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 BOSTON — The fight for control of the U.S. Senate has come down to a pair of races in Georgia, and it's all hands on deck for the two major parties who are expected to pour big money and resources into the runoff campaigns.

BOSTON — Republican Kevin O'Connor is making his first run for elected office with a long-shot bid to topple one of the longest serving members of Congress in deep-blue Massachusetts, and he has no qualms about his chances.

With less than a week left before the president-elect is chosen by the American people, the city of Gloucester is wrapping up early voting this week. 

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SALEM — Before there were the groundbreaking stories and accolades, before Columbia and Tufts universities, there was Rachel Zoll's hometown of Salem, where lifelong friends this week recalled a warm, kind, and fiercely intelligent young woman. 

BOSTON — With President Donald Trump in the hospital with COVID-19 just days after sharing a debate stage with Joe Biden, U.S. Sen. Edward Markey got tested for the coronavirus on Sunday ahead of his debate with Republican Kevin O'Connor on Monday night and the result was negative.

While this year's state primaries were void of bake sales and required COVD-19 precautions, Gloucester saw an uptick in voter turnout on Tuesday. 

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Some Cape Ann town clerks were surprised by the higher-than-normal turnout for yesterday's state primary election. 

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BOSTON — U.S. Sen. Ed Markey edged out U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III on Tuesday night in the Democratic U.S. Senate primary, pushing back a formidable challenge from a scion of the state’s most storied political family.

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Just more than 39% of Gloucester's registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday's state primary election, choosing U.S. Sen. Edward Markey over U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III in a tight contest, and overwhelmingly backing U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton of Salem over his Topsfield rivals.

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The race between U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III for a seat in the U.S. Senate was sure to be a nail-biter.

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BOSTON — U.S. Sen. Ed Markey and U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III were battling for votes Tuesday night in the Democratic U.S. Senate primary, a closely watched race that is testing the name of the state's most storied political family.

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SWAMPSCOTT — With more than 850,000 ballots already submitted by mail or during early voting before polls opened in Tuesday's primary, Gov. Charlie Baker praised the state's COVID-era election system as "the right way to do it."

Election officials have hand sanitizer and cleaning products at the ready, and have “taken great pains” to socially distance voters in preparation for Tuesday’s state primary, local city and town clerks.

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SALEM — In 2004, during the Iraq War, a corporal in then-1st Lt. Seth Moulton’s platoon told him: “You oughta run for Congress someday, sir, so this (expletive) doesn’t happen again.”

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TOPSFIELD — Sixth District congressional candidate Angus McQuilken is not only a gun violence prevention activist, coalition builder, and life sciences industry relationship builder for a large law firm, he’s also an avid bike rider and a 12-year cancer survivor.

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TOPSFIELD — Jamie M. (Zahlaway) Belsito is running to unseat U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton in a three-way race in the Sept. 1 Democratic Primary because she says the serious, life-threatening issues that affect women and families have been put on the back burner in Washington, D.C.

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BOSTON — Rep. Joe Kennedy is making his final pitches to Democratic voters to unseat Sen. Ed Markey in a tightening race as the primary draws closer.

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AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts state university has hired a prominent Boston lawyer to conduct an independent review into allegations of inappropriate conduct by Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse, a former adjunct professor who is running for Congress.

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Seth Moulton sat down, albeit virtually, with the North of Boston Media Group's editorial board Thursday to discuss a range of issues, from why he's running for another term in Congress to the federal and state government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, what “defund the police” means, and whether he would consider running for president again.

NAHANT — The first debate of the 6th District Congressional Democratic primary took place Sunday night as three candidates on the ballot took part in a virtual event due to the coronavirus pandemic at Nahant Town Hall with all three candidates critical of the current status of federal corona…

BEVERLY — The co-founder of the Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence, Angus McQuilken, kicked off his campaign for the 6th Congressional District seat over the weekend at his campaign headquarters in Beverly.

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ed Markey and his Democratic primary challenger, U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, sparred on everything from climate policy to gun violence and immigration during their first televised debate Tuesday.

SALEM — Federal campaign finance reports show incumbent Salem Congressman Seth Moulton with a commanding lead over potential Democratic and Republican primary challengers when it comes to how much cash they have on hand.

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PEABODY — Carole Rein of Beverly was "undecided" before she walked into the packed Ancient Order of Hibernians Hall just off Peabody Square on Saturday morning to hear Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III make his pitch for U.S. Senate. 

SALEM — Salem Congressman Seth Moulton relaunched his Serve America PAC this week, in an effort to back veteran and service-driven Democratic candidates in the 2020 election cycle.

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ROCKPORT — More than a few contradictions surround Nathaniel Mulcahy's campaign to represent the 6th Congressional District in the House, and the Rockport resident, climate activist and inventor says he wouldn't have it any other way.

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BOSTON — The marquee primary race between incumbent U.S. Sen. Ed Markey and U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III has become a high-stakes popularity contest over which campaign boasts more support among the state's Democrats, labor unions and environmental groups.

BOSTON — One of the two candidates competing for attention in a U.S. Senate race featuring Congressman Joe Kennedy III and incumbent Sen. Edward Markey has dropped out of the race, only three months after entering it.

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U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III is set to visit Gloucester on Saturday afternoon to talk fish, according to state Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante, D-Gloucester.

BOSTON — As he seeks a second full term in the U.S. Senate, Democrat Ed Markey is facing a possible challenge from a member of the state’s most storied political family.