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WASHINGTON — The usually pin-drop-quiet Senate gallery erupted in applause Thursday after William “Mo” Cowan was sworn in as the newest senator from Massachusetts. Vice President Joe Biden administered the noontime oath to Cowan, a...
Tags: Tim Scott, Joe Biden, Elections, Politics, Government
WASHINGTON – Scott Brown, defeated last November in a marquee election battle for a Massachusetts Senate seat by Elizabeth Warren, has opted against seeking a return to Congress this June in the special election to replace John F. Kerry. The...
WASHINGTON -- Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has named his former chief of staff to temporarily fill the Senate seat being vacated by John Kerry, and called a special election for June 25 for voters to choose a permanent replacement for the incoming...
Tags: Tim Scott, Barney Frank, Scott P. Brown, Deval Patrick, Lobbying
WASHINGTON -- President Obama nominated Mary Jo White to be the new head of the Securities and Exchange Commission, saying her track record as a hard-nosed prosecutor means she won't be easily intimidated as Wall Street's new top watchdog. "You don't...
Los Angeles City Councilman Eric Garcetti's call last week for a "People's Pledge" — to limit spending by outside groups in the mayor's race — hails from Massachusetts, where a similar pact got mixed reviews from the Boston Globe. The Boston...
TARP, the infamous Troubled Assets Relief Program that bailed out Wall Street in 2008, is finally over. The Treasury Department recently announced it will soon be completing the sale of the remaining shares it owns of the banks and of General Motors....
Ben Affleck appeared in Washington yesterday to meet with Hillary Clinton and John Kerry about violence in the Congo. Affleck is founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, which seeks to curb the massive number of killings in that country (5 million in 14...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Ben Affleck, Congo, Hillary Clinton
WASHINGTON -- Facing the prospect of a tough reelection fight, veteran West Virginia Sen. Jay Rockefeller, 75, announced Friday that he will leave the Senate when his current term ends. His decision makes him the first senator in either party whose term...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.WASHINGTON – With the “fiscal cliff” averted despite the failure to solve key budget issues, the 112th Congress will close out its widely criticized term and the 113th Congress will be sworn in Thursday. The outgoing Congress was...
At the risk of inviting legions of conservatives to swoop down and tell me I'm drowning in the Obama Kool-Aid (actually, it's not just a risk; it's a guarantee), I'm just going to come out and say it: Michelle Obama was spectacular at the Democratic...
Soon after the 1988 presidential election, pollsters asked Democrats whom they favored to be their party's nominee in 1992. The strongest candidates were Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Gov. Mario M. Cuomo of New York. The governor of...
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