| Oct 2, 2010
Carly Fiorina, Meg Whitman and even Sen. Scott Brown — the Republican who shocked the political world in January by winning the Massachusetts Senate seat long held by Ted Kennedy — have walked into a Magnolia Boulevard headquarters for the...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 1:21 PM
Senate Republicans have blocked legislation that would have repealed the military's policy of "don't ask, don't tell" and allowed gay troops to serve openly.
Democrats failed Thursday to cinch a procedural deal with Republicans in the waning days of the...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 2:40 PM
Massachussetts Senator Scott Brown revealed for the first time that he was sexually abused on multiple occasions by a camp counselor, and physically abused by his step-fathers.
The admission came during an interview with "60 Minutes" on CBS. Brown...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 8:51 PM
We should find out in February who will get the $35 billion contract to make refueling tankers for the the U.S. Air Force, but first Congress is looking into the latest problem with the competition.
The Senate Armed Services Committee heard testimony...
| Feb 28, 2011
If an impasse at the Federal Election Commission remains, corporations, unions and wealthy individuals will be able to fund hundreds of millions of dollars in campaign advertisements for next year's presidential and congressional elections while keeping...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:33 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts says he was "joking" when he said "Thank God" Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren didn't take her clothes off to pay for college.
Brown told reporters Friday he was responding to a...
| May 25, 2011
| 3:20 PM
The Senate roundly rejected the House GOP budget on Wednesday, with five Republicans joining most Democrats in shooting down the proposal to dramatically alter Medicare that has rattled the Republican Party.
The 40-57 vote essentially ends the...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 8:23 PM
The sight of flattened homes, peeled-off roofs and the toppled steeple of a 140-year-old church stunned New Englanders after deadly tornadoes swept through Massachusetts, striking an area of the country that rarely sees such severe twisters.
| Nov 3, 2011
| 11:28 AM
Occupy Wall Street is not likely to have the kind of effect on Democratic politics that the "tea party" movement has had in the GOP, a leading Democratic strategist said Thursday.
Still, you can expect to hear Democrats focusing on some of the issues...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:04 PM
A Senate panel passed a bipartisan deal to save the U.S. Postal Service.
The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee voted 9-to-1 to pass the deal, which buys out some employees, cuts worker compensation benefits for some retirees and...