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Mass. Political Races Will Dominate In 2018
BOSTON (AP) _ For Massachusetts politicos, 2017 had been something of a breather after the tumultuous 2016 presidential contest.
This year should more than make up for the lull with big contests on Beacon Hill and in Congress.
At the Statehouse, the top contest is the race for governor...
Former Senator Edward Brooke Dies At 95
Former U.S. Sen. Edward W. Brooke, a liberal Republican who became the first black in U.S.history to win popular election to the Senate, died Saturday. He was 95.
Brooke died of natural causes at his Coral Gables, Florida, home, said Ralph Neas, Brooke's former chief counsel...
Patrick, Mitchell Attend Markey Swearing-In
Ed Markey is the new senator from Massachusetts.  Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath of office to Democrat Markey.
Markey spent years on the other side of the Capitol as a congressman from Massachusetts. 
Markey won a special election to replace veteran Senator John Kerry, who is…