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Eric Ortiz / TruthdigMar 27, 2017
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Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigSep 5, 2013
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Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigJul 10, 2012
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And they're off or at least, she's off: On Thursday, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley became the first contender for Ted Kennedy's Senate seat to officially announce her candidacy, which she's reportedly been considering for the past year, but she'll face some fierce competition for the vaunted position in coming months. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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