Washington (January 30, 2015) – Pitting Massachusetts’s finest seafood and brews against Washington’s, Massachusetts Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey and Washington state Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell today announced a friendly wager ahead of the Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks.


The bet:


Senators Warren and Markey have offered up a clambake from Woodman’s of Essex and beer from Samuel Adams.


Senators Murray and Cantwell have offered oysters from Taylor Shellfish Farms in Shelton and beer from The Pike Brewing Companyin Seattle.


“We hope the Seahawks enjoy their last few days as defending champs, because the Patriots are on to Seattle and will do their job delivering a fourth Lombardi Trophy to New England. Go Pats!” said Senators Warren and Markey.  


“We’re ready for an exciting Super Bowl matchup, but Tom Brady and the Patriots won’t have an answer for the Seahawks and the 12th Man. We look forward to celebrating a second Lombardi trophy over some lobster and Sam Adams, courtesy of our friends from Massachusetts,” said Senators Murray and Cantwell.