A U.S. Senate candidate from Massachusetts with Yakima Valley roots was running the Boston Marathon last week, when two homemade bombs exploded, killing three and injuring nearly 200.

Gabriel Gomez, a 1983 graduate of Eisenhower High School and former naval officer who now lives in Boston, was a guest on Tuesday's Mike Bastinelli show. He talked about his senate run and the events of last Monday and what it has been like in the Boston area in the bombing's aftermath.

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Visit Gabriel Gomez' website here.