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Boston Herald – Battenfeld: Markey makes a winning connection

Ed Markey took a big step toward wrapping up the Democratic Senate nomination last night and erasing voter doubts about his ability to connect with Massachusetts voters after three decades in Washington.

The Malden congressman easily bested his surprisingly listless Democratic rival, U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, in the Boston Herald-sponsored debate at UMass Lowell, and wisely reached out to independents who will decide the June 30 general election.