Congress

12:42pm

Mon February 4, 2013
It's All Politics

Romney 2013? Tagg Weighs Massachusetts Senate Bid

Originally published on Mon February 4, 2013 12:58 pm

Republican Tagg Romney reportedly is considering a bid for the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts in the June 25 special election.
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The Boston Herald caused a bit of a stir Monday, reporting that Mitt Romney's eldest son, Tagg, is considering a bid for the Massachusetts Senate seat long held by new Secretary of State John Kerry.

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10:49am

Sun February 3, 2013

11:57am

Fri February 1, 2013
It's All Politics

Reports: Republican Scott Brown Won't Seek Massachusetts Senate Seat

Originally published on Fri February 1, 2013 12:38 pm

Republican Scott Brown, shown here on Capitol Hill in 2010 not long after coming to the Senate in a special election, announced Friday that he won't run in this year's special election in Massachusetts to replace Democrat John Kerry.
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Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown will not seek the Republican nomination for Senate in a special election to replace Sen. John Kerry, the Democrat who on Friday was being sworn in as secretary of state.

The decision leaves Republicans in deep blue Massachusetts scrambling to find a candidate who can be competitive in a special election just five months away.

Brown, who won a 2010 special election for the seat of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, lost the seat in November to Democrat Elizabeth Warren.

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8:03pm

Thu January 31, 2013
StoryCorps

Relentless, Despite Losses: Congressman's Climb To The Hill

Originally published on Fri February 1, 2013 11:09 am

U.S. Rep. James Clyburn explains the hope he carries along with him in his career to his granddaughter Sydney Reed.
StoryCorps

8:43am

Thu January 31, 2013
The Two-Way

Hagel: 'No One Individual Vote, Quote Or Statement Defines Me'

Originally published on Sun February 3, 2013 10:53 am

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., during his Senate nomination hearing earlier today.
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Responding to those who have questioned his views on Israel, Iran and defense spending, former Sen. Chuck Hagel said Thursday at the opening of a Senate hearing on his nomination to be secretary of defense that:

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