The first debate, for me, didn’t demonstrate a compelling reason to replace Markey—to swap an older straight white male for a younger one.
Abortion advocates and adversaries crowd hallways on Beacon Hill
Mass leaders speak on the threat to a woman’s right to choose: "Yes, we’re first in the nation, and we really have always been. And I would hope that Massachusetts would be sort of a light unto these other states that have taken a different direction. Because I think that history is on our side, this is the right thing to do."
“For me, my story and why I’m running are so intertwined. My story is that I’m a survivor, I’m an immigrant, I’m a Wall Street regulator, I’m a mother,” she says. These experiences “compelled” her, to use her word, to run for office.