Spotlight on the 2012 Mass. Senate Race

By WGBH News

Jan. 20, 2012

mass. senate candidates

Four on the floor: (from lower left) Democratic Senate candidates Jim King, Elizabeth Warren and Marisa DeFranco, and Republican incumbent Scott Brown. (Democrats, Rich Morgan/Stonehill College; Brown, Josh Reynolds/AP)

BOSTON — As Sen. Scott Brown announced his re-election bid, WGBH News covered his rally and spoke to his Democratic competitors.

Brown: Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign
Warren: Responds To Sen. Brown's "Rock-Thrower" Swipe
King: On His Anti-Trust Experience And Wind Power (audio)
DeFranco: On Being Progressive And Her Jobs Plan (audio)

Check out the initial campaign kickoff materials and selected WGBH News coverage of the four candidates.

Elizabeth Warren

Warren addresses supporters announcing her candidacy in September 2011.

Selected WGBH coverage:
- Warren Responds To Brown's Campaign Kickoff Slam
- Conroy Endorses Warren
- At Dems' Debate, Warren Grilled On Occupy Boston

James Coyne King

Read Jim King's announcement  to constituents in October 2011.
Jan. 19: King talks with WGBH News' Jordan Weinstein.

Jim King: Senate - 10-14 Ltr to Walsh

Marisa DeFranco

DeFranco appears on "Greater Boston" in January 2012.

Selected WGBH coverage:
- Jan. 19: DeFranco talks with WGBH News' Jordan Weinstein.
- DeFranco Says She Can Beat Warren

Scott Brown

Selected WGBH coverage:
Note: WGBH News invited Brown to participate in a Jan. 20 interview but he declined.
Touting Bipartisanship, Brown Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign
- Underdog Again: Brown Faces Stiff Contest
- AUDIO: Brown Yearns For Unity On 9/11

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