|Y'all can call me Sen. Mo Cowan|
More: "Once Sen. John Kerry was nominated by President Barack Obama to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton for Secretary of State, there was widespread speculation about who Gov. Patrick would appoint to replace him. Some even speculated that he might select himself. Outspoken congressman Barney Frank made no secret about his desire to fill the seat as a placeholder until a special election is held this June to fill that seat for the remainder of Kerry’s term."