But as he was walked out the door toward the Capitol, Emanuel turned to a companion and said, “See? I told you they hate me.”
Condolences ... To the family of Julia Thorne, ex-wife of Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), who died Friday of cancer. She was 61. Thorne was the mother of Kerry’s two daughters, Vanessa Kerry, a medical student at Harvard, and Alex Kerry, a writer and filmmaker in New York. In a statement, Sen. Kerry, who remained friendly with Thorne after their divorce in 1988, said, “Julia was the best mother two daughters could ask for. She always put our kids ahead of everything. She was completely committed to them and their future. Julia fought a hugely courageous fight against cancer and she passed away with the same grace with which she lived. Everyone who knew her will miss her beyond words.”
John Bresnahan contributed to this report.
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Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.