stories tagged "Scott Brown"

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, […]

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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 […]

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Would you sign a pledge with Jeanne Shaheen?

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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 […]

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Shaheen’s Obamacare dodge

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In the wake of Scott Brown’s forming an exploratory committee last week, New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen is being targeted over efforts at distancing herself from Obamacare, which have grown more intense as the election cycle heats up. “Jeanne Shaheen has ignored warnings about ObamaCare for years, but now in an election year she’s suddenly […]

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Brown hammers Shaheen’s ‘pay more’ O-Care plan, calls it ‘sad’

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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s plan to make Granite Staters pay more to keep their doctors and maintain access to their hospitals is “sad,” former U.S. Senator Scott Brown tells NH Journal exclusively today. Brown is considering a run against Shaheen in 2014. “Her [Shaheen’s] so called ‘fix,’ shows how out of touch she is with the […]

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Breaking: Brown and Shaheen are tied

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Should Scott Brown choose to mount a challenge to Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire, he’d already be tied with her. That’s according to a new poll released this week by Purple Strategies, a nonpartisan firm, that pegs the two with 44 percent support each. Brown led Shaheen by 9 percentage points amongst independent […]

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Welcome to New Hampshire, Senator Brown

The New Hampshire Union Leader originally published this column on January 3, 2014: DEAR SEN. Scott Brown: Thank you for headlining that holiday fundraiser in Nashua on behalf of the New Hampshire Republican Party. I hope the disappointing presence of some chronically disgruntled activists who protested your appearance — call them “Conservatives for Jeanne Shaheen” — […]

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Shaheen raises cash off ‘Lie of the Year’

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Evidently Jeanne Shaheen counts Politifact, The Concord Monitor, The New York Times, and her own words as part of the vast right-wing conspiracy. So long as they help her raise money off a lie so infamous it’s the “Lie of the Year,” at least. That’s the gist from an afternoon fundraising appeal from the New […]

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National group launches online ads in support of ‘Draft Scott Brown’ effort

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Ending Spending, a national advocacy group that promotes fiscal responsibility in Washington and has been active in the past several election cycles, as well as the fight against Obamacare, today announced the launch of a statewide online advertising campaign aimed at persuading former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown to run for the Republican nomination for U.S. […]

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NH Insiders Survey: Brown Strong Against Shaheen, Gubernatorial, 2nd District Races Wide Open

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A survey of New Hampshire political insiders conducted by NH Journal indicates that the 2014 Republican candidate field has yet to be settled in several marquee races. In a year where Republicans are expected to seize the opportunity to regain seats lost in 2010 and 2012 given the widespread unpopularity of President Obama and national […]

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