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Different State, Very Different Race For Scott Brown

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PORTSMOUTH, NH - APRIL 10: Scott Brown formally announces his candidacy for U.S. Senate April 10, 2014 at Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Brown, a former U.S. Senator in Massachusetts, recently moved to New Hampshire, and will look to take on incumbent U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen. Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images) | Darren McCollester via Getty Images

Scott Brown's homegrown appeal was the centerpiece of his 2012 Senate re-election campaign in Massachusetts. Elizabeth Warren "is trying to nationalize the race," he told RCP during a campaign stop that year. "People are smarter than that. They understand that I’ve been here, I’m from here, I married a local girl. … That being said, [Warren’s] not.”

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