U.S. Senate

Craig James. (Photo by Christopher Blumenshine/Getty Images)

Former Patriot Running For U.S. Senate

Craig James, who starred as a tailback with the New England Patriots in the 1980s, announced Monday he was running for the U.S. Senate as a Republican from Texas.


Joe Kennedy (File photo by CJ Gunther-Pool/Getty Images)

Joe Kennedy Still Has $2.1M In Campaign War Chest

Former U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy is sitting on a campaign war chest of more than $2 million, even as he insists he’s not interested in running again for elected office.


Newton Mayor Setti Warren

Setti Warren Considers Run Against Senator Scott Brown

Newton Mayor Setti Warren says he’s considering a run for the U.S. Senate against Scott Brown.


Sen. Scott Brown sits down with WBZ-TV. (File)

Sen. Scott Brown Reflects On First Year In Office

In an interview with WBZ-TV, Sen. Scott Brown got a little emotional talking about his first year in the US Senate.


WBZ Afternoon Headlines 9/15/10

By a 1,200 vote margin, former New Hampshire Attorney General Kelly Ayotte was declared the winner of the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate on Wednesday.  Tea Party challenger Ovide Lamontagne said he will not seek a […]


Kagan confirmation on track, Senate starts debate

The Senate is starting debate on Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court.


Kerry, Brown smooth over differences while biking

In the Senate, John Kerry and Scott Brown wheel and deal. Outside, they just wheel.


Unemployment benefits extension clears hurdle

  A bill to restore unemployment benefits to millions who have been out of work for more than six months has cleared a Senate hurdle.


Judiciary panel OKs Kagan for Supreme Court

Pushing toward an election-year Supreme Court confirmation vote, a polarized Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday approved Elena Kagan to be the fourth female justice.