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Politics

Sciortino plans run for Markey’s seat

State Representative Carl Sciortino, a Democrat from Medford, plans to run for ­Edward J. Markey’s seat in Congress, which is not yet vacant, according to an announcement he posted on his Facebook page.

“I am running to continue the strong progressive leadership that the families of the Fifth District have always counted on,” Sciortino said in a statement. “I look forward to bringing my record of accomplishment to Washington to fight for our progressive values.”

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