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October 08, 2013

Boston Herald - Fed shutdown simply a disgrace

I understand the great frustration with the lack of progress in solving the federal budget impasse in order to avoid a government shutdown.

As someone who takes pride in working in a bipartisan way for the good of American families, I share that frustration and disappointment.

I understand the great frustration with the lack of progress in solving the federal budget impasse in order to avoid a government shutdown.

As someone who takes pride in working in a bipartisan way for the good of American families, I share that frustration and disappointment.

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September 12, 2013

The Republican - Congressman Stephen Lynch reiterates opposition to U.S. military action in Syria at Quincy town hall

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch reiterated his opposition to President Barack Obama's plans for military intervention in Syria at Thursday night's town hall event with constituents at Quincy High School.

"The president just needs to take a step back and redouble our efforts on the diplomatic front, and I think he's trying his darndest right now," said Lynch, a South Boston Democrat.

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August 16, 2013

Boston Herald - Voice missing in secret court

The American legal system has been on display this summer; our televisions, newspapers, and social media feeds dominated by high profile trials and arraignments, particularly here in Boston, as well as monumental Supreme Court decisions.  Despite the many difference in cases, it was likely taken for granted that every defendant and every side had counsel to argue on his behalf.  Every defendant had an advocate to counter the charges of the other side.

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May 31, 2013

NECN - Broadside: Congressman Lynch on fishing catch limits

U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch joined Broadside Friday to discuss an array of issues, including new fishing regulations and the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.

Mass. Attorney General Maratha Coakley filed a suit against the federal government this week to block rules that she called a "death sentence" for New England's fleet. The filing comes four weeks after major new cuts in catch limits for bottom-dwelling groundfish went into effect May 1.

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May 27, 2013

NECN - Boston remembers fallen veterans at Memorial Day service

Congressman Stephen Lynch noted the unflagging efforts to bring the battlefield dead of all our wars home for burial.

"We have over 8,000 that did not return from Korea; 5,000 of those, we know exactly where they are," Said Lynch. "They're in North Korea, right by the east and west ends of the Chosin Reservoir."

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May 26, 2013

Patriot Ledger - Braintree remembers those who fell and their families

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass, said “when someone serves in the military, the whole family serves.”

He said we should not only show loyalty to those who are in uniform, but to the families of those who have died in service to their country. He noted his mother-in-law lost a brother in World War II.

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May 05, 2013

FoxNews - What will Benghazi whistle-blowers reveal?

House Oversight Committee members weigh in on Benghazi on FoxNews Sunday.

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April 29, 2013

Endorsement: Lynch is clear choice for Cape Ann's economic future

There are, of course, many other issues in play. But those who plan to cast their votes with an eye toward the survival of the fishing industry and the economic future of Gloucester and Cape Ann have a clear and simple choice: it’s Lynch, for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination.

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April 26, 2013

Enterprise News - Lynch counting on Brockton voters

With the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate just days away, U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch stopped in Brockton to rally voters in a city he has represented since 2001.

“Brockton is my base,” Lynch said. “People know me here best.”

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April 26, 2013

Eagle Tribune - Editorial: Lynch best in Senate primary

For voters who choose a Democratic ballot, we endorse Stephen Lynch, the current congressman from the 8th District.

Lynch has a traditional Democratic pedigree. A native of South Boston, Lynch built himself up from his working-class background by taking college classes at night while working as an ironworker by day. He was the youngest person elected president of his ironworkers union local. He ultimately earned a law degree from Boston College Law School.

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