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Ed Markey Wins Senate Special Election in Massachusetts

Democrat Rep. Edward Markey was elected Tuesday to fill the Senate seat vacated by John Kerry‘s appointment as Secretary of State. Markey got 55 percent of the vote to 45 percent for Republican newcomer Gabriel Gomez. The Massachusetts election had been viewed as a bellwether for next year’s mid-term elections.  In January 2010, Republican Scott Brown‘s upset victory in the state’s special election to fill late Sen. Ted Kennedy‘s seat […]

Scott Brown Will Not Seek US Senate Seat

The Washington Post is reporting the former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown will not run in the special election to replace senior Senator John Kerry who was confirmed by the Senate earlier this week to be President Obama’s next Secretary of State. With this proclamation, the Democratic party’s grips on the state of Massachusetts is likely to get tigheter with both longtime, Democratic Rep. Ed Markey and fellow Democratic Rep. Stephen […]