Deval Patrick, the former governor of Massachusetts, kicked off his long-shot presidential bid this week with an acknowledgement of the odds against him. ‘I recognize running for president is a Hail Mary under any circumstances. This is a Hail Mary from two stadiums over,’ he told the Boston Globe. Patrick, 63, is a late comer to the presidential field who entered the race just in time to make Friday’s deadline for the New Hampshire primary but not soon enough to have a chance to make the debate stage next month in Atlanta. Deval Patrick signed his paperwork to be on the ballot in New Hampshire on Thursday The former Massachusetts governor acknowledged his long-shot bid for the Democratic nomination He told his hometown newspaper that he’s running because ‘I feel I have something to offer.’ ‘If I felt like the voters had settled or folks had made up their minds or that there wasn’t a way to put together the resources in terms of talent and money at this stage, I wouldn’t do it,’ Patrick said. ‘It’s been daunting all along about how you break through in a field this big and this talented without being a celebrity or being… Read full this story
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