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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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 […]
#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 […]
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.
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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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 […]
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 […]
I guess we need to add another entry for the definition of “The NH Advantage”. – A. No Sales or Income Tax- B. A beautiful state that combines the excitement and diversity of the city with bucolic rural areas and a geography that ranges from tidal pools at sea level to alpine tundra 6,288 feet […]
Among other things, like having been the first state to legislatively adopt Civil Unions, and then gay marriage, without a court order, New Hampshire has much to feel proud about in the fight for gay equality. We were among the first to have a hate crimes statute thanks to former State Senator Rick Trombly in […]
Good for the state of Connecticut. The Senate voted 20 to 16 to pass legislation abolishing their death penalty, and it is also expected to pass the House and be signed by Dan Malloy, a Democrat. . This has been a too forgotten cause that strikes to the core of how we view justice and civilization. […]