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Polls show Gomez closing on Markey days after Massachusetts Senate primary
FoxNews.com ^ | May 4, 2013 | FoxNews

Posted on 05/04/2013 7:54:59 PM PDT by topher

Polls show Gomez closing on Markey days after Massachusetts Senate primary

Two new polls have Gabriel Gomez, the Republican candidate for a Senate seat out of Massachusetts, within single-digits of the front-running Democratic candidate -- just days after the Tuesday primaries.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: gabrielgomez; gomez; kerry; ma2013; markey; massachusetts; senate
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Gomez crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon moments before the blast. He did not exploit this for political gain.

He is a former US Navy Seal.

One poll has him trailing by 4 points.

1 posted on 05/04/2013 7:54:59 PM PDT by topher
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To: topher

He’s another liberal. A Scott Brown type, but in a state like Massascrewit, its worth it just to deprive the DemoRats of procedural votes.


2 posted on 05/04/2013 7:57:03 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: topher
Gomez is hideous. Scott Brown on liberal steroids. Please warn me ahead of time if you ever plan on posting about this slug again. And then don’t post it. Now go do some research.
3 posted on 05/04/2013 8:05:07 PM PDT by bramps (Sarah Palin got more votes in 2008 than Mitt Romney got in 2012)
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To: Viennacon

He donated money to Oblame in ‘08, Alan Kharzei (D) Goobernatotrial Candidate and begged Devalue for Scott Brown’s job.
OTOH... Ed Markey is so fos, exceptionally stupid and vacuous...he should be in a home, not ours.


4 posted on 05/04/2013 8:09:02 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: topher
U.S. Naval Academy honors graduate, carrier pilot, SEAL, Harvard MBA, who made a fortune creating jobs running a private equity portfolio ...

vs.

Lawyer, career politician, member of the KKK (Kennedy klan kisser), with a solid libtard record ...


Difficult choice!

5 posted on 05/04/2013 8:11:34 PM PDT by Zakeet (If idiots could fly, Washington would be an airport)
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To: topher

The Massachusetts election machine is completely fraudulent. Only the predetermined Dem will win - even if not one vote was cast for that canditate.


6 posted on 05/04/2013 8:11:55 PM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: topher
B T T T ! ! ! ©

7 posted on 05/04/2013 8:24:47 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Zakeet
U.S. Naval Academy honors graduate, carrier pilot, SEAL, Harvard MBA, who made a fortune creating jobs running a private equity portfolio ...

If he is so accomplished, why did he BEG Deval Patrick to appoint him as Kerry's replacement and PROMISE Patrick he would BACK OBAMA'S OBJECTIVES in the Senate - including gun control and amnesty for illegals? Gomez even said he supported Obama in 2008 and gave $$$ to him!

8 posted on 05/04/2013 8:26:28 PM PDT by montag813
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To: topher

Gomez is a scumbag Democrat who supported Ubama.
It’s all a silly game in Massachusetts. There truly is only one party there, much as in, say, Philadelphia.


9 posted on 05/04/2013 8:30:34 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: montag813

My Bad! I get my Idiots mixed up! It was Senator I got bit in the butt by a big skeeter in Viet Nam’s job ...sorry.
Scott Brown is a moron, Gabriel Gomez is vying for curb ball.


10 posted on 05/04/2013 8:33:18 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: Zakeet
You left off a couple things from Gabby's resume:

Gave $500 to Obama.
Said he will support Obama on gun control.
Said he will support Obama on immigration.
Says he is pro life but wants roe left alone, making him a lying pile of steaming dog crap.
Pro gay marriage, while saying he is guided by his Catholic faith...do I really need to go on??????????!!!! ...oh yeah, he also thinks Obama's mini me, deval patrick is doing just a great job in Mass.

11 posted on 05/04/2013 8:35:19 PM PDT by bramps (Sarah Palin got more votes in 2008 than Mitt Romney got in 2012)
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To: topher

I understand Gomez is pro-amnesty, pro-homo marriage, and pro-gun control. No way in hell would I ever give such a person my vote. Hope the creep loses.


12 posted on 05/04/2013 8:39:31 PM PDT by greene66
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To: topher
Gomez crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon moments before the blast. He did not exploit this for political gain.
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If I had to bet, I’d guess Gabby lied about this like everything else and took the subway like Rosie Ruiz.
I seriously would not be one bit surprised to find out he was never a seal either. His gross lack of character is an insult to such a great group of men.

