President Barack Obama and Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, the Democratic candidate vying for the seat vacated by the death of U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., wave to the crowd during a campaign rally, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
President Barack Obama and Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, the Democratic candidate vying for the seat vacated by the death of U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., wave to the crowd during a campaign rally, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Associated Press
President Barack Obama and Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, the Democratic candidate vying for the seat vacated by the death of U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., wave to the crowd during a campaign rally, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Associated Press

Obama: More than a Senate seat at stake in Massachusetts

January 17, 2010 7:51 PM