Tag Archives | Jeanne Shaheen

Assessment of the Conway GOP primary vote

I realize the outcome of the various election races to be decided on November 9th involves many more voters than can be garnered in the Mount Washington Valley.  However, a micro-analysis of polling results in the largest town in Carroll County might very well be an indicator of voter’s sentiments statewide.  Thus, I offer my assessment of […]

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Senator Shaheen proposes to improve TRICARE

TRICARE is the health insurance program for members of the military and their dependents. As such, it is a Congressional responsibility and entirely appropriate for the Congress to define in the law. On the other hand, even though The Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2014, which Senator Shaheen introduced this […]

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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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Open Thread: Carpetbaggers

Hello Blue Hampshire! Greetings from the Great White South. OK it’s not that far south, and it’s only temporarily white from the snow. But it is great — I refer of course to Massachusetts! Long time no chat, so I thought I’d say hello. Down here, it is taken as a given that Scott Brown […]

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Senator Shaheen collecting dollars out of state.

The Washington Post reports that Governor O’Malley and Senator Mikulsky of Maryland are co-hosting a fund raiser for Senator Jeanne Shaheen in Owings Mills. That’s good news. Not only can New Hampshire use every dollar it gets from the Washington, D.C. area, but I like the implicit acknowledgement that members of Congress serve the whole […]

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Shaheen on Manchin/Toomey

#ManchinToomey is sensible plan to keep guns out of hands of dangerous people while protecting 2nd amdt rights for law abiding citizens — Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (@SenatorShaheen) April 17, 2013 What say you Senator Ayotte? Are you representing NH citizens (88% of whom support universal background checks)? Or are you making sure you have a […]

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Emily’s List endorses Sen. Jeanne Shaheen

In its first endorsement of the 2014 electoral cycle, Emily’s List threw its support behind Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, calling her a “truly remarkable leader” who has been a “champion for women, working families, and veterans.”

Stephanie Schriock, Emily’s List president, said the 2012 election proved women voters want leaders like Shaheen who will fight for equal pay and violence prevention legislation. “Republicans, she said, “haven’t gotten the message, and are doubling down on their anti-woman platform” that would “roll back the clock on women’s rights and opportunities.” That’s why Emily’s List is determined to send Shaheen back to Washington, she said.

In the 2011-2012 cycle, the group supported Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Ann Kuster and Gov. Maggie Hassan, raising over $540,000 for the three candidates and spending $550,000 in independent expenditures.

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Chris Pappas And David Pierce Continue A Story That Is Part Of The American Dream

On Tuesday, I spent a couple of the early-morning hours in Maine, where I had gone door-to-door chatting with voters for the past several weeks about the gay marriage referendum. On my ride there and going over the N.H.-Maine high-level bridge on the Interstate, which gives one a grand view of Portsmouth, the Navy Yard, […]

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New Hampshire Without 100 Years Of Democrats

Every two weeks for the past two years I have written a column in The Portsmouth Herald.  Here is my most recent post: . What would New Hampshire be like today without Democrats these past 100 years? While some of my Republican friends would like to offer their answer to that, perhaps with a bit of a […]

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N.H. Democratic Party Convention Should Oppose Death Penalty

I know those of us who keep up-to-date on the commentaries on BlueHampshire.com have a number of important overriding issues of late, but this is one that should not be put aside.  I wrote the following to the Resolutions Committee of the N.H. Democratic Party Convention, as followup to similar comments against the death penalty […]

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