In hopes of securing his re-election bid, Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) has cast himself as the bipartisan candidate, the Huffington Post reports. Touting his ability to handle political tension, Brown’s website lists job creation as “his top legislative priority.”

“I’m one of the most bipartisan, if not the most bipartisan, senator there and I’m going to continue to do what I’ve been doing to be that independent voter and thinker,” Brown told reporters after a recent Boston jobs fair. Brown’s independence appeared to be absent last Thursday. Teachers and first responders’ feelings of hope were smashed when Senate Republicans, including Brown, filibustered the Back To Work Act. The measure was intended to provide relief to state and local governments, saving hundreds of thousands of jobs in the process…

Click here for the full story

About the Author:

staff and wire services reports