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Edward Kennedy, Jr. Won’t Seek Mass. U.S. Senate Seat

Edward Kennedy Jr., the Connecticut-based son of the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, says he has decided not to run for the Massachusetts Senate seat that will become vacant if U.S. Sen. John Kerry is confirmed as Secretary of State.


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Ready To Fight Base Closings

Business and congressional leaders in New England are getting ready now to protect the region’s military bases against possible closure.