Democrat Ed Markey and Republican Gabriel Gomez have busy schedules planned as they head into the final days of their campaign for the U.S. Senate.
In our politics, and in our news consumption, a critical mass of us seem to want our itches scratched, at the expense of true understanding and thought.
Republican Gabriel Gomez and Democrat Edward Markey clashed on everything from Markey’s record in Congress to the private sector and term limits in the final and often testy debate of Massachusetts’ special U.S. Senate election.
The sad thing is, both Gomez and Markey strike me as pretty good men, capable, and well-meaning.
It’s a small group of potential voters but one that Gabriel Gomez is clearly at ease with — about two dozen people who gathered in a recreation room at the Chelsea Soldiers Home to hear a fellow veteran discuss his uphill fight to become the next U.S. senator from Massachusetts.
President Barack Obama arrived Wednesday in Boston to stump for Democrat Edward Markey in the U.S. Senate race.
If anything, I suspect many independents will see the president’s visit as another sour note in this campaign.
The debate comes a day after a Suffolk University poll showed Markey has the backing of 48 percent of voters polled compared with 41 percent for Gomez.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez pressed Tuesday for a cut in the corporate tax rate after a tour of textile-maker Polartec.
President Barack Obama will travel to Boston next week to lend his support to the Democratic candidate in a special Senate race in Massachusetts.