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Adrian Walker

Elizabeth Warren gets a breather

SPRINGFIELD — Marisa DeFranco gave it her best shot during her moment in the spotlight, but by the time she took the convention stage Saturday afternoon, she and everyone else in the Mass Mutual Center knew that she was enjoying the high point of her quixotic run for the US Senate.

DeFranco, the immigration lawyer from Salem who was challenging Elizabeth Warren in the Senate race, had run headlong into an immovable object: the state’s Democratic machine.

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