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Tuesday
Sep302014

Brown For US Senate - BROWN VISITS SITE OF FIRST PROPOSED SENATE DEBATE, DELIVERS REMARKS TO STUDENTS

RINDGE - Today, Scott Brown visited the campus of Franklin Pierce University and addressed a group of students about the important issues of the day. The University was supposed to be the site of the first U.S. Senate debate, but Senator Shaheen declined to attend.
 
"I am disappointed that Senator Shaheen didn’t show up for our first debate, but I enjoyed visiting Franklin Pierce and meeting with students,” said Brown.  "I appreciated the opportunity to speak with students and faculty members about the serious challenges facing our nation, and my vision for a stronger America with more good-paying jobs and a foreign policy that once again leads the world.”
 
Brown spoke to 100 students at Spagnuolo Hall where the two Senate candidates were originally supposed to debate.

Scott Brown has accepted seven general debate invitations, while Jeanne Shaheen has only accepted 3 televised debates.  
 
In addition to refusing to attend Franklin Pierce Universtiy, Shaheen has also refused to participate in WGIR's NH Today radio debate with Jack Heath.

Tuesday
Sep302014

Garcia For Congress (CD2) - Tune in to the debate tomorrow!

 

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The radio debate with Marilinda Garcia and Ann Kuster is tomorrow at 8 am on WGIR AM 610!



Ann Kuster seems to have plenty of free time, as she has been invisible on the campaign trail thus far. Despite this, she has REFUSED to attend tomorrow’s “candidates’ debate” on WGIR. She won’t even call into the radio debate and give her take on the issues facing New Hampshire over the telephone!

Ann Kuster would rather spend all of her time fundraising and using misleading ads to distort Marilinda Garcia’s record. But in New Hampshire, voters expect their candidates to listen to them—not hide.

That is why Marilinda Garcia will be participating in the debate even without Ann Kuster! Be sure to tune in to WGIR AM 610 at 8 am on Tuesday, and don’t forget to contact Ann Kuster yourself and ask her to join Marilinda. 

Wednesday
Sep242014

NH GOP - SHAHEEN SILENT ON EXPANDED DEBATE SCHEDULE 

After Dodging Town Hall Meetings, Shaheen Now Hiding From Debates

 

Concord - After dodging town hall meetings with her constituents for 755 days, reclusive and inaccessible Senator Jeanne Shaheen is now trying to hide from general election debates.  Shaheen has refused to respond to Scott Brown's invitation to participate in seven debates to discuss the important issues facing New Hampshire.

 

"After refusing to hold town hall meetings for over two years, Jeanne Shaheen has no excuse for avoiding debates and trying to deny New Hampshire a robust and substantive discussion about the issues. Jeanne Shaheen doesn't want to debate because she knows that she cannot defend her record of voting with President Obama 99% of the time and her blind support for the failed Obama-Shaheen amnesty policies," said NHGOP Chairman Jennifer Horn. "It's time for Senator Shaheen to break her shameful silence and follow Walt Havenstein's and Governor Hassan's lead by accepting invitations to all seven debates."

 

Even Maggie Hassan, who like Shaheen doesn't hold town hall meetings, and GOP gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein have agreed to participate in seven debates.

Wednesday
Sep242014

NH GOP - SHAHEEN DUCKS FRANKLIN PIERCE UNIVERSITY DEBATE

Absentee Senator Declines Invitation To Debate The Issues

 

Concord - New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Jennifer Horn released the following statement today after Senator Jeanne Shaheen informed organizers at Franklin Pierce University that she will not participate in the first debate of the general election:

 

"New Hampshire voters deserve a robust debate about the issues and ample opportunity to compare Scott Brown's record of independent leadership with Jeanne Shaheen's record of voting with President Obama 99 percent of the time. It is unacceptable for Senator Shaheen to duck debates - especially since she has declined to hold any town hall meeting for over two years," said NHGOP Chairman Jennifer Horn. "Jeanne Shaheen wants to limit a discussion about the issues in this campaign because she knows that she can't defend her blind support for President Obama's disastrous agenda. Shaheen's unwillingness to participate in every debate insults voters and proves that New Hampshire needs a new senator in November." 

 

Scott Brown has challenged Senator Shaheen to participate in seven debates - the same number of debates that Walt Havenstein and Governor Maggie Hassan have agreed to hold in their race. 

Tuesday
Sep232014

Brown For US Senate - SCOTT BROWN ACCEPTS SEVEN GENERAL ELECTION DEBATE INVITATIONS 

MANCHESTER - Today, Scott Brown announced he will participate in seven general election debates. 


"Since Senator Shaheen has refused to hold a single town hall meeting this election, it's even more important for there to be a series of debates sufficient in number to give the people of New Hampshire the opportunity to understand the differences between Scott Brown and Senator Shaheen," said Colin Reed, campaign manager. "​For that reason, we have accepted and proposed seven debates. This is the same number that Governor Hassan has proposed to her Republican opponent. We are hopeful that Senator Shaheen will do the people of New Hampshire the favor of answering questions on the same stage with Scott Brown about the important issues of the day."
 
 
Debate Invitations Accepted By Scott Brown:
  • September 29thFranklin Pierce University Senatorial Debate
  • October 6th: ​Mt. Washington Valley Economic Council Debate
  • October 13thWGIR Radio Debate with Jack Heath
  • October 14th: Manchester/Nashua Chambers of Commerce Debate
  • October 21st: ​NECN/Concord Monitor/UNH Debate
  • October 23rd: NH1/UNH's Rudman Center Debate
  • October 30thWMUR/Union Leader Granite State Debate​
During the primary, Brown ​participated in five debates​: ​WMUR's CloseUP Forum, Mount Washington Valley ​Economic Council Debate, Seacoast Republican Women's Debate, WGIR/NH Journal Radio Debate and the ​WMUR/Union Leader Granite State Debate.