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Newsweek: Mass. Senate race still very much up in the air

Who will win Tuesday's special election to fill Teddy Kennedy's old Massachusetts Senate seat? No one has any idea. Which is why the battle between State Senator Scott Brown and Bay State Attorney General Martha Coakley has become the most exciting political story in the land.

Newsweek: Mass. Senate race no slam dunk for Democrats

The notion that a Republican opposed to the health-care reform that Ted Kennedy championed could actually win Kennedy’s seat has Democrats running scared in the final days before the Jan. 19 special election in Massachusetts.

Axelrod reacts to Tuesday’s elections

   Nov. 4: Senior White House Adviser David Axelrod discusses whether Tuesday’s election results are a reflection of the first year of the Obama administration.

Palin asserts herself in key races

   Nov. 2: The Huffington Post’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks about Sarah Palin’s effect on the New Jersey and Virginia gubernatorial races as well as the one in New York’s 23rd district.

A viewers’ guide to Tuesday’s elections

It’s easy to pinpoint the off-year elections that have clear national implications — because there are so few of them. And this year, a special election in New York has generated lots of attention, and drama. Full story

Republican in NY House race steps down

   Oct. 31: Republican Dierdre Scozzafava ends her campaign in the 23rd Congressional District special election. MSNBC's Alex Witt talks with political pundits Joe Watkins and Peter Fenn.

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  Paul Kirk appointed to replace Kennedy

Sept. 24: Paul G. Kirk Jr., former head of the Democratic Party and the man appointed to temporarily replace the late Sen. Edward Kennedy's vacant Senate seat, said Thursday he will not run for the seat in January's special election. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

  Will widow fill Kennedy’s Senate seat?

Sept. 1: A special election has been set for January in Massachusetts to fill Ted Kennedy’s U.S. Senate seat as speculation grows over whether his widow, Vicki, will run or be appointed to the position. NBC’s Chuck Todd reports.

  Who will succeed Kennedy?

Aug. 31: Rachel Maddow reports on the announcement from Gov. Deval Patrick, D-Mass., for a special election to fill Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat.

  Special election set for Kennedy's seat

Aug. 31: Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick set Jan. 19 as the date of the special election to fill the vacant Senate seat of Ted Kennedy. Watch Patrick's entire statement.

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