Consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren filed paperwork Thursday to form an exploratory committee for a US Senate run in Massachusetts. Republican Scott Brown currently holds that seat.
As Martha Coakley concedes the Massachusetts Senate race to Scott Brown, political analysts are already drawing lessons for the midterm elections later this year.
Scott Brown has used healthcare reform and homeland security to his advantage in Massachusetts. Martha Coakley’s campaign, meanwhile, has been widely criticized for complacency.
The race between Martha Coakley and Scott Brown to fill Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat is proving difficult to project. One poll says the race is tied.
Vicki Kennedy and other family members offered their endorsement to Martha Coakley in the race for Ted Kennedy's Senate seat. Earlier this week, a poll of likely voters found that the race is closer than expected.
Edward Kennedy's wife or nephew would be instant front-runners in any bid to replace him in the US Senate.
Massachusetts legislators are deciding whether to change the law to allow the governor to appoint a temporary replacement.
The ailing senator is thinking about his succession. The likely candidates can be divided into Kennedys and non-Kennedys.