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RightNOW Women PAC Endorses Marilinda Garcia 

WASHINGTON, DC - RightNOW Women PAC today announced their support for Marilinda Garcia in her campaign to represent New Hampshire’s second district in the U.S. House. The endorsement comes with a check from the PAC.  

“Showing Marilinda our support is important to us because she is exactly the kind of Republican woman who we know can make a difference in Washington, D.C.,” said RightNOW Women PAC founder Brittany Thune Lindberg.  

“Marilinda is an outstanding candidate with the right priorities – namely, fighting burdensome regulations, promoting entrepreneurship, and championing health issues,” said RightNOW Women PAC advisor Marlene Colucci. “We believe she will be a force to be reckoned with in the U.S. House.”  

In addition to endorsing Marilinda, RightNOW Women PAC also put additional funds behind candidates:  Barbara Comstock (VA-10), Joni Ernst (IA), Martha McSally (AZ-02), and Elise Stefanik (NY-21).   

RightNOW Women provides young professionals in their 20’s and 30’s an opportunity to become politically engaged by supporting qualified women to federal office. As an all-volunteer organization, RightNOW Women seeks to complement other like-minded organizations by developing a national grassroots movement, connected through social media.  

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Garcia For Congress (CD2) - Marilinda Garcia Receives Endorsement of Congressman Bass



Concord, NH– Marilinda Garcia, Republican nominee for New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District, today received former Congressman Charlie Bass’ endorsement for her campaign for Congress.

“New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional District deserves an independent Representative who upholds our Granite State traditions of meeting with citizens and being accessible to the public. Marilinda Garcia will be that Representative, and I am proud to endorse her campaign for Congress.

Marilinda is an honest, responsible, and principled leader, and her commitment to common sense fiscal discipline would best serve the people of New Hampshire. Her strong record of leadership and her impressive accomplishments qualify her to be the voice in Washington that the 2nd District needs. I am proud to support Marilinda and I look forward to having her represent New Hampshire in Congress.”

Marilinda Garcia released the following statement in response to receiving Congressman Bass’ endorsement:

“As an esteemed legislator who served the 2nd district admirably for nearly two decades, former Congressman Bass understands what is needed to deal with the important issues facing our district.  I am honored that he has placed his faith in my candidacy and has endorsed my campaign for Congress.”



DERRY - Today, Scott Brown picked up the endorsement of Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio at a foreign policy discussion with local veterans. Rubio and Brown both took aim at the failed foreign policy of President Obama and Senator Shaheen, specifically the impact of the 2011 decision by Obama to precipitously withdraw from Iraq, which led to the rise of ISIS and the heightened instability in the region. 

"For two years, I worked closely with Scott Brown and came to trust him as a friend and public servant whose experience in the National Guard gave him unique perspectives on the national security challenges America faces in the 21st century," said Rubio, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  "I proudly support Scott Brown's campaign because New Hampshire deserves to have a principled leader in the U.S. Senate who knows what it takes to protect America and will stand up to President Obama's failed policies."
“Senator Shaheen has been a silent shadow for President Obama’s failed foreign policy that has weakened our country and emboldened our enemies,” said Brown. "I’m grateful to have Senator Rubio's endorsement and look forward to working with him again to restore a stronger America at home and abroad.”
Brown and Rubio met with over 20 veterans to listen to their concerns about President Obama's 2011 decision, supported by Jeanne Shaheen, to precipitously withdraw troops from Iraq, leading to the emergence of ISIS.  Veterans said they felt betrayed by President Obama and Jeanne Shaheen for leaving Iraq without an adequate transition force. On Sunday, the Director of the FBI confirmed on 60 Minutes that 12 American-ISIS fighters have been identified in Syria.
"President Obama acted to withdraw all our troops and failed to leave a sufficient number to work with the Iraqi security forces, and now the country dissolved into chaos," said Gary Lambert, a 35-year veteran of the Marine Corps, an Iraq War veteran and a Bronze Star Medal recipient.  "Jeanne Shaheen should have stood up for our troops, but blindly supported President Obama."


