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Sen. Markey On Plan To Give Americans $2,000 A Month [Video]

Sen. Markey On Plan To Give Americans $2,000 A Month

Sen. Ed Markey discusses his proposal to send money to every American during the coronavirus pandemic.

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The digital divide for rural America [Video]

The digital divide for rural America

Lack of internet connection isn't a new problem in rural areas, but learning and working from home is highlighting this older issue. A senate committee heard how the coronavirus heightened the problem..

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas     Duration: 00:51Published
Senators Markey, Harris And Sanders Proposing New Monthly Payments For Americans [Video]

Senators Markey, Harris And Sanders Proposing New Monthly Payments For Americans

There's a new bill that would give Americans $2,000 a month throughout the coronavirus crisis.

Credit: WBZ CBS Boston     Duration: 00:37Published
Keller @ Large: Ed Markey Upcoming Election Challenge From Joe Kennedy III [Video]

Keller @ Large: Ed Markey Upcoming Election Challenge From Joe Kennedy III

WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller talks to Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey.

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Keller @ Large: Sen. Ed Markey Says America 'Unprepared' For Reopening Economy Amid Coronavirus Pandemic [Video]

Keller @ Large: Sen. Ed Markey Says America 'Unprepared' For Reopening Economy Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller talks to Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey.

Credit: WBZ CBS Boston     Duration: 05:49Published
WBZ News Update For April 14 [Video]

WBZ News Update For April 14

Markey legislation to protect Dr. Fauci; Holyoke Soldiers' Home deaths rise; Northeast states planning group

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Sen. Markey Introducing Bill To Protect Dr. Fauci, Other Researchers From Being Fired [Video]

Sen. Markey Introducing Bill To Protect Dr. Fauci, Other Researchers From Being Fired

Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey is introducing legislation to protect research institute heads like Dr. Anthony Fauci from being fired without cause.

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Rep. Joe Kennedy outpacing Sen. Edward Markey in fundraising

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