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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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U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., left, and his wife Gail Huff, center right, speak with supporters during a campaign stop at a Brown campaign office, in Walpole, Mass., in this Nov. 5, 2012 file photo.

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U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., left, and his wife Gail Huff, center right, speak with supporters during a campaign stop at a Brown campaign office, in Walpole, Mass., in this Nov. 5, 2012 file photo.

Scott Brown: Kerry Calling

The most intriguing line in the Iowa report of the state fair ramblings of Scott Brown: “1:17 p.m.: Brown walked in through Gate 2 and his cellphone rang,” the Des Moines Register reports. “To his wife, he mouthed: “It’s John...

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Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate Gabriel Gomez, right, points toward the audience as he takes the stage with his daughters Olivia, 13, left,  Antonia, 10, second from left, and wife Sarah, behind, before addressing an audience with a victory speech at a watch party in Cohasset, Mass., on April 30, 2013.

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Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate Gabriel Gomez, right, points toward the audience as he takes the stage with his daughters Olivia, 13, left, Antonia, 10, second from left, and wife Sarah, behind, before addressing an audience with a victory speech at a watch party in Cohasset, Mass., on April 30, 2013.

Gabriel Gomez: The Year was 1976

The year was 1976, Gabriel Gomez remembers. He was playing Little League. Rep. Ed Markey was first running for Congress in Massachusetts. Now Gomez, a former Navy SEAL and son of Colombian immigrants, will face Markey in a contest for...

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Tagg Romney gives an interview during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Florida.

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Tagg Romney gives an interview during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Florida.

Will He or Won’t He? Tagg Romney Says No to Senate

Updated at 5: 15 pm EST Tagg Romney, the eldest son of defeated 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, isn’t ready to join the family political dynasty. At least not yet. A story in today’s Boston Herald reported that  the...

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Sen. Scott Brown after voting in Wrentham, Mass., on Nov. 6, 2012.

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Sen. Scott Brown after voting in Wrentham, Mass., on Nov. 6, 2012.

One-Senator Loss in November Matched Post-World War II Low

One defining characteristic of the 2012 election was that nine in 10 members of Congress who wanted new terms on Nov. 6 were successful, even as approval of Congress was at or near record lows. Scott Brown, a Massachusetts Republican,...

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Senator Scott Brown, a Republican from Massachusetts, speaks during an interview at the Capitol building in Washington, in this July 15, 2010 file photo.

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Senator Scott Brown, a Republican from Massachusetts, speaks during an interview at the Capitol building in Washington, in this July 15, 2010 file photo.

Scott Brown: `We May… Meet Again’

So was that a cheerful goodbye or something else? It’s going-away-speech day on the Senate floor, and so far the one most likely to generate buzz came from defeated Massachusetts Republican Scott Brown,  who told his colleagues that “victory and...

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Sheldon Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp., is projected during a news conference at the opening of Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s Marina Bay Sands Resort & Casino in Singapore.

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Sheldon Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp., is projected during a news conference at the opening of Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s Marina Bay Sands Resort & Casino in Singapore.

Super-PACs’ Last Gasp: Mixed

Federal Election Commission reports due last night show a blitz of last-minute super-political action committee action in key Senate and House races. The late investments yielded mixed results. Less than three weeks before Election Day, a super-PAC backing Virginia Senate...

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