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Tisei seeks to unseat Tierney; announces campaign for Congress

Former State Senate Minority Leader Richard Tisei announced he will be running for Congress (Mass-6) in a web video and at an event in his hometown of Wakefield on Thursday.
“We have a $17 trillion dollar debt. Our economy isn’t creating the jobs that people need to live, work and raise a family. Washington’s only 400 miles away, but you’d think it was on another planet because they are so disconnected from what’s happening in the average person’s life,” Tisei said in the video.
Tisei served in the state legislature for 26 years, and was elected to serve as senate minority leader by his colleagues. His nonpartisan approach to legislating attracted support from many Democratic and Independent voters, who re-elected him 10 times in a heavily Democratic district.
“When Mitt Romney was the governor, I voted with him 50 percent of the time. I voted against him 50 percent of the time. I did it because I looked at each individual issue that came up. And I voted for what I thought was best for my constituents and for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,” Tisei said in the video.
Tisei is running for Congress because our elected representatives nationwide, and especially in the Massachusetts 6th, too often put their political party ahead of their country.
John Tierney has been playing “follow the leader” with Nancy Pelosi for the last decade and has voted with her 99% of the time over the last decade. No one is right 99% of the time, yet that’s how our congressman has been voting. I’m running for Congress because Massachusetts deserves an independent voice in Washington, one who actually takes time to listen.

   

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