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Thursday
Apr102014

DNC - Van Hollen to Hold Press Call on IA & NH Impact of Ryan-Koch Budget Plan 

Call Comes as Ryan Campaigns in Iowa and Leading Republicans Court the Kochs in New Hampshire

WASHINGTON, DC—Tomorrow, U.S. House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen will join Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (D-N.H.) and a local Cedar Rapids, Iowa, resident to discuss how the Ryan-Koch budget gives tax breaks to the wealthiest while at the same time raises taxes on middle-class families in Iowa and New Hampshire by an average of $2,000. On Friday, Paul Ryan will keynote a fundraiser in Cedar Rapids for the Iowa GOP and a host of potential Republican presidential candidates including Mike Huckabee, Rand Paul and Ted Cruz will court the Koch brothers’ AFP at an event in New Hampshire on Saturday.

·         In Iowa and New Hampshire, more than 60,000 seniors benefited from the closure of the Medicare Part D prescription drug donut hole in 2013 alone and at least that many likely would have to pay more for their needed medications in future years.

·         In Iowa and New Hampshire, nearly 17,000 fewer students would receive Pell Grants to help them pay for college.

·         In Iowa and New Hampshire, 1,650 fewer children would receive Head Start services.

·         In Iowa and New Hampshire, nearly 35,000 people would lose job search assistance.

·         In Iowa and New Hampshire, 765 fewer victims of domestic violence would be served through the STOP Violence Against Women Program.

 

WHO:                    U.S. House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.)

                              Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (D-N.H.)

                              Cedar Rapids, Iowa, resident Norm Sterzenbach

 

WHEN:                  Friday, April 11, 2014 at 11AM EST / 10AM CST

Wednesday
Mar262014

NHGOP STATEMENT ON VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN'S VISIT TO NEW HAMPSHIRE

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Concord - The New Hampshire Republican State Committee today released the following statement on Vice President Biden's trip to New Hampshire:

 

"Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Representative Annie Kuster and Representative Carol Shea-Porter understand that the job-killing Obama-Biden agenda is wildly unpopular in New Hampshire. That's why they refused to attend the vice president's event in Nashua despite the fact that they have all voted in lock step with the Obama Administration," said NHGOP Chairman Jennifer Horn. "New Hampshire Democrats can run, but they cannot hide from their unwavering support for the failed Obama policies that are crushing small businesses and forcing working families to lose their health insurance. In November, Granite Staters will hold them accountable for their misplaced priorities and replace them with fiscally responsible Republicans who can return fiscal sanity to Washington."

Tuesday
Mar252014

Guinta For Congress - Biden's Lonely Trip to New Hampshire 

Carol Shea-Porter Hides From the Administration

Last week it was announced that Vice-President Joe Biden will be in New Hampshire on Tuesday to discuss the White House’s message on jobs.

Frank Guinta released the following statement:

“Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter’s blind allegiance to the Administration’s 'jobs plan' has left the nation with historic unemployment. Not since the 1970’s have so few people been working. Carol Shea Porter and the Obama-Biden Administration simply cannot accept the fact that the government cannot, tax, spend and regulate its way to prosperity.

A couple facts about the Administration’s jobs plan that will likely not be mentioned on Tuesday :

  • The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office has reported that Obamacare will cost the United States 2.5 million jobs over the next decade.
  • A recently released report concluded that new EPA regulations will cost 1,000 manufacturing jobs in New Hampshire’s First Congressional District.
  • The $800 billion stimulus promised that unemployment would never rise above 10%, it did, and that we would be at 5% unemployment by now, we're not.


Instead of putting her confidence in big government, perhaps the Congresswoman should trust the American entrepreneur and small businesses, like the ones here in New Hampshire, to help grow our economy.”

Saturday
Mar222014

NHGOP CALLS ON SHAHEEN, HASSAN, KUSTER AND SHEA-PORTER TO APPEAR WITH BIDEN IN NASHUA

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Concord - The New Hampshire Republican State Committee today called on Senator Shaheen, Governor Hassan and Representatives Kuster and Shea-Porter to appear with Vice President Joe Biden during his upcoming trip to New Hampshire. Biden will visit Nashua on Tuesday, March 25th.

 

"Senator Shaheen, Governor Hassan and Representatives Kuster and Shea-Porter have all been enthusiastic backers of the failed Obama-Biden agenda that has hurt New Hampshire families. They should use the vice president's trip as an opportunity to appear with him and personally defend their unwavering support for ObamaCare, the president's job killing tax increases and his radical policies that will increase the cost of energy for the middle class," said NHGOP Chairman Jennifer Horn. "In Washington, Jeanne Shaheen blindly takes orders from her party leadership and votes with President Obama and Vice President Biden 99 percent of the time. She should embrace the vice president while he is in Nashua because she is nothing more than a rubber stamp for the Obama-Biden Administration."

 

Embattled Senator Jeanne Shaheen has refused to say if she would welcome President Obama and Vice President Biden to the Granite State to campaign with her (WMUR, 3/20/14.)

 

This month, Governor Hassan skipped President Obama's trip to New England that was attended by every other northeast Democrat governor (Union Leader, 3/5/14.)

 

According to a recent UNH poll 51% of New Hampshire adults disapprove of the job Obama is doing as president and only 42% approve

Thursday
Mar202014

Innis For Congress - Statement On DCCC Attack Ads 

Dan Innis Statement On DCCC Web Advertisements

Manchester, NH - Dan Innis, Republican candidate for Congress in NH-CD1, released the following statement in response to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's latest attack ads:

"Representative Shea-Porter's vote for ObamaCare has increased the cost of health insurance, forced hard working New Hampshire families to give up plans they wanted to keep and put a strain on our economy as it struggles to recover. Unfortunately, instead of taking responsibility for her vote, Congresswoman Shea-Porter and her DC allies are now attacking Republicans.

The Innis Health Care Agenda would repeal ObamaCare and replace it with free market reforms that will improve the affordability, accessibility, and quality of health care. I would encourage Representative Shea-Porter to read it before launching her next wave of attack ads."

The Innis Health Care Agenda may be found here: http://bit.ly/1jpOyYh  

WMUR's story on the DCCC web ads may be found here: http://bit.ly/1pbvUDv