|Congressman Mike Capuano at the opening of Daddy Jones Bar|
Congressman Mike Capuano will not be running for John Kerry's senate seat according to a posting made on his Facebook page.
He writes, "Thank you for all of your good wishes. They have truly meant a great deal. After careful consideration, I have decided not to enter the race for US Senate. Instead, I look forward to focusing on the important issues facing the new Congress. My current work in the House and whatever opportunities the future may hold, afford me the greatest honor of my life; fighting for the Citizens of the Commonwealth."
This race currently boasts interest from big name politicians including Steve Grossman, Scott Brown, and Ed Markey. Markey is the only official confirmation, but reports have Grossman and Brown "seriously considering."