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This time Scott Brown said no. Too shy, maybe? The freshman senator from Massachusetts, ribbed ceaselessly for his "sexiest man" appearance 28 years ago in Cosmopolitan magazine, apparently declined to pose for a "50 Most Beautiful People on Capitol Hill" gallery published Wednesday by The Hill.

Brown (R-Mass.) was one of six members of Congress, along with a raft of young staffers, chosen for their good looks in the lighthearted annual survey focused on a place not known for its sexiness. But Brown, 50, wouldn't go along with the frivolity, according to the Washington Post. The newspaper said Brown's office didn't return calls about the matter. But the Reliable Source column said it learned that he hadn't agreed to pose for a photograph or do an interview for the article.
Sen. Scott Brown, (D-Mass.)
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), one of the other lawmakers selected, also refused to cooperate, the Post said. The other beautiful Congresspersons: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) and Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.). In its article, The Hill confirmed that Brown and Hunter declined interviews.
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Scott Brown showed his true colors when he voted for financial reform. It seems congressman all suffer from the dumbasss disease.

July 28 2010 at 10:41 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

As he should. I mean unless his beauty is on the inside. O' right he's a politician... then good call on the decline.

July 28 2010 at 10:40 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply

Good for you Mr. Brown. Politics isn't a game. To many politicians are spending to much time "playing". You dont need THAT KIND if publicity. Keep it tasteful.

July 28 2010 at 8:13 PM Report abuse +10 rate up rate down Reply

Good for both of them! Congressmen are supposed to be concerned with "we the people", not being part of a "beautiful people" list. I'm glad to see that at least two of our politicians have some integrity & are attempting to bring some dignity back to Washington.

July 28 2010 at 8:02 PM Report abuse +6 rate up rate down Reply
Dottie Ann

Scott Brown had his fifteen minutes of fame, and became exactly what he railed against in his campaign. What else is new with politicians.

July 28 2010 at 7:49 PM Report abuse +9 rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to Dottie Ann's comment

Could you please provide some specifics?

July 28 2010 at 8:27 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply

Good for them. The idea that any publicity is good publicity needs to die an unlamented death. For a man (or woman) with children under 18 to present themselves as "sexy" is not good for the children, the flak they will catch from their classmates and "fair-weather" friends will be totally humiliating. We need more people who actually think about whether a publicity stunt is good for the community instead of whether it will help sell consumer junk, including themselves if they are entertainers.

July 28 2010 at 7:32 PM Report abuse +6 rate up rate down Reply

He should of taken all the pics he can get there because he has no chance of winning his own term. He caught a perfect storm against a candidate who put little to no effort into running thinking that she would automatically win. No way is that going to happen again in the bluest of the blue states

July 28 2010 at 6:32 PM Report abuse -8 rate up rate down Reply

This guy is president material.

July 28 2010 at 6:24 PM Report abuse -18 rate up rate down Reply
Stephen Woehr

I am so pleased that there are senators who are not going to play the game the way that the media would like them to. They know that their time is better spent serving their constituents than having the kind of good-old-boy fun as their predecessors.

July 28 2010 at 6:12 PM Report abuse +14 rate up rate down Reply

WOW! A politician turning down free publicity! What is the United States coming to?

July 28 2010 at 6:05 PM Report abuse +22 rate up rate down Reply

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