Mark Gearan Reacts to #MA7 Election Results

In a Globe and Mail analysis peice written by David Schribman, Executive Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette titled "What the upset wins in Democratic primaries mean for the establishment – and Trump," IOP Director Mark D. Gearan '78 discussed Ayanna Pressely's victory in the Massachusetts' 7th Congressional Dsitrct Primary this week and what it means for Democrats: 

“The Pressley victory was a win that speaks to the times,” said Mark Gearan, a former White House deputy chief of staff under Bill Clinton who now is the director of the Institute of Politics at Harvard, which borders the riding where the contest was conducted. "Her message met the hunger Democrats now feel to have a strong and affirmative answer to President Trump.”

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