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  1. Effort to put a woman on the 20 dollar bill gains tractionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Nashua Telegraph

    In an effort to build momentum started by an online grassroots campaign, U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, earlier this month introduced legislation to put a woman on the $20 bill. The "Women on Twenty Act" directs the Secretary of the Treasury to create a panel of citizens to recommend the best candidate to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation's seventh president, who has been featured on the currency since 1928.

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  2. Michael Barone: Bipartisanship Is Busting Out All OverRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    Like spring, bipartisanship is busting out all over. Even more so maybe: Washington in a time of alleged global warming is suffering through a chilly, wet springtime, but bipartisanship is sprouting up like gangbusters.

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  3. Young Trafficking Victim's Story On NPR Leads To Senator's AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Hearing the words of a 24-year-old victim of human trafficking - and her struggle to wipe away her conviction on prostitution charges - inspired New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. That young victim, who was featured in an NPR story in February, endured years of rapes and brutal assaults by pimps who forced her into prostitution.

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  4. Jane Palmieri Announced as New Co-Chair to Lead Alliance to Save Energy's BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    The Alliance to Save Energy's Board of Directors elected Jane Palmieri , business president of Dow Building and Construction at The Dow Chemical Company, to serve as Industry Co-Chair. Palmieri is the first woman to hold this post and the Alliance's top three leadership positions are now all held by women: Palmieri, Senator Jeanne Shaheen and Alliance President Kateri Callahan .

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  5. SBA administrator sees strong ties with NH 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UnionLeader.com

    Maria Contreras-Sweet, the administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration and a member of President Obama's Cabinet, accompanied U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen to the Alpha Loft business incubator on Elm Street in Manchester last Monday for a roundtable discussion with SBA partners and clients.

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  6. President Andrew Jackson, the current face of the $20 bill, hasn't...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Concord Monitor

    Now I know how my suffragette foremothers felt about not being able to vote. I completely missed the online "Women on 20s" preliminary campaign to decide which important woman in U.S. history should replace President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

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  7. Shaheen to visit Nashua to discuss having woman on $20 billRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Nashua Telegraph

    U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., will speak Monday at Girls Inc. about her legislation to put a woman on the $20 bill. The event will begin at 12:15 p.m. at the organization's facility at 27 Burke St. ... Subscribe or log in to read more  U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., will speak Monday at Girls Inc. about her legislation to put a woman on the $20 bill.

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  8. Is it time to put a womana s face on the $20 bill?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    There are more $20 bills in circulation than there are humans on the planet -- 8.1 billion in all -- and as the only denomination issued by most ATMs, it has become America's most indispensable currency. Given the role of symbolism in a system that assigns value to paper currency because that's what the government says it's worth, the symbolic importance of being the hood ornament on our most useful bill cannot be overstated.

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  9. Good health policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... insurance exchange's expanded provider network made possible by Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter and Senator Jeanne Shaheen. More providers means more choice. More choice means more people who seek and purchase insurance who otherwise would go ...

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  10. Our senator on the money with this oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Belated kudos to our own Senator Jeanne Shaheen , who a couple of weeks ago introduced a bill she hopes will help get a woman's face on U.S. paper currency for the first time in more than a century. According to a Shaheen news release, her "Women on the Twenty Act," introduced April 14, "would direct the Secretary of the Treasury to convene a panel of citizens to recommend a woman whose likeness would be featured on a new twenty dollar bill."

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  11. SNHU - Women and Money are Meant to be TogetherRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | NH Insider

    ... Mankiller, Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Harriet Tubman. You can vote for your pick at Our own Senator Jeanne Shaheen is also pushing for the change by introducing legislation calling for a woman to be placed on the $20 bill. You can sign her ...

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  12. Congress Sends Energy Efficiency Bill To White House For President's SignatureRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Chemical and Engineering News

    The House of Representatives gave final approval this week to a bill to boost energy efficiency, sending the measure to the White House after a marathon three-year push by the chemical industry and other advocates. President Barack Obama is expected to sign the legislation into law.

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  13. Ayotte, Shaheen Vote To Confirm Lynch Attorney GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Every Democrat in the Senate voted to confirm, including Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, who called the appointment of a black woman to the nation's top law enforcement job a historic achievement. Shaheen said Lynch has "sterling credentials" and a commitment to public service.

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  14. No fast track for TPPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    To the editor: President Obama and the Republican leadership in the Senate and House are working together to "fast track" another trade deal which will hurt the American people. It is the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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  15. It's All About the Willas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Weekly Standard

    ... was patron saint, Andrew Jackson, the old Indian fighter and Manifest Destiny man, is now anathema. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a New Hampshire Democrat, has introduced a bill to remove Jackson from the twenty and replace him with a woman; Rep. Luis ...

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  16. New Hampshire Sens. Shaheen, Ayotte vote to confirm LynchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Every Democrat in the Senate voted to confirm, including Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, who called the appointment of a black woman to the nation's top law enforcement job a historic achievement. Shaheen said Lynch has "sterling credentials" and a commitment to public service.

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  17. Ayotte backs Loretta Lynch for U.S. attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WMUR-TV Manchester

    U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte virtually assured the confirmation of U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch as the next attorney general by announcing her support Thursday morning. New Hampshire's other U.S. senator, Democrat Jeanne Shaheen, announced her support for Lynch's confirmation nearly two months ago.

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  18. Making change: Lawmakers want a woman on the $20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WISW-AM Columbia

    Lawmakers in the House and Senate have introduced legislation this week aimed at giving a woman the chance to replace Andrew Jackson as the face of the $20 bill. Representative Luis Gutierrez and Senator Jeanne Shaheen, both Democrats, have introduced bills that would direct the Treasury Department to select a famous American woman to adorn the $20 bill based on input from the public.

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  19. Sen. Vitter's request to subpoena Affordable Care Act documents is rejected by Small Business CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | NOLA.com

    The Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee Thursday rejected by a 5-14 vote a proposal by panel chairman David Vitter , R-La., to subpoena documents on how members of Congress and their staffs became eligible to purchase health insurance from a Washington D.C. Affordable Care Act marketplace. It was a sharp rebuke to Vitter, not only from Democrats, but five GOP panel members, who also voted no on the subpoena request.

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  20. What Michigan woman would you like to see on the $20 bill?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | MLive.com

    The group has led online polls to determine who should be on the $20 bill. Voting is down to the "final four," which includes Rosa Parks, the civil rights activist who moved to Detroit in the 1960s.

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