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The openly partisan case for returning the power to fill Senate vacancies to the Governor

It is being widely reported that Senator John Kerry is the top prospect for Secretary of State in President Obama’s second term. Accordingly, many expect such a development to provide Scott Brown with a back door route back into the U.S. Senate as a strong contender in another low turnout, off year “special” election.

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