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  1. 2014 Year in Review: The second act for Scott Brown, this time in NHRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    In the final days of the race for the U.S. Senate, a plucky Scott Brown had more than a glimmer of hope to unseat Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen. Brown was poised to triumphantly return to Capitol Hill after finding his second wind, a newfound strength in New Hampshire polls in the days leading to the midterm elections.

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  2. Shipyard to hire 715 in next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | UnionLeader.com

    One of the region's largest and best-paying employers on Thursday announced plans to hire 715 workers.

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  3. Congress delivers for women in the Peace CorpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Hill

    These are the words of Jean*, a returned Peace Corps volunteer who became pregnant as a result of being raped during her 1997-1999 service. For Jean, who had already experienced the unthinkable, the realization that the health coverage she received as a Peace Corps Vvlunteer would not cover her abortion, compounded an already traumatic event.

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  4. N.H. Democrats Prep Kelly Ayotte ChallengeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Roll Call

    New Hampshire is set to play a far more pivotal role in deciding Senate control next cycle than it did in the midterms. In 2016, Granite State Democrats are sizing up GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte for a seat vital to winning back the majority.

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  5. Editorial: System broken for long-term unemployedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Concord Monitor

    Some of them can be found in Concord's homeless population. Some are coal miners whose mines have closed and fishermen up and down New England's coast whose livelihoods all but died with the collapse of cod stocks.

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  6. Ayotte, Shaheen support bill for injured veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Concord Monitor

    New Hampshire U.S. Sens. Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen say a bill on its way to President Obama will enhance treatment services for veterans living with traumatic brain injuries. The senators introduced legislation that would modify a pilot program created in 2008 to place veterans with these severe injuries in residential living programs.

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  7. Another county heard from: - I told you so'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Nashua Telegraph

    Several weeks ago, my letter asserting that New Hampshire voters who once again elected liberal pundits such as Gov. Maggie Hassan, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Rep. Ann Kuster were totally unaware of the nation's woes under the Democrats and emanated from the less-educated, lower-earning class of gladhanders surrounding society today We now observe, Pelosi, Schumer, Reid and Feinstein calling Obama's decisions "idiotic" ... Subscribe or log in to read more  Several weeks ago, my letter asserting that New Hampshire voters who once again elected liberal pundits such as Gov. Maggie Hassan, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Rep. Ann Kuster were totally unaware of the nation's woes under the Democrats and emanated from the less-educated, lower-earning class of gladhanders surrounding society today I have recently relocated from the Nashua area, but find it quite satisfying to remind my critics that, "I ... (more)

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  8. Elizabeth Warren And The Independent Community Bankers of America Are ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Baseline Scenario

    Antonio Weiss has been nominated to become Undersecretary for Domestic Finance at the Treasury Department. A growing number of people and organizations have expressed reservations about this potential appointment, which requires Senate confirmation - including Senator Dick Durbin , Senator Jeanne Shaheen , Senator Joe Manchin , the American Federation of Teachers , and other groups .

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  9. Obama blocks oil, gas drilling in Bristol Bay - Senate confirms...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Politico

    OBAMA INDEFINITELY BLOCKS OIL AND GAS DRILLING IN BRISTOL BAY: President Barack Obama moved to permanently bar oil and gas drilling in a sensitive area off the Alaskan coast on Tuesday, the latest action in an environmental push that appears to be gaining steam as he enters his last two years in office. The area that includes offshore Bristol Bay is "too precious for us to be putting out to the highest bidder," Obama said in announcing his decision, which drew cheers from greens.

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  10. Democrats Close Out Majority With Wins on NominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Roll Call

    "This will be the last vote of this Congress," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announced shortly before 9:30 p.m. The Senate's end-of-session mechanics kicked into high gear Tuesday, with the chamber confirming a slew of President Barack Obama's judicial and executive nominations and clearing a one-year retroactive extension of lapsed tax breaks that will resolve the issue for just weeks. Reid, who will become the minority leader in the 114th Congress, told reporters he thinks the Democrats could have seen more accomplished in the lame-duck session.

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  11. NH senators praise passage of bill to aid veterans with brain injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | UnionLeader.com

    U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte praised the passage of a bill that will enhance treatment services for New Hampshire veterans living with traumatic brain injuries.

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  12. Keystone XL and Energy Efficiency, Together Again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Roll Call

    With Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the incoming majority leader, saying that Keystone XL pipeline approval legislation will be the first item of business in the 114th Congress, lead GOP sponsor John Hoeven of North Dakota mooted the possible return of bipartisan energy efficiency legislation. "If they want to, they can offer it," Hoeven said of legislation Republican Rob Portman of Ohio and Democrat Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire tried repeatedly to move across the Senate floor.

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  13. Data center energy use and a biometric databaseRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Federal Computer Week

    Retiring Sen. Tom Coburn blocked a bid to expedite passage of energy legislation that would establish new metrics for measuring energy use in federal data centers. The House passed the measure, 375-36, in March .

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  14. GOP senator blocks veterans' suicide prevention billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Hill

    Sen. Richard Blumenthal , who will serve as ranking member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee next year, asked for unanimous consent to pass H.R. 5059, the Clay Hunt SAV Act. But Coburn objected because he said the goals of the bill are already funded through programs within the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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  15. Letter: Natural gas is not the answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    This is in response to the letter by Charles Saari in the Dec. 9 edition. Increasing dependence on natural gas will not lower energy costs.

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  16. Shaheen, Ayotte back spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Nashua Telegraph

    Both of New Hampshire's U.S. senators helped pass the $1.1 trillion spending bill headed for President Barack Obama's signature. Democrat Jeanne Shaheen and Republican Kelly Ayotte were among 56 senators who voted for the bill Saturday night.

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  17. NH Dems reflect on midterm election resultsRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | UnionLeader.com

    Shaheen, husband of U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., spoke of the importance of turning out voters and protecting the New Hampshire Presidential Primary.

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  18. Senate approves Omnibus spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WHIO

    After an unusual Saturday session that mainly featured talk about a growing rift within the Republican Party, the Senate gave approval to a giant $1 trillion funding plan, ensuring that there will be some kind of legislative battle next year over the President's immigration actions. The vote was 56-40.

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  19. GOP Senators Upset They Have to Work on the WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Breitbart.com

    Several Republican senators are publicly griping about Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's move to keep Senators in town for a rare Saturday session. But instead of blaming Reid, they're blaming conservative Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee .

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  20. Surviving a Saturday in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Roll Call

    Cars packed the East Front of the Capitol Saturday as senators returned for a surprise weekend session. Even as the first vote of the day was underway, lawmakers were still making their way back to the Senate.

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