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Number Two: Dem Congresswoman confirms Shea-Porter’s bathroom story

January 25, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under Health

Rep. Carol Shea-Porter now says she was just using “humor” when she accused men of holding up health care reform. But Florida Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is backing up Carol Shea-Porter’s story that she and Republican female members of Congress claim they could pass health care reform “by the weekend” if they just sent [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Shea-Porter: Republicans “were behaving in a way we never behave”

September 14, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under News & Politics

Rep. Carol Shea-Porter lashed out at South Carolina Republican Congressman Joe Wilson for his outburst before a joint session of Congress last week and at Republicans in general for vocally opposing President Barack Obama’s health reform initiative while speaking at the Strafford County Democratic Party Picnic this weekend. “They were behaving in a way we [...]

Bottom line on public insurance plan gets blurry

September 7, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Health

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s bottom line on a government health insurance option blurred Sunday as White House officials stressed support but stopped of short of calling it a must-have part of an overhaul. As President Barack Obama prepares for a Wednesday night speech to Congress in a risky bid to salvage his top domestic [...]

Poll: Guinta Gains on Shea-Porter after ‘Calamitous August’

September 3, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

Manchester Mayor and Republican congressional candidate Frank Guinta has pulled within the margin of error against embattled incumbent Democratic Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter, a new poll shows. The flash poll was conducted by Populus Research on the evening of September 2, 2009 among 406 likely General Election voters. It has a 4% margin or error. [...]

Dems May Try to Ram Through Health Reform

September 2, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Health

With bipartisan efforts to pass a health care bill sputtering, Democrats are increasingly looking at Plan B: a politically risky, last-ditch “nuclear option’’ designed to ram their proposals through over the objections of the other party. Senate Democrats are still hoping they can forge a compromise with moderate Republicans and avoid a dramatic showdown after [...]

Guinta to Shea-Porter: Okay, Then I’ll Have a Town Hall Meeting

August 17, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under Health

Hodes to Attend Liberal Blogger Bash in Lieu of Town Hall Meetings

August 13, 2009 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under Health

Democratic Rep. Paul Hodes (NH-02) has no publicly scheduled town hall meetings with constituents planned for the August recess but he will appear in Concord as the “featured guest” at the Blue Hampshire Bash, a party for liberal bloggers on August 24th, has learned. Controversial San Francisco-based blogger Markos Moulitsas Zúniga will also be [...]

Jumpy Dems Announce Shaheen Town Hall—But She’s in DC

August 6, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Health

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