Carol Shea-Porter http://nhpr.org en Incumbents Kuster, Shea-Porter Lead In Fundraising http://nhpr.org/post/incumbents-kuster-shea-porter-lead-fundraising <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The latest campaign finance reports show Democratic incumbents Carol Shea-Porter and Annie </span>Kuster<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"> raised far more money in the last three months than their potential Republican challengers in New Hampshire's two House races.</span></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:59:35 +0000 Associated Press 52042 at http://nhpr.org Incumbents Kuster, Shea-Porter Lead In Fundraising 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 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 An Early-Bird Look At N.H.'s Midterm Races http://nhpr.org/post/early-bird-look-nhs-midterm-races <p>In mid-March, with the sap has hardly running, November seems a lifetime away. But in the political world, eight months goes by quickly, especially for those preparing for mid-term elections. Although the filing period isn’t until June, there’s already a solid list of Republicans hoping to face the three Democratic incumbents. In the 1st Congressional District, former Congressman Frank Guinta and former UNH business school Dean Dan Innis look to go against Carol Shea Porter. In Congressional District 2, state Rep. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 44694 at http://nhpr.org An Early-Bird Look At N.H.'s Midterm Races N.H. Reacts To President Obama's State Of The Union Address http://nhpr.org/post/nh-reacts-president-obamas-state-union-address <p>Here is a roundup of reactions to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech from the New Hampshire Congressional delegation and political organizations.</p><p>Sen. Kelly Ayotte:</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 15:32:23 +0000 Michael Brindley 42631 at http://nhpr.org N.H. Reacts To President Obama's State Of The Union Address Shea-Porter: Tax Break For Teachers Who Buy Own Supplies Should Be Permanent http://nhpr.org/post/shea-porter-tax-break-teachers-who-buy-own-supplies-should-be-permanent <p></p><p>First District Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter wants to make permanent a tax break for teachers who buy their own school supplies.</p><p>Speaking outside South Range Elementary School in Derry, Shea-Porter says she knows personally how much money teachers spend on their own to make sure children have what they need.</p><p></p><p>“My mother-in-law was a teacher and I can remember her having a room full of stuff that she had to buy and she would cart back and forth to the school each season,” Shea-Porter said.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:29:17 +0000 Michael Brindley 37526 at http://nhpr.org Shea-Porter: Tax Break For Teachers Who Buy Own Supplies Should Be Permanent Kuster, Porter Sign Petition To Force End Of Shutdown http://nhpr.org/post/kuster-porter-sign-petition-force-end-shutdown <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">U.S. Reps. Annie Kuster and Carol Shea-Porter of New Hampshire have signed a petition that would force a vote to end the federal government shutdown.</p> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 22:02:46 +0000 Associated Press 36675 at http://nhpr.org Shea-Porter Visits Shipyard; Hopes To Reverse Sequestration http://nhpr.org/post/shea-porter-visits-shipyard-hopes-reverse-sequestration <p></p><p>New Hampshire First District Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter says she sympathizes with federal government employees who face furloughs. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 19:57:03 +0000 Roger Wood 24329 at http://nhpr.org Shea-Porter Visits Shipyard; Hopes To Reverse Sequestration On Assault Weapons Ban, Sen. Ayotte Only Holdout Among N.H. Delegation http://nhpr.org/post/assault-weapons-ban-sen-ayotte-only-holdout-among-nh-delegation <p></p><p></p><p>New Hampshire Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte is the only member of the state’s Congressional delegation who has not pledged support for an assault weapons ban this week.</p><p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 21:42:17 +0000 Michael Brindley 18723 at http://nhpr.org On Assault Weapons Ban, Sen. Ayotte Only Holdout Among N.H. Delegation Ayotte: We'll Have A Female President In My Lifetime, But It Won't Be Me http://nhpr.org/post/ayotte-well-have-female-president-my-lifetime-it-wont-be-me <p>While seen as a rising star in her party, Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte says she has no plans to be the nation's first female president.</p><p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 17:20:16 +0000 Michael Brindley 18087 at http://nhpr.org Ayotte: We'll Have A Female President In My Lifetime, But It Won't Be Me Carol Shea-Porter Goes Through Freshmen Orientation, Again http://nhpr.org/post/carol-shea-porter-goes-through-freshmen-orientation-again <p></p><p>One of New Hampshire’s new installations to the U.S. House of Representatives, Carol Shea-Porter,&nbsp; has served there before. That means freshmen orientation is a little different for the returning Congresswoman. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 22:33:57 +0000 Matt Laslo 16806 at http://nhpr.org Carol Shea-Porter Goes Through Freshmen Orientation, Again Shea-Porter Wins Seat In Another Squeaker http://nhpr.org/post/shea-porter-wins-seat-another-squeaker <p></p><p>The tightest race in New Hampshire lived up to expectations last night. Carol Shea-Porter eked out a victory over Frank Guinta by four points, or just&nbsp;fewer than&nbsp;14,000 votes.</p><p>While the race was close all the way through, indications that it would be a good night for Shea-Porter rolled in early. It was the wee hours of the morning when Carol Shea-Porter thanked a dwindling crowd of night-owl supporters for handing her back the seat in the US House of Representatives that she lost two-years ago.</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 19:58:00 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 16392 at http://nhpr.org Shea-Porter Wins Seat In Another Squeaker A Look Back At Guinta's, Shea-Porter's Past Victories http://nhpr.org/post/look-back-guintas-shea-porters-past-victories <p></p><p>This race is real bellwether for a number of reasons: the district itself demographically perfectly balanced between liberal and conservative voters, both candidates have held the seat before meaning they are more-or-less on equal footing in terms of name recognition, and both are party stalwarts have voted with their partys’ leadership high in 90<sup>th</sup> the percentile.</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 22:32:35 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 16330 at http://nhpr.org A Look Back At Guinta's, Shea-Porter's Past Victories Guinta And Shea-Porter Both Reading From The Same Playbook http://nhpr.org/post/guinta-and-shea-porter-both-reading-same-playbook-0 <p></p><p>This time around in the first congressional district the names are the same but the roles are flipped; Republican Frank Guinta, once the challenger, is now the incumbent. But&nbsp;that’s not the only way this year’s race is like a mirror image of last election.</p><p>When Congressman Frank Guinta goes out knocking on the doors of independents in Manchester – his political backyard – most everybody knows who he is.</p><blockquote><p><em>Guinta: Good Morning!</em></p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 20:26:21 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 15524 at http://nhpr.org Guinta And Shea-Porter Both Reading From The Same Playbook On Jobs and the Economy: Carol Shea-Porter http://nhpr.org/post/jobs-and-economy-carol-shea-porter <p>This week we’re talking about jobs and the economy with the candidates in New Hampshire’s 1st congressional district. Today All Things Considered host Brady Carlson talks with <a href="http://www.sheaporter.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Carol Shea-Porter</strong></a>, who served two terms in Congress and is once again the Democratic nominee in the district.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 21:44:05 +0000 Brady Carlson 15455 at http://nhpr.org On Jobs and the Economy: Carol Shea-Porter