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  1. Politics | "The Sunday Political Brunch" - March 19, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | Go Local

    Top o' the mornin', readers. As many of you know, I am mostly Irish. My full name is Mark Corrigan Curtis; and, yes, I am a distant cousin of famed pilot Douglas "Wrong-way" Corrigan.

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  2. Governor alarmed by some cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Lowell Sun

    Gov. Charlie Baker said he finds cause for concern with many of the proposed cuts in President Donald Trump's budget blueprint released Thursday, including an "alarming" reduction in federal research spending that he cast as a more immediate concern for Massachusetts than the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Trump released a $1.1 trillion spending blueprint for the country on Thursday that increases federal spending on defense, border security, law enforcement and school choice initiatives, but makes deep cuts to research spending, environmental protection and affordable housing.

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  3. Trumpa s NIH cuts a oeparticularly alarminga , Baker saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | WWLP

    Gov. Charlie Baker said he finds cause for concern with many of the proposed cuts in President Donald Trump's budget blueprint released Thursday, including an "alarming" reduction in federal research spending that he cast as a more immediate concern for Massachusetts than the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Trump released a $1.1 trillion spending blueprint for the country on Thursday that increases federal spending on defense, border security, law enforcement and school choice initiatives, but makes deep cuts to research spending, environmental protection and affordable housing.

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  4. Congressman Kennedy delivers speech decrying Trump actions on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Boston.com

    US Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III recalled his legendary Massachusetts political family's past as he delivered a speech defending immigrants on the floor of the House. Kennedy began by sharing a story of a "family that I've come to know" that came from a "humble place, scraping by."

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  5. Damn. WTF? Fooled Again.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | OpEdNews

    In my opinion, it is absolutely intolerable that the US has a stupefying $618,000,000,000 obscene budget allocation when the needs of the people, which it does not represent is so great. Furthermore it is also intolerable to hear that the US has troops on the ground in Syria and apparently has for some time without authorization of the US Congress.

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  6. Dem rep gets emotional talking about how ObamaCare saved his intern's life twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | The Hill

    Rep. Joseph Kennedy got choked up Tuesday morning describing how ObamaCare saved the life of his intern who was twice diagnosed with cancer. Speaking on a panel on Morning Joe on Tuesday, Kennedy lamented that his Republican colleagues spoke only of the "disastrous" results of the healthcare bill during a marathon hearing on the Republicans' ObamaCare repeal bill.

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  7. Fontaine joins Ward 2 city councilor raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A NEW candidate has entered the race for Ward 2 city councilor in Leominster. Nathan Paul Fontaine pulled nomination papers from the City Clerk's office March 2. Fontaine joins a widening field of candidates, including current Ward 2 School Committee member Ronald Houle, local attorney Pauline Cormier, former council candidate Steve Cote and Ward 2 resident Brian Harper, who are all looking to fill the seat left vacant with the death of Wayne Nickel in December.

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  8. congressman-neal-obamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | WWLP

    ... were receiving care under the affordable care act in 2016. Congressman Richard Neal and Representative Joseph Kennedy voiced opposition to the proposal before the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Neal will ...

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  9. Health | MA Medical Society Releases Statement Opposing Trump's Health Care ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | Go Local

    The Massachusetts Medical Society has released a statement opposing the American Health Care Act put in place by the Trump administration. The act is the Trump administration's plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare "The Massachusetts Medical Society strongly opposes the American Health Care Act.

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  10. The Trump effect on New England, in 2018 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | Boston.com

    ... they aren't planning to run for governor (of course, plans can change). A spokeswoman for US Representative Joseph Kennedy III said he will run for reelection. Success for Baker, a Republican in a deep blue state, will probably depend on the ...

