Thursday, January 21st, 2010 09:59:08
From Centerfold to Senator
You’d have to be eligible for Social Security to remember the last time a Republican sat in the Senate seat made vacant last year when Ted Kennedy died. Scott Brown is the first Republican to win the seat since Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. won it in 1946.
On Tuesday, the citizens of Massachusetts voted in a special election to fill the seat with Brown, favoring the former Cosmopolitan centerfold by 52 percent to 47 percent for his opponent, Democrat Martha Coakley.