Press – Jeffrey Sossa-Paquette for Congress
  • By: DUSTY CHRISTENSEN
  • 31 July, 2022
Congressional candidate forced to cancel Hadley event

HADLEY — The Republican contender for the 2nd Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives was in the Pioneer Valley on Sunday. Jeffrey Sossa-Paquette, of Shrewsbury, had planned to attend a Bikers Against Child Abuse event at the Young Men’s Club of Hadley. But his plan for a meet-and-greet with voters was canceled… Read More »Congressional candidate forced to cancel Hadley event

  • By: GREG VINE
  • 31 July, 2022
Sossa-Paquette schools fellow Republicans on marriage equality

WASHINGTON — Republican congressional candidate Jeffrey Sossa-Paquette spent Thursday, July 28, trying to get a message to fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate: Support the Respect of Marriage Act. In a letter distributed to senators, Sossa-Paquette said, “As Republicans, we have an obligation to join the majority of Americans who understand the importance of strengthening… Read More »Sossa-Paquette schools fellow Republicans on marriage equality

  • By: jeffrey
  • 27 July, 2022
 Letter to Gaetz

Mr. Gaetz, When it comes to a gentleman’s handshake and the protection of my family, I consider myselfold fashioned. Having met you multiple times, in Florida twice, Texas, Tennessee, we have shook on the idealthat you’d honor my family and my commitment to God. That you would honor the commitmentto my husband, to death do… Read More » Letter to Gaetz

  • By: jeffrey
  • 27 July, 2022
Letter to The Senate

Dear SenatorI’m a Massachusetts resident and the Republican nominee for the U.S House of Representatives in MA-2, running against Congressman Jim McGovern. What you don’t know about me is I’m a gay conservative who fought for my rights to adopt my childrentwo decades ago in New Hampshire. I would later marry my husband after Massachusetts… Read More »Letter to The Senate

  • By: jeffrey
  • 27 May, 2022
 Socially Disconnected

Solutions happen when uncomfortable conversations occur; your children and mine are counting on our ability to address what we have done to an entire generation honestly. Look at what we have done; an entire generation is full of anxiety, depression, and suicide rates at historic highs. We allowed social cues to confuse, divide and seek… Read More » Socially Disconnected

  • By: Lisa Kashinsky
  • 6 April, 2022
Republicans’ latest feud

FIGHTING WORDS — Republicans are sparring with each other again, but not for the usual reasons. Jeffrey Sossa-Paquette, a Republican challenging Rep. Jim McGovern, wants lieutenant governor hopeful Kate Campanale to drop out of that contest over her 2018 legislative vote against banning so-called conversion therapy — or to at least do a better job of explaining… Read More »Republicans’ latest feud

  • By: talkofthecommonwealth
  • March 10, 2022
Congressional Candidate Jeffrey Sossa-Paquette travels the district with Geoff Diehl

MA-2 Congressional Candidate Jeffrey Sossa-Paquette travels the district with Geoff Diehl. Click “Continue reading” to listen full interview.

  • By: GREG VINE
  • March 2, 2022
Sossa-Paquette: Sanctions against Russia should have come sooner

SHREWSBURY — In a statement released Feb. 25, Republican 2nd Congressional district candidate Jeff Sossa-Paquette responded to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, saying, “This is not America’s war, it’s the EU’s crisis. Germany is as feckless as the Biden administration; kick them out of NATO ASAP. They cut their military in half over past decade. They… Read More »Sossa-Paquette: Sanctions against Russia should have come sooner

  • By: LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
  • February 10, 2022
Letter: Time for Trahan and McGovern to go

Time for Trahan and McGovern to go Just like a finely tuned watch or the swallows returning on schedule to Capistrano, the political goody bags are being hand-carried to the region by U.S. Reps. Lori Trahan and Jim McGovern. They are perfectly timed for the 2022 elections just as their opposition candidates begin their campaigns.… Read More »Letter: Time for Trahan and McGovern to go

  • By: Marco Cartolano
  • January 14, 2022
GOP candidates rap critical race theory, sex-ed curriculum in schools at Auburn forum

AUBURN — Several Republican candidates for elected office in Massachusetts, including gubernatorial candidate Geoff Diehl, denounced vaccine mandates and COVID-19 restrictions, critical race theory and a comprehensive sex education curriculum deemed pornographic by its opponents at a town hall event Thursday night.  The event at J. Anthony’s Italian Grill on Southbridge Street featured Diehl and U.S. congressional candidate… Read More »GOP candidates rap critical race theory, sex-ed curriculum in schools at Auburn forum

  • By: Tom Marino
  • November 29, 2021
Candidate Brings Critical Race Theory Into Local Campaign

Since September 2020 the phrase “critical race theory” has exploded into the public debate across the country. The phrase also recently found its way into the 2022 race to represent the second Massachusetts congressional district.

  • By: Marco Cartolano
  • 10/13/2021 5:28:01 PM
Jeffrey Sossa-Paquette promises to be outsider as GOP challenger to ‘insider’ McGovern

SHREWSBURY — A Republican candidate looking to challenge Rep. James P. McGovern said that opposition to human trafficking, the national debt and states rights are key to his campaign.

Jeffrey Sossa-Paquette, 51, of Shrewsbury wants to unseat McGovern, a Worcester Democrat and 24-year incumbent, whom Sossa-Paquette called “the ultimate insider” for his long career in Washington, D.C.

  • By: GREG VINE
  • 10/6/2021 2:12:01 PM
Sossa-Paquette, challenger to U.S. Rep. McGovern, unconventional GOP candidate

ATHOL – The next election for congress is still over a year away but Jeffrey Sossa-Paquette has already spent five months trying to build support for an attempt to unseat U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern.

Since announcing his candidacy in May, no other Republicans have come forward to announce a challenge to the Worcester Democrat. According to Sossa-Paquette, the time is long overdue for a change in representation for residents of Massachusetts’ 2nd congressional district, which includes all of North Quabbin.