February 5th, 2010
11:08 AM ET
4 years ago

Brown to campaign for McCain

Brown will campaign for McCain next month.
Brown will campaign for McCain next month.

(CNN) - The newest member of the Senate will soon hit the 2010 campaign trail for Arizona Sen. John McCain.

A McCain source confirms Sen. Scott Brown, R-Massachusetts, will campaign with the 2008 Republican presidential nominee in early March. McCain is facing a primary challenge from former Rep. J.D. Hayworth.

Brown rocketed to stardom in the Republican Party after scoring an upset victory in the Massachusetts special Senate election last month to fill the seat of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy. He was sworn into the chamber Thursday afternoon.

Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin will also hit the campaign trail for McCain at the end of March.


Filed under: John McCain • Scott Brown
soundoff (86 Responses)
  1. InArizona

    Boring.... McCain will loose Arizona... either to another Republican or Democrat. It's inevitable.

    February 5, 2010 11:59 am at 11:59 am |
  2. j

    Who cares, Brown is just a flash in the pan. As soon as the people of Massachusetts realize what they've elected, he'll be out.

    McCain sure has turned into an ultra-conservative. Whatever happened to "going rogue"? He really should consider retiring and let Cindy take over.

    February 5, 2010 11:59 am at 11:59 am |
  3. http://twitter.com/whybs

    Scott Brown won in MA on the promise of smaller, more efficient government! This will help McCain win!

    Psst... let's put a positive spin on the fact that Scott's mother was on welfare? http://bit.ly/8GTp7d

    February 5, 2010 12:01 pm at 12:01 pm |
  4. BM

    McCain should be head to the nearest Old Folks Home to retire.

    February 5, 2010 12:01 pm at 12:01 pm |
  5. mario

    McCain want to look younger than he is

    February 5, 2010 12:02 pm at 12:02 pm |
  6. BestProfitCompany = WAR

    Ooookaaaay~

    I pretty sure people from Arizona don't care what a senator from another state has to say. Especially this newb u.s. senator. But there goes Mcshame old thinking, that this senator will increase his votes. Ha! Good luck with that! McShame needs to be put in a retirement home... 5 years ago!

    February 5, 2010 12:03 pm at 12:03 pm |
  7. BM

    Can't believe the blant racism in this country. I'm sure other countries are appalled!

    February 5, 2010 12:03 pm at 12:03 pm |
  8. Marry

    Bad idea, Senator Brown! Mc Cain should definitely retire. He has nothing positive to offer to his country anymore. If you attach yourself with the “NO” Republicans, you will not have to offer America much either.

    February 5, 2010 12:04 pm at 12:04 pm |
  9. Kylene

    This is way too humorous. Add Tancredo into the mix with the other crazies: Palin, michele Bachman, Limbaugh, and Glenn Beck. This should be covered on Comedy Central not CNN!!!

    February 5, 2010 12:04 pm at 12:04 pm |
  10. BM

    Can't believe the blatant racism out there! I'm sure other countries are having a good laugh at all the dummies who are giving Palin airtime as well!

    February 5, 2010 12:05 pm at 12:05 pm |
  11. Objective Thinking

    Brown-bashing and McCain-bashing in 3... 2... 1...

    February 5, 2010 12:06 pm at 12:06 pm |
  12. Total BS

    Make sure you tell the people that you kill babies !!! Maybe McCain will join you on your mission ...You in the GOP make me ill !

    February 5, 2010 12:08 pm at 12:08 pm |
  13. Bertina

    If McCain doesn't get a boost from this, it proves that not only Brown didn't win because of the Tea Party but also because Massachussettes has more independents than Tea Party members.

    February 5, 2010 12:09 pm at 12:09 pm |
  14. James

    Hate to hear it. Need he be reminded of unrestricted illegal alien amnesty and mccain/feingold?

    February 5, 2010 12:09 pm at 12:09 pm |
  15. Don J

    And the obvious comment here is Oh Hum, who the h*ll really cares????

    February 5, 2010 12:11 pm at 12:11 pm |
  16. Susan

    Oh, that's almost funny! A "playboy" boy-toy and senile McSame - what a combo!

    February 5, 2010 12:13 pm at 12:13 pm |
  17. Marie MD

    After the failed 2008 election and the birth of the witch i would think mccain would give it up. At least she had the decency of quitting on Alaska. I hope the citizens of AZ have better sense, but neither candidate is worth it.
    Now we have the failed beauty queen and the nude centerfold model (not porn because it's not Levi) campaigning for mccain. The man who sold his soul and life for the presidency.
    Quite the trio.

    February 5, 2010 12:14 pm at 12:14 pm |
  18. Dieter Zerressen

    Will he pose nude for John McCain?

    February 5, 2010 12:15 pm at 12:15 pm |
  19. barbara

    I like this guy. I do marvel though at the descriptions of his election. Of course he was elected. The opposition, although the same party as Kennedy, showed no likeness to him that I could see. As for the medical, MA already has government medical so of course they are not interested in paying for another one. This was not a great surprise. As for John McCain, as an Arizonan, I have much respect for him and hope he wins again. (I did not think much of his choice for VP in his Presidential race) I'm glad to see McCain and Brown together.

    February 5, 2010 12:15 pm at 12:15 pm |
  20. david, CA

    time for old man McCain to head off to a retirement home where his dementia can be properly treated. McCain is one of a dying breed of Reagan-era political opportunists and liars.

    February 5, 2010 12:16 pm at 12:16 pm |
  21. kd

    McCain's too old. Put him out to pasture.

    February 5, 2010 12:19 pm at 12:19 pm |
  22. June

    Sorry to hear that the new Senator plans to support John McCain. With McCain's poor record on immigration, I guess we have another in Washington who is going to try to sell up on the fact that millions of illegal aliens are good for this country and they approve of Americans having to compete for jobs. He said that the seat no longer belonged to Teddy Kennedy, but he's carrying on Teddy's tradition of selling out to the anti-American organizations trying to destroy our country.

    February 5, 2010 12:21 pm at 12:21 pm |
  23. Randy in Pa

    Brown's been elected to work for the people of Massachusetts and the people of the U.S. And the first thing he is going to do is go on the McCain campaign trail. What an outrage!!!!!!!!!!

    This is what our political system has become.

    February 5, 2010 12:23 pm at 12:23 pm |
  24. Bonnie

    I thought Brown was a good guy?
    Boy were we fooled. Business as usual.

    FOR THE CORPORATE BOSSES

    THE AMERICAN PEOPLE CAN GO TO HELL.

    February 5, 2010 12:26 pm at 12:26 pm |
  25. CommonSense09

    McCain needs to go retire!!!!! Dang he's old as dirt and crazy and forgetful only to mention a few......

    February 5, 2010 12:32 pm at 12:32 pm |
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