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Mass. Gov. Picks Ex-Aide
Cowan as Interim Senator

Associated Press, by Bob Salsberg*

Original Article

Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 1/30/2013 11:09:16 AM

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has tapped his former chief-of-staff William "Mo" Cowan to serve as interim U.S. senator until a special election to fill the seat left vacant by Secretary of State-designate John Kerry. Patrick says Cowan´s role in helping turn around the Massachusetts economy in recent years "has earned him the respect and admiration of people throughout government." He says the state will benefit from Cowan´s wisdom and good judgment. Cowan, a North Carolina native, says he is "honored and humbled" by the appointment. Cowan is the former chief of staff and chief legal counsel to Patrick.

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Second case of a Dim governor appointing a Black to fill a Senate vancancy as a bench warmer...this is more like the Burris appointment for the Obama vacancy than the appointment earned by Tim Scott in South Carolina...

*(writers Steve Peoples and Steve LeBlanc contributed)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/30/2013 12:25:00 PM     (No. 9148635)

Massachusetts will now be represented by a fake indian squaw from oklahoma and a black cracker from north carolina.
Sweet.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: aasilver, 1/30/2013 12:42:30 PM     (No. 9148678)

I wonder when white Democrats will get the message that most black Democrats are racists.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hershey, 1/30/2013 1:15:34 PM     (No. 9148730)

My grandad gave me a lot of powerful advice while he was still alive...one item was ´never trust a man who uses a nickname´.....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Judith, 1/30/2013 1:26:46 PM     (No. 9148754)

Frank will make him pay for that choice.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 1/30/2013 2:04:26 PM     (No. 9148820)

Deval just wants him to keep the seat warm until the special election when he can run himself.

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