(CNN) - Former Sen. Scott Brown said Friday that he won't make a bid this year to return to Capitol Hill.
The Republican from Massachusetts announced that "I will not be a candidate for the United States Senate in the upcoming special election."
(CNN) – It's one of the biggest questions in 2013 campaign politics: Will former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts make a bid this year to return to the Senate?
A source close to the Bay State Republican tells CNN Thursday that "Scott is undecided. I think he's going to wait for an actual vacancy to be declared and for an election date to be set."
Washington (CNN) – A family friend says Ted Kennedy Jr., son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, is seriously considering running for senate if John Kerry vacates the seat to become the next secretary of state.
Kerry is said to be the frontrunner to succeed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is leaving her post next year.
Friends and some Democratic Party leaders are encouraging Kennedy to run for the Massachusetts seat held by Kerry since 1985.
(CNN) – Outgoing Republican Sen. Scott Brown may not be gone from Capitol Hill for long, according to a new poll of Massachusetts voters.
With Democratic Sen. John Kerry considered President Barack Obama's top choice to succeed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and with Kerry expected to sail smoothly through confirmation by his Senate peers, the Bay State will most likely hold a special election in late spring or early summer to fill the final year and a half of Kerry's term.
(CNN) – After U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice's withdrawal from consideration for secretary of state Thursday, all eyes turned to Sen. John Kerry from Massachusetts, who is considered a likely replacement.
But who will fill Kerry's Senate seat if he’s chosen?
(CNN) – With the 112th Congress coming to an end, several senators gave their farewell remarks on the Senate floor Wednesday.
As they depart, many of them touched on a need for bipartisanship or reflected on key pieces of legislation they helped pass. See some of the highlights after the jump.
(CNN) – In a key pick-up of a Republican Senate seat, Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren defeated GOP Sen. Scott Brown Tuesday, according to a CNN projection. With 37 percent of the estimated vote counted, Warren led Brown 52 percent to 48 percent.
The victory is critical to Democratic ambitions to maintain their majority control of the Senate.
(CNN) - As the hours wind down until Election Day voters cast their ballots, two new polls in the battle for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts indicate an increasingly tight race.
The University of Massachusetts/Lowell-Boston Herald poll showed Republican Sen. Scott Brown with a one point advantage over Democrat Elizabeth Warren, 49% to Warren's 48%, while a survey from the Western New England University Polling Institute showed Warren up four points over Brown, 50%-46%.
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(CNN) - The two Massachusetts candidates in a closely-watched and hard-fought race for a U.S. Senate seat will not engage in a fourth debate before Election Day, the debate sponsor announced Tuesday.
A final faceoff between Republican Sen. Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger, Elizabeth Warren, was originally scheduled for Tuesday evening, a week out from the election.
(CNN) - With one week to go until Election Day, a new survey in the high profile Senate battle in Massachusetts indicates that the Democratic challenger has the edge.
According to a Suffolk University/7 News poll released Tuesday, 53% of likely voters in the Bay State say they support Democratic nominee Elizabeth Warren, with 46% backing Republican Sen. Scott Brown.