Fred Thys is the political reporter at WBUR. Fred broke the story that the federal government may have lied to the Supreme Court in order to obtain the landmark ruling that established the state secrets privilege. His reporting has led to President Obama reconsidering the use of the state secrets privilege, and Congress to consider curtailing it.
BOSTON — Republican Gabriel Gomez lashed out at Democratic Rep. Edward Markey for alluding to Newtown in a new TV ad that criticized Gomez’s gun stance.
QUINCY, Mass. — At a press conference Thursday, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez faced questions about his position on abortion and a tax break he received for his home.
LAWRENCE, Mass. — One pollster says Republican Gabriel Gomez would need 28 percent of the Latino vote to win — double Scott Brown’s margin in 2012.
BOSTON — Republican Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez owns a home in a local historic district, which limits how the changes he can make to it.
BOSTON — Our new poll finds Ed Markey with a single-digit lead over Gabriel Gomez. We speak with votes about the race.
BOSTON — Edward Markey and Gabriel Gomez continue to squabble over the role of outside money and special interests in the campaign.
BOSTON — With a watchdog group calling on Ed Markey and Gabriel Gomez to sign the pledge, Markey is on board if Gomez is.
COHASSET, Mass. — Gabriel Gomez’s challenge now is to beat a candidate backed by a party organization determined to make sure he does not repeat Scott Brown’s special election victory.
BOSTON — With a light turnout expected, it’s all about how the U.S. Senate candidates get their voters to the polls. Be prepared for some surprises.
BOSTON — The candidates were still gingerly re-entering the race this weekend after the Boston Marathon bombings interrupted not just politics but life in Massachusetts.