Report: VP Biden congratulates wrong Marty Walsh

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 9.0.115 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

November 6, 2013, 6:47 pm
Print Article

(NECN) - According to the Boston Globe, Vice President Joe Biden called Marty Walsh after the election returns called it a victory for the Dorchester candidate.

Unfortunately for Vice President Biden, he called the wrong Marty Walsh.

The Boston Globe reports Biden called the cell phone of Marty Walsh - a former aide to the late U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy. This Walsh, currently president of Gateway Public Solutions, was at his home in Natick when the vice president called while the Mayor-elect was celebrating at the Park Plaza Hotel.

According to the Globe, this Marty Walsh thanked Vice President Biden, and then offered to help him find the Mayor-elect.

In a one-on-one with NECN political reporter Alison King, Mayor-elect Marty Walsh revealed that Vice President Biden also called his cousin.

Tags: Boston, Ted Kennedy, Boston Globe, Joe Biden, Alison King, Natick, Marty Walsh
A judge gave the defense until Monday to examine the body of Fitchburg, Mass. 5-year-old Jeremiah Oliver
Marty Walsh hosting discussion on gun violence, best practices and challenges
Michael Pineda ejected less than 2 weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston