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No Elephant in the Room at Republican Debate

In their first debate, the Republican candidates for John Kerry’s vacated US Senate seat talked about themselves, which is perfectly reasonable and appropriate for a primary election campaign debate. However, they also tried to speak to the general electorate that will choose between one of them and either Congressman Markey or Lynch this Summer.

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Popular Misconceptions Die Hard

In today’s Springfield Republican there is a very reasonable, well written, and well sourced article about the upcoming special election to fill John Kerry’s US Senate seat. Yet, the piece contains at least one incorrect characterization of the Brown-Warren race just concluded, as well as some unreasonable implications regarding the potential of Bay State Republicans to benefit from the lessons of 2012 in a 2013 campaign.

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