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Trek sources: Mary Burke’s family fired her for incompetence


Wisconsin Democrat gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke didn’t get “burned out” from her overseas job, apparently she was fired by her family.

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Millions flow to four senate hopefuls after billionaires’ White House meeting

After billionaire Tom Steyer met with fellow billionaire George Soros and a top Obama aide in the West Wing of the White House, millions flowed from Steyer to several liberal U.S. senate candidates.
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The bottleneck for BP spill claims: The Freeh group

The BP Deepwater Horizon spill has cost taxpayers and businesses tens of billions of dollars. The company has put up more than $30 billion to compensate for the damage caused but it's not reaching the people who need it most.


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Nevadans’ voting habits may change, but participation is another story

Although Nevadans are taking advantage of early voting, this trend may not mean an increase in the total number of those voting.
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Maryland election officials were forced to remove five glitching voting machines, but state officials say two other touch screens malfunctioned during early voting, too. Now the Maryland Republican Party is calling for an investigation.


Gender inclusiveness training handouts removed from Nebraska school
After parents pushed for action on controversial gender sensitivity training at a Nebraska middle school, the superintendent said he’s ordered the materials removed from schools.


FTC sues AT&T; claims it’s throttling data speeds
The Federal Trade Commission announced that it was suing AT&T for deceptively slowing down speeds for unlimited data subscribers.

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NH Sen. Clark endorsed by education, environmental and equality organizations 

Clark thanks organizations endorsing her re-election campaign

(Portsmouth, NH) Sen. Martha Fuller Clark's campaign released a list of organizations supporting her re-election campaign, reflecting the priorities that have made her, in the words of her hometown newspaper The Portsmouth Herald, "a political legend" and a "liberal icon."

NARAL Pro-Choice New Hampshire has endorsed Sen. Clark's campaign after naming her a "champion of choice" in the Spring. This endorsement is no surprise to those following Sen. Clark's work in Concord over the years. A consistent advocate for women's health and reproductive freedom throughout her career, NARAL NH’s executive director Laura Thibault has called her "always willing to speak up and be a voice for women in the state who don’t have a voice”

Educators have weighed in strongly behind Sen. Clark's re-election campaign with both NEA-NH and AFT-NH standing in solidarity with the veteran lawmaker. Clark, whose political career has been marked by a consistent commitment to primary and secondary public education, has long enjoyed the support of New Hampshire’s teachers. In the last legislative session, Clark championed renewed funding for school building aid and introduced the first legislation designed to restore funding to the state’s university and community college systems – efforts that drove the new funding that allowed for tuition freezes and cuts across New Hampshire’s higher education system.

The State Employees Association (SEIU Local 1984) and the NH AFL-CIO have also endorsed Sen. Martha Fuller Clark‘s re-election campaign. Learning of the SEA's endorsement last month, Clark told New Hampshire Patch said “The 11,000 hardworking people who keep the state government running and work so hard in our town and county offices have again put their faith in me and I won’t let them down if I am returned for another two years in Concord." The state AFL-CIO, meanwhile, represent some of the largest private sector union members in the state, including building trades and commercial employees. 

The Sierra Club, recognizing decades of work defending the Seacoast and Great Bay, have endorsed Sen. Clark. Announcing their endorsements, the Sierra Club eloquently made the case for electing lawmakers like Sen. Clark: "We need to elect leaders who know climate disruption is real, and know we need to act. If we don’t go to the polls, extremists like former House Speaker Bill O’Brien will repeal the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (REGGI) and block sensible energy legislation in the State House in Concord. In Washington, if climate deniers continue to block legislation in Congress and support Big Oil and Coal, smart solutions will see more delays. We cannot let that happen again. Be sure to vote this November, and better yet, get engaged now and bring a friend with you to the polls – it matters!"


Citizens For A Strong NH - Suing the IRS 


CSNH is Suing the IRS for Failure to Release Records Between the
IRS and Senator Shaheen and
Rep. Shea-Porter

Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire will be represented by the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ)


(October 30, 2014) - Today, the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) filed a federal lawsuit in New Hampshire against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on behalf of Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire, claiming the IRS is unlawfully delaying the release of records between the IRS and U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) who demanded the IRS investigate conservative organizations for engaging in "political activities."

The lawsuit requests the federal court to order the IRS to release the records. 
Led by Chief Counsel Jay Sekulow, the American Center for Law & Justice is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

The full release, as well as a quote from Jay Sekulow, can be seen here.

Derek Dufresne, Spokesman for Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire, released the following statement:

"Senator Shaheen and Congresswoman Shea-Porter have made a career out of hiding from Granite State families. While their constituents are well aware of their refusal to hold town hall meetings, in order to further isolate themselves, these two elected officials have also called on the IRS to target organizations like ours to hinder our ability to highlight their failed records in Washington.    

"For months, the IRS has been stalling and surpassing deadline after deadline in order to delay the release of correspondences between their office and Senator Shaheen and Congresswoman Shea-Porter. Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire has been more than patient waiting for a response, but at this point, we believe that the only means to gain these documents is through litigation. We look forward to working with the American Center for Law & Justice and appreciate their willingness to represent our organization in such an important case."


Oct312014 CAPITAL - Politics Preview for October 31, 2014

The Boston Globe




Here is the preview for tomorrow's Capital headlines:

  •  Cover Story: A guide to everything you need to know about the governor’s race, and where Coakley and Baker stand on various issues.  
  • Weekly Poll: Voters' pulse on the governor's race and ballot questions as we close in on Election Day.
  • Other Features Include: A fun column from Shirley Leung on the humanizing aspects of Coakley/Baker: her fancy shoes, his goofy Instagram photos and tweets; also, a column from Evan Horowitz on polling data on the economy. 
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MANCHESTER - In response to Senator Shaheen's comments ​that our military is an "occupying force," Scott Brown outlined his view that our military is a "liberating force."

Scott Brown
WMUR/Union Leader Debate
October 30, 2014

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Senator Shaheen: I don’t think we want tens of thousands American troops as an occupying force for 60 years as we had in Korea. 
George Stephanopoulos: Let me pose that to you Senator Brown because I was speaking to Speaker Boehner a couple of weeks ago and he did say that American troops would have to go in on the ground if other countries did not step up. Do you agree?
Senator Brown: I want to rely on the generals on the ground and that is the problem.  The President and Senator Shaheen already taken the greatest fighting force off the table, while ISIS is not taking anything off the table and with respect to Senator Shaheen,we are a liberating force we are not an occupying force, Senator. And I and every other person.