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Statement From Family Of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy

On the Results of the Senate Democratic Primary

"We want to congratulate Martha Coakley for tonight's victory in the Massachusetts Democratic Senate primary and we have every confidence that she will be victorious in January's general election as well. We believe that Martha Coakley will represent the people of Massachusetts with honor and deep commitment.

"We commend all of the Democratic candidates for the races they've run and the critical issues they've raised in past few months. Each of the candidates is a friend of Senator Kennedy and our family, and each share the values that motivated him in service to the Commonwealth and in his tireless commitment to opportunity, justice and equality for all."

This program aired on December 8, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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