Wednesday, June 5, 2013
AP reports the president will campaign for the Senate hopeful Ed Markey in Copley Plaza.
President Barack Obama will campaign in Boston next week for Democratic Congressman Edward Markey in the U.S. Senate special election race, according to an Associated Press report published by CBS Boston. The president recently issued his endorsement of Markey's bid and First Lady Michelle Obama also appeared at a Boston fundraiser for Markey. The AP reports President Obama will attend a fundraiser for Markey in Copley Plaza next Wednesday, June 12. The Boston Herald was first to report on the visit, according to the AP. Markey will face Republican Cohasset businessman and former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez in the June 25 election to replace U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in the Senate.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Would it be Scott Brown? Congressmen Markey or Capuano? Tell us who you think should run.
The Washington Post is reporting that President Obama is considering appointing Massachusetts U.S. Sen. John Kerry as the Secretary of Defense. There was speculation Kerry would be the next Secretary of State. Either way Kerry's move to possibly become a member of Obama's cabinet will open up his current seat. Should he be appointed, a special election would be held to finish out Kerry's term, which expires in 2014. Conversation from the breakfast table this morning to the morning commute has everyone talking - who will run for Kerry's U.S. Senate seat if he's appointed? Could it be Scott Brown? Or maybe Congressmen Ed Markey or Michael Capuano? Only time will tell, but we know you're talking about it. So tell us, who do you think will …
Monday, November 14, 2011
Check out some of the interesting stories from the Stoneham area last week.
MALDEN — Gary Christenson, Malden's first new mayor elect in 16 years, said he hopes to bring more technology, efficiency and visibility to the corner office. But first, he's going to have to get his voice back. “This is just water, by the way,” he joked, sipping from two plastic cups of ice water during an interview outside of his victory party Tuesday night. MEDFORD — Former President Bill Clinton said it burns him up when people compare President Barack Obama unfavorably to him, he's okay with paying more in taxes as part of the one percent, and thinks recently elected conservative congress people "must be stunned" at how quickly their approval ratings have dropped. Clinton delivered the Fares Lecture at Tufts University Sunday evening…
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Representative Edward Markey, D-Massachusetts, challenges President Barack Obama to tap strategic petroleum reserve.
Standing in front of the pumps at a Medford gas station Wednesday, Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., challenged President Barack Obama to deploy the federal strategic petroleum reserve to combat sky-rocketing crude oil prices. "We have 730 million barrels of oil, if we are ever going to use it as a weapon to protect ourselves against Saudi Arabia, against Libya, against speculators, now is the time," Markey said. Saudi Arabia has taken 800,000 barrels of crude oil per day off the global market, and Libya removed 1.2 million barrels, according to Markey. Barrels of oil were trading for over $112 Wednesday on the New York Merchantile Exchange. "We run the danger of having this price of oil not only tip consumers upside down at the pumps, but also…