Retired Guardsman Scott Brown weighs in on NH National Guard controversy
Mar30

Retired Guardsman Scott Brown weighs in on NH National Guard controversy

Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, who last year retired as a Colonel in the National Guard after 35 years of service, is calling for a “full and impartial” probe of the circumstances that led to the conviction of former New Hampshire Army National Guard Commander Ray Valas on child sex trafficking charges.   Valas is serving a 15-year sentence while appealing his conviction.   “I am deeply concerned that the early warning signs...

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Brown says he’ll meet in coming weeks with Rubio, Walker, Graham, Bolton
Feb18

Brown says he’ll meet in coming weeks with Rubio, Walker, Graham, Bolton

Former Sen. Scott Brown says he has meetings planned so far with four potential presidential candidates as the first-in-the-nation primary campaign begins to ramp up.   In December, Brown told the Journal he intends to meet and give advice on New Hampshire campaigning to any presidential candidate who asks. He told the Journal in January that he would be a “facilitator” to acquaint presidential candidates with New Hampshire and...

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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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