Sen. Scott P. Brown has been stung by a gaffe involving photos that he mistakenly said showed Osama bin Laden's body and rocked by a $1 million ad blitz attacking his environmental record. "There are some cracks showing now," said John Walsh, Massachusetts Democratic Party chairman.
** FILE** In this July 11, 2009, file photo, actress Mary Tyler Moore attends Broadway Barks 11 in New York. A representative for Mary Tyler Moore says the veteran sitcom star is "recovering nicely" after surgery to remove a benign tumor on the lining of her brain. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)
Mitt Romney said that as president he would grant more power and flexibility to states by block-granting Medicaid payments and easing federal standards during an address Thursday at the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center in Ann Arbor.
Sen. Barbara Boxer leaves Capitol Hill on Thursday after speaking on the Senate floor about former Nevada Sen. John Ensign. Mr. Ensign made false statements to the Federal Election Commission, the panel said.
Kizza Besigye (background center right) waves to supporters beside his wife Winnie Byayima (left) as he returns from Nairobi after medical treatment on the day of the inauguration of his longtime political rival, President Yoweri Museveni. (Associated Press
Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, a 2012 Republican presidential candidate, will deliver a major speech Thursday at the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center. The center is part of UM's medical school, where researchers are "vigorously" pursuing stem cell research.
**FILE** In this photo from Feb. 8, 2008, provided by Altria Group, Philip Morris International Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Louis C. Camilleri is shown. CEO Camilleri told a cancer nurse Wednesday that while cigarettes are harmful and addictive, it is not that hard to quit. (Associated Press/Altria Group, Todd Rosenberg)
Sen. Olympia J. Snowe, Maine Republican, likely will face re-election challenges for working with Democrats. But she can make key alliances with tea party activists and point to her record for fiscal conservatism.
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Angel La Liberte bakes muffins with her children Leo and Isabella at their California home. As Mother's Day approaches, Mrs. La Liberte and others are launching an online campaign to build support for older mothers.