BOSTON (AP) — Former Republican Sen. Scott Brown won't be running in a Massachusetts special election to fill Democrat John Kerry's seat.
A person familiar with the decision who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to discuss it says Brown will not run.
Brown was defeated in November by Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren. He had won the seat in a special election in 2010.
U.S. Reps. Edward Markey and Stephen Lynch are seeking the Democratic nomination for the seat being vacated by Kerry, who is leaving the Senate to become Secretary of State.