Scott Brown is a demonstrated leader who will represent New Hampshire values above all and fight for job creation and free enterprise."
NASHUA - As part of the​ ongoing​ "Better Jobs For All" tour, Scott Brown was today endorsed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce at Rapid Sheet Metal, Inc. in Nashua.
​"​With today’s challenges, New Hampshire needs an independent voice and leader. They haven’t found it in Jeanne Shaheen, who voted with the Obama Administration 99% of the time​," said Rob Engstrom​, Chamber of Commerce National Political Director.  "This race represents one of the clearest choices between failed economic policies and a new vision for our country that will prioritize growth and prosperity. Scott Brown is a demonstrated leader who will represent New Hampshire values above all and fight for job creation and free enterprise. The U.S. Chamber is honored to stand with him.​"​  
Rapid Sheet Metal, Inc. employs 260 workers. The company makes precision metal parts for electronic products and machinery, working with many major companies across America. In addition to their​ frustrationswith​ President Obama and Senator Shaheen's failed economic policy, the company remains concerned about the rising cost of energy, recognizing that Senator Shaheen's new national energy tax will keep rates high and kill jobs.

"I am honored to be endorsed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who is fighting every day for the interests of our job creators and entrepreneurs," said Brown. "As New Hampshire’s next senator, I will work tirelessly to promote pro-growth policies that will allow the private sector to grow, expand and thrive. That starts by making energy more affordable, and not imposing a new national energy tax as Senator Shaheen has attempted to do during her time in the Senate. Energy prices are already too high in New Hampshire, and if Senator Shaheen had her way, they’d be even higher, which would create uncertainty and kill jobs.”

Yesterday, Brown was endorsed by the National Federation for Independent Businesses (NFIB) at North Country Tractor in Pembroke, another company ​negatively impacted by Obamacare's ​upcoming ​employer mandate.  Brown has a 94% lifetime rating with the NFIB, compared to Jeanne Shaheen​'s​ disappointing 30% lifetime rating, including a 0% score for this Congress.

Background On Shaheen's Support For A National Energy Tax

March 2013: Shaheen Voted For An Amendment To Enact Federal Energy TAx. “To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to ensuring that all revenue from a fee on carbon pollution is returned to the American people.” (S. Amdt. 646 To S. Con. Res. 8, Roll Call Vote #58: Rejected 41-58, 3/22/13, Shaheen Voted Yea) 

An Energy Tax Could Cost Up To 10,000 Jobs In New Hampshire. “This tax would deal a blow to employment in New Hampshire, with a loss of worker income equivalent to 7,000 to 10,000 jobs in 2013 and 10,000 by 2023.” (“Adverse Economic Impacts Of A Carbon Tax In New Hampshire,” National Association Of Manufacturers, 2/26/13)

A Energy Tax Could Increase The Price Of Gas In New Hampshire By More Than 20 Cents Per Gallon. “Prices at the pump would jump by more than 20 cents a gallon in 2013.” (“Adverse Economic Impacts Of A Carbon Tax In New Hampshire,”
National Association Of Manufacturers, 2/26/13)

A Energy Tax Could Increase The Cost Of Electricity For New Hampshire Families By 18 Percent. “Households in New Hampshire would see a significant increase in their electricity rates, with an average increase of 18 percent in 2013.” (“Adverse Economic Impacts Of A Carbon Tax In New Hampshire,”
National Association Of Manufacturers, 2/26/13)


"Senator Shaheen votes with President Obama 99 percent of the time; that means she votes against small businesses 100 percent of the time." - Scott Brown

PEMBROKE - Today, Scott Brown kicked-off the “Better Jobs For All” tour with an endorsement from the National Federation of Independent Business at North Country Tractor. The NFIB specializes in small business issues and advocates on their members behalf.

“Scott Brown provides an exciting opportunity for New Hampshire to have a U.S. Senator with a proven track record on small business issues,” said NFIB New Hampshire State Director Bruce Berke. “Brown’s experience supporting small businesses gives him first-hand knowledge of the challenges America’s entrepreneurs are suffering at the hands of a big government. He’s a real fighter and our members will very much appreciate his leadership in Washington.”
North Country Tractor employs 47 people and has stopped hiring due to Obamacare's business mandate going into effect after the election. Under Obamacare, businesses with 100 or more full-time employees must offer health insurance or pay a $2,000 per employee penalty starting January 1, 2015.  This mandate will be extended to businesses with 50-99 employees in 2016. ​
“I’m humbled to be endorsed by the NFIB and will continue taking our message directly to the voters to fight for pro-growth policies to stimulate New Hampshire's economy,” said Brown. “The Obama-Shaheen economy is a wet blanket on job creators and its employer mandate is preventing businesses from growing. I will vote to repeal Obamacare, cut burdensome regulations and lower energy costs. Senator Shaheen votes with President Obama 99 percent of the time; that means she votes against small businesses 100 percent of the time."
Scott Brown has been a champion for small business and has a lifetime rating of 94% with the NFIB.  Senator Shaheen has a disappointing lifetime rating of 30%, including a 0% rating for the 113th Congress.