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“….And then there were TWO!”

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has picked William “Mo” Cowan, his former chief of staff, to serve as the state’s interim US senator until a successor to John F. Kerry is chosen by the voters in a June 25 special election. For the first time ever, the Senate will include more than one black member at the time: Mr. Cowan of Massachusetts and South Carolina’s Tim Scott. The only time multiple Blacks served was during the Reconstruction [ ... ]