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Victor Garcia here with Fox News Latino and as always joining us.
From our Washington DC bureau is.
Juan Williams won I don't.
Fine thanks Victor good to be here if you and on Fox News Latino.
Our I want -- well paid the big -- up big race up there in Massachusetts as the senate race.
Force essentially Scott Brown spot.
Was Scott Brown spot used to be Ted Kennedy's spot.
Now we got Ed Markey a long time congressman vs Gabriel Gomez a up prominent Latino -- served us.
In the military and who's now making waves up there.
What's going on in Massachusetts.
Well I don't know that I really -- that he's prominent I think people are just becoming aware that -- there including the Republican Party.
They just sent a number.
Republican operatives out there to try to support him.
But part of the thinking in the Republican side is that gave Gomez is just not well enough known and they have some questions about whether or not.
It's worth investing the time and money in -- candidate man I sure can win.
-- right now he's trailing in the two most reputable polls by.
Twelve to seven to twelve points behind Ed Markey the congressman that you noted has been there.
More than thirty years in congress and a native of Massachusetts now.
Gomez has a tremendous I mean a tremendous.
Star studded resonant.
He's a very rich man but.
He's also a former navy pilot former navy seal attended Harvard Business School before going on -- make millions.
In terms of investments.
So he's an extraordinary person his parents.
I immigrated to the United States from Columbia they came to Los Angeles in the 1960s.
And then -- their sign off on the American dream.
Well just recently you know I mentioned Scott Brown won.
And Scott Brown kind of took everybody by surprise to take that Ted Kennedy's seat.
It was the first time a long time that a conservative.
Had to help solve a title like that especially something that was held for long time -- as I said by.
Is Gabriel Gomez ace Scott Brown type is -- Scott Brown the next one.
You know that's the interesting question remembers Scott Brown had the backing of the Tea Party.
And the Tea Party -- a lot of money and a lot of activists lot of volunteer workers up there to get behind Scott brown and his famous pickup truck.
That has not been the case with -- Gabriel Gomez.
-- -- -- -- -- According to some of the Tea Party folks.
Broke faith with them because he's donated to president Obama's campaign Gomez by his own acknowledgment says he's not a politician.
And he describes himself as someone who is a fiscal conservative.
And a social moderate -- they mean by that Victor well.
He leaves that for example he supports the idea of gay marriage.
He says he's pro life but -- -- that.
He's not opposed to -- -- has that in Roe vs.
-- he says it settled law.
He's someone that supports immigration reform.
Tea Party types the hard right conservatives would have trouble with some of those socially moderate social positions.
But those positions that would hurt him among the Tea Party that would hurt -- among Republicans.
What actually help them in Massachusetts which many consider a liberal state.
Correct so that if if he is able to raise his profile to the point where people start looking at him as the next got -- -- order.
Not your typical politician and just can't pay attention to his fabulous read them as I said.
Then you have a chance for him to -- com.
-- stand -- for someone who could pull off an upset over Ed Markey who is definitely a part of the political establishment.
What you hear from Gomez is he's not the establishment guy he's not your typical politician.
And you know he makes -- point.
Bet and I think that's a really important point Rick Fox News Latino listeners and viewers to hear.
That he's someone who grew up speaking Spanish still speak Spanish with his parents.
-- he was the first Latino to win a statewide.
Primary in Massachusetts.
And he is proud of his Latino heritage.
So he is appealing to Latinos and to all the voters of the state.
-- seeing him as a different kind of care as someone who would bring a new look.
To the state a new look to that office the question is whether or not.
People really feel confident that they know who he is and I think that's his struggle as he goes around the state as he campaigns.
If people come to know him then he might be able to get the money.
And the volunteers and the support to boost him to a Scott Brown level for the contest that will be held against the backboard -- -- weeks June 25.
Quick question one and our last question here.
Does he win does he beat marquis in your opinion.
Not at this point it the other polls are all within a margin of error three -- four points.
As I -- in the two most reputable polls he's trailing by seven to -- well.
But here's the thing Victor.
We are -- an error out when establishment politicians are not very popular.
I think that was why Scott Brown was able to win his contest.
There's always the possibility the last minute that people will somehow rally behind did go -- But if you look at things in terms of normal practice in American history.
It -- this'll be a low turnout election you know it's a special election.
And they know low turnout election it's the people who have the ties to the political establishment.
A lot of the bureaucracy.
Who get their -- out to the polls to vote and again that does not play in game Gomez is favor.
Well one Williams we appreciate you taking the time to talk to us as always Juan Williams out of watching to see here for Fox News Latino -- Victor Garcia.
You have a good day.
Thank you Victor.
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