Martha Coakley isn't done with politics yet: She'll be running for re-election as Massachusetts attorney general in the fall. "She loves her job," says her spokesman. "Many of the issues she discussed during this campaign are issues she's already fully engaged in as attorney general—holding Wall Street accountable, taking on predatory lenders, fighting to make health care more affordable for all our citizens."
It's not clear whether Coakley will face a challenge, either from Democrats or Republicans. Some Democratic prosecutors and legislators had started to prepare campaigns, assuming she would ascend to the Senate, the Boston Globe reports. Her spokesman dismissed the idea that she's now vulnerable. "One thing that has never changed—before or after this election—is that Martha Coakley is universally praised as an outstanding attorney general who gets results for the people of this state."