Ed Markey

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Ed Markey
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Junior U.S. Senator from Massachusetts
From: July 16, 2013 – present
Predecessor Mo Cowan
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Former U.S. Representative from Massachusetts's 5th District
From: January 3, 2013 – July 15, 2013
Predecessor Niki Tsongas
Successor Katherine Clark
Former U.S. Representative from Massachusetts's 7th District
From: November 2, 1976 – January 3, 2013
Predecessor Torbert MacDonald
Successor Michael Capuano
Former State Representative from Massachusetts's 26th District
From: January 3, 1973 – November 2, 1976
Predecessor William R. Callahan
Successor John C. NcNeil
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Party Democrat
Spouse(s) Susan Blumenthal
Religion Roman Catholic

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.[1]

U.S. House of Representatives

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While serving in the United States House of Representatives, Markey was a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

ACORN

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.[2] This despite nationwide attention related to voter fraud and recent revelation of ACORN's ties to prostitution including child trafficking and defrauding the IRS.

U.S. Senate

Markey was elected the Senate in 2013 over moderate Republican Gabriel Gomez in 2013 to replace John Kerry, who had been nominated as Secretary of State.

Green New Deal

Main article: Green New Deal

Markey was a an enthusiastic supporter of the totalitarian Green New Deal from the day it was introduced, February 7, 2019.

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