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Former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld says he will not run in the special election to succeed John Kerry in the U.S. Senate.
Former Sen. Scott Brown said Friday he would not run in a special Senate election in Massachusetts, dealing a setback to Republican hopes of winning the seat being vacated by Secretary of State John Kerry.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch has officially launched his bid for John Kerry's U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts.
As Massachusetts' newest U.S. senator settles into his temporary job in the post previously held by Democrat John Kerry, attention is turning to a special election this summer when voters will pick Kerry's successor.
The announcement that veteran U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin would not run for re-election came as such a shock that neither his own party nor the Republicans had given any thought to who might succeed him.
Fairfax County wants to crack down on campaign signs that proliferate at intersections and along area roads.
You might not have heard of New Jersey state Sen. Barbara Buono, though you've probably heard of the man she's itching to take on in the November election _ Gov. Chris Christie.
Virginia's not the only electoral battleground with a Republican-ruled legislature where President Barack Obama mopped up last year en route to re-election. But it is the first to act on an ambitious menu of Republican legislation aimed at preventing another Democratic triumph.
A political generation ago, the West signaled the nation's rightward swing, from the emergence of Ronald Reagan to the success of tax-limitation ballot measures in California and Colorado.
A bill that would replace the state's winner-take-all method of apportioning presidential electoral votes with one that awards votes by congressional district is expected to fail this year.
The prospects appear doomed in Virginia this year for Republican-backed legislation that would replace the state's winner-take-all method of apportioning presidential electoral votes with one that awards one vote to the winner of each congressional district.
Reince Priebus has been elected to lead the Republican National Committee for another two years.
A Republican-backed bill to convert Virginia's winner-take-all method of apportioning presidential electors to one that awards electors one-by-one by congressional districts is likely doomed for the year.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called on the Republican Party to "stop being the stupid party" on Thursday as GOP leaders promised fundamental changes to help stave off future losses.
Facebook's CEO has friended New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie again.
Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, at age 88 the oldest sitting U.S. senator, said Tuesday that the mayor of the state's largest city is surely entitled to run next year for the seat he now holds _ but he did not yet reveal his own plans.