The Washington Post

Staying on the fence has brought Markey criticism.

  • Sean Sullivan and Ed O'Keefe
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  • Sep 5, 2013
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Running a largely gaffe-free campaign in a very Democratic state is a winning recipe.

Which came first? The underdog candidate who took the race by storm, or the allied groups who swooped in with reinforcements? In Massachusetts, neither.

Rep. Ed Markey is expected to win the Democratic Senate nomination.