APTOPIX Massachusetts Senate

June 26, 2013 - 3:35 PM
Democratic U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, with wife Dr. Susan Blumenthal, celebrates his victory in the Massachusetts special election for the U.S. Senate at his campaign party Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in Boston. Markey defeated Republican candidate Gabriel Gomez for the Senate seat vacated by John Kerry. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)