The Campaign Spot

Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

Scott Brown for Senate: Third Time (in Four Years) Is the Charm?


After long delays and much discussion, a Scott Brown senatorial bid — the third in four years — may be taking shape:

GOP officials close to Scott Brown report that the former Republican senator is ‘’leaning strongly toward running” in the special election to replace Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry. They report that Brown is likely to enter the race early next week.

Representative Ed Markey — still showcasing that state-of-the-art website for his campaign — is the favorite on the Democratic side; he’s going to face a primary from Representative Stephen Lynch. Lynch may intrigue some folks on the right, as he’s pro-life and voted against Obamacare.

In fact, if Lynch won the Democratic primary, you could see a pro-life Democrat competing against a pro-choice Republican in Brown.

Tags: Ed Markey , Scott Brown , Stephen Lynch


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