Scott Brown

Scott Brown REPRepublican

American diplomat and politician (born 1959)

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Scott BrownREPRepublican American diplomat and politician (born 1959)
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Scott Philip Brown (born September 12, 1959) is an American diplomat, attorney, and politician who served as the United States ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa. He is a former United States senator from Massachusetts (2010–2013), and also was the 2014 Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate in New Hampshire. Before his Senate tenure, Brown served as a member of the Massachusetts General Court, first in the State House of Representatives (1998–2004) and then in the State Senate (2004–2010). In 2010, Brown faced Democratic candidate Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley in a special election which occurred after the 2009 death of longtime Senator Ted Kennedy. While initially trailing Coakley by a large margin, Brown saw a sudden late surge and posted a come-from-behind win to become the first Republican elected to the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts since Edward Brooke in 1972. Brown ran for a full Senate term in 2012, but lost to Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren. After his defeat, Brown joined the board of directors of Kadant paper company, joined Fox News as a commentator, and joined Nixon Peabody where he provided legal services.After re-establishing residence in New Hampshire, Brown then campaigned for the U.S. Senate from New Hampshire in the 2014 elections. Brown won the Republican nomination by a significant margin, but was defeated by incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen in the general election. In 2017, he was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the Senate as U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa.From January to August 2021, Brown served as dean of New England Law Boston, a private law school. In April 2022, Brown became head of The Competitiveness Coalition, a newly formed conservative coalition group.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
Northeastern University
Tufts University
Bachelor of Arts
1981
Boston College Law School
Juris Doctor
1985
Wakefield Memorial High School
1977
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Senator
United States Senate
2010 - 2012
Experience
United States Senate
2010
Senator
Massachusetts State Senate
2004 - 2010
Experience
Massachusetts State Senate
2004
Representative
Massachusetts State House of Representatives
1998 - 2004
Assessor
Town of Wrentham
Selectman
Town of Wrentham
Attorney
Lieutenant Colonel
Judge Advocate General Corps, Massachusetts National Guard
Other Experience1 - 18 of 18
Member
Massachusetts Bar Association
Member
Screen Actors Guild
Member
Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce
Member
Military Triathlon Association
Member
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Member
Massachusetts Conveyancers Association
Member
North Attleboro Chamber of Commerce
Member
Plainville Chamber of Commerce
Member
100 Club
Member
Wrentham Lions
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United States Triathalon Federation
Member
United Chamber of Commerce
Member
Children's Caucus
Member
Mental Health Caucus
Member
American-Israel Public Affairs Committee
Member
Veteran's Caucus
Member
Legislative Class Secretary
Member
Elder Caucus