The race for the Republican nomination for Massachusetts 4th Congressional District is heating up. Today Elizabeth Childs (R-Brookline) and Sean Bielat (R-Norfolk) each touted new endorsements.
In a conference room at the Omni Parker House, earlier today, Childs, introduced former Lt. Governor Kerry Healey as her newest supporter.
“I’ve seen first-hand Dr. Childs’ management skills and compassion as we worked together on the Governor’s Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence and on the Inter-Agency Council on Homelessness,” said Lt. Governor Kerry Healey. “Her leadership in building a state-of-the-art mental health hospital in Worcester was critical to its success and that facility is an important legacy of the Romney-Healey Administration, delivering improved health services for those most in need while saving taxpayer dollars by consolidating two antiquated hospitals.”
Joining Healey in support of Childs are former governors Jane Swift of Massachusetts and Christine Todd Whitman of New Jersey.
Later in the day Sean Bielat rolled out his endorsement by the Citizens United Action Fund. “Sean believes in the concept of citizen legislators who come to Washington with fresh ideas and try to fix the big problems our country is facing,” said David N. Bossie, President of Citizens United. Bossie spoke of the leadership Bielat provides as a Marine Reservist and as a proven businessman. “Sean believes in the concept of citizen legislators who come to Washington with fresh ideas and try to fix the big problems our country is facing. As a Marine, Sean is dedicated to making America great. As a businessman, he has the unique perspective of how the regulatory system is choking job growth.” Bossie also spoke of the need for change, “Massachusetts’ 4th District needs a change, and Sean Bielat will bring that change to Washington by focusing on pro-growth economic policies that will help create jobs and get our economy moving again,” said David N. Bossie.
“I’m very grateful for the support of Citizens United,” said Bielat. “They are a national organization which supports strong candidates in competitive races. Citizen United’s early support for our campaign is indicative of the attention that this race will receive. We’ll need all the help we can get to fight the Kennedy machine and the millions that they will spend. ”
This primary is shaping up to be a real fight. Stay tuned…
Disclosure: Elizabeth Childs is an advertiser on Red Mass Group, and I have provided printing services to the Sean Bielat campaign.