Saturday, July 2, 2011

After vow of silence Shea-Porter continues to talk about controversial 2005 town hall ouster

October 20, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

Politico asks this morning if Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) has “gone native”: Has Washington changed Carol Shea-Porter? It’s a question that’s being asked in New Hampshire as the Democratic congresswoman gears up for reelection amid criticism that she’s become an insular member of the political establishment she once confronted as a grass-roots activist. While [...]

Waffle hat-making ‘community organizer’ backs up Shea-Porter’s story

September 23, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

There is a new wrinkle in the he said/she said battle between Democratic Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter and former Republican State Chairman Waynes Semprini we reported on Tuesday. The self-proclaimed “community organizer” who made waffle hats to protest then-Congressman Jeb Bradley, a Republican, backs up Shea-Porter’s story that while she indeed attended the town hall meeting [...]

Shea-Porter wants apology from Semprini; Offers no apology for ‘tea bagger’ remark

September 22, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

A nasty he said/she said has broken out between Democratic Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter and former state Republican Chairman Wayne Semprini. Last week Semprini authored a letter to the editor of the Portsmouth Herald accusing Shea-Porter of deliberately disrupting a town hall event by then-Congressman Jeb Bradley in 2005. Semprini said Shea-Porter was hostile and wore [...]

Martin Campaign to Conduct Opposition Research … on Martin

March 29, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under HP_Featured, State House

A source tells NowHampshire.com that the campaign of Senate District 3 Democratic nominee “Bud” Martin will deploy experienced volunteers to Laconia this week not to research the record of Martin’s Republican opponent Jeb Bradley but rather to research Martin’s own record. The Martin campaign appeared to have been caught unprepared by a NowHampshire.com story last [...]

Victim: Martin Showed “Total Lack of Concern” about Sexual Predator

March 26, 2009 by Doug  
Filed under State House

District 3 Senate candidate Willard “Bud” Martin showed a “total lack of concern” about a sexual predator who entered a women’s bathroom naked and accosted a woman, according to the woman’s fiancé at the time. Martin, then serving as a district court judge, let the bathroom assailant out on personal recognizance bail, even though he [...]