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Sanders touts $16 trillion climate plan in fire-ravaged town

Aug. 22, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan on Thursday before touring a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire, declaring the setting a "wake-up call for our entire nation" to the dangers of a warming planet. "Climate change is a...

Sen. Markey faces 2 challengers; now some pushing for a 3rd

Aug. 17, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Some Massachusetts voters see Sen. Edward Markey as potentially vulnerable to a primary challenge, and one group is even trying to persuade U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy to run for his seat. Markey, a Democrat, has represented Massachusetts in Congress for decades — first in the House before...

2nd person announces primary challenge to US Sen. Markey

Jul. 23, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A business executive who spent his childhood in what he calls unstable, cruel and at times violent foster homes announced a primary challenge Tuesday to Democratic Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Edward Markey. Steve Pemberton, 52, whose memoir about his time as a foster child was turned into a...