Markey Touts Experience In Bay State’s US Senate Race

June 16, 2013 6:07 PM
Markey Touts Experience In Bay State’s US Senate Race
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" BOSTON (AP) — In the U.S. Senate race, Democratic congressman Edward Markey has tried to take his Republican opponent’s chief criticism of him — that he’s an entrenched Washington insider — and turn it on its head.

Markey has argued that while he may not be the freshest face in Massachusetts politics, he’s served long enough in the U.S. House to know the ins and outs of Washington and can use that to the state’s advantage.

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez waves to the crowd at the Bunker Hill Day Parade on Sunday, June 16, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

When Republican Gabriel Gomez, a businessman and former Navy SEAL, tried to portray Markey’s 36-year tenure in the House as ineffective during their first debate in the special election, he charged that Markey hadn’t authored any laws in the past two decades "

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