TELL US: What Should Scott Brown Do Next?

U.S. Senator Scott Brown will leave office in January. What should he do next?

U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, a Republican, was defeated Tuesday by first time candidate Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat.

Warren will take office as the state's junior senator in January.

She'll replace Brown, who was elected in a special election in January 2010 when he defeated Democrat Martha Coakley.

In his concession speech on Tuesday night, Brown told his supporters that "defeat is only temporary."

As soon as the race was called, analysts began suggesting Brown may run for Massachusetts governor in 2014 or would seek the state's other U.S. Senate seat if Senator John Kerry is named Secretary of State under President Barack Obama in his second term.

What should Brown do next? Tell us in the comments.

Cairo kid November 07, 2012 at 05:41 PM
Get the oil in his truck, and personality, changed!
Carrie November 07, 2012 at 08:22 PM
I would say run for Governor but this state isn't smart to vote for someone who doesn't have a D besides his name. I swear they could have run Ted Kennedy again and people would have voted for him.
Mr N November 07, 2012 at 09:45 PM
do more commercials
Alice H November 08, 2012 at 01:13 AM
Sell trucks.
NWBL November 08, 2012 at 01:32 AM
I'd bet he'll stay in politics.
NWBL November 08, 2012 at 01:37 AM
You have a short memory. Mitt Romney was governor, so were Bill Weld and Paul Cellucci., all Republicans. Scott Brown beat Martha Coakley just 3 years ago. (I do agree that the magic of the Kennedy name in this state is absurd.)
Carrie November 08, 2012 at 02:58 AM
I heard today that he said he's staying in politics. That's good, I wish him well.
Earnhardt November 08, 2012 at 03:22 AM
Anything he wants to do. He has the time now. Good luck Scott!
Catch Wity November 08, 2012 at 03:45 AM
Now that Obama has been re elected he should hop on welfare, get his free cell phone & reap the benefit of the taxpayers hard earned $ that Obama spends so freely!!!
Earnhardt November 08, 2012 at 03:55 AM
With it's 250 free minutes every month.
charles November 08, 2012 at 11:01 AM
Good luck and wish you well...
James November 08, 2012 at 02:14 PM
Run for Senate when Kerry is appointed Sec. of State.
Dan Grossman November 08, 2012 at 03:27 PM
The smartest thing he could do: drop his Republican affiliation and declare himself an Independent (as he effectively did during the campaign). The Republican brand has become toxic in Massachusetts. The second smartest thing he could do: "I saw the light on the road to Damascus on election day, at Holy Name parish in West Roxbury. Some union guys were giving me grief and one of them told my videographer 'Hey, photograph this. It's a working man's truck'. I thought that the act with the barn coat and the truck made me one of them, and I was wrong. It was really about helping them to get ahead, and too often as Senator, I blew it. I voted for the big money guys and not for them, and they knew it. Now I know it too." That said, I think he's going to stay in DC. He's got an office in the Pentagon, and a house there, and Gail is working for a TV station in Maryland. Best thing would be for Obama to appoint him as an Assistant Secretary or an Under Secretary of the Army. Which would be entirely in character for both men..
Carrie November 08, 2012 at 04:16 PM
Now that is a wonderful idea.
MJ November 08, 2012 at 04:33 PM
Get a JOB. He's a career politician! He was a state senator for 15 years, then US Senator for 3. His default mode seems to be snark & sarcasm; I really dislike this guy.
Lar01 November 08, 2012 at 06:58 PM
Become a bit less bipartisan. As much as I personally wish he'd won, every time I saw his commercials pointing out that he was as much a democrat as a republican, I thought that in that case, people might as well vote for the real thing, namely a democrat. But if there's a special election because Kerry leaves his Senate seat, I'd vote for him again. Especially due to his strong support for Israel.
Katie Cook December 25, 2012 at 10:39 PM
I think that Scott Brown just needs to ride in his truck because he didnt do anything in the senate except benefit himself just like all of the other republicans always voting no to everything .unless it benifits him
Katie Cook December 25, 2012 at 10:42 PM
the president gets blamed for all the things that the republicans did or didnt do .I think that that is about as low as it gets.
Jerry December 26, 2012 at 03:36 PM
I think you must live in a bubble
Jerry December 26, 2012 at 03:37 PM
What was it you did for your fellow man? Brown has done more in one day than people like you have in their entire lives.
Lar01 December 26, 2012 at 04:04 PM
Well, although this didn't ask about the President, since Katie brought it up, Scott Brown has far more experience than Mr. Obama had prior to running for President. That said, I hope that he runs for Senate again, calls himself an Independent (since someone above was right; Brown is neither Republican nor Democrat), and that someone more in the mold of Bill Weld runs for Governor. In my opinion, Weld was the last decent governor we had in this state.


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