MALDEN, Mass., Dec. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., says he wants to move into John Kerry's Senate seat and Democratic leaders, including Kerry, were lining up in support Friday.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Less than 24 hours after Hawaii Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz was appointed to the U.S. Senate, he was sworn in to succeed the late Daniel Inouye.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Actor Ben Affleck said via Facebook he will not run for U.S. Senate should Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., vacate his seat to become secretary of state.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Sen. Michael Crapo, R-Idaho, was arrested on a drunken driving charge early Sunday in Alexandria, Va., and later issued an apology.
BOSTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's eldest son Tagg said his father "wanted to be president less than anyone I've met in my life."
BOSTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Ted Kennedy Jr. is considering a run for a Senate seat that will be vacated by Sen. John Kerry when he becomes secretary of state, a family friend said.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- More than half of Americans said they think Republicans must cede more than Democrats in any bipartisan solution to major U.S. problems, a CNN poll indicated.
CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Ex-South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, seeking a political return, is planning a run for the House seat of Sen.-designate Tim Scott, a former Sanford aide said.
BOSTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Scott Brown is favored to be elected in a special election if Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., is appointed secretary of state, a poll of voters indicated.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The Congressional Black Caucus is watching to see who replaces ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., in a more diverse district, caucus officials said.
TEANECK, N.J., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie heads a short list of potential Republican presidential nominees in 2016, a poll released Tuesday indicated.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- News organizations say Mitt Romney's U.S. presidential campaign overbilled them for the expenses of reporters traveling with the Republican nominee.
COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford and his ex-wife, Jenny Sanford, are among the names being floated to run for Senate-bound U.S. Rep. Tim Scott's seat.
COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley appointed Rep. Tim Scott top replace the departing U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, R-N.C. Monday.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis could be the interim successor to Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., if Kerry is tapped for secretary of state, insiders said.