Mass­a­chu­setts Repub­li­cans see oppor­tu­ni­ty to make inroads in Demo­c­ra­t­ic strong­hold

Massachusetts Republicans see opportunity to make inroads in Democratic stronghold

In a state that hasn’t elect­ed a Repub­li­can House rep­re­sen­ta­tive since 1993 and only two Repub­li­can sen­a­tors since 1967, Mass­a­chu­setts GOP Chair­woman Amy Carnevale is opti­mistic for her par­ty amid recent opin­ion polls.
Carnevale cit­ed a poll in a recent recruit­ment email that indi­cat­ed 67% of Bay Staters think the migrant sit­u­a­tion is a cri­sis or major prob­lem in an effort to inspire new Repub­li­can can­di­dates to run in Mass­a­chu­setts.
“While the Democ­rats engage in their usu­al the­atrics and polit­i­cal maneu­vers, it’s the Repub­li­cans who are step­ping up with prag­mat­ic, com­mon-sense solu­tions to tack­le the migrant cri­sis head-on,” Carnevale wrote. “And guess what? These solu­tions are res­onat­ing pow­er­ful­ly with the silent major­i­ty. Just look at Sen­a­tor Peter Durant, who clinched a sen­ate seat by cham­pi­oning this very cause.”

Carnevale also blast­ed the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Party’s stance on the migrant cri­sis in the email, say­ing Democ­rats “seem to be busy pan­der­ing to their pro­gres­sive, out-of-touch base, while con­ve­nient­ly pointi …