Political Headlines - June 13, 2013

  • Gomez seldom the deal maker: A 13-year career in Boston's private equity sector made Gabriel Gomez a millionaire and gave him the business credentials he often cites on the campaign trail. But, a Globe review shows the Republican candidate for US Senate participated in relatively few deals and never earned a promotion to partner, ultimately shifting to a marketing role at his firm. Beth Healy and Stephanie Ebbert report.
  • In brief Boston visit, Obama boosts Markey candidacy: The President was in town for less than three hours yesterday, helping Markey fortify his campaign, and making time to stop for a burger. politics editor Jim O'Sullivan and political reporter Michael Levenson with more.
  • Gabriel Gomez's identity problem: Columnist Joan Vennochi writes that while humility has its appeal, Mass. voters like creatures of Washington, especially if they are incumbent Democrats.