Gabriel Gomez

Markey’s State of Residence Questioned

Conservative group suggests he lives in Maryland, not Massachusetts

A conservative group is challenging Democrat Ed Markey’s Massachusetts residency less than a week before he faces a special election for a U.S. Senate seat in that state.

Dark Money Markey

Ed Markey benefitting from hundreds of thousands of dollars in dark money spending

Dark money groups continue to put up large sums backing Rep. Ed Markey (D., Mass.) in his U.S. Senate bid, despite Markey’s stated distaste for such groups.

Dark Money Propels Markey to Victory

Democrat criticizes independent expenditures after benefitting from them

Rep. Ed Markey (D., Mass), who secured the Democratic nomination for Senate on Tuesday, blasted dark money groups on Wednesday even as such groups claimed credit for his decisive primary victory.

The Gabriel Gomez / Matthew Santos Connection

This Boston Globe profile of  Massachusetts senate candidate Republican Gabriel Gomez describes what reporter Stephanie Ebbert calls “a biography compiled by a team of Republican consultants trying to craft the perfect candidate.”
Harvard Business School degree. Latino heritage. Military service. It’s all there.
That sure does sound like the perfect candidate. But it also sounds somewhat familiar.

Boston Bombing Shakes Up Mass. Senate Race

After Boston bombing, terrorist rights come to the fore

Massachusetts Senate candidates are staking out positions on whether Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be tried as an enemy combatant after the White House announced its controversial decision to prosecute Tsarnaev as a civilian today.