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11 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Call for questions: What shall we ask Leland Cheung, Stephen Kerrigan ...

On Friday, Aug. 29, the candidates will take their messages to the voters in a taped, televised forum at the studios of MassLive.com media partner CBS 3 Springfield.

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20 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Lt. governor candidate Steve Kerrigan to greet Pittsfield voters tonight

Steve Kerrigan, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, will greet supporters and voters at 6 tonight at Mad Jack's BBQ at 295 North St. in Pittsfield.

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Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, North Adams, MA, Lancaster, MA, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama

Yesterday | American Reporter

Passings: Edward M. KennedyTHE Last Liberal Lion

Ironically, I have long thought that if anyone but Sen. Edward Kennedy had been the spearhead of the national health care reform movement it would have passed long ago.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Democrat, US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily Caller

Cotton Hits Sen. Pryor on Amnesty To Win Swing Voters

The hot-button issue of immigration pushed Rep. Tom Cotton into politics, and now he's using the issue to push Sen. Mark Pryor out of the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Immigration Reform, Senator Chuck Schumer

CBS Local

Kerry Remembers Ted Kennedy As 'Great Teacher' 5 Years After His Death

It has been five years since Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy died. His loss to the political landscape reverberates for many even today.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Democrat, US News

The Washington Post

Ted Kennedy died 5 years ago today. Herea s how he helped elect Barack Obama.

Eighteen months prior to his death, Kennedy endorsed then Illinois Sen. Barack Obama in the 2008 primary fight -- a massive moment that many credit as a tipping point in Obama's challenge to then New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Boston.com

Mass. Senator Ted Kennedy Died Five Years Ago

Senator Edward M. Kennedy, or "Ted," died at age 77 on August 25, 2009 from brain cancer .

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Representative Daniel Webster, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitt Romney, Boston, MA

Daily Kos

The day I met Ted Kennedy

When I was a law professor, I spent years studying why middle class families were going broke.

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Boston.com

Obama's Kennedy

Ted Kennedy, who died on Aug. 25 five years ago, was the last politician Obama respected or admired.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, Massachusetts, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, Opinion

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Lowell Sun

Triple-decker kid thrilled to meet these 3 classy folks

As many of my regular readers know, I've been around politics and politicians for more than 45 years.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Daily Caller

Whoops! 9 Times Harry Reid Said 'The Wrong Thing'

Senate Majority Leader and totally lovable Harry Reid has apologized for making a few offensive asian jokes at an Asian Chamber of Commerce event Thursday.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Breitbart.com

Democrats, Media Cringe and Struggle to Explain

In response to criticism of Obama's decisions, White House aides only cited Obama's earlier call with Foley's family.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Democrat, US News, US Politics, Harry Reid

The Washington Post

Harry Reid just told Asian Americans theya re not a smarter than...

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says things from time to time that are at best impolitic and at worst pretty offensive.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Asian-American, Joe Biden, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, World News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Robert Sherrill, self-described - independent radical' journalist, dies

Robert Sherrill, a self-described "independent radical" journalist who brought an acerbic, at times polemical, wit to books about political leaders including Lyndon B. Johnson and Edward Kennedy, to topics such as military judicial abuses, and to moneyed interests like Big Oil and the gun industry, died Aug. 19 in Tallahassee.

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Advocate

Op-ed: In Mass. Politics, Love Now Dares to Speak Its Name

After my speech at the Massachusetts Democratic Convention in June, my partner, Jacob, came onstage, and - just like every other candidate and their loved ones - we kissed.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

UMass Dartmouth hires former Kennedy aide

Gerry Kavanaugh, former aide to Sen. Ted Kennedy, will start as senior vice chancellor for strategic management at UMass Dartmouth effective Sept.

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Boing Boing

Blogging History: LA water sommelier; Fiji Water's brutal military backers; No-fly for Ted Kennedy

The water sommelier of Los Angeles: Martin Riese is the water sommelier at Ray's and Stark Bar at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WHIO

President Obama returns to family vacation

As President Obama boarded Air Force One to go back to his vacation on Martha's Vineyard on Tuesday afternoon, there was still no concrete explanation from the White House as to why the President had scheduled a return to work in Washington, D.C. as part of his summer break.

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Politico

Stumbling into the 'marriage gap'

One afternoon following the muddled 2000 presidential election, Page Gardner sat in her basement home office, poring over the returns and hunting for clues in who voted for whom, and why.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Groong

Mass. Election Politics And Armenian American Voter

MASS. ELECTION POLITICS AND ARMENIAN AMERICAN VOTER By David Boyajian, Massachusetts, 18 August 2014 For decades, top Jewish organizations such as the Anti-Defamation League and American Israel Public Affairs Committee have colluded with Turkey to deny, and defeat Congressional resolutions on, the Armenian genocide.

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