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Are Bay State Republicans Giving Up on “the People’s Seat”?

aschaper Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 7:24 PM
How about Ryan Fattman of Sutton? He won 70% of his legislative district. He has the outreach. He has the fire. He is also an "unknown" waiting to be discovered. Call Fattman. Phone: 617-722-2460 Fax: 617-626-0176

Nah, obviously not, but I say that because we learned on Wednesday that yet another semi-prominent Bay State Republican -- Sean Bielat -- will not run for the seat.

Is there anyone even left?

Republican Sean Bielat announced Wednesday that after mulling for less than a week, he will not join in the special election to replace Secretary of State John Kerry in the U.S. Senate.

The two-time congressional candidate said in an email to supporters that his candidacy never left the exploratory phase, although he recently filed papers with the Federal...