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Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, during a town hall meeting in Belmar, New Jersey, on March 25, 2014.

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Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, during a town hall meeting in Belmar, New Jersey, on March 25, 2014.

Christie Staff Moving to N.H.: There Goes Another One

Colin Reed, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s spokesman since March 2013, is leaving the administration to work as campaign manager of Scott Brown’s expected Senate race. Matt Mowers, previously a member of Christie’s administration and a former campaign aide, was...

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Senator Scott Brown, a Republican from Massachusetts, in Washington, D.C. on July 15, 2010.

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Senator Scott Brown, a Republican from Massachusetts, in Washington, D.C. on July 15, 2010.

Democrats on Brown: Every Senator Doesn’t Get Two States

Senate Republicans got a blast from the recent past when former — and potentially future — colleague Scott Brown joined them for lunch today at the Capitol. Brown, who won his Massachusetts Senate seat in a January 2010 special election,...

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Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS Is Back — in New Hampshire

Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies, the nonprofit issue-advocacy group founded with help from Republican strategist Karl Rove, is making its television debut in the 2014 election. Its targets: President Barack Obama’s health care law and Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New...

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Senator Scott Brown, a Republican from Massachusetts, in this July 15, 2010 file photo.

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Senator Scott Brown, a Republican from Massachusetts, in this July 15, 2010 file photo.

Brown Severs Newsmax Ties

Republican Scott Brown has severed ties with the conservative website Newsmax after the organization used his name and email list to send out an article promoting the views of Dr. Russell Blaylock, a conspiracy theorist who believes fluoride causes Alzheimer’s...

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Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts at an event on April 4, 2013 in Nashua, N.H.

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Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts at an event on April 4, 2013 in Nashua, N.H.

Scott Brown: ‘Coming Soon’

Coming soon, to a computer near you: Scott Brown “Giving power back to the people.” So says his word-sparing, place-holding website. In New Hampshire? As Bloomberg’s Annie Linskey notes: “Brown has sent signals that he is prepared to seek the Republican nomination...

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Offices of Sen. Scott Brown in Washington, DC in this 2011 file photo.

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Offices of Sen. Scott Brown in Washington, DC in this 2011 file photo.

Scott Brown Mining Granite in Search of ‘People’s Seat’

Massachusetts’s one-time (and one third of a term) U.S. Sen. Scott Brown has registered his People’s Seat political action committee in New Hampshire, unleashing another round of speculation that he plans to challenge Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in 2014. Filing...

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Martha Coakley smiles as she greets patrons inside Morin's Diner in Attleboro, Mass., on Sept. 16, 2013.

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Martha Coakley smiles as she greets patrons inside Morin's Diner in Attleboro, Mass., on Sept. 16, 2013.

Boston Reversal: Coakley Plays Red Sox, Brown Hangs Up Phone

Could Scott Brown and Martha Coakley be switching personalities? Three years ago, Brown, a Republican, charmed deep-blue Massachusetts with his barn jacket and pick-up truck and whalloped Coakley, a Democrat, in a campaign for the U.S. Senate seat held by...

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