|Junior U.S. Senator from Massachusetts|
From: July 16, 2013 – present
|Successor||Incumbent (no successor)|
|Former U.S. Representative from Massachusetts's 5th District|
From: January 3, 2013 – July 15, 2013
|Former U.S. Representative from Massachusetts's 7th District|
From: November 2, 1976 – January 3, 2013
|Former State Representative from Massachusetts's 26th District|
From: January 3, 1973 – November 2, 1976
|Predecessor||William R. Callahan|
|Successor||John C. NcNeil|
Edward John Markey, born July 11, 1946 (age 73), a Democrat, is the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts. He was United States Representative from Massachusetts's 7th District from 1976 to 2013. One of the more liberal members of the House, Markey was a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, along with about 70 other Democratic Representatives.
Markey, who proposes shutting down the U.S. oil and gas industry and jobs with the Green New Deal, has accepted foreign campaign contributions from Burisma oil and gas and voted to give money Ukraine to increase oil and gas production.
U.S. House of Representatives
The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to defund ACORN, 345–75 on September 17, 2009. Seventy-five Democrats [Markey] stood with ACORN and voted no. This despite nationwide attention related to voter fraud and recent revelation of ACORN's ties to prostitution including child trafficking and defrauding the IRS.
Green New Deal
- Main article: Green New Deal