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Gomez tries to fight off Markey slam on GOP help

QUINCY — Facing criticism over the support he has drawn from Washington-based Republicans, US Senate nominee Gabriel E. Gomez sought Monday to distance himself from the national party.

“I’m going to win this with or without D.C.,” Gomez said during a campaign stop in Quincy, trying to rebut a charge by his Democratic ­opponent, US Representative ­Edward J. Markey, that Gomez would serve as a foot soldier for the national Republican agenda, which has repeatedly proven a political liability in liberal Massachusetts.

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