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Dukakis ducks question of filling Kennedy seat

House Democrats expect to pave way for interim senator

At a ceremony honoring former governor Foster Furcolo, another former governor seemed to garner a lot of attention. But Michael S. Dukakis hurriedly left the ceremony as reporters inquired about his interest in being an interim US senator. At a ceremony honoring former governor Foster Furcolo, another former governor seemed to garner a lot of attention. But Michael S. Dukakis hurriedly left the ceremony as reporters inquired about his interest in being an interim US senator. (Michele McDonald for The Boston Globe)
By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / September 17, 2009

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With legislative leaders believing they have narrow majorities in both chambers to give Governor Deval Patrick the power to appoint an interim US senator, questions are turning to just who that appointee might be. (Full article: 457 words)

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