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Edward J Markey

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  • Newport News mother takes on Alzheimer's

    Newport News mother takes on Alzheimer's
    The strain and anxiety are etched in the fine lines around her eyes. Her exhaustion shows in a sometimes short fuse. She's the first one up in the household and the last one to bed. In the past year, Karen Garner, 43, mother of two school-age children...
  • Children rally around dad with Alzheimer's

    Children rally around dad with Alzheimer's
    Irrepressible best describes 9-year-old Bradley Garner, whose enthusiasms range from baseball to gardening, trees and driverless cars. More reserved, his older sister, Frankie, 12, pursues similar interests in softball and nature, along with music...
  • Sen. Edward Markey calls for FCC to intervene in CBS, TWC dispute

    Customers have been calling on Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. to resolve their ongoing carriage dispute that has resulted in channels going dark in several markets including Los Angeles and New York. Now politicians are demanding an end to the...
  • J.J. Abrams, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Alan Horn: Who are Hollywood's biggest political donors?

    J.J. Abrams, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Alan Horn: Who are Hollywood's biggest political donors?
    LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The next big national elections may not be for another year, but Hollywood types aren't sitting on their wallets until then - Jeffrey Katzenberg, J.J. Abrams, Alan Horn, Tom Rothman and James L. Brooks are among those already...
  • Sens. Boxer, Feinstein urge end to Time Warner Cable-CBS dispute

    Sens. Boxer, Feinstein urge end to Time Warner Cable-CBS dispute
    Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Monday sent a letter to CBS Corp. Chief Executive Les Moonves and Time Warner Cable chief Glenn Britt, urging them to end the dispute that has resulted in CBS-owned channels being...
  • Hollywood Favorite Cory Booker Wins N.J. Senate Primary

    Newark Mayor Cory Booker, a rising star on the Democratic stage and a favorite of Hollywood's donor community, won a primary election on Tuesday in the special election to succeed Frank Lautenberg in the U.S. Senate. The Associated Press reported that...
  • What we must learn from this storm

    Both the storm caused by Mother Nature and the manmade electoral storm have passed, but we're still getting reports of Hurricane Sandy's devastation. According to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, up to 40,000 New Yorkers may be in need of new housing. Gas lines...
  • Ed Markey, Cory Booker Seek Showbiz Money for Special Elections

    Rep. Ed Markey (D-N.J.) and Newark Mayor Cory Booker are drawing on Hollywood for two special elections in their states. The most pressing is in Massachusetts, to fill the Senate seat of John Kerry after he resigned to become secretary of state. Markey...
  • Knives on a plane?

    Knives on a plane?
    Once in a while, a government agency adopts a policy that is logical, hardheaded, based on experience and unswayed by cheap sentiment. This may be surprising enough to make you reconsider your view of bureaucrats. But not to worry: It usually doesn't...
  • San Onofre: Edison denies it was aware of plant defects

     
    Southern California Edison, the operator of the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant, pushed back against two lawmakers who said that the utility company was aware of defects in the plant's replacement steam generators before installing them. Sen....
  • Edison failed to fix problems with San Onofre system, Boxer charges

     
    Southern California Edison was aware of problems with replacement steam generators at the San Onofre nuclear power but chose not to make fixes, U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer charged Wednesday. Boxer’s office cited a leaked report from Mitsubishi Heavy...
  • Tech firms' data gathering worries most Californians, poll finds

    Tech firms' data gathering worries most Californians, poll finds
    California's high-tech firms make the world's most popular smartphones, social networks and search engines, but there's one asset they're struggling to build: trust. The vast majority of Californians surveyed in a statewide poll are worried about the...