On Tuesday, it was all about taxes.
Standing in a cinderblock auto body shop in Mattapan, Republican Senate candidate Gabriel E. Gomez blasted his Democratic opponent, US Representative Edward J. Markey, for voting to raise taxes 271 times during his 36 years in Congress.
“He’s raised taxes on everything from gas to a pint of Sam Adams beer,” said Gomez.
The tax attack was the latest salvo from a candidate who has bounced from criticism to criticism as he takes on Markey in the race for the Senate seat long held by John F. Kerry.
In recent days, Gomez has accused Markey of being soft on national security, of resorting to “dirty” campaign tactics, of “hiding” from voters on the campaign trail, and of being the “poster boy” for term limits.
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