We already knew that Ed Markey was in the race, but now Stephen Lynch has announced that he will run as well.
Lynch is a right wing ratf%$# who voted to intervene in the Terri Sciavo affair, where the Republicans in Congress decided to intervene in the medical affairs of a brain dead woman, one of only 30 Democrats who did this, and the only Dem from New England to do so.
He’s an opponent of abortion rights, and was a big booster of the war as well.
Here’s hoping that Lynch gets destroyed in the primary, and that it leads to him being unseated in the 2014 9th district elections as a result.
As to how the primary will effect the special election, where Scott Brown is almost certain to be the Republican candidate, I generally favor primaries.