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Sen. Scott P. Brown officially began his re-election campaign with a rally in Massachusetts, casting himself as an independent voice in a deeply partisan Congress.
Outside groups on both sides are spending millions of dollars on the race between Elizabeth Warren, the leading Democratic Senate candidate in Massachusetts, and freshman Sen. Scott P. Brown, the Republican she hopes to defeat next year.
Just six months ago, Senate Republicans seemed poised to march to victory in 2012 and easily retake control of the upper chamber of Congress, but some successful Democratic recruiting and some unintentional help from the tea party in recent months have made next year's overall contest more competitive.
All sides insist they want to see a yearlong extension of the payroll-tax cut, but its chances dimmed Monday as House Republicans rejected the Senate's two-month compromise offer and demanded face-to-face negotiations - something Senate Democrats rejected out of hand.
President Obama isn't backing down after Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked his nominee from becoming the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The Capitol's Kennedy drought may not last long.
Obamacare is the Kryptonite of American politics: Not even Superman himself could survive touching this truly terrible law. Witness the latest voluntary victim of President Obama's race toward socialized medicine: one Dr. Donald M. Berwick. Few are more deserving than he. Obamacare is heading for the ash heap of history, where it belongs, and so are the politicians who forced it upon an unwilling America. Good riddance.
Upon President Obama's return to Washington from a nine-day trip abroad, the White House on Monday blasted Republican lawmakers for the impending failure of the congressional supercommittee to agree on a deficit-reduction plan.
Two months after President Obama proposed a $447 billion jobs-stimulus bill, the Senate has finally found a part it can agree on: a $30 billion package that promotes hiring of veterans and ends an unpopular withholding requirement for government contractors.