Politics & the Massachusetts Primary

Covid ICU Doctor and Medicare for All Champion Robbie Goldstein Seeks to Upset Entrenched Democratic Incumbent in Key Primary

In a primary fight largely ignored by national media, an infectious disease specialist is challenging Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) in what could be the next progressive upset.

Eighth Congressional race candidate, Dr. Robbie Goldstein, an infectious disease specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital, speaks with Genald Amedee at Brockton’s Signature Kitchen on Aug. 13, 2020 in Brockton, Mass. (Photo: David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

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