White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs issued the following statement in response to the Massachusetts Senate election results last night:
For Immediate Release
January 19, 2010
Statement from Press Secretary Robert Gibbs
This evening the President spoke to both candidates in the hard-fought Massachusetts Senate race. The President congratulated Senator Brown on his victory and a well-run campaign. The President told Senator Brown that he looks forward to working with him on the urgent economic challenges facing Massachusetts families and struggling families across our nation.
The President thanked Attorney General Coakley for her hard work and urged her to continue her advocacy on behalf of working people.