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  11. Congressman to Trump: If Your Healthcare Plan's So 'Fantastic,' Let Us See ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Common Dreams

    A sign riffing off President Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan is held at a Feb. 25 rally in Washington, D.C. in support of the Affordable Care act, also known as Obamacare. Speaking to the nation's governors on Monday, President Donald Trump mused that "nobody knew healthcare could be so complicated," while reiterating that on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act , or Obamacare, his administration has "come up with a solution that's really, really I think very good."

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  12. Kennedy: ACA repeal would have 'huge consequences'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | SouthCoastToday.com

    With the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, under fire by President Donald Trump and some members of the Republican party, U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III is working to maintain access to affordable health insurance for the area's neediest residents.  Kennedy said the ACA, while "not perfect" is a necessity for the many people who need it to stay healthy.  Kennedy and State Rep. Patricia A. Haddad, D-Somerset, held a roundtable discussion at Charlton Memorial Hospital on Friday morning to talk with physicians, legislators, and agencies about the successes of the program, and the impact a repeal would have for local women, families, and senior citizens.  Kennedy said he left Washington 10 days ago and it was "unfortunate" that "very much is still unknown.

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  13. Sen. Markey, Rep. Kennedy oppose stepped-up deportationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | SouthCoastToday.com

    He said he opposed the rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by Republican President Donald Trump's administration.  "I say this to you in the shadow of these statues, a memorial for the reason why my family came to this country, the abject failure of government to provide for their basic needs. And I say this hours after a new immigration policy that was announced that targets children the same way it targets hardened criminals," Kennedy said.

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  14. Congressmen vow persistence and resistance to Trump agenda on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WWLP

    U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy talks to a young girl in Spanish in downtown Boston after a rally against President Trump's immigration agenda. [Photo: Matt Murphy/SHNS] BOSTON, FEB.

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  15. Congressman Kennedy, and many others, fear the effects of massive deportationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Boston.com

    The rally on Tuesday that Congressman Joe Kennedy 3d helped organize at the Irish Famine Memorial to protest President Trump's evolving immigration policies was intended to mobilize the faithful. Though it was quickly arranged and modest in scale, the sight of Bostonians ready to resist on short notice ultimately offered some solace to him as well.

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  16. Sen. Markey, Rep. Kennedy oppose stepped-up deportationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Sen. Edward Markey and Congressman Joe Kennedy are using their family histories to push back against plans for stepped-up deportations of those in the country illegally. Kennedy, the grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, said his family fled Ireland for many of the same reasons that immigrants are continuing to seek refuge in the United States.

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  17. Memories of JFK sticking foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Boston Herald

    STAMP OF APPROVAL: News photographers in attendance are recognized by, left to right, Thurgood Marshall Jr., U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III, Postmaster General Megan Brennan, photographer Ted Spiegel, Matt Kennedy and U.S. Sen. Edward Markey yesterday at dedication ceremonies for the John F. Kennedy Forever Stamp. PRESIDENTS DAY: U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III, right, smiles with George Washington, aka Cameron Spear, during a dedication ceremony for the John F. Kennedy Forever Stamp, seen above on cupcakes.

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  18. No cheap ride to fight MBTA privatizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Boston Herald

    Facing its most serious threat of privatization in a generation, the MBTA's largest union did what most would do: It lobbied. A lot.

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  19. Rep. Kennedy cites ACA success during visit to Codman SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Clara Hudson, Reporter Correspondent Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III visited Dorchester's Codman Square Health Center last Friday as part of a day-long tour of community health centers across Massachusetts meant to highlight the programs and people that are vulnerable as the new Trump administration and Republican-controlled ... (more)

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  20. January 25, 2017 - House passes measure that would fix key law on...Read the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | Public Power

    On Jan. 23, the House passed H.R. 587, the Fair Ratepayer Accountability, Transparency, and Efficiency Standards Act, or Fair RATES Act, by a voice vote. The legislation passed under "suspension of the rules," an expedited procedure used to move non-controversial legislation, but which requires a two-thirds vote to pass a measure.

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