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Scott Brown is a Massachusetts State Senator and a Republican. He is well-known in Massachusetts for having appeared unclothed in Cosmopolitan magazine when in law school, and also for repeatedly using profanity while addressing a group of high school students, some of whom had posted rude comments about him online. His daughter Ayla was a contestant on the fifth season of American Idol. He has announced his intention to run for U.S. Senate to fill the seat vacated by Senator Edward Kennedy's death. The special election will be held January 19, 2010.