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House And Senate Support Bill For Military Pay During Shutdown

The Senate has adopted a bill to pay members of the military in case the government shuts down.

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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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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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Gomez Visits New Bedford, Meets With Fishing Rep’s

Fishing leaders in New Bedford found a good listener Wednesday in Republican Candidate for Senate Gabriel Gomez.

Gomez met with industry representatives for an hour to learn about the industry.

Seafood Auction President Richie Canastra says federal regulations have become more drastic in recent years, putting fishermen out of work

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Grossman Challenges Boehner To Debate Internet Sales Tax Bill

Mass. State Tresurer Steve Grossman says he's willing to debate House Speaker John Boehner on legislation that would allow states to collect sales tax on items purchases  thru the internet. 

Such a bill passed the U

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Markey, Lynch Clash On Homeland Security Issues During Debate

 Democratic U.S. Senate hopefuls Edward Markey and Stephen Lynch clashed in their first debate since the Boston Marathon attacks.
 
    Lynch faulted Markey with not doing enough on security issues, including not voting for the Joint Terrorism Task Force which combines the resources of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies

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Mass. Senate Candidates Weigh In On Compromise Gun Legislation

 

 Four of the five candidates in Massachusetts' special U.S. Senate election say they are encouraged by a compromise Senate bill that would subject more firearms buyers to federal background checks and toughen laws against illicit gun trafficking.
 

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Lynch: NOAA Uses “Guesswork” To Determine Catch Limits

Mass. Congressman and candidate for U-S Senate Stephen Lynch is siding with fishermen in their ongoing conflict with the fishing regulators at NOAA.

Speaking Thursday on WBSM, Democrat Lynch called on NOAA to make a real effort to improve the science they use to set catch limits

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Congressman Lynch Explains Health Care Vote On WBSM

Mass. Congressman Stephen Lynch of South Boston is hoping voters give him a promotion in June, and elect him to fill John Kerry's seat in the United States' Senate.

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Tagg Romney Not Running For Senate

The oldest son of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not seek to fill John Kerry's open U.S. Senate seat. 

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