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Marblehead Native Seth Moulton Now Faces Republican Richard Tisei05:42
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One of the biggest surprises last night was in the sixth congressional district, where Marblehead native Seth Moulton ousted nine-term Democratic Congressman John Tierney.

That hasn't happened in Massachusetts in more than 20 years. But Moulton's primary night victory is also making national news, because Tierney is the first Democratic House incumbent to lose a congressional primary this season.

It sets up what could be a close battle between Moulton and the Republican vying for the seat, Richard Tisei.

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Seth Moulton, Democratic nominee for Congress in Massachusetts' sixth district. He tweets @sethmoulton.

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Radio Boston: Congressional Candidate Seth Moulton Faces Uphill Climb

  • "Seth Moulton is no stranger to difficult tasks. He has three degrees from Harvard and survived four tours of duty in Iraq with the U.S. Marine Corps."

Radio Boston: Marisa DeFranco Facing Challenges On All Sides In 6th District Congressional Race

  • "One of the key congressional races to watch this midterm election season is happening in the sixth district of Massachusetts."

This segment aired on September 10, 2014.

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