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Markey Wants Gas Pipes Replaced
Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is warning that the deadly gas explosion that destroyed two buildings in New York and killed eight people shows the need to fix the aging infrastructure that delivers fuel in cities across the country...
Scott Brown to Speak in New Hampshire
Former Massachusetts U.S. Senator Scott Brown will be the keynote speaker at the New Hampshire Republican Party event later this month.
There has been widespread speculation that Brown will run for the GOP nomination to challenge incumbent Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen next year...
Arlen Specter, Former U.S. Senator, Dead at 82
Arlen Specter, the bristly former Republican senator from Pennsylvania who often made headlines by playing the political center and confounding Republican colleagues in the Senate, died today at age 82. According to Specter's family, his death was due to complications from non-Hodgkin's ly…
Sen. Brown Raises Native American Question in Ad
Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown has launched a new television ad highlighting his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren's claims of Native American heritage.
 
The 30-second ad features clips of news reports on Warren's claims.
 
Warren has said she was told as a child that her mot…
Fishing Disaster Declared in New England
The U.S. Commerce Department has declared a national fishery disaster in New England, opening the door for tens of millions of dollars in relief funds for fishermen.
U.S. Sen. John Kerry said he's secured a commitment from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to include $100 million for fishermen a…

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