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Ayotte joins GOP freshman class in calling for earmark ban

November 10, 2010 by Amelia Chasse  
Filed under News & Politics

Just a few days after being named as a GOP rising star by the Daily Caller, New Hampshire Senator-Elect Kelly Ayotte made news again by putting her money – or in this case her signature – where her mouth is when it comes to earmarks. Earmarks are a perennial issue on the campaign trail, and [...]

Hodes doesn’t deny laughing at rape victim

October 29, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Today the Nashua Telegraph reported on Democrat senate candidate Paul Hodes’ legal career. While he likes to call himself a prosecutor, Hodes barely spent any time in the AG’s office. Most of his legal career was spent as a defense attorney, and one of his clients was accused of multiple sexual assaults. The Telegraph reports [...]

You know you’re running a bad campaign when….

October 27, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

….other candidates start using you in negative ads against their opponents. It’s official: Paul Hodes has hit rock bottom.

Climate Change We Can Believe In?: NH candidates blow off Carbon Alliance forum

October 26, 2010 by Amelia Chasse  
Filed under Energy & Environment

The New Hampshire Carbon Action Alliance spent months organizing a daylong conference on October 20th, with the program culminating in a series of candidate debates between the candidates for each federal office. Invitations were issued to the campaigns, moderators were arranged, and the forum was heavily promoted. The problem? Not a single one of the [...]

Rape victim to Hodes: “It’s not a laughing matter”

October 20, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under HP_Featured, News & Politics

A woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a man being represented by Paul Hodes had to admonish Hodes during a 1992 deposition for laughing while she testified how the man “pinned [her] up backwards against his desk” and “tried to get [her] down onto the floor,” according to a transcript. “I was crying [...]

Employee Free Choice Act – The campaign issue Paul Hodes wishes would go away

October 19, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under Business

There’s an issue that is bothering the heck out of Democrats on the campaign trail this cycle. It’s a liberal pet legislative project that the majority of Americans oppose, but most Democrats in Congress support, although several key Dems have tried to back away from their position recently. No, it’s not Obamacare, it’s the Employee [...]

NH Media Mock Hodes

October 18, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics, Uncategorized

In the aftermath of Monday’s Kelly Ayotte-Paul Hodes debate, the New Hampshire media mocked Hodes’ assertion that Ayotte was politically ambitious. The lead paragraph in one story points out that Hodes has run for federal office four times while Ayotte has never run for office before, while another points out that Hodes announced he would [...]

Ayotte Deals Hodes Out Over Vegas Trip

October 13, 2010 by Amelia Chasse  
Filed under News & Politics

Its looking like Paul Hodes will be back on the job market soon, so it should have come as a relief to him to find out on Monday that he may have a future in comedy. It might not have been his intention to bring the audience at the New England College Senate debate to [...]

Hodes on ObamaCare: We’ll “fix it as you go along”

October 12, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under Health

Democratic Senate hopeful Rep. Paul Hodes (NH-02) on Monday acknowledged for the first time that the national health care law he voted for earlier this year contains flawed provisions but dismissed any criticism saying Congress was already in discussions with small businesses to “fix that [provision] if and when the health care bill passed.” Hodes’ [...]

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 [...]

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