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More 2012: The Outsiders

MASSACHUSETTS: “Outside groups on both sides are spending millions of dollars on the race, highlighting the national prominence of the fight over the seat held for nearly 50 years by the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. But the level of spending also foreshadows the role that such groups, including special political action committees, will play in many of next fall's big political matchups,” the AP says. “The flood of money and ads from outside the state is expected to surge as the Warren-Brown race intensifies.”