No U.S. Senate Run for Congressman Capuano

Globe Staffer Noah Bierman notes in “Political Intelligence” on wrangled by political editor Glen Johnson that US Representative Michael E. Capuano will not run for US Senate in 2012 in an already crowded Democratic field – all looking to challenge Republican Scott Brown.

“After serious personal reflection, I have decided not to seek the US Senate seat for Massachusetts at this time,” the Somerville Democrat said in a prepared statement. “There are several good candidates currently in the race and I am fully satisfied that any nominee from this group will represent Massachusetts effectively in the Senate. Thanks to everyone who has encouraged me to seek the Senate seat. I very much appreciate your support and your insight. I look forward to seeking re-election to the House in 2012.”

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