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Ayotte calls “Baloney” on Hodes hot dog ad

October 4, 2010 by Amelia Chasse  
Filed under HP_Featured, News & Politics

Kelly Ayotte went up with a new spot today poking fun at Paul Hodes’ recent ad comparing Washington to a hot dog eating contest and promising to end the pork. Predictably, Ayotte is targeting Hodes’ conveniently timed reinvention of himself as a “fiscal conservative.” Humorous political ads are always risky, but when a candidate is [...]

Mahoney pounds Shea-Porter over House budget failure

June 22, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Republican congressional candidate Sean Mahoney wasted no time in criticizing Democratic incumbent Rep. Carol Shea-Porter over news on Tuesday that Democrats in the House of Representatives will not pass a budget this year. “After engaging in a multi-trillion dollar spending spree that has imperiled the U.S. economy, Carol Shea-Porter and Nancy Pelosi now say they [...]

Will Pelosi deploy ‘the Shea-Porter solution?’

March 17, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Health

As Republicans and tea party activists reacted with outrage to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s apparent endorsement of the so-called “Slaughter Solution,” a parliamentary trick thought up by Pelosi ally Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) to pass the unpopular health care bill without actually having a vote, is the Speaker now considering “the Shea-Porter Solution?” Late Tuesday, Pelosi [...]

Shea-Porter sounding less bullish on health bill

January 8, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under Health

There was a time when Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) condemned opponents of President Barack Obama’s health care reform push as “tea baggers.” But these days it’s sounding more and more like Carol Shea-Porter herself opposes what Obama is trying to do. On Thursday, Shea-Porter’s office criticized the so-called “Cornhusker Kickback” deal that would give [...]

Shea-Porter will vote ‘no’ on health bill without public option, blog reports

January 6, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under Health

Influential liberal blog Fire Dog Lake is reporting that Democratic Congresswoman Carol Shea- Porter (NH-01) has “vowed to vote against any bill that does not have a public option.” If Shea-Porter’s vow stands it will symbolize a major break with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, with whom Shea-Porter has voted over 95-percent of the time. Pelosi even [...]

Did the Democratic Party attempt to silence critics of Pelosi’s health care reform plan?

November 8, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under Health

The below excerpt is from the Concord Monitor’s story on yesterday’s Organizing for America rally, which attracted a group of counter-protesters who oppose Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s health reform measure (which passed the U.S. House on Saturday night at 11:00 PM). We have contacted Democratic Chair Ray Buckley to see if the account is accurate and [...]