| May 01, 2013
First Read Minute: Battle lines drawn in the Bay State
The results from the special Massachusetts Senate primaries are in! NBC’s Mark Murray and Domenico Montanaro report in the Democratic primary Congressman Ed Markey defeated Congressman Stephen Lynch, and former Navy SEAL-turned-businessman Gabriel Gomez beat his opponents in the Republican primary. Markey and Gomez will advance to the June 25th general election to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Secretary of State John Kerry.