scott brown http://wamc.org en Brown To Start New Hampshire Senate Bid Thursday http://wamc.org/post/brown-start-new-hampshire-senate-bid-thursday <p></p><p></p><p>Republican Scott Brown has chosen New Hampshire's seacoast to officially kick off his campaign for the U.S. Senate later this week. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 01:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 87626 at http://wamc.org Brown To Start New Hampshire Senate Bid Thursday Brown Seeks Staff For NH Senate Run http://wamc.org/post/brown-seeks-staff-nh-senate-run <p></p><p></p><p>Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown has started looking for campaign staff and courting the political elite in New Hampshire. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 02:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 85790 at http://wamc.org Brown Seeks Staff For NH Senate Run Mass. US Senators Defend Votes On Filibuster Rule http://wamc.org/post/mass-us-senators-defend-votes-filibuster-rule <p>Massachusetts' two U.S. senators are defending their support of a key change to the Senate's filibuster rule.</p><p>Senate Democrats pushed through the change Thursday.</p><p>Instead of requiring a 60-vote majority to end debate and allow a yes-or-no vote on presidential nominees to federal courts or cabinet departments, a simple majority can now clear the way for a final vote.</p><p>Republicans cried foul, but the state's two Democratic senators say the change was needed given GOP obstructionism.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 11:40:28 +0000 Jaired Crofut 78493 at http://wamc.org Mass. US Senators Defend Votes On Filibuster Rule Markey, Gomez Head Into Final Full Campaign Day http://wamc.org/post/markey-gomez-head-final-full-campaign-day <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">&nbsp;Republican Gabriel Gomez and Democrat Edward <font color="red">Markey</font> are preparing to crisscross the state during their final full day of campaigning before Massachusetts' special U.S. Senate election.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;"><font color="red">Markey</font> planned a "get out the vote" drive Monday, greeting supporters in Springfield and Worcester and participating in a business tour of downtown Lawrence before attending a rally at the YMCA in his hometown of Malden.</span></p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 12:27:53 +0000 Jaired Crofut 67703 at http://wamc.org Markey, Gomez Head Into Final Full Campaign Day Markey Again Asks Gomez To Sign "People's Pledge" http://wamc.org/post/markey-again-asks-gomez-sign-peoples-pledge <p>Democrat Edward Markey is pressing his Republican opponent in the state's special U.S. Senate election to sign a pledge to discourage outside groups from spending money on TV, radio and Internet campaign ads.</p><p>Markey sent a letter to Republican Gabriel Gomez Friday asking that he join him at the Omni Parker House in Boston today to sign the so-called "People's Pledge."</p><p>Gomez refused to sign the pledge and instead demanded Markey return the millions he's received from political action committees during his three decades in Congress.</p> Mon, 06 May 2013 12:50:11 +0000 Jaired Crofut 63945 at http://wamc.org Markey Again Asks Gomez To Sign "People's Pledge" Former Mass. U.S. Senator not ruling out run in NH http://wamc.org/post/former-mass-us-senator-not-ruling-out-run-nh <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Former Massachusetts U.S. Sen. <font color="red">Scott</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">Brown</font> says he's not done with politics. And he's not ruling out a run for office in New Hampshire.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Speaking in southern New Hampshire on Thursday, the Republican said the Granite State is "almost a second home" to him.</span></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 11:04:14 +0000 Jaired Crofut 61511 at http://wamc.org Former Mass. U.S. Senator not ruling out run in NH Scott Brown Will Not Run For U.S. Senate http://wamc.org/post/scott-brown-will-not-run-us-senate <p>There will be no senate comeback bid this year for Scott Brown. The former Republican senator announced Friday he will not run in the special election to fill the vacancy left by&nbsp; John Kerry’s departure.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Brown&nbsp; who became a national Republican star with his upset victory in the 2010 special election for senate in Massachusetts, then lost to Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren last year, has decided to sit out this year’s senate campaign.</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 21:49:41 +0000 Paul Tuthill 57063 at http://wamc.org Scott Brown Will Not Run For U.S. Senate Brown Won't Run in Special Election http://wamc.org/post/brown-wont-run-special-election <p></p><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">BOSTON (AP) — Former Republican Sen. Scott Brown won't be running in a Massachusetts special election to fill Democrat John Kerry's seat.</span></p><p>A person familiar with the decision who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to discuss it says Brown will not run.</p><p>Brown was defeated in November by Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren. He had won the seat in a special election in 2010.</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 18:13:08 +0000 Associated Press 57035 at http://wamc.org Brown Won't Run in Special Election Political Action Committee Sends Absentee Ballot Mailings for Scott Brown http://wamc.org/post/political-action-committee-sends-absentee-ballot-mailings-scott-brown <p>A political action committee backing Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown is sending out a new mailing telling voters how to cast absentee ballots in Massachusetts.</p><p>The group America 360 announced earlier this week that it was ramping up its efforts on behalf of Brown, who is facing a challenge from Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren.</p><p>The mailing, which includes forms voters can use to request absentee ballots, calls Brown a "new independent voice" and says Warren is "hyper-partisan" and out of touch.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 23:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 49763 at http://wamc.org Political Action Committee Sends Absentee Ballot Mailings for Scott Brown Massachusetts Senate Candidates Debate In Springfield http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-senate-candidates-debate-springfield-0 <p>The candidates for US Senate in Massachusetts met for a third debate Wednesday night. The face off in Springfield produced sharp exchanges on policy issues including taxes, healthcare and women’s rights.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 16:25:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 49635 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts Senate Candidates Debate In Springfield