In a developing story, Fox News is reporting that Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has chosen his former chief of staff, William “Mo” Cowan, to fill the Senate seat left vacant by Secretary of State-designate John Kerry. Cowen will serve as interim U.S. senator until a special election is held.
In the Fox News report:
A person with knowledge of the appointment who spoke on condition of anonymity because an official announcement has not been made says Patrick picked Cowan. He will serve until the June 25 special election.
Read the entire report here.