.

Mitchell writes he believes the move is "unwise, short-sighted, and potentially disruptive to the strong resurgence of activity that New Bedford's downtown has enjoyed over the past several years

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NOAA to Pay for At-Sea Observer Costs

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is announcing the agency will continue to cover groundfish observer and at-sea monitoring costs.

A unfunded federal mandate being implemented would not have required NOAA to pick up the tab, but the agency is keeping on course with paying for the cost for the observers

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Senator Elizabeth Warren
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Senator Elizabeth Warren Photo: Andrew Harrer / Getty Images

Sen. Warren Wants Profits From Student Loans Used To Reduce Loan Debt

Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she is shocked that the federal government earned an estimated $66 billion in profit from student loans originated between 2007 and 2012.

Warren was reacting to a government report that revealed the profit Friday

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Photo City of New Bedford

Mitchell Strategizes On Fishing Law Reauthorization

 

Debate on the reauthorization of the nation's commercial fishing law, the Magnuson Stevens Act is about a year away, and Mayor Jon Mitchell says he's working with industry leaders and members of Congress to make the changes the industry says it needs. 

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Mass. Senator Elizabeth Warren Slams Republicans Over Government Shutdown

New Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren let everyone know exactly how she was thinking during the Government shutdown. These are the remarks that she gave to Republicans on the eve on the Government Shutdown.

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Mass. Senators Want More Information On Obama’s Plan For Syria

Massachusetts two Democratic U.S. senators say they want more information before deciding how to vote on President Barack Obama's request for limited military action in Syria. 

Sen. Edward Markey, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Wednesday he voted ``present'' on the latest version of the resolution

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Mass Delegation Urges Caution On Syria

The Bay State's congressional delegation is urging President Obama to proceed with caution in Syria.

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US Sen. Warren Plans Trip Through Western Mass.

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is planning a swing through the western part of the state with stops in Pittsfield, North Adams and Dalton.

Warren's first stop is Sunday afternoon where she's scheduled to attend an ice cream social and meet with constituents in North Adams

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