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
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.
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.
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.