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SCOT LEHIGH

Edward Markey grinds it out

AND SO the (not-so-special) Senate campaign ends, in predictable fashion, with a small slice of an otherwise indifferent electorate sending to Washington an orthodox liberal whose take-no-chances campaign seldom wandered beyond Democratic Party platitudes.

To put Ed Markey’s campaign in football terms, it was three yards and a cloud of cliches.

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