Republican Senator-elect Brown gestures while on Capitol Hill in Washington

 
Republican Senator-elect Brown gestures while on Capitol Hill in Washington
Republican Senator-elect Scott Brown gestures while on Capitol Hill in Washington January 21, 2010. U.S. Senator John Kerry on Thursday called for the seating of Brown "as expeditiously as possible." In meetings with lawmakers in Congress, Brown said he might be sworn in as Massachusetts' first Republican senator since 1972 sometime next week. A senior Democratic aide said that timeframe was possible. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT)