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Who Will Run for Kerry's Seat if He's Appointed Secretary of Defense?

Would it be Scott Brown? Congressmen Markey or Capuano? Tell us who you think should run.

The Washington Post is reporting that President Obama is considering appointing Massachusetts U.S. Sen. John Kerry as the Secretary of Defense. There was speculation Kerry would be the next Secretary of State. 

Either way Kerry's move to possibly become a member of Obama's cabinet will open up his current seat. Should he be appointed, a special election would be held to finish out Kerry's term, which expires in 2014.

Conversation from the breakfast table this morning to the morning commute has everyone talking - who will run for Kerry's U.S. Senate seat if he's appointed? Could it be Scott Brown? Or maybe Congressmen Ed Markey or Michael Capuano?

Only time will tell, but we know you're talking about it. So tell us, who do you think will run for Kerry's seat if he's appointed? Let us know in the comments section below. 

Harry Garvey November 13, 2012 at 04:42 PM
Before Kerry is appointed, President Obama should secure a commitment from Scott Brown that he will run for the seat as an Independant. Otherwise, Kerry stays where he is.
Casey Meserve November 13, 2012 at 05:10 PM
I heard Bill Keating is on the short list.
abdul November 13, 2012 at 08:22 PM
If he goes there will be another headache of negative ads.
Bruce W Pratt November 14, 2012 at 06:13 AM
As scary as it sounds; watch for the name Matthew Kennedy....JK3's twin brother...OMG I hope not
RON BEATY November 14, 2012 at 05:39 PM
Scott Brown can and should run for the U. S. Senate seat, if it is indeed vacated by current Senator John Kerry. If a special election is held, I also would like to see Scott Brown win. It would also be very interesting to see how well Senator Brown and Senator-Elect Elizabeth Warren would work together...
Judge Amy Gray November 14, 2012 at 06:10 PM
Get real folks, Kerry is not going to be secretary of state or secretary of defense. The republicans will never allow it. He'll be swift boated big time. Same for when Kerry comes up for re-election. This will come back to haunt Kerry every time his name comes up.
Brooks DeBlois February 24, 2013 at 01:05 PM
Harry Garvey is a loser
Mel Cross February 25, 2013 at 12:18 PM
Kerry is a Coward, and it would be an absolute crime to have him represent the Defense Department. Only in MA could he be elected for anything..... he is not qualified to to be the dog catcher........you could but a D behind charles manson in MA and he could get elected.............

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