CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Democrat Carol Shea-Porter thought nothing could top being the first woman elected to Congress from New Hampshire in 2006.
"I thought you couldn't get anything more wonderful than that. I knew it was a tremendous honor," she said.Read More...
October 26, 2012
As an advocate for veterans and a citizen of New Hampshire and the United States, I’m voting for Carol Shea-Porter. You should too!
October 19, 2012
She fought and won battles to get New Hampshire veterans medical care closer to home. Voters who value bipartisanship will remember Shea-Porter's outstanding work with her Republican colleagues from Maine and New Hampshire to safeguard funding for the new Memorial Bridge and much needed upgrades at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
October 18, 2012
Guinta is rated the 31st most conservative of Congressional Republicans. That's Tea Party territory.
October 9, 2012
Shea-Porter argued that the unemployment rate would have been even higher without the stimulus program, and pointed out that Guinta was happy enough to accept stimulus money for the Manchester airport when he served as mayor there.
November 4, 2010
Guinta said at the time that he was honored by the results of the straw poll and cited his attendance at several Tea Party events, as well as gatherings for the 9/12 movement started by Fox News commentator Glenn Beck.Read More...
September 25th, 2012
In votes relating more to small business, Shea-Porter offered support for the HIRE Act and the Small Business Act, among others. In total, her record shows no evidence of "wanting to increase taxes on small businesses," not now or during her time in office.
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There's been a lot of debate about the pros and cons of creating a commuter train line from Massachusetts up to