Gomez, wearing his trademark olive green bomber jacket, chats with the vets about the type of aircraft he piloted before becoming a Navy SEAL and the need to improve health care for service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
He describes his hectic campaign schedule in military terms: “Reveille was 05:00 for me today,” he explains. And his quest to defeat Democratic U.S. Rep. Edward Markey in the June 25 special election often sounds more like a military endeavor.
“Where we come from, you’re mission focused,” he tells the group. “You accomplish your mission, and that’s what you’re focused on.”
He continues: “You don’t have 37 years to accomplish a mission.” It’s a dig at Markey’s long tenure in Congress and a reminder of his own pledge to serve no more than two full terms if elected "
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BOSTON (AP) - Republican Gabriel Gomez has made his military background a cornerstone of his campaign in Massachusetts' U.S. SenateRead more
Markey has 49.3 percent to Gomez having 40.0 in the average. The closest Given the GOP leaning of the state, this one leans Republican.Read more