Granite Reports: Campaign finance reform PAC accused of violating campaign finance law
Nov22

Granite Reports: Campaign finance reform PAC accused of violating campaign finance law

THE IRONY… Talk about high irony. The Mayday PAC, formed in the last election cycle as “the super PAC to end all super PACs,” and to bring about substantial campaign finance reform, is now being charged by a conservative group with violating campaign finance laws.   The Center for Competitive Politics has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission charging that the super PAC headed by Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig...

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Are moderate NH women tiring of Jeanne Shaheen?

The New Hampshire Union Leader originally published this column on April 25, 2014: Jeanne Shaheen has made a career of smashing glass ceilings. Her elections as New Hampshire’s first woman governor and first woman U.S. Senator cleared the way for the state to become the first ever with an all-female congressional delegation. Add Gov. Maggie Hassan and Speaker Terie Norelli and you’ve come a long way, baby. The ultimate in women’s...

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Brown Defends Record, Criticizes Shaheen in Rollinsford
Mar31

Brown Defends Record, Criticizes Shaheen in Rollinsford

ROLLINSFORD – Likely U.S. Senate candidate Scott Brown brought his famous truck and his listening tour to Rollinsford Friday, speaking to forty people at a luncheon held at Alexander’s Restaurant. In a stump speech that was equal parts biography, a defense of his record representing Massachusetts in the Senate, and criticism of incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Brown acknowledged being a relative newcomer to New Hampshire politics...

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Scott Brown Effect Already Causing Shock Waves in NH

The New Hampshire Union Leader originally published this column on March 28, 2014: It’s too early to tell whether Scott Brown can sustain the huge initial interest in his U.S. Senate candidacy and convert it into votes, but the Brown effect is producing shock waves, not ripples, on New Hampshire politics. Preceding Brown’s decision to run was Joe Kenney’s upset victory in the special election for the Executive...

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Would you sign a pledge with Jeanne Shaheen?
Mar18

Would you sign a pledge with Jeanne Shaheen?

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) wants former-Sen. Scott Brown to sign the so-called “People’s Pledge,” which would limit the influence of third party spending groups in the 2014 campaign. “I have signed and attached two copies of an agreement with the exact same terms for the New Hampshire 2014 Senate race,” Shaheen said in a letter to Brown, according to The Hill. “I hope you will join me in once again committing to the...

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