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So far, Senate special election race lacks pizazz

What the political world thought would be a barn-burning US Senate race that would draw national media attention has fizzled into a slumbrous event that has yet to stir the sort of passions and interest that marked ­recent campaigns.

So far, the primary election battle that will be decided in just five weeks has barely made a blip on the electorate’s radar screen. The race has failed to spark interest among political activists who follow and work for candidates. The attention of the national media has waned.

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