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Markey defeats Kennedy in Senate race

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Markey defeats Kennedy in Senate race

Markey defeats Kennedy in Senate race

U.S. Sen.

Edward Markey of Massachusetts defeated U.S. Rep.

Joe Kennedy III in Tuesday’s hard-fought Democratic primary, harnessing support from progressive leaders to overcome a challenge from a younger rival who is a member of America’s most famous political family.

HISTORIC RACE ON SEVERAL FRONTS.JENNIFER: HISTORIC, BECAUSE WEEXPECT TURNOUT TO SET A NEWRECORD FOR A STATE PRIMARY.AND BECAUSE I KENNEDY HAS NEVERLOST A MASSACHUSETTS ELECTION.WHILE RESULTS ARE STILL COMINGIN, IT DOES APPEAR TO BE A CLEARWIN FOR MARKEY.KENNEDY CALLED HIS OPPONENT TOCONCEDE AROUND 10:00 P.M., ANDTOLD HIS SUPPORTERS THE LARGBATTLE IS FAR FROM OVER.




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