Sen.-Elect Edward Markey’s Next Steps
Last night, Democratic Congressman Edward Markey became Sen.-elect Edward Markey after defeating Republican challenger Gabriel Gomez by 10 points in the special election. But, he isn’t exactly a freshman politician of course. He spent 37 years in the House. So, what does his experience there tell us about what kind of senator Markey may be?
Norm Ornstein, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and co-author of the book “It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism”
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