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Scott Brown will not
run for US Senate

Boston Globe, by Noah Bierman and Stephanie Ebbert

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 2/1/2013 2:27:52 PM

Scott Brown, who surprised the political world with his upset victory in the 2010 special election, announced Friday afternoon that he will not enter the special election to replace John F. Kerry. “I was not at all certain that a third Senate campaign in less than four years, and the prospect of returning to a Congress even more partisan than the one I left, was really the best way for me to continue in public service at this time,” (Snip)“And I know it’s not the only way for me to advance the ideals and causes that matter most to me.”

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Texted news to Boston Herald - later confirmed by staffer.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/1/2013 2:32:35 PM     (No. 9152760)

Woulda, coulda, shoulda...

A win would have reduced the numbers in the Senate.
Maybe Menendez will get the boot in Joisey.
A seat here... a seat there...
Soon you can set up 2014 for a big win.

Thanks for the memories, tho...
Scotty, we hardly knew ye...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 2/1/2013 2:35:06 PM     (No. 9152763)

I wish him well. 3 major campaigns in 3 and 1/2 years would have been a lot to handle. To me he´ll always be the senator who stopped the DISCLOSE Act. Without his vote in 2010 Reid invokes cloture, passes the bill and sends it to Obama.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 2/1/2013 2:40:44 PM     (No. 9152774)

The buzz is that he will run for governor in MA.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Susannah, 2/1/2013 2:47:40 PM     (No. 9152785)

It´s so ironic that he has a higher approval rating than Warren. I hope he does run for governor, if there´s anything left after Deval Patrick gets finished dismantling the local economy.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Razorgirl, 2/1/2013 2:53:20 PM     (No. 9152793)

So Mitt Romney should run.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Feebie, 2/1/2013 2:56:55 PM     (No. 9152795)

Eh-Lowwww.....Gov-en-ah?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JAN, 2/1/2013 3:01:16 PM     (No. 9152802)

He can go back to posing for Playgirl.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: Momma Walton, 2/1/2013 3:23:34 PM     (No. 9152839)

Sad to say but the cost of running is beyond real and also the families suffer from the liberal attacks that are supported by the media who is agreement with them.

We need to get back to righteousness and deny those who continue to cause havoc and confusion, race and class warfare.

Pray for America. We need God´s intervention. He alone is able to deliver US from all evil, here and abroad. Amen


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Tiger, 2/1/2013 3:32:45 PM     (No. 9152845)

Just as well, RINO

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Reply 10 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/1/2013 3:38:45 PM     (No. 9152854)

That is too bad. I like Brown, but I understand his reluctance to go through another campaign so quickly.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ProudEagle, 2/1/2013 4:10:57 PM     (No. 9152889)

Oh thanks Scottie! Who needs another Republican Senator anyway? Why bother to stay and fight?
I always cringed at the saying, but it appears you´ve earned it...if it´s Brown, flush it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Judith, 2/1/2013 4:41:37 PM     (No. 9152923)

If brown runs for governor, it means that the dems have done(or are planning to do) something really dumb, deadly and/or costly and they need a republican governor to blame it on.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/1/2013 4:55:37 PM     (No. 9152938)

Public service? Now there are two words that don`t fit together.

At least we taxpayers won`t have to fork over a pension for Brown, who did not `serve` long enough to garner one.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 2/1/2013 5:08:44 PM     (No. 9152961)

I was glad when he won that first election, but didn´t like the way he ran last time bragging about only voting with the GOP 54% of the time. With friends like that...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 2/1/2013 5:21:33 PM     (No. 9152985)

Whatever.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: octrojan, 2/1/2013 5:36:30 PM     (No. 9153016)

Yeah, it is terrible to have a Senator from MA that votes with Republicans 54% of the time. I´m sure Warren will be better.



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Reply 17 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 2/1/2013 5:46:52 PM     (No. 9153036)

So.. when Brown is a Senator he´s trashed by the far right.
And when he says he´s not going to run
for the Senate again ..he´s trashed by the far right.


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Reply 18 - Posted by: FunOne, 2/1/2013 7:17:36 PM     (No. 9153157)

The fact that anyone with an R after his name could actually get elected Senator from Massachusetts is the political mystery of the decade. Those Bay State folks have a real fetish for pure socialists.

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