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Kennedy Replacement a Go

The Massachusetts Senate joined the state's House today in approving a bill to appoint an interim replacement for Sen. Ted Kennedy. Deval Patrick is likely to move on this quickly, and Democrats will have their 60th vote long before the bill comes to the floor.

By Ezra Klein  |  September 22, 2009; 3:53 PM ET
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Can Reid keep any of them from voting to filibuster?

Posted by: AZProgressive | September 22, 2009 3:57 PM | Report abuse

Senator Byrd is in the hospital following a fall. Not a good sign. Keep us posted please. Thank you.

Posted by: glewiss | September 22, 2009 4:05 PM | Report abuse

When Deval signs this bill he's signing away his re-election chances.

Posted by: obrier2 | September 23, 2009 10:31 AM | Report abuse

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