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‘Period of grieving’ must pass before Senate race resumes, Markey says

US Representative Edward J. Markey, a Democratic Senate candidate who has maintained a limited public profile since Monday’s Boston attacks, said President Obama’s visit for an interfaith service on Thursday will “help to bring the beginning of the closure to this incident.”

Markey, who like the other Senate hopefuls suspended his campaign on Monday, said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that the campaigns had “all agreed from the minute that this occurred” to cease active electioneering.

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