Jeanne Shaheen http://nhpr.org en 2014 Primaries and Elections: A Look Ahead http://nhpr.org/post/2014-primaries-and-elections-look-ahead <p>With summer officially here, it’s not just the weather heating up, but the political season as well. There are polls, ads, debates being scheduled, and big-name politicians coming in to support candidates. There's also already some drama, with one contender dropping out and another’s residency being questioned.&nbsp; We’re looking at how the U.S. Congress, Senate, and N.H. Governor races are shaping up so far.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><strong><u>GUESTS: </u></strong></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 51530 at http://nhpr.org 2014 Primaries and Elections: A Look Ahead Pro-Rubens PAC Launches Anti-Brown Website http://nhpr.org/post/pro-rubens-pac-launches-anti-brown-website <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://realscottbrownrecord.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">realscottbrownrecord.com</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> highlights what the NH PAC to Save America calls Brown’s deceptive tactic of criticizing Democrat Jeanne </span>Shaheen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for doing what he also did– support policies favored by President Obama.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:27:28 +0000 Josh Rogers 51542 at http://nhpr.org Pro-Rubens PAC Launches Anti-Brown Website Shaheen Leads Fundraising Pack In Race For U.S. Senate http://nhpr.org/post/shaheen-leads-fundraising-pack-race-us-senate <p></p><p>As expected, Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen&nbsp;and Republican candidate Scott Brown have shown they will have very little trouble raising money in their race for the U.S. Senate.</p><p>Shaheen's campaign announced Monday she raised<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> more than $2.8 million for her re-election campaign between April 1 and June 30 of this year, more than double the amount she collected from supporters in the previous two quarters combined. </span></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:29:41 +0000 Brian Wallstin 51454 at http://nhpr.org Shaheen Leads Fundraising Pack In Race For U.S. Senate Amherst, Merrimack 4th Of July Parades Hub For U.S. Senate Candidates http://nhpr.org/post/amherst-merrimack-4th-july-parades-hub-us-senate-candidates <p></p><p>If you want to catch a glimpse of New Hampshire's U.S. Senate candidates on Independence Day, head to Amherst and Merrimack.</p><p>Both parades will feature all four major candidates running this year, including incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen.</p><p>She'll be joined by the three Republican challengers: former Massachusetts U.S. Senator Scott Brown, former New Hampshire U.S. Senator Bob Smith, and former state Senator Jim Rubens.</p><p>The <a href="http://amherstnh.gov/town-celebrations/july-4th/" target="_blank">Amherst parade</a> kicks off at 10 at Wilkins Elementary School.</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:43:00 +0000 Michael Brindley 51282 at http://nhpr.org Amherst, Merrimack 4th Of July Parades Hub For U.S. Senate Candidates Shaheen Fires Back At Critics Over Stock Allegations http://nhpr.org/post/shaheen-fires-back-critics-over-stock-allegations <p>U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen fired back at critics Friday, a day after her campaign said she would update her financial disclosure form to reflect that she and her husband no longer hold stock options in a California firm that received federal stimulus funding.</p><p>Shaheen says her husband, William, is no longer affiliated with Ultrawave Labs, a company developing technology to better detect breast cancer.</p><blockquote><p>“I think it’s disappointing that my Republican opponents...The only thing they can find to attack me on is breast cancer research."</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:59:34 +0000 Austin Cowan 50986 at http://nhpr.org Shaheen Fires Back At Critics Over Stock Allegations Shaheen Releases Eight Years Of Federal Tax Returns http://nhpr.org/post/shaheen-releases-eight-years-federal-tax-returns <p>Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her husband, William, earned an average of more than $472,000 a year in pre-tax income between 2006 and 2013, according to federal tax returns released by Shaheen’s campaign Tuesday.</p><p>The couple's joint returns were made available four days after Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown and his wife, Gail Huff, released eight years of joint state and federal returns. Shaheen had pledged to release her returns if her opponents did the same.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 02:52:39 +0000 Brian Wallstin 50799 at http://nhpr.org Shaheen Releases Eight Years Of Federal Tax Returns Shaheen Releases Tax Returns In U.S. Senate Race http://nhpr.org/post/shaheen-releases-tax-returns-us-senate-race <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has released eight years of tax returns showing she and her husband earned an average of more than $474,000 per year.