FILE - Senator-elect Ed Markey gives a thumbs-up while speaking at the Massachusetts state Democratic Convention in Lowell, Mass., in this July 13, 2013 file photo. Three weeks after wi

 

              FILE - Senator-elect Ed Markey gives a thumbs-up while speaking at the Massachusetts state Democratic Convention in Lowell, Mass., in this July 13, 2013 file photo. Three weeks after wi
FILE - Senator-elect Ed Markey gives a thumbs-up while speaking at the Massachusetts state Democratic Convention in Lowell, Mass., in this July 13, 2013 file photo. Three weeks after winning Massachusetts' special U.S. Senate election, Edward Markey is set to take the oath of office Tuesday July 16, 2013. Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday will swear in the longtime U.S. House member as Massachusetts’ junior senator. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)