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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.
Brown focuses on the effects of the health law in New Hampshire and appears to take a shot at Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.).
Biden honors Mandela, as Obama heads to South Africa
There are several reasons to believe he won't do it.
Schumer said he told Brown he wouldn't go after him if he supported the so-called "Disclose Act." Brown voted against it.
The political lessons of the late president of South Africa.
Former senator Bob Smith (R-N.H.) will attempt another return to the U.S. Senate in 2014, this time for his old seat in the state he formerly represented.
Boehner also weighed in on another issue of GOP inclusiveness, saying that Republican campaign committees should support gay candidates
The Massachusetts Democrat has shown no signs she is interested in a White House bid.
The partisan fight to define the law is just warming up.
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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