Boston.com publishes a look at Senator Scott Brown's first term.
Sen. Scott Brown
Monday, May 21, 2012
Monday, May 14, 2012
The senator and his wife stopped by the NFD for pizza on Friday.
From NFD Spokesman George Morrice U.S. Senator Scott Brown and his wife Gail Huff stopped by the Norwood Fire Station for a visit on Friday. Brown, a Wrentham resident, brought pizza and sat down to discuss current issues facing the country and the State of Massachusetts. The Senator was affable and low key as he posed for pictures and laughed with firefighters after lunch. The Senators wife excused herself from the photo op and left early so she could prepare for their daughters graduation from Syracuse University on Saturday.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Poll shows the Wrentham native and challenger are neck-and-neck
Friday, May 4, 2012
Luminaries gathered in Wrentham District Court to celebrate the rule of law.
United States Senator Scott Brown and former Boston Mayor Raymond Flynn were on hand at Wrentham District Court today to celebrate Law Day. A massive flag flew over Route 140 in front of the courthouse as part of the day's celebration. Court Clerk-Magistrate Edward Doherty served as the master of ceremonies for the event. "On Law Day, we celebrate the fundamental rule of law, which separates our democracy from the dictatorships in the world," he said. Doherty noted that Senator Brown was first a part of the ceremony in 1998, when he was a town selectman. "He's since moved on to bigger and better things," he said. Brown said he had great memories of working as a lawyer in the courthouse. "This place is a very special place," he said. "It's …
Monday, April 16, 2012
Senator Brown, his wife and aide were reportedly on their way to a charity fundraiser.
Senator Scott Brown and his wife Gail were involved in a minor two-vehicle accident on Friday evening in Dedham, CBS Boston reports. The Browns were riding in a Jeep driven by Senate aide Chris Burgoyne at the time of the accident, which occurred at about 8:30pm at Sprague Street near Azalea Circle, according to the CBS Boston article. No one was injured in the crash. The CBS Boston story quotes a spokesperson for the senator, who stated that the accident happened as the couple was headed to a Best Buddies charity fundraiser. Dedham Police are investigating the accident but had not filed charges as of late Friday, CBS Boston reports.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Sen. Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren raise funds in first quarter.
Senator Scott Brown and challenger Elizabeth Warren have already raised sizable funds in their race to represent Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate. According to campaign releases, Brown raised $3.4 million in the first quarter of the year, while Warren raised $6.9 million. Brown's campaign finance director John Cook said in a statement that the people of the state value the senator's independence. "The people of Massachusetts appreciate the independent, pro-jobs perspective that Senator Brown brings to each issue and they have rewarded him with yet another strong quarter of fundraising," Cook said. "We will once again be outraised by the Hollywood elites and out-of-state liberals that are backing our opponent, but we will have resources we …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Video excerpts of Sen. Scott Brown's speech to the United Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Sen. Scott Brown spoke about small business, bipartisanship and representing the state of Massachusetts at an event at the Franklin Country Club Tuesday. The event was held by the United Regional Chamber of Commerce. In the talk, Brown criticized the federal government for fostering uncertainty and spending money poorly.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
In talking at a United Chamber of Commerce event, Senator Brown talks about the challenges and virtues of small business.
Senator Scott Brown spoke to various local business leaders at a United Regional Chamber of Commerce event Tuesday afternoon. Brown, a Wrentham resident, spoke about the importance of small business during the meeting, which took place at the Franklin Country Club. "I'm proud to be pro-business and pro-jobs legislation," he said. "The government can't create jobs, but it can create an environment where you can create jobs." He said the government must look at ways to encourage growth. "We can't get out of this mess overnight, but we do have the highest corporate tax rate in the industrialized world," he said. "It's not just Franklin competing with Wrentham any more — both of them are competing against the rest of the world." Brown spoke …
Friday, March 23, 2012
King dropping out leaves Marisa DeFranco as Elizabeth Warren's only Democratic opponent.
The field of possible Sen. Scott Brown opponents has narrowed. Democratic candidate and Dover resident Jim King announced Wednesday that he will be dropping out of the senate race and will endorse Elizabeth Warren, The Republican reported today. "We looked at our goals of defeating Scott Brown and rebuilding Sen. Ted Kennedy's legacy, and decided that the best way to accomplish that at this point is to support Elizabeth Warren," he told the paper. King, a corporate lawyer out of Boston, announced his candidacy late last year and is the fifth candidate to drop out of the primary. His announcement means that Warren's only opponent remaining in the Democratic field is Marisa DeFranco.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
New poll showing Sen. Scott Brown with a sizable lead.
Boston.com is reporting that a new poll shows US Sen. Scott Brown ahead of presumptive challenger Elizabeth Warren. According to the report, the Opinion Dynamics of Cambridge poll puts Brown, a Wrentham resident, nine to 10 points ahead of Warren. Brown outpolled Warren, 52 percent to 42 pecent. This is the second straight poll that put Brown substantially over Warren. In mid-February, a Suffolk University/Channel 7 poll has Brown ahead 49 percent to 40 percent. Brown defeated Attorney General Marth Coakley in 2010 in a race for the seat formerly occupied by Ted Kennedy, who died in office.