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Pro-Choice Group Endorses Markey in Senate Primary
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02:28PM / Thursday, February 28, 2013
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, announced on Thursday that the organization's political action committee endorsed U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, D-Malden, in the special primary election for Massachusetts' open seat in the U.S. Senate.

"I am proud to have NARAL Pro-Choice America endorse my candidacy," said Markey. "I strongly support a woman's right to choose and believe women should have access to the full range of reproductive health care choices. With reproductive rights under constant attack, women across the country and in Massachusetts need a champion on these issues in the Senate. I've spent three decades

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MNA Endorses Lynch for U.S. Senate Seat
Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United,
04:36PM / Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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CANTON, Mass. — The Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, the largest union of registered nurses and health professionals in the commonwealth, on Tuesday announced that it has endorsed U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch for U.S. Senate in the Massachusetts special election.

"Our endorsement of Congressman Lynch was based on his outstanding record of supporting a number of issues important to frontline nurses in Massachusetts, including his longstanding support for Federal and state legislation to require safe RN-to-patient staffing limits for nurses in acute care hospitals, safer working conditions for nurses, and access to quality health care for all in

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Pignatelli Receives Number of Endorsements
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09:30AM / Saturday, November 03, 2012
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LENOX, Mass. — William "Smitty" Pignatelli, who is running for re-election as state representative in the 4th Berkshire District, has won a number of endorsements in the weeks leading up to the election on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

The Lenox Democrat has received the official endorsement of his colleagues — all Democrats — in the Berkshire delegation. He also received the endorsement of the Berkshire Brigades, the county's Democratic Party organization. Now the longest-serving member of the delegation, Pignatelli serves on the Ways & Means committee and the Higher Education and Arts, Tourism & Cultural Development Committees.

"The Berkshire Delegation

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Patrick Throws Support Behind Pignatelli
Pignatelli Campaign,
10:34PM / Thursday, October 18, 2012
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LENOX, Mass. — William "Smitty" Pignatelli has received the endorsement of Gov. Deval Patrick in his campaign for re-election as state representative for the 4th Berkshire District.

The election is on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

"I am honored to have the support of Governor Patrick. He has been a great friend and advocate for the Berkshires over the past six years and we are lucky to have him in the State House," said the Lenox Democrat. "He is well aware of the unique issues we face here in the Berkshires and I know he has made it a priority of his to support the initiatives and programs we have here."

He continued, "I am proud to be a partner and

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SEIU Local 509 Endorses Pignatelli for 4th Berkshire District
Pignatelli Campaign,
06:17PM / Monday, October 15, 2012
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LENOX, Mass. — The political action arm of SEIU Local 509, a part of the Service Employees International Union, has endorsed William "Smitty" Pignatelli for re-election as state representative for the 4th Berkshire District.

The election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

"I have great respect and admiration for the hard working members of the SEIU Local 509 and I am truly honored to have won their endorsement of my campaign," said Pignatelli in a statement.

"Every day these folks go out and provide the care and support that our most vulnerable citizens need and I am proud to be able to represent such selfless and hard-working folks. I would like to

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