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Low-profile interim Senate pick adds intrigue to Mass. special election
The Hill ^

Posted on 01/31/2013 1:44:19 AM PST by SMGFan

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick's (D) decision to name his former chief of staff, William "Mo" Cowan, as an interim replacement to outgoing Sen. John Kerry (D) came as a surprise to some — but it may have made the lives of both former Sen. Scott Brown (R) and Patrick himself a bit easier. By choosing a friend and longtime supporter — and a man with a relatively low political profile in Massacusetts — Patrick avoided the potential bombast and bomb-throwing that might have occurred had he appointed former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), who had very publicly pursued the job.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: barneyfrank; devalpatrick; johnkerry; massachusetts; token; williammocowan
So, African Amewrican Democrats, he is only suitable to hold the seat for a few months. Guess the MASS Dem are telling you something?

Will we see the criticism we saw for Sen Scott - SC? ..*crickets*

1 posted on 01/31/2013 1:44:39 AM PST by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

google Search “token senator” and you see Tim Scott stories. IE NYtimes calls him “token”

2 posted on 01/31/2013 1:53:01 AM PST by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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Last Black senator Mass was GOP Edward Brooke, Barbara Walters cheating bf. He was first African American popularly elected ( 17th Amendment right) But he lost 3rd term bid to DEM Paul Tsongas.

3 posted on 01/31/2013 2:09:37 AM PST by SMGFan (SMGfan is not "Sub Machine Gun" fan)
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To: SMGFan

Edward Brooke whom Hillary viciously attacked.

4 posted on 01/31/2013 2:16:31 AM PST by monocle
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks SMGFan.
William "Mo" Cowan
Replacing one "Mo" with another.

5 posted on 01/31/2013 3:59:27 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: SunkenCiv

As in “Ho........Mo?”

6 posted on 01/31/2013 4:02:41 AM PST by Gaffer
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