Poll indicates signs of a GOP resurgence in some N.E. districts

Shake-ups raise risk for Democrats

By Brian C. Mooney
Globe Staff / February 14, 2010

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It was another week, another telltale of the turbulence besetting New England Democrats. One of the party’s biggest names, US Representative Patrick J. Kennedy of Rhode Island, announced he will not seek reelection, 37 days after Senator Christopher J. Dodd of Connecticut did the same. In between, a little-known Republican, Scott Brown, knocked Washington off-kilter by winning the Massachusetts Senate seat of Kennedy’s late father, Edward M. Kennedy. (Full article: 1113 words)

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