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  Alan Khazei to Give Up Massachusetts Senate Bid
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Last EditedTX DEM  Oct 26, 2011 05:23pm
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News DateWednesday, October 26, 2011 11:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionDemocratic Senate hopeful Alan Khazei will drop out of the Massachusetts Senate race Thursday, Khazei spokesman Scott Ferson confirmed to Roll Call today.

The City Year co-founder posted lackluster third-quarter fundraising figures and struggled to find his footing after Harvard professor Elizabeth Warren entered the race. News of his decision to drop out was first reported today by the Boston Globe.

Khazei’s departure clears the way for Warren to win the Democratic nomination and take on Sen. Scott Brown (R) in November 2012. The matchup is set to be one of the closest and most contentious Senate races in the country.
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