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Bummer: Scott Brown Will Not Run in Special Senate Election

TaraO316 Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 9:45 AM
He should run for Governor. Mass. has had more republican governors than democrat, and Deval Patrick was the first dem governor in almost 20 years. His parting gift of raising state taxes should help the already popular Brown.

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....