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Scott Brown is hoping to win his first full six-year term to the U.S. Senate, no easy task for a Republican in a state more used to electing Democrats.
Brown, who won a special election in 2010 to fill the seat left vacant by the death of long-term Democratic Sen. Edward Kennedy, is facing a tough challenge from Elizabeth Warren, a Harvard University law professor who made a name for herself as a consumer advocate.
Brown, who remains popular in Massachusetts, is trying to maintain that likeability while also portraying Warren as out of touch with ordinary voters.
Chris Christie's race isn't even in our top 15 -- but he's not taking any chances.
THE FIX | More than half of Americans say the Obama administration is trying to cover up the facts of the attack, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
With a little more than five weeks until the election, here's what to keep an eye on.
THE FIX | "The Republicans have a political buffet in front of them. No need to gorge themselves."
With good looks and a good personal story, he hopes to succeed where Scott Brown lost traction.
For a while there, it looked like Gabriel Gomez might be the next Scott Brown. Today, he's looking more like another Massachusetts Republican: Mitt Romney.
'Act of Congress: How America's Essential Institution Works, and How It Doesn't' by Robert G. Kaiser
In "Act of Congress," Robert Kaiser shows how Congress stumbles in its governing.
THE FIX | Inside the Census' new report on the 2012 electorate.
A decade ago the U.S. military had two kinds of camouflage; today it has 10. The uniforms have become a case study in government duplication.
THE FIX | Whoever wins today in South Carolina, it means nothing.
PROJECT: Wilson Andrews, Jason Bartz, Ryan Kellett, Katie Parker, Leslie Passante and Serdar Tumgoren - The Washington Post. Published Oct. 8, 2012.
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