</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:55:26 +0000 Associated Press 50770 at http://nhpr.org Shaheen Releases Tax Returns In U.S. Senate Race Brown Releases Tax Returns, Then Demands Shaheen Do The Same http://nhpr.org/post/brown-releases-tax-returns-then-demands-shaheen-do-same <p>Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown released a trove of personal financial information Friday, including eight years of state and federal tax returns and <a href="https://www.scottbrown.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/eFD_-Annual-Report-for-2014-Brown-Scott.pdf">a financial disclosure statement</a> that showed before-tax income of more than $900,000 since the former Massachusetts senator left office in January 2013.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 21:04:38 +0000 Brian Wallstin 50596 at http://nhpr.org Brown Releases Tax Returns, Then Demands Shaheen Do The Same Shaheen Files For Re-election, Defends Affordable Care Act http://nhpr.org/post/shaheen-files-re-election-defends-affordable-care-act <p>Senator Jeanne Shaheen stopped by the statehouse Monday to officially file her candidacy. A large crowd of supporters including union members from the Professional Fire Fighters Of New Hampshire cheered on the first-term Democrat.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Shaheen laid out her priorities and defended the Affordable Care Act, which is likely to be a key issue this November.</span></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 20:40:02 +0000 NHPR Staff 49936 at http://nhpr.org Shaheen Files For Re-election, Defends Affordable Care Act From The Archive: MLK Day Finally Becomes A Holiday In N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/archive-mlk-day-finally-becomes-holiday-nh <p>On a Monday morning the weather more closely resembled Martin Luther King Jr’s hometown of Atlanta, than it did downtown Concord. But the heat and humidity didn’t discourage those who had gathered at the statehouse for the historic bill signing.</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 18:12:32 +0000 Andrew Parrella 49750 at http://nhpr.org From The Archive: MLK Day Finally Becomes A Holiday In N.H. Jim Rubens Files His Papers For U.S. Senate http://nhpr.org/post/jim-rubens-files-his-papers-us-senate <p></p><p>Jim Rubens stopped by the secretary of states office Thursday to file his candidacy for US Senate. T<span style="line-height: 1.5;">he Hanover Republican used the opportunity to make the case that he’ll be the number one competitor to former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown in the primary.</span></p><p>Former state senator Jim Rubens is perhaps the most difficult Republican to pin down ideologically in the race for the Senate seat currently held by Senator Jeanne Shaheen.</p><p>Rubens, has trailed Scott Brown in early polls,</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:17:53 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 49764 at http://nhpr.org Jim Rubens Files His Papers For U.S. Senate Scott Brown Files Candidacy And Resigns From Florida Company http://nhpr.org/post/scott-brown-files-candidacy-and-resigns-florida-company <p>As he filed for office, Scott Brown said he was focused on the issues that matter.</p><p></p><p>“And what matters right now is making sure that people are getting&nbsp; a good value for their dollars and they are not paying an exorbitant amount of many for their health care, and their medical care, obviously, and their energy prices.”</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:21:00 +0000 Josh Rogers 49706 at http://nhpr.org Scott Brown Files Candidacy And Resigns From Florida Company Brown Defends Advisory Role With Obscure Florida Firm http://nhpr.org/post/brown-defends-advisory-role-obscure-florida-firm <p></p><p><em>&nbsp; NHPR's Brady Carlson talks with Boston Globe reporter Todd Wallack.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Scott Brown has been back on the campaign trail this week, but it's the former Massachusetts Senator's work outside of politics that's now getting a lot of attention.</span></p><p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 20:24:15 +0000 Brady Carlson 49640 at http://nhpr.org Brown Defends Advisory Role With Obscure Florida Firm N.H. Senators React To V.A. Secretary Shinseki's Resignation http://nhpr.org/post/nh-senators-react-va-secretary-shinsekis-resignation <p>New Hampshire’s Senators say Veterans Affairs Secretary Erik Shinseki’s decision to step down was the right one.</p><p>Senator Kelly Ayotte says that more needs to be done to address the waitlist problems in VA medical centers but Shinseki’s resignation is a positive first step.</p><p><em>“We need to make sure that those who have committed the falsifying of records and misleading people should be fully pursued and prosecuted.”</em></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 20:53:07 +0000 Ryan Lessard 49463 at http://nhpr.org N.H. Congressional Delegation: Shinseki Should Resign Over VA Scandal http://nhpr.org/post/nh-congressional-delegation-shinseki-should-resign-over-va-scandal <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">New Hampshire's entire Congressional delegation now agrees that Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki should resign.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte called on Shinseki to resign a week ago, while the three Democrats — Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Rep. Annie Kuster and Rep. Carol Shea-Porter — did so on Wednesday.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 13:00:23 +0000 Associated Press 49365 at http://nhpr.org