Kennedy Successor Could Come Next Week
Legislative leaders in Massachusetts "believe they have narrow majorities in both chambers to give Gov. Deval Patrick (D) the power to appoint an interim U.S. senator, in a sign that the controversial measure may pass," the Boston Globe reports.
"Patrick has signaled privately that he'd like to sign the bill by Friday and make an appointment within days, possibly having an interim senator in place by next week."
Kennedy Successor Could Come Next Week -- Political Wire
Democrats need that vote, that's for damn sure. I wonder who it will be? I've heard Dukakis mentioned a few times.