and one of the strongest things against him this year was that he would vote for McConnell. That will still be against him. The fact is that there are other MA Democrats that could run a good race. (Oddly one could result in the MA Senators being Warren and (Setti) Warren. )
Lautenberg, who is in 80s, might not run, so this may be an open race.
My user name is no longer true, I should now be karenVT