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$1.3 Million for Brown

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The GOP’s candidate in the Massachusetts special election raised more than one million dollars — double the goal — in a 24-hour “moneybomb” on the Ron Paul model. The event itself, and its presentation, bespoke the confidence of a campaign that the slapdash organization of Democratic candidate Martha Coakley hasn’t defined as out of the mainstream to Massachusetts voters. It was billed as “Red Invades Blue.” As conservatives from outside the state clicked to donate, a map of the Bay State washed from blue to red. And as the money rolled in, Brown debated Coakley and promised to filibuster Democratic bills if elected as the “41st vote” in the Senate — the framework popularized by conservatives on Twitter.

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