Scott Brown

Trump Considering Brown, Hegseth for VA Secretary

Pick will lead administration's effort to 'transform' veterans health care

Pete Hegseth and Scott Brown in Trump TowerPresident-elect Donald Trump is said to be considering former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown and Pete Hegseth, an Army veteran and former CEO of Concerned Veterans for America, to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Anti-Free Beacon Reporter Forced to Apologize for Acting Like Smug Jerk

Local New Hampshire blogger James Pindell behaved like a smug jerk during last night’s Senate debate between incumbent Jeanne Shaheen (D) and GOP challenger Scott Brown. In an exchange many liberals are describing as a "gaffe," Pindell tried to make Brown look ignorant of state geography. "Sullivan county is west of Concord, not north of Concord," Pindell said smugly after interrupting Brown mid-sentence. (Sullivan county is actually west AND north of Concord.)

Shaheen Slammed for No Show on Anti-Terror Vote

Ad: ‘We need her to show up’

Jeanne ShaheenSen. Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.) is under fire for failing to support a key piece of legislation that would have stripped Americans fighting alongside the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) of their citizenship and prevent them from returning stateside, where there is concern that they pose a significant terror threat.

Campaign Finance Reformers Admit Crushing Defeat in New Hampshire

‘We lost. Badly,’ says the leader of a ‘Super PAC to end Super PACs’

Larry LessigA leading campaign finance reformer admitted defeat on Wednesday after spending more than $1.6 million on a Senate candidate who garnered less than a quarter of the primary vote. Jim Rubens, a Republican Senate candidate in New Hampshire, received just 23 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s primary, losing to former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, who will challenge Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D.) in November.

Ellison’s Election Tip Sheet

Polls, polls, polls

Ellison Barber election tip sheetThere are quite a few new polls out this week, so the tip sheet might as well reflect that. Here are the three noteworthy polls, all giving Republicans a nice end to the first week of September.