Mass. certifies GOP's Brown as Kennedy successor

Republican Sen.-elect Scott Brown speaks to an Associated Press reporter at his state senate office at the Statehouse in Boston, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010.

February 4, 2010 6:52:28 AM PST
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has certified the results of Scott Brown's upset Senate election win, clearing the way for the Republican to succeed the late Democrat Edward Kennedy.