A lawsuit was filed Tuesday against Massachusetts’ ban on businesses making political contributions, claiming corporations should be treated the same as unions—which are free to contribute to political action committees and candidates in the state.
Rep. Ed Markey (D., Mass.), who is running to replace now-Secretary of State John Kerry in the Senate, compared the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision to the 1858 decision to uphold slavery, according to BuzzFeed.
Rep. Edward Markey’s (D., Mass.) residences may be an issue in the special election for the Senate seat vacated by now-Secretary of State John Kerry, the Boston Globe reports.
Former Obama for America deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter appeared on a special web edition of “This Week” with George Stephanopoulus yesterday.
A bankrupt Massachusetts solar company that received more than $30 million in state funds is still costing taxpayers money in the form of special unemployment assistance from the Department of Labor, according to a Wednesday press release.
The Boston Globe is reporting that Gov. Deval Patrick (D., Mass.) will announce a major shakeup of his cabinet today, although details of the decision are still being kept on the down low.
Republican Massachusetts Sixth District congressional candidate Richard Tisei, an openly gay, fiscally conservative, and socially moderate former state Senate minority leader, is running against entrenched Democratic Rep. John Tierney with a new, exciting brand of Republicanism—and he thinks his style might just be the future of the northeastern GOP.