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Markey, Gomez race turns nasty in Mass.
As outside groups begin to mobilize in the Massachusetts Senate race, the animosity between the Republican Gabriel Gomez and his Democratic opponent, Rep.
Fri May 24, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
Can Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez help GOP repair its image among Latinos?
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, campaigns with Massachusetts Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Gabriel Gomez, center, at the Boston Police VFW Post in Boston, Monday.
Menino: Markey is 'There When We Need Him'
Calling him a friend to his city and state, Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino endorsed Democratic U.S. Senate special election nominee Congressman Edward Markey in Dorchester Friday morning.
Markey Woos Lynch Voters, But Many Resist
Like all special elections, the Massachusetts U.S. Senate election next month is expected to have a low turnout.
Thu May 23, 2013
Common Wealth: Who's Hot and Who's Not in Mass Politics?
The Lt. Governor scored a $200,000 a year CEO slot as head of the Greater Worcester Chamber of Commerce.
Lakeville teen with diabetes prepares for annual yard sale to benefit Joslin Clinic
Lakeville teen Lily Jeswald is collecting items in preparation for her annual summer yard sale, from which she donates 50 percent of the proceeds to the Joslin Clinic.
We Don't Need Another Hero
The roll-out of Anthony Weiner's midlife crisis-cum-mayoral campaign has gone about as well as the candidate could have hoped.
New Bill Would Allow Pets on Amtrak
Staffers escort Sen. Scott Brown's dog Koda, riding the subway from the Capitol in this Dec.
Multiple fact-checks of Gomez agree: He lies.
The Boston Globe , in a news story, has already called out Massachusetts Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez for his dishonest new ad.
Columbia Journalism Review
How extreme is that legislator, really?
When Republican Scott Brown faced Democrat Martha Coakley in a January 2010 special election for Ted Kennedy's Senate seat, he was criticized by Coakley and other Democrats as being too conservative.
Wed May 22, 2013
Charleston City Paper
Mark Sanford rises from the dead
Two weeks before the 1st District special election, it looked like Mark Sanford was a goner.
Gabriel Gomez's bad private equity deal
Republican Gabriel Gomez has a good enough gig as a private equity investor to be taking $280,000 tax scam deductibles , but maybe has had less success in making deals at his company, Advent International, than his personal wealth would suggest, according to Fortune's Dan Primack.
Tue May 21, 2013
SouthCoast Alliance may be out of luck on debate
The issue of debates in Massachusetts' special Senate election is starting to sort itself out, and the SouthCoast Alliance may find itself out of luck again.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Weekly Standard
The Next Scott Brown?
Gabriel Gomez is an ambitious guy. In January, with Massachusetts senator John Kerry all but certain to be confirmed as secretary of state, the 47-year-old Gomez wrote a letter to Governor Deval Patrick.
LifeofJohn - Planned Parenthood Approves BC Commencement Speaker
Marty Walz, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, is calling the Pro-Abortion Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny an "appropriate commencement speaker" at BC Law School had Pro-Abortion Vicki Kennedy as Commencement Speaker in '12. Dean John Garvey had Pro-Abortion Commencement Speakers: Sen.
VA governor's race a harbinger of 2014
Back in 2009 when Scott Brown won a surprise victory in the Massachusetts senate race, Chris Christie took the New Jersey governor's race, and Bob McDonnell won in a landslide to take the Virginia governor's seat, it was believed at the time that those three races augered well for GOP prospects in the 2010 mid terms.
Sat May 18, 2013
US News & World Report
Markey Still Edging Out Gomez in Massachusetts Senate Race
The race to fill Secretary of State John Kerry's former Senate seat has come into focus, with a little more than a month left before the special election.
Fri May 17, 2013
Melrose Coach England Basketball Hall of Fame
A coaching legend who spent time at Melrose High School will reportedly be inducted next month into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame.
Wed May 15, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Rubio's financial disclosure shows $800,000 book advance
Sen. Marco Rubio used part of his $800,000 advance to write An American Son, part biography and part political document, to pay off more than $100,000 in college loan debt.
Gomez Faces Hard Task of Winning Over Latino Voters
Republican Gabriel Gomez is the first Latino candidate of either party to run for a U.S. Senate seat from Massachusetts.