Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick set Jan. 19, 2010, as the date for the state's special election to fill the seat of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy. The primary -- almost certain to determine who replaces Kennedy in the heavily Democratic state -- will be held Dec. 8.
The race to succeed Kennedy has been effectively frozen in place as a handful of ambitious Democrats wait to see what Kennedy's family members might do.
As reported by George Stephanopoulos today and confirmed by Patrick in a news...Full Story