Tag Archives | Kelly Ayotte

Bill O’Brien blasts Kelly Ayotte — again

Former House Speaker Bill O’Brien lashed out at Sen. Kelly Ayotte today for her vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as the next United States Attorney General. In a stinging Facebook post, O’Brien wrote “it is clear” that Lynch “will promote Obama’s lawlessness.” In addition to the Lynch vote, O’Brien cited a “series of disappointments on […]

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Kelly Ayotte: ‘Interesting to be criticized about a letter that quotes the U.S. Constitution’

Image: Fox News U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte has received withering criticism from constituents and local editorial boards for signing an open letter to the leaders of Iran suggesting negotiations with President Obama are essentially a waste of time. “It’s not every day that a United States senator attempts to undermine U.S. foreign policy and weaken […]

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‘Third Way’ Democrat prepares to challenge Ayotte

Image: linkedin.com A test prep entrepreneur who recently moved to New Hampshire from New York City is preparing to challenge Kelly Ayotte in her re-election bid for the U.S. Senate. Yesterday James Pindell uncovered two job ads placed by an unnamed “New England Democratic US Senate Candidate, who will formally launch a campaign early in […]

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James Pindell scoop: Democratic ‘out gay male’ staffing up to take on Sen. Kelly Ayotte

Image: rcjobs.com WMUR’s James Pindell, back from his two-week “sabbatical,” discovered a couple of interesting ads on the Roll Call jobs board today: Democratic Senate Finance Director New England Democratic US Senate Candidate, who will formally launch a campaign early in 2016 to unseat a Republican incumbent, seeks an Experienced Finance Director to hit the […]

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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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