Mr. Brown goes to Washington

Mr. Brown goes to Washington

Mr. Brown goes to Washington

Washington (CNN) — Massachusetts Sen.-elect Scott Brown arrived on Capitol Hill on Thursday, two days after pulling off a once-unthinkable victory that has bolstered Republicans nationwide and reformulated the political calculus in Washington.

Brown was scheduled to meet with several senior Republican and Democratic senators. During his visit, he took on the aura of a virtual celebrity, surrounded by dozens of reporters, aides, and well-wishers.

Brown, a state senator who defeated Democratic state Attorney General Martha Coakley on Tuesday, is the first Massachusetts Republican to win a U.S. Senate race since 1972. His win stripped Democrats of their filibuster-proof 60-seat Senate supermajority and has forced the Obama White House to reconsider its options for passing a health care bill.

One of the problems with Washington is that “there seems to be no transparency” on health care negotiations and other issues, Brown told reporters.

“People are outraged by that. Just do everything aboveboard. That’s what this place is about. This is the best place in the world when it comes to solving problems, and we’ve kind of lost our way,” he added.  More…

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One Response

  1. I was there! He came with great fan-fair…this guy is a super star !

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