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.
Tag Archives | Kelly Ayotte
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 […]
Kelly Ayotte has promised to put a hold on the nomination of Susan Rice as Sec of State. I think we should flood her office with calls requesting that she allow the President — who won the election — to have whomever he wishes for Sec of State and remind her that Rice was unanimously […]
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 […]
Massachusetts based political cartoonist Richard Tenorio has shared this cartoon with us. You can check out his blog here. Is Mitt using our Jr. Senator as a Lure? Would that be good or bad for the Blue Team?
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 […]
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.
This morning, Sen. Kelly Ayotte was on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to answer the question, “Does Mitt Romney have a woman problem?” She said he doesn’t and that women voters will support Romney because of, among other things, high gas prices. Newsweek/Daily Beast editor-in-chief Tina Brown and co-host Mika Brzezinski pushed her to acknowledge reality, but […]
Today is International Women’s Day. Will NH House Speaker Bill O’Brien spend it by trying to take away our right to vote? Or perhaps our right to own property? The right to enter the professions? His legislature already has voted to end insurance coverage for midwives, and to discriminate against women’s health care. And what […]
A bipartisan group of 33 senators, including every New England senator EXCEPT Sen. Kelly Ayotte, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius calling on HHS to release Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funds as quickly as possible. The senators requested the funds be released now to […]