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Ted Kennedy Senate Seat

In Massachusetts Senate Race, Bob Massie

David M. Abromowitz | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics
David M. Abromowitz

Many now consider the race for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts to be up for grabs. Consider, then, Bob Massie -- not the name most people outside the state have been hearing about lately, but the first candidate who stepped forward to challenge Scott Brown.

Don't Worry About Scott Brown--It's Not About Obama, It's About the Kennedys

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

Scott Brown is certainly an inconvenience for the Democrats but a long way from being a predictor of their doom. Massachusetts, which is frequently at...

Massachusetts Voters Surge To The Polls

Wall Street Journal | GREG HITT, TAMARA AUDI and PETER WALLSTEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The fight for a Massachusetts U.S. Senate seat, and with it President Barack Obama's domestic agenda, is coming down to one essential challenge: maxim...

Massachusetts Senate Primary: The Democratic, Republican Contenders To Replace Ted Kennedy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP/Huffington Post) -- Massachusetts voters on Tuesday began the process of selecting a replacement for the man who represented them in the U.S. Sena...

I'm for Khazei

Maxwell Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maxwell Kennedy

I do not know whom Senator Kennedy would have liked to have his seat. But I know that no one will work harder to fight for the values that I grew up with than Alan Khazei.

Breaking the Gender-Merit Link

Nancy Hopkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Hopkins

When someone suggests gender diversity as an asset of a job candidate, the reply is often "Oh no, I'm only interested in merit." Yet name some other quality needed for the position, and the idea of merit is assumed, not questioned.

Ted Kennedy Jr: I May Run For Office One Day

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Ted Kennedy Jr. said Wednesday he's thought about following in his late father's footsteps and running for political office, ...

Joseph Kennedy Nixes Senate campaign

AP | GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — Former Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II, the eldest son of Robert F. Kennedy, announced Monday he would not run for the U.S. Senate seat held ...

Joe Kennedy's Chavez Connection May Be A Liability In Race For Uncle's Seat

The Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


Malice, Blowback, and the "Yeah, So?" Gambit

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Lurio

Kennedy's last public act before he died was to write the Massachusetts Democratic leadership and plead for the law that forbids a governor from appointing a senator's successor, be changed.

Kennedy Successor To Be Chosen By Special Election

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — For the first time in nearly half a century, Massachusetts voters will be handed ballots for the U.S. Senate seat held by Sen. Edward K...

Kennedy's Replacement, AP Asks Who Will Be Primed

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — People in Massachusetts suddenly are thinking the unthinkable: Who possibly could succeed Sen. Edward Kennedy, patriarch of the fam...