Massachusetts Senate race
Jun 25, 2013 — The Associated Press is reporting that Democratic Rep. Edward Markey has won the special election in Massachusetts Tuesday for the U.S. Senate seat held by John Kerry. Kerry resigned the seat to become U.S. secretary of state.
Jan 30, 2013 — Gov. Deval Patrick selects former chief of staff William 'Mo' Cowan to become interim Mass. senator until a special June election is held to fill the seat.
Sep 17, 2012 — With about 50 days to go before the elections, the battle for Senate control is still too close to call. To get a majority, Republicans need a net gain of 4 seats — 3 if the GOP wins the White House.