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Sen. Scott Brown Faults Likely Democratic Rival over Residency

By STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press

By STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Scott Brown hasn’t said whether he’ll run for John Kerry’s Senate seat, but he’s already taking a shot at a possible Democratic rival.

Brown, who lost his re-election battle last year to Elizabeth Warren, questioned how much time U.S. Rep. Edward Markey spends in Massachusetts.

Markey, a Malden Democrat, has said he’ll run for Kerry’s seat if Kerry is confirmed as secretary of state.

Speaking on WTKK-FM Wednesday, Brown said of Markey, “Does he even live here?” Markey and his wife own Markey’s boyhood home in Malden, but also own a home in Chevy Chase, Md.

A Markey campaign aide accused Brown of launching “false, personal attacks” and said Markey has lived in Malden his entire life.

Brown, who also owns a home in Washington, said he has been flying home from Washington every weekend for nearly three years and has never seen Markey on an airplane.

  • jahlove

    Did Brown not learn anything during his run with Warren? He’s not even officially “running” and yet being an ass to the other person. He learned nothing. That really says something about his inability to meet the needs of the people.