Another Brookline resident announced he is running for Congress.
BROOKLINE, MA — A former state comptroller and prosecutor is the latest to throw his hat into the ring and pull nomination papers to run to be the next United States Representative from the 4th Congressional District. It's a seat that Joe Kennedy leaves as he challenges Sen. Ed Markey for senator.
Tom Shack of Brookline said he is running to defend the constitution and rule of law; return accountability, transparency, power, and trust in their leaders — despite no prior desire to run for office.
"Despite having served communities throughout Massachusetts for many years, those that know me best know that I have never aspired to run for public office. However, as each day becomes even more turbulent than the last, I can no longer stand aside," ...