Tag Archives | Kelly Ayotte

Shots fired: GOP activists target Kelly Ayotte with proposed changes to nominating process

Image: McConnell Center / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0  Republican activists, angered that Sen. Kelly Ayotte opposed Rep. Bill O’Brien’s successful bid for House Speaker, are retaliating with a plan to change the way New Hampshire candidates for the U.S. Senate are nominated. Rep. George Lambert (R-Litchfield) is leading the effort that he says is the “first […]

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Lee Quandt: Pundits say N.H. is a purple state, it looks more like a black and blue state to me

Image: Zach Stern / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Former state Rep. Lee Quandt (R-Exeter), who had his share of battles with former Speaker Bill O’Brien, provides his take on the House speakership contest between O’Brien and Rep. Gene Chandler — and explains why Kelly Ayotte and friends endorsed Chandler: Republicans took a drubbing because O’Brien brought […]

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Republican Liberty Caucus: Ayotte is a miscreant who neither understands nor respects N.H. House

Image: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 2.0  Republican Liberty Caucus of New Hampshire chair Aaron Day has written a blistering response to U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte and other senior Republican leaders who endorsed Gene Chandler for state House Speaker. Day, who also leads the Free State Project, followed his group’s endorsement of former Speaker Bill […]

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We Will Not Back Down Gun Violence Prevention Rally

One year ago on April 17, 2013 the Manchin-Toomey bill was voted down in the US Senate. Included in those who cast a (NO) vote was New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte. NH residents overwhelmingly support commonsense solutions to gun violence prevention like criminal background checks. Too many families have lost innocent loved ones and will continue to unless we continue to organize around this important issue. Bring your family, friends and neighbors to hold a sign and let members of Congress know that we will not back down until we see real action on gun violence prevention.

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Republican Constituent Schools Ayotte on Actual Impact of Tax Breaks for Wealthiest 2%

U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte probably wasn’t expecting this during her town hall in Canada* last week, when a long-time Republican stood up and pushed back on her declaration that she couldn’t end tax breaks for the wealthiest 2% because it will impact “small businesses”: “Senator, I’m a lifetime Republican, and have usually voted Republican, however […]

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Attitude w/ Arnie WNHN 94.7 (Fri.Aug. 31) Telegraph&Politifact, Nancy Brennan, Rethink Tampa

The Attitude with Arnie Arnesen WNHN 94.7 FM  Concord NH streaming live at nhnewsviewsblues.org The Attitude airs between 11 and 1pm and reairs between 7 and 9pm M-F 11am: Are the facts liberal (commenting on the Telegraph's pairing with Politifact)…and Education Matters! Jonathan van Fleet managing editor Nashua Telegraph – More from their Education series […]

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Cut Kelly Ayotte’s paycheck, ASAP

The Senate failed to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act today: HuffPO The final vote was 52-47, with all Republicans opposing the bill. That included female Sens. Kelly Ayotte (N.H.), Susan Collins (Maine), Kay Bailey Hutchison (Texas), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Olympia Snowe (Maine). Let’s cut all of their salaries by 20%, so they can see […]

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Ayotte: We’re not spending enough on nukes

In a Politico piece authored with Jon Kyl and Bob Corker: President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2013 budget request to modernize our nation’s aging nuclear weapons and laboratories falls about $370 million short of what the Senate deemed necessary when it supported the 2010 New START treaty.

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