13 posted on 05/04/2013 8:40:25 PM PDT by bramps (Sarah Palin got more votes in 2008 than Mitt Romney got in 2012)
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To: Viennacon

He is worse than scott.


14 posted on 05/04/2013 8:45:55 PM PDT by mirkwood
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To: Viennacon

Not a Scott Brown type...literally the only difference between him and Markey is probably the party registration. Scott Brown was at least with us 40% of the time.


15 posted on 05/04/2013 8:51:09 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: GreatRoad

Scott Brown caught them by surprise in 2010. I doubt that happens this time around.


16 posted on 05/04/2013 8:54:13 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: bramps

Howie will find it if it is there. As soon as I heard this guy “talk” on the radio interview I said “lying scumbag” and I felt bad for saying that against military.


17 posted on 05/04/2013 8:54:43 PM PDT by mirkwood
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To: greene66

He also supported Obama. He certainly won’t get my vote.

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18 posted on 05/04/2013 8:56:53 PM PDT by Mears
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To: topher

The media ginned up so much dissatisfaction with America’s healthcare system that people couldn’t imagine how it could get any worse. They’re about to find out.


19 posted on 05/04/2013 9:28:08 PM PDT by Spok
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To: topher

“What difference at this point does it make?”


20 posted on 05/04/2013 9:39:20 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative (Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not really out to get you.)
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To: Zakeet

Not that difficult. You don’t accomplish anything by voting for a liberal Democrat over a liberal Republican.


21 posted on 05/04/2013 9:40:26 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: yongin; GOPsterinMA; AuH2ORepublican; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; Perdogg; sickoflibs; randita

PPP poll has Markey up by only 44% to 40%.

Somewhat surprising but Markey is a lackluster d-bag.

Markey calls the RINO Gomez “Tea Party”, and also oxymoronically says Gomez wants to take us back to the Bush era. Which is it Markey? ;p


22 posted on 05/04/2013 10:30:10 PM PDT by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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To: Impy
says Gomez wants to take us back to the Bush era

What's wrong with that, 4.5% unemployment, $1.87 gasoline, a record breaking economic boom.

23 posted on 05/04/2013 10:39:34 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate: Republicans Freed the Slaves Month)
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To: Impy

Markey is a giant piece of sh*t. This guy has the potential to be more of a communist than Bernie Sanders or High cheek-bones Warren. In the Democrap party, its a lot different than in the Republican party. The moderate Democraps are subservient and kind to the far left Democraps, but this a$$hole is too extreme even for his own colleagues, like Mark Begich who recently scolded him.

I want Gomez to win just to piss off Markey. He’ll be a Democrat in the senate, but who cares. He might vote with conservatives once every millennium.


24 posted on 05/04/2013 10:43:15 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

Begich is trying to win reelection in Alaska. He’ll have no trouble making out with Markey behind closed doors.


25 posted on 05/04/2013 10:55:13 PM PDT by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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To: Impy

Speaking of our good pal, Mark Begich, I recently visited an exploratory website for Mead Treadwell, the Lt. Governor who is considering a run against Begich. I think he might have a good shot, and he’s as conservative as we’ll find unless Joe Miller or Sarah Palin decide to give it a shot. Begich is a weasel, elected on a fluke. His seat would add nicely toward our goal of six.


26 posted on 05/04/2013 11:03:47 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: topher

>> He is a former US Navy Seal.

And McCain is a war hero...

The guy is a conservative Democrat, and that’s certainly better than the Leftist he might replace.


27 posted on 05/04/2013 11:07:11 PM PDT by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: Viennacon; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; yongin

If both run I’d favor Treadwell over Miller. I think he’s a stronger candidate.

Begich should be target #1, we gotta get that seat back.


28 posted on 05/04/2013 11:15:20 PM PDT by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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To: Gene Eric
The guy is a conservative Democrat, and that’s certainly better than the Leftist he might replace

He's a scumbag who, guaranteed, will switch parties in short order.
He is Lincoln Chafee, Jim Jeffords, and Arlen Specter all rolled up in one big square of toilet tissue.

