The milkman’s son rises to the top

Ed Markey's 40+ year  political career has come a long way.  His biggest state legislative accomplishment (a bill eliminating part-time district attorneys) incurred the wrath of then-House Speaker Tommy McGee, who threw Markey off the Judiciary Committee and moved his desk into the hall.  Markey, a  tall and skinny 29-year old two-term state rep from Malden, went from …

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The torch has passed: Joe Kearns Goodwin launches bid for state senate

Disclaimer: proceed at your own risk.  The following observation of an emerging political figure is through the eyes of one who has known him affectionately since he was a little boy. Notwithstanding the personal connection, I really do see him as a potentially great voice of the next generation. Joey Goodwin, oops, he is now …

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