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N.H. Odd Couples: Carol Shea-Porter and Frank LoBiondo
I'm proud that more than half of the bills I've cosponsored this year have bipartisan support.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Young Crusader Declan Gregg Advocates for America's Horses on Behalf of Children 4 Horses
Dr. Jordan Schaul interviews another young crusader. To date, Jordan has introduced our audiences to young wildlife crusaders determined to help Taiji's dolphins and South Africa's rhinos.
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Durhama s Dudley W. Dudley honored for public service
Dudley W. Dudley of Durham received the Eleanor Roosevelt Award at the New Hampshire Democratic Party's annual Jefferson Jackson Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 16. Every year, the Eleanor Roosevelt Award is presented to a Granite State Democrat who has shown extraordinary commitment to the values of social and economic justice.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Rep. Shea-Porter part of push to expose CEO salary ratio
U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., this week joined 31 other member of Congress in asking the Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission to support a proposed rule to require publicly traded companies to disclose the ratio between chief executive officer pay and median employee compensation.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
NH congressional delegation opposes bid to have online businesses be tax collectors
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has decided it won't rule on a New York state law requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes, the battle returns to Congress, where the New Hampshire delegation is united in efforts to block or at least amend legislation that would impose a similar tax mandate on all 50 states.
Bedford GOP state Rep considering Congressional run
A three-term Republican state representative form Bedford said he is seriously considering a run for Congress for the 1st District seat held by Democrat Carol Shea-Porter.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Vulnerable House Dems targeted on O-Care
A major conservative advocacy group is hitting vulnerable Democratic House members on ObamaCare with a new series of web ads themed around the "Cyber Monday" shopping holiday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Obama's goal: Avoid 'Mission Accomplished' moment
Here's the scenario the Obama administration wants to avoid at all costs on Saturday: It declares the Obamacare website fixed, a bunch of cable news network anchors try to log on again on live TV, and they get more error messages.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Matt Mowers: A thank you and some advice for Kathy Sullivan
I'd like to thank Kathy Sullivan for using her column in the Union Leader to publicly welcome me as the new executive director of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
New squadron operations building at Pease ANG base opens
The 38,000-square-foot building on the flight line brings together operations that have been spread across the base for the past 20 years and will start welcoming personnel by mid-December.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Shaheen and Ayotte: Agreeing and disagreeing
During a town hall meeting in Nashua on August 27, 2012, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen expressed frustration and disappointment with the polarization in Washington and recommended changes to the filibuster process.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Political Standing for Nov. 22, 2013
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Tue Nov 19, 2013
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Obamacare: Tales From The Front Lines
If you've been following the rollout of the Affordable Care Act in New Hampshire, you might be struggling to keep up with the twists and turns - from legislation passed in 2012 that barred creation of a state-run marketplace, to the thousands of letters Anthem Blue Cross mailed to policyholders this month, telling them their health plans did not ... (more)
Mon Nov 18, 2013
U.S. legislators, inclusing 3 from NH, urge federal disaster relief for fishermen
Among the fisheries that have been declared a disaster is the Northeast multi-species ground fishery, of which many New Hampshire commercial fishermen used to take part.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Dems getting heartburn from ACA
The awards ceremony Friday evening for New Hampshire's police forces was full of pomp , circumstance , officers in dress uniforms and a show of support from the state's full congressional delegation.
Lawmakers Discuss Affordable Care Act
AND WHERE THEY STAND ON THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT. WHILE THERE'S SOME DISAGREEMENT ABOUT WHAT SHOULD HAPPEN WITH THIS PRESIDENT'S HEALTH CARE PLAN, THERE ARE SOME ASPECTS THAT THEY DO AGREE ON.
Pelosi says Democrats will - stand tall' in 2014 in support of Obamacare
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Democrats are not losing confidence in President Barack Obama's ability to make the Affordable Care Act work and don't fear Obamacare's effect on their chances in next year's elections.
Shea-Porter, Kuster vote for GOP health care bill
Splitting from the Obama White House, New Hampshire Democratic Reps. Carol Shea-Porter and Ann McLane Kuster on Friday afternoon voted to back a Republican-sponsored measure that would delay for a year the cancellation of health insurance policies that do not comply with the requirements of the Affordable Care.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Dems flock to hear Maryland governor speak in Manchester
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley talks with U.S. Reps. Carol Shea-Porter, center, and Annie Kuster, before the start of the New Hampshire Democratic Party's 2013 Jefferson-Jackson Dinner hosted at the Radisson in Manchester Saturday.
Some Democrats feel exposed over failed health care rollout
But almost as soon as the awards had been given Friday, New Hampshire's four members of Congress, three of them Democrats, were set upon by reporters with one question: What are you going to do about the faltering Affordable Care Act? For Democrats across the country, the reversal of political fortunes over the past month has been head-spinning.