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Opinion

Scot Lehigh

Kerry should stay put

Here’s the irony of John Kerry.

He’s been hoping to leave the US Senate for bigger things for more than a decade. And now, his opportunity has finally arrived — but at the very time when his influence in the upper chamber and his importance to Massachusetts are at their zenith.

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