Setti jumps in for Senate – Special election day in two districts – Gov on gun crimes – Mitt to hit Vegas

SETTI GETS IN: Newton mayor Setti Warren jumped into the Democratic primary field (AP) in the race to unseat Scott Brown (PI). The mayor’s announcement gave the Newton TAB a reason to live. If you don’t know who Setti Warren is, the Lowell Sun has a handy intro.And if you just want to just skip straight to crazy-talk punditry, Greater Boston has you covered with Scott Ferson and the feisty Holly Robichaud talking over each other and using grade-school hand gestures to make political points. You seriously need to watch this.

ELECTION DAY: Voters head to the polls today in the two special election districts.(AP, T&G)

BAT COUNTRY: What could possibly be more fun than hanging out in Las Vegas with known party animal Mitt Romney? (PI)

Newton mayor announces run for Senate seat – The Boston Globe:
Greater Boston: Newton Setti Warren challenges Sen. Scott Brown:
Breaking down the Brown race – by the numbers – Political Intelligence – A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe –
Setti Warren (who?) latest Dem to target Brown’s Senate seat – Lowell Sun Online:
Setti Warren talks about Senate run in exclusive interview with Newton TAB – Newton, Massachusetts – Newton TAB:
Newton, Mass. mayor to outline US Senate run | AP:

Worcester Telegram & Gazette – – Special election today for state representative:
Special Elections To Decide 2 Mass. House Seats | AP:

Bill Would Lower Driverâs Permit Age To 15 1/2 In Massachusetts « CBS Boston:
Beacon Hill Weighs Changes To Sex Trade Laws | WBUR:

Mass. court makes key ruling on immigrant benefits- AP:

Governor targets youth violence – The Boston Globe:
Patrick: New gun laws needed to curb violence – AP:
Patrick aims at tougher gun laws – Lowell Sun Online:
Worcester Telegram & Gazette – – Governor addresses conference on health care technology:

Advocates begin effort to enroll uninsured Mass. children – The Boston Globe:
House leader urges health bill caution | AP:
Tarr backs health-care cost measure in Senate » Local News », Gloucester, MA :

$20M track upgrade in Mass. to benefit Downeaster – AP:
Towns blast South Coast rail extension | Boston Business Journal:
Pioneer Valley rail project gets federal funding |

DiMasis support of Cognos deal wasnt unusual, witness says – The Boston Globe:

Quincy developer arraigned on rape, drug charges | Boston Business Journal:
Sale could be the ticket for Faneuil Hall | Boston Business Journal:

Romney planning Las Vegas fundraiser – Political Intelligence – A national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe –

New auditor deserves support in mopping up DeNuccis mess – The Boston Globe:
The Download: Flaherty’s return engagement:
With Warren’s entry a field starts to take shape – Less Is More blog –
Massachusetts Liberal: Setti, we hardly know ye:

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