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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 25, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 25, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 25, 2014
By United Press International

Katherine Clark wins Dem primary to replace Markey in U.S. House

BOSTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- State Senator Katherine M. Clark Tuesday won the Democratic primary and is the heavy favorite in the race to succeed former U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass.
Ed Markey wins special election for Massachusetts Senate seat

Ed Markey wins special election for Massachusetts Senate seat

BOSTON, June 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., Tuesday won a special election to fill out former Sen. John Kerry's term.

Suffolk Poll: Markey, Gomez lead party challengers in Mass. primary

BOSTON, April 29 (UPI) -- Democrat Edward Markey and Republican Gabriel Gomez led going into primaries ahead of the special U.S. Senate election in Massachusetts, a Suffolk Poll showed.

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Scott Brown says he won't run for Senate

Scott Brown says he won't run for Senate

BOSTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., said Friday he will not run to succeed former Sen. John Kerry, who left the Senate to become secretary of state.
Kerry backing Markey for his Senate seat

Kerry backing Markey for his Senate seat

MALDEN, Mass., Dec. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., says he wants to move into John Kerry's Senate seat and Democratic leaders, including Kerry, were lining up in support Friday.

Meningitis probe widens, fungus confirmed

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. health officials confirmed Thursday the fungus Exserohilum rostratum was detected in unopened vials of a preservative-free steroid linked to meningitis.

Coal company execs testify at hearing

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- At a congressional hearing on the coal industry, leading coal company executives were urged to drop opposition to climate legislation.

Markey: Clean energy bill will pass

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., predicted Saturday that Congress will pass a clean energy bill this year.

White House to review thyroid drug move

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- A Bush administration move dropping plans to stockpile thyroid drugs to protect U.S. nuclear power workers is being re-examined, White House officials say.
House Dems push for online privacy bill

House Dems push for online privacy bill

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives say they're pushing for an "online privacy Bill of Rights" after revelations of growing browser tracking.

Nuclear facilities miss security deadline

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- A watchdog group criticized the U.S. Energy Department for not moving quickly enough to tighten security at the nation's nuclear weapons facilities.

Mood is split on new daylight saving time

BOSTON, March 5 (UPI) -- The new daylight saving time regimen, proposed by U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., takes effect next week amid disagreement about whether it's a good idea.

Green initiatives aired in U.S., Europe

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Environmental issues keyed to energy usage appeared at the top of agendas for both the United States and the European Commission recently.
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U.S. Rep. Edward Markey
(L to R) U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman, D-CA, U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, D-MA, U.S. Rep. James McGovern, D-MA, U.S. Rep. and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, U.S Rep. Darrell Issa, R-CA, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-CA, U.S. Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-CA, and U.S. Rep. George Miller, D-CA, during a press conference with members of the press on March 24, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq. Members of the U.S. Congress are in Iraq for a fact finding visit...(UPI Photo/ Ken James)
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