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'Baby Killer' Rep. Gets Razzed on House Floor

Democratic lawmaker jokes about 'homeownership killer' bill

(Newser) - Randy Neugebauer can’t catch any slack after copping to his “baby killer” outburst in the House. Today, Massachusetts Democrat Michael Capuano aimed a jab during a hearing on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. “My emotions might overcome me and I might be tempted to scream out that... More »

Mass. AG Wins Dem Primary to Fill Ted Kennedy's Seat

Jan. 19 election next for Martha Coakley

(Newser) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has defeated three other candidates to win the Democratic nomination in the race to succeed the late Sen. Edward Kennedy. The 56-year-old Coakley is vying to be the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts. She defeated Rep. Michael Capuano, City Year... More »

Few Voters Go to Polls in Primary for Kennedy's Seat

Martha Coakley favored in less-than-energetic race

(Newser) - A handful of voters have been trickling into polls around Massachusetts today for the special election that will almost certainly determine Ted Kennedy’s successor. As few as 300,000 to 500,000 may vote in the Democratic primary, the winner of which is expected to trounce Republican Scott Brown.... More »

Coakley Leads Fight to Fill Kennedy's Shoes

Four vie for Democratic nomination, with AG out front

(Newser) - Massachusetts voters probably won’t let whoever takes Ted Kennedy’s seat be too far removed from the late senator’s ideals, but being too close appears to be a hindrance. With less than a week to go until the Democratic primary that will likely decide the January special election,... More »

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