Kennedy Replacement Named

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Paul Kirk has been chosen as interim Senator by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, according to Major Garrett of Fox News.

It came down to Kirk and Michael Dukakis, but Kirk — Chair of the JFK library and a close family friend — won out due to the family connection.

Kirk would serve as temporary U.S. senator until a special election January 19.

And, he’ll serve as a crucial Democratic vote in favour of healthcare reform.

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