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Bummer: Scott Brown Will Not Run in Special Senate Election

Marie214 Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 5:54 AM
MA is a very liberal state & even a moderate conservative has a difficult time to win an election. I was hoping he would run but I can understand why he wouldn't.

How happy is Ed Markey right now?

Massachusetts Republican senator Scott Brown will not run in the special election for outgoing Democratic Sen. John Kerry’s seat, according to a Republican source familiar with his plans. Brown’s decision means Kerry’s seat is very likely to remain in Democratic hands.

Republicans are now without a top candidate for the seat held by Kerry, who was confirmed by the Senate to be the next secretary of state earlier this week. On the Democratic side, longtime Rep. Ed Markey is the frontrunner, but he faces a challenge from fellow Democratic Rep....