29 posted on 05/04/2013 11:20:27 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Impy

I agree. If we can get that seat along with Hagan’s in NC, I think we’ll just about do it with this path, (AK, AR, LA, NC, SD, WV). Nail down those, and Michigan and Iowa will only have to serve as backups.

Begich defeated a candidate who was indicted on corruption charges by a measly 1%. Cleaning his clock should not be difficult, as long as we don’t have Rove trashing the conservative candidate all over Fox. I’m with you about Miller. Treadwell would be preferable.


30 posted on 05/04/2013 11:26:10 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Impy
"Markey calls the RINO Gomez “Tea Party”, and also oxymoronically says Gomez wants to take us back to the Bush era."

Gomez could fire back on that... "Yeah, I want to take us back to when people had JOBS."

31 posted on 05/04/2013 11:28:19 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: topher
Gomez is an obvious turd, but he has my vote!

Any candidate with any prospect of defeating my congresscritter Ed Malarkey's promotion to the Senate has my vote.

32 posted on 05/04/2013 11:35:56 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: greene66
I understand Gomez is pro-amnesty, pro-homo marriage, and pro-gun control. No way in hell would I ever give such a person my vote. Hope the creep loses.

Congressman (since 1976) Ed Markey, currently representing the Massholes of MA-05, welcomes your support in his Senate bid.

33 posted on 05/04/2013 11:42:42 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Lancey Howard

Agree...worse to have a despicable turncoat RINO than have the Dem in the seat... they love to use the RINO’s to claim “bi-partisan” status on their socialist legislation, because they know it weakens the conservative base.


34 posted on 05/04/2013 11:52:21 PM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: Impy
>> PPP poll has Markey up by only 44% to 40%. Somewhat surprising but Markey is a lackluster d-bag. <<

I doubt it's accurate. It's a Senate race in ultra-DemonRAT Massachuttes, plus the little RINO turd is hardly reminiscent of Scott Brown and Markley is no Coakley. This is probably like those silly "polls" claiming Linda McMahon was competitive in 2012 for some unfathomable reason, causing the GOP to waste resources in that state, and then she ended up losing by the same double digit margin she lost by in 2010 (12 points)

That being said, if he's still within a 4 point margin on election day, I'd give the poll the benefit of the doubt and hold my nose for the weasely RINO.

>> Markey calls the RINO Gomez “Tea Party”, and also oxymoronically says Gomez wants to take us back to the Bush era. Which is it Markey? <<

These are moonbats you're talking about. They also think Joe Lieberman is a "Bush clone" despite the fact he agrees with Obama on 95% of bills. They think Rick Santorum would somehow simultaneously "start a war with Iran" and "create a theocracy run by the Catholic Church" They think we all worship Karl Rove when every conservative despises him. There is no sanity in the moonbat mind. To them, Bush probably IS the Tea Party and created it behind the scenes. I don't to speculate any further, trying to understand the moonbat mindset is like trying to decipher a message in Charlie Manson's rantings. It's not good for your health.

35 posted on 05/05/2013 12:48:28 AM PDT by BillyBoy ( Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: topher
This won't happen. This is in Mass. where they vote for liberals. A Seal liberal won't cut it.
36 posted on 05/05/2013 4:26:10 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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Informative thread. Thanks to all posters. The only positive here appears to be a potential to...vote ALL incumbents out ALL of the time. DEFUND/DISMANTLE incumbent/socialist collectives. Run, Gomez, run. Win, Gomez, win.

Has-been Markey has been around too long BUMP!


37 posted on 05/05/2013 5:32:51 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: bramps
Having Markey in the US Senate for life would be very, very, VERY bad.

Even on the Left, there are gradations of bad. Markey is one of the worst. He actually ran ads in the primary proclaiming that he would keep late-term abortions available.

Do some research. I don't know anything about Gomez except that, at some point in his life, he was motivated to serve his country. That puts him miles and miles ahead of the disgusting Markey.

38 posted on 05/05/2013 5:49:35 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: bramps

This is the people’s republic of Massachusetts. They are not going to elect a conservative under any circumstances. You gladly take a guy like Gomez just to get his vote to organize the Senate for the R’s. It’s a no brainer.


39 posted on 05/05/2013 6:03:09 AM PDT by Oldhunk
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To: topher

Gomez will beat Malarkey!


40 posted on 05/05/2013 6:43:44 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: cynwoody

I don’t care.

Any candidate, Republican or Democrat, that supports fag marriage and open-borders amnesty can go choke to death, as far as I’m concerned.


41 posted on 05/05/2013 6:46:04 AM PDT by greene66
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To: Jim Noble
...and at one point in his life, Markey voted against Roe v. Wade. Voting Gomez will only bring more liberal candidates like him in the future. Only trying to out liberal each other. Just how stupid do guys like this think we are to try to pass off his line about being pro-life but Roe v. Wade is established law? Him and Markey ultimately are working for the same boss. And it's not the boss I answer to.
42 posted on 05/05/2013 7:01:07 AM PDT by bramps (Sarah Palin got more votes in 2008 than Mitt Romney got in 2012)
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To: topher

Here’s a column about Gomez and Markey, from the belly of the beast:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3014554/posts


43 posted on 05/05/2013 8:32:59 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: bramps

What is that group that researches people who falsely claim to be military heroes? I think it is called Stolen Valor. I am not saying that Gomez has lied but I will look it up just in case.


44 posted on 05/05/2013 2:57:59 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: bramps
Here is a great review by www.massresistance.org. This is the group that is trying to stop the radical gay agenda in Massachusetts.

I am one of those people who believes in half a loaf is better than none, but this time I am saying forget about it. Throw Gomez to the sharks. Gomez is pulling our chain in a most disingenuous way. I am sick and tired of these rinos without a soul.

As was stated in the massresistance article, Gomez will bring the Republican Party way to the left. The last thing we need right now is another Republican caving on the Democrats’ issues. No more *me too* Republicans! We have to punish the rinos so that they know that there will be a price to pay when they abandon our nations long held beliefs. If Gomez wins and is rewarded for lying and double-dealing than all the fake Republicans throughout the country will start waving their liberal flags.

When it comes to the Presidential vote I think that you have to take the least bad candidate—I believe in half a loaf is better than none. But when it is a Senatorial vote it doesn't matter so much if we lose to the Democrats because a Senator is one of a hundred. A Senator does not have the special powers or the special honor that the President has. A Senator is one of a hundred but there is only one President.

If Ed Markey get elected it will be no game changer, he will be pretty much like John Kerry.

The article below has an excellent suggestion that Massachusetts could do what the New York Conservative Party does. They rarely run candidates but when they see a good Republican that shares their beliefs they will throw their support behind that candidate. This sounds like a good way to cut through all the false labeling that the rinos do, calling themselves conservative, pro-family—yadayadayada. Even the Massachsetts Tea Party is very suspect, it is just the old game of the insiders trying to co-opt any new challengers. With a Massachusetts Conservative Party that was not in competition with the Republican Party but would sort of act like the conscience of the party, it would be a good way to lead from the sidelines.

http://www.massresistance.org/docs/gen2/13b/ma-senate-race/primary-results.html

45 posted on 05/05/2013 3:32:22 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: bramps

In other words there isn’t one thing that he says that isn’t crossed out by something else that he says. We should start calling him Mr. Tic-Tac-Toe.


46 posted on 05/05/2013 3:39:37 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: mirkwood

Gomez didn’t so much talk as he kept repeating his talking points over and over again. That’s how they sell laundry soap in the tv commercials—just keep repeating the slogan over and over again.


47 posted on 05/05/2013 3:43:34 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: Lancey Howard

That is exactly what occured to me too. He is an Arlen Specter. Arlen Specter only became a Republican because there were no spots open on the Democratic Party. Gomez was obviously going through the same motions as Specter.


48 posted on 05/05/2013 3:47:14 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: BillyBoy
These are moonbats you're talking about.

I know, hence the wink. It amuses me so that they call Bush conservative let alone equate him with the "tea party".

49 posted on 05/05/2013 5:32:10 PM PDT by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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To: Impy

Don’t be surprised if Begich beggs for Lisa Murkowski to endorse him as a part of a “I’m a post partisan problem solver”. Murkowski may decide to threaten a Begich endorsement to get more pork from Mitch McConnell.


50 posted on 05/08/2013 6:02:34 PM PDT by yongin (SoCons will not be kicked to the curb under the guise of the Truce.)
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