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Patrick Defends Travel Schedule

February 24, 2011

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) is defending his extensive travel schedule and rejecting any comparison to the travel former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) did in the lead up to his 2008 presidential campaign.

"I'm going out promoting the commonwealth, while he was out making us a laughingstock," Patrick said today according to a Boston Globe story. Patrick was referring to Romney's travel in preparation for his 2008 White House bid.

And as Hotline editor Reid Wilson has written on this blog, Patrick, who is stepping up his national profile, is worth keeping an eye on as a potential successor to Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine, should Kaine leave to run for Senate in Virginia. Patrick has dismissed speculation that he is being considered for the position.

But regardless of whether he goes that route, Patrick could be a valuable surrogate for Pres. Obama in 2012. And if Romney emerges as the nominee, the Bay State connection could mean a lot more barbs from Patrick directed at the former Massachusetts governor down the road.

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