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Analysis: Style May Outweigh Gender In Senate Race07:19

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Attorney General Martha Coakley officially launched her campaign Thursday for the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's seat in the U.S. Senate. If elected, the state's AG would become the first female senator from Massachusetts.

To talk about the role gender could play in the Senate race, we spoke with Evelyn Murphy, former lieutenant governor of Massachusetts and currently president of the WAGE Project, a national organization to end wage discrimination.

This program aired on September 4, 2009.

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