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Scott Brown Will Pass on Senate Run

Democrats now likely to keep the seat

(Newser) - Scott Brown has decided against running for John Kerry's Senate seat in the upcoming special election, he confirmed today in a text message to the Boston Herald . "U are the first to know," his text read. The move all but dashes the GOP's hopes of retaking... More »

A Republican in Ted's Seat? GOP Thinks It Has a Shot

Crowded Dem primary could be a boon for united Republican party

(Newser) - Massachusetts Republicans are thinking the unthinkable: Putting one of their own into Ted Kennedy's Senate seat, CQ Politics reports. The stars would have to align perfectly—only 12% of the state's voters are registered Republicans—but strategists see hope in a combination of factors: The Democratic field will be crowded,... More »

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