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Ed Markey
Ed Markey
Prior to being elected to the House of Representatives, Ed 'Sprinkles' Markey worked as an ice cream man. After nearly four decades of unremarkable service in the House, Massachusetts voters chose Markey to replace John Forbes Liveshot Kerry in the Senate.
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After being lobbied by William Ackman, who had shorted Herbalife stock and was attempting to sink the stock, Senator Ed Markey started writing letters that resulted in the plunge of the stock.
“I take no position on the merits of these allegations, however, out of concern that Herbalife’s business practices may be having a negative impact on my constituents in Massachusetts, I request that you investigate the company’s business practices yourself to confirm that the company is acting in accordance with the consumer protection laws.”
Ed Markey, January 23, 2014

Following a 60 Minutes story covering potential Amazon.com drone deliveries, Senator Ed Markey was worried about Amazon using drones to spy on children.
“Right now there are no rules, so as they're flying over people's backyards, what kind of information's being gathered about children playing in those backyards? How can that information be reused?”
Ed Markey, December 2, 2013

In a Senate special election primary debate with Stephen Lynch, Congressman Ed \'Sprinkles\' Markey called his vote for Obama Care the proudest in his nearly four decades of collecting dust in the House of Representatives.
“The vote for President Obama’s Healthcare Bill was the proudest vote of my career.”
Ed Markey, March 27, 2013 Audio and/or video clip available

Speaking at the National Conference for Media Reform, Congressman Ed Markey accused the Republicans of trying to shut down government and internet at the same time.
“So as time ticked down on Friday afternoon, the Republicans in Congress were trying to shut down the internet and the Federal government simultaneously.”
Ed Markey, April 9, 2011 Audio and/or video clip available

Speaking at the National Conference for Media Reform, Congressman Ed Markey took part in some name calling.
“GOP used to stand for Grand Ol' Party. Now it stands for Gang of Polluters. Now it stands for Greed over Principle. Now it stands for the Gas and Oil Party.”
Ed Markey, April 9, 2011 Audio and/or video clip available

Speaking at the National Conference for Media Reform, Congressman Ed Markey accused the Republicans of trying to destroy the internet and the world at the same time.
“In other words, the Republicans are trying to pass legislation to destroy the world wide web, and they're also passing legislation to help destroy the whole wide world.”
Ed Markey, April 9, 2011 Audio and/or video clip available

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