Striving for an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown pushed ahead of Democrat Martha Coakley on Tuesday in a U.S.

Senate election that became a referendum on President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul and his first year.

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_massachusetts_senate;_ylt=AuEva3AHQQxo0R8NYU3T1Zhh24cA;_ylu=X3oDMTNjZzRnNWdtBGFzc2V0A2FwLzIwMTAwMTIwL3VzX21hc3NhY2h1c2V0dHNfc2VuYXRlBGNjb2RlA21vc3Rwb3B1bGFyBGNwb3MDMQRwb3MDMQRzZWMDeW5fdG9wX3N0b3J

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Earlier today, the Boston Globe posted online the results of the Massachusetts special election for U.S.

Senate. A screenshot of the posting reveals a razor-thin 1% victory for Martha Coakley over Scott Brown with 100% of precincts reporting. The only problem with the post, however, is that it came at least seven hours before the polls close…

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http://www.parcbench.com/2010/01/19/exclusive-boston-globe-publishes-election-results/

RedState just posted a list of phone banks for Martha Coakley–and several posters there are suggesting they jam them, a la the New Hampshire Senate election in 2002.

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http://www.dailykos.com/story/2010/1/16/14450/1176

Here in Massachusetts, as well as in Washington, a growing sense of gloom is setting in among Democrats about the fortunes of Democratic Senate candidate Martha Coakley.

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http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/beltway-confidential/Massachusetts-Bottom-has-fallen-out-of-Coakleys-poll-numbers-Dems-prepare-to-explain-defeat-protect-Obama-81681862.html

Obama will campaign in Massachusetts this weekend for Martha Coakley in a bid to save Kennedy’s former Senate seat — and with it the Democrats’ filibuster-proof majority.

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http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703657604575005212723179150.html

The policy differences between Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Scott Brown were as clear during last nights debate as they have been throughout this short special-election campaign.

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http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2010/01/12/its_the_peoples_seat_and_its_up_for_grabs/