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GOP Sen. Brown casts himself as bipartisan choice as he mounts re-election campaign in Mass.
BOSTON (AP) ' As he gears up for re-election, Republican Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is busily casting himself as a bipartisan bridge builder in a bitterly divided Congress.
Brown has decried political divisiveness on the Senate floor, sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell echoing the same sentiments, and urged Reid in a phone call to put forward a bipartisan version of President Barack Obama's jobs bill.
For Massachusetts voters, Brown's message is simple. He's the one candidate who can speak to both sides of the political aisle.
Democrats have been quick to fire back, saying Brown is beholden to Washington Republicans and calling a recent remark he made about Democratic front-runner Elizabeth Warren demeaning to women.
Brown said the comment was a joke.