"The wealth gap, the income gap in our society has gotten to the point where it is starting to drag us backwards. And it’s going to really start dragging us backwards if government doesn’t step in to address it."
Both Diehl and Gonzalez trail the incumbents they’re chasing by significant margins. Democrats are hoping an anti-Trump wave can help sweep the latter into the corner office, while it appears the GOP’s leading priority is damaging the presidential prospects of Warren.
While it’s convenient and cliché to conclude that said intraparty battle has devolved into a Sanders-Clinton-style proxy war, that description would be inaccurate.
Can the Commonwealth have a governor’s race about issues when money is the only thing that matters?
All things considered, the results of the caucuses make little tangible difference in determining the party’s nominee for the governorship. What’s really on the line is a candidate’s ability to garner 15 percent of the delegates’ support; crossing that threshold gets you on the September primary ballot. It would take a miracle to win a primary as a write-in candidate, so, first and foremost, the caucuses are a battle for the ballot.
It’s pointless at this juncture to debate whether a national wave will materialize. What’s more important is to scope the state and local pieces. In Massachusetts , the so-called East Coast liberal epicenter, what’s to come of popular Republican Gov. Charlie Baker?