Gabbard, above, is helping Markey. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Updated June 20, 10:40 a.m. | Rep. Edward J. Markey is getting widespread support from Massachusetts to Hawaii in his special-election bid for Senate in the Bay State. Wait, what? Hawaii?
Last weekend, freshman Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, took to the campaign trail along with a large collection of state, local and federal officeholders from Massachusetts, to help push the Democratic congressman across the finish line June 25.
But why is a young congresswoman helping a longtime politician whose race is 5,000 miles away from her tropical district? Full story