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We already brought you the bizarre back-and-forth over the Maddow-for-Senate rumor. Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown's office claimed Democrats were asking MSNBC host Rachel Maddow to run against him in the next election. Responding on television, Maddow denied any intent to run for office.

Now, it appears there's a new chapter in this surreal saga. In a radio interview, Brown, asked about Maddow's statement, responded "bring it on." This left Maddow, of course, to ask "bring what on?" Here's her reaction to the new development, closing with a theatrical telephone call to Massachusetts residents, following typical robocall form, denying the rumor, reprimanding Brown for his actions, and inviting him to appear on her show:

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