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Mass. Senate rivals use similar playbook

Each paints other as an extremist

LOWELL — Sixteen days before the election, the Republican and Democratic candidates for US Senate warned voters of the race’s high stakes, as each portrayed the opposition as a standard-bearer for partisans.

As Democrats charged that a vote for incumbent US Senator Scott Brown is a vote for a Republican majority in the US Senate, Brown told supporters that he represents “good moderates” trying to bring the country together. He rallied a crowd of about 120 supporters in an auditorium at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, where he was joined by his wife, Gail Huff, his daughter, Arianna Brown, and New Hampshire US Senator Kelly Ayotte.

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