Republican Scott Brown has won the Mass. senate seat, and now that the controvercial election for the late Ted Kennedy seat is decided, there are certain issues that are now coming forward.
One of the main concerns is when Scott Brown will be sworn in to his newly elected position. And with health care reform at its most pivotal moment, the democratic party is seen scrambling for the next step to radically change the U.S. health care system.
Fox News – Brown Beats Coakley in Massachusetts Senate Race
He also breaks the Democrats’ 60-vote, filibuster-proof majority in Washington, posing big problems for Obama’s agenda. Most immediately, Brown’s win sends Democrats into a scramble to pass health care reform before he arrives in Washington. Democrats were already weighing options for how to fast-track the bill before polls closed Tuesday.
The other thing that will be the talk of the town is how this monumental election could be a blueprint for future elections withing the GOP.
Wall Street Journal – Steele: Massachusetts Race ‘A Model for Campaigns of the Future’
In a memo to RNC members today, Steele said the national committee has been “working very diligently behind the scenes” with the Massachusetts Republican Party for the past three months to make the race what it is today—a likely Republican takeover in one of the bluest states in the nation.
“Never in the history of our party have so many fellow Republicans from all over the country worked so hard to help another state,” he wrote. “This is a model for campaigns of the future.”
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