Rep. Ed Markey has launched a three-pronged attack on the Transportation Security Administration’s new policy allowing pocketknives on planes: He has fired off a public letter to the head of the agency, rolled out legislation and led news conferences in Boston and Washington to overturn the rule. What he hasn’t done is pick up the phone and try to persuade Administrator John Pistole to reconsider.Continue Reading
It’s been a rough week for Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Stephen Lynch.
In the past seven days Lynch failed to secure a crucial union endorsement from the AFL-CIO, the state’s largest union, and he is receiving harsh criticism for being the only member of the Massachusetts congressional delegation not to sign onto a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act.
To say this isn’t how he planned the post-signature gathering part of his campaign would be an understatement…Continue Reading
Somerville – Local political consulting company CK Strategies and its founder, Chris Keohan, was awarded a prestigious Reed Award from Campaigns and Elections Magazine at a ceremony held recently in Washington, D.C. CK Strategies was honor to receive the Reed Award for Best Campaign Comeback for work done on Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley’s re-election campaign along with fellow consultant, The Campaign Network.Continue Reading