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Governor Patrick Picks Interim Senator to fill John Kerry’s U.S. Senate Seat

HongKongCharlie4 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 7:59 AM
I wonder just where your grand pronouncements originated? From your head or nether regions? Looks like they both picked affirmative action appointees. One will run in a Republican leaning state, wonder if he will be elected when the time comes. One will run in a hard left Democratic state where a serial liars, remember the wannabe indian who was just elected? Or an drunk suspected of reckless homicide could win multiple times, as long as they are Democrats. HKC

Barney Frank must be inconsolable. On Wednesday, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick chose William “Mo” Cowan -- his former chief of staff -- to replace John Kerry in the United States Senate until a special election can be held early next summer:

Cowan, Patrick’s former chief of staff, will serve until a special election is held to fill Sen. Kerry’s seat. Patrick will officially announce the appointment at an 11 a.m. news conference.

Kerry was confirmed on Tuesday to be the nation’s next secretary of state. His resignation after nearly three decades in the Senate becomes official on...