Tag Archives | Carol Shea Porter

Shawn O’Connor targets LGBT community with fundraising pitch: ‘We’re going to make history’

Image: linkedin.com Late last year, political newcomer Shawn O’Connor signaled his intent to aggressively target the LGBT community for campaign fundraising. This week, after announcing his candidacy for the First District congressional seat held by Republican Frank Guinta, O’Connor followed up with a fundraising plea declaring his determination to become New Hampshire’s first openly LGBT […]

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Third Way Democrat looks to First District race

Image: draftshawnnh.org When we last checked in on Bedford lawyer and businessman Shawn O’Connor, the “Third Way” Democrat was gearing up to take on U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte in her 2016 re-election bid. Now it looks as if he’s turned his attention to the state’s 1st District congressional seat. “I am exploring all of my […]

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Why I Voted No On The “CROmnibus” Spending Bill By Carol Shea-Porter

By Carol Shea-Porter Last week, Congress passed a 1,600-page funding bill, known as the “CRomnibus,” which was packed with provisions that favored moneyed special interests over middle-class Americans. Although there were many good provisions in the bill, I voted against it because the bad clearly outweighed the good, and there was an alternative, a Continuing […]

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Debate follies: Frank Guinta refuses to repeat call to abolish the IRS

Image: nh1.com During an August debate with the Republican candidates for Congress in New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District, Frank Guinta was asked a direct question and he gave a direct answer. “Do you believe that the IRS should be abolished, Mr. Guinta? asked the moderator. “Yes,” replied Guinta. Audio: nh01RawFootage In last night’s televised NH1 […]

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Veterans’ Administration, a reminder of Congress’ failure

Part of the impetus for the emphasis on getting universal health care, beginning with Howard Dean’s campaign in 2003 and reinforced by the subsequent election of Carol Shea-Porter to Congress, was the realization that the Iraq war was going to produce a lot more medically needy citizens, because whole families were going to be impacted […]

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Beyond Annoying

Why is it that all around the country Democrats have hired fund raisers whose standard spiel is one of doom and gloom? Why, in addition, do they insist on insulting the electorate, first by suggesting elections (not just some candidates) can be bought and then pushing the argument that citizens should send money so Democrats […]

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Right-Wing PAC Makes False Claims About Medicare Advantage To NH Seniors

We are a mere 241 days from the 2014 elections, and the hard right super PAC’s are already spreading lies throughout New Hampshire. Recently the conservative super PAC YG Network sent an unsolicited mailer to the constituents of NH First Congressional district, currently represented by Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter. The YG Network describes themselves on their […]

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“I believe I’m going to be a Democrat”

That’s the report from Kentucky as detailed in the Washington Post about what’s happening at the clinics that were set up first under the ACA after Carol Shea-Porter arrived in D.C. Soon, Ronald Hudson walked in. “Okay,” Lively began. “What Hudsons are you kin to?” “R.T., Uncle Lenny . . .” said Hudson, a skinny 35-year-old who […]

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