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  Dover's Jim King loves underdog role in race for U.S. senate
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Last EditedGreen Pigs  Feb 04, 2012 06:35pm
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AuthorTodd Feathers
News DateWednesday, January 18, 2012 09:10:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionAs the Nov. 6 elections inch closer, and campaign ads flood televisions across the state, it is easy to forget that Elizabeth Warren is not the only Democrat running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican Scott Brown.

Two other Democrats, Marisa DeFranco and Jim King, are still in the race, although admittedly watching from behind. Both remain relatively unknown, but King, who began his campaign in late October, is the biggest mystery to many residents in Massachusetts. As a late entry into the race, he has struggled finding a place in the public spotlight and attracting media attention.

Despite his slow start, King still sees himself as a viable alternative to Warren, saying his background in law makes him the right candidate for the seat.

“My campaign is based on my experience as a federal prosecutor, my 30 plus years of running [Murphy & King] law firm,” said King.

“The experience in running this law firm is practical experience. Neither [Warren nor DeFranco] have the practical experience I have,” said King.
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