Senator Jeanne Shaheen. Senator Kelly Ayotte

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7:00 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Sen. Ayotte Calls For "Time Out" On Obamacare

As the Obama Administration scrambles to fix the website, New Hampshire Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte is weighing in on the issue.  

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3:21 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Ayotte, Shaheen Split Over Avoiding Government Shutdown

Senators Shaheen and Ayotte honor firefighters in 2012
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New Hampshire's U.S. senators were split on a vote to keep government operating past Tuesday.

Republican Kelly Ayotte opposed the measure that, if approved in the House, will avoid a threatened government shutdown. Democrat Jeanne Shaheen voted in favor of the bill. It passed the Senate 54-44 Friday afternoon but faces an uncertain future in the house as the high-stakes stand-off continues into the weekend.

Ayotte says she opposed the measure because it exceeds spending caps and only lasts two months. She says that means the whole crisis will be repeated.

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