Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty will speak in New Hampshire next month.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spent more on his own campaigns than any other politician in US history.
Healthcare reform came to Massachusetts in 2006. More residents now have insurance, but healthcare costs have not come down.
Paul Kirk, a longtime friend of Ted Kennedy, restores the Democrats' filibuster-proof majority in the Senate.
President Obama and defense secretary Robert Gates fired back at conservatives and security hawks who have decried the decision as a dangerous capitulation to Russia.
But the rhetoric is just as confrontational. And it’s got most of the likely GOP presidential candidates lining up for a straw poll.
Bill approved Thursday permits the governor to appoint an interim senator until the special election. Action moves to Senate, where delay is likely.