Scott Brown wins Massachusetts Senate special election race
With 71 percent of precincts reporting, Brown held a 53 percent to 46 percent lead over Coakley. Coakley called Brown to concede the race moments ago, according to a Democratic aide.
Brown's victory is the first for Republicans at the Senate level for Republican in Massachusetts since 1972 and he becomes the lone GOPer in the 12-person federal delegation from the Bay State.
While it is a historic win within Massachusetts, the implications of Brown's victory for the national political scene are even more critical....
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Richard Williams - 1/20/2010
"the implications of Brown's victory for the national political scene are even more critical...."
Yes, like stopping the socialist freight train. Already, one Democrat Senator seems to have gotten religion on healthcare "reform":
"In many ways the campaign in Massachusetts became a referendum not only on health care reform but also on the openness and integrity of our government process. It is vital that we restore the respect of the American people in our system of government and in our leaders. To that end, I believe it would only be fair and prudent that we suspend further votes on health care legislation until Senator-elect Brown is seated." ~ Virginia Senator Jim Webb (D - at least for now).
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