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February 12, 2013 - 7:23 am

Gabriel Gomez, a former SEAL turned investor, will run as a Republican for the US Senate in Massachusetts. Gomez will run for the seat that was vacated when Sen. John Kerry became Secretary of State. According to a statement released today, Gomez is running because politics as usual aren’t working.

“In my military career, at the U.S. Naval Academy, as a Navy aircraft carrier pilot, and as a Navy SEAL, I learned one thing above all else – serving others is more important than being served,” said Gomez.

“As I look at Washington I see a lot of unproductive noise and bickering, and I see two parties attacking each other at all times over every issue.  I see gridlock, I see a partisan atmosphere where very few are willing to work together.”

“I’m running because I refuse to be cynical about America or about America’s future. Certainly people will say, ‘this can’t be fixed,’” Gomez said.  “But sending career politicians to do the job would be the same old, same old. Our country is better than its politics. Let’s fix it.”

Gomez filed papers Monday and released this official announcement video and statement of his principles at the same time.

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Gomez will run in the Republican primary against MA State Rep. Daniel Winslow, a former aide to then Gov. Mitt Romney.

Bryan Preston has been a leading conservative blogger and opinionator since founding his first blog in 2001. Bryan is a military veteran, worked for NASA, was a founding blogger and producer at Hot Air, was producer of the Laura Ingraham Show and, most recently before joining PJM, was Communications Director of the Republican Party of Texas.
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