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  1. Progressive veterans group criticizes Ayotte for filming forumRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

    A progressive group that backs veterans, VoteVets.org, on Friday criticized Sen. Kelly Ayotte for having a production crew associated with her campaign videotape a veterans event she attended earlier this week with Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. The production manager at Weisman Video Productions of Watertown, Massachusetts, told WMUR.com his firm was hired by a public relations firm that works for Ayotte's campaign to shoot video of the Tuesday event.

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  2. With O'Brien, Smith at his side, Cruz calls Ayotte 'a friend'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stood next to former New Hampshire House Speaker Bill O'Brien on Friday and called Sen. Kelly Ayotte "a friend." He also called embattled U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta "a good man."

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  3. Granite Staters strongly disapprove of Obama's performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

    President Obama continues to receive poor grades from Granite Staters, with his job approval rating and popularity far "under water," the latest WMUR Granite State poll indicates. The University of New Hampshire Survey Center polled 567 randomly selected adults May 6-22, finding that 40 percent approve of the job Obama is doing as president, while 52 percent disapprove and 8 percent are neutral.

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  4. Friday N.H. News Roundup - May 29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    The senate finance committee approved an 11.4 billion dollar budget , restoring money to social services that house members had cut from the governor's proposal. Democrats decried the plan for shortchanging critical programs, while cutting taxes for businesses.

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  5. Ground Game Why hasn't Maggie Hassan made an endorsement?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    ... her first trip back to the Granite State since the 2008 election. She held a rally for Hassan and US Senator Jeanne Shaheen. Afterward Clinton did a fund-raiser for Hassan in Portsmouth. When asked at a Tuesday event, Hassan responded she hasn't ...

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  6. Shea-Porter breaks silence, calls on Guinta to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WMUR-TV Manchester

    Former Rep. Carol Shea-Porter has broken her silence on the campaign finance troubles surrounding her three-time Republican foe, Rep. Frank Guinta, and has joined top Republicans and others who are calling on him to resign his office. "Mr. Guinta has lied for five years about even being under investigation by the FEC.

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  7. #TBT: Adorable Spelling Children Take Aim At DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | National Public Radio

    Thursday night, 10 kids with nerves of steel will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It's a tense enough affair without partisan politics being a part of it.

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  8. Majority of Congress Failed to take Action on Corporate Accountability in 2014Read the original story

    Thursday | Common Dreams

    ... member EarthRights International. Only one Senator and one Representative received a perfect score: Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA). Last year seven Senators and two Representatives had a perfect score, ...

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  9. Veterans Choice Card program marred by delays, confusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stars and Stripes

    The promise was a simple card that would allow nearly all New Hampshire veterans to get their VA health care from their local doctors or hospitals. The reality is a system where veterans - and even a hospital administrator - said they've experienced delays, confusion and red tape.

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  10. Career fair to give high school students real job leadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The first Rochester Extended Learning Career Job Fair, "What, Why and How to be Employable,” will be held on Thursday, May 28, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Spaulding High School Auditorium, at 130 Wakefield St., Rochester. The event is free and open to students and parents and guardians.

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  11. Dead heat for Ayotte, Hassan in possible 2016 U.S. Senate matchupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | WMUR-TV Manchester

    Sen. Kelly Ayotte and Gov. Maggie Hassan appear headed toward a tough, closely contested battle for the U.S. Senate in 2016 - that is, if the Democratic governor decides against a bid for a third term and instead chooses to challenge the Republican incumbent. The latest WMUR Granite State Poll, conducted May 6-22 by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center, shows the two in a statistical dead heat.

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  12. Synthetic Opioid Behind Many Of N.H.'s Drug-Related DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    A powerful synthetic opioid manufactured in illicit labs was the main driver of the record 325 drug-related deaths in New Hampshire last year. Fentanyl is used to manage severe chronic and post-surgical pain.

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  13. No Room for ComplacencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Ten years ago, the Department of Defense placed Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on its list of military base closures. The potential closure was a matter of great concern here in Sanford, a community that's home to many of the shipyard's employees.

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  14. Ayotte: 'Deeply Disappointed' In Guinta, He Needs To ResignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... take that very seriously and I'm disappointed in the whole matter. You hosted a forum yesterday with Senator Jeanne Shaheen to help clear up confusion about the newly-implemented Veterans Choice Card Program. You've expressed concern about the ...

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  15. Ayotte, Shaheen pledge more action as veterans voice concerns about VA choice programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Concord Monitor

    For nearly two hours yesterday afternoon, veterans and their families confronted VA officials and New Hampshire's senators with personal stories about their difficulties navigating the VA choice program - which was championed, when it first debuted last year, as a way to give them more options outside of Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities. Some of the roughly two dozen people who spoke up during yesterday's forum were visibly frustrated and distraught, others voiced appreciation for the work done by the senators and VA officials at the local level, and nearly all called - in one way or another - for more vigilance to make sure veterans aren't stuck without necessary medical care or with unnecessarily large medical bills.

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  16. Marco Rubio, Jeanne Shaheen Get 'Girls Count Act' Through the SenateRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Sunshine State News

    Republican presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., scored a win at the end of last week as the Senate passed their "Girls Count Act." The bill, which passed with unanimous consent, would carve out funds from current foreign aid programs to create birth registries in underdeveloped countries.

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  17. Ayotte, Shaheen holding health care forum for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    U.S. Sens. Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen are inviting New Hampshire veterans to attend a forum at Saint Anselm College to discuss the Veterans Choice Card program. The card provides "backup" care if a veteran cannot be seen by a Veterans Affairs facility in in 30 days or if VA's closest medical facility is challenging to access.

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  18. Opportunity knocks: Innovators welcome at the Navy Opportunity ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | EurekAlert!

    Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Mat Winter will address innovators, technology experts and hundreds of leading small businesses June 1 at this year's Navy Opportunity Forum in Crystal City, Virginia, sponsored by the Navy's Small Business Innovation Research program.

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  19. New Hampshire, Maine Senators Rank High In Study Of BipartisanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    A report on bipartisanship in Congress finds Senators from New Hampshire and Maine among the most likely to work with members of the other party. Maine's Susan Collins was ranked most likely to reach across the aisle, with New Hampshire's Kelly Ayotte seventh.

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  20. Ayotte, Shaheen Forum To Put Focus On VA's Choice Card ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    New Hampshire U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen, speaking at the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton, May 25, 2015. New Hampshire's US senators are holding a forum Tuesday afternoon to discuss the Veterans Administration's new Choice Card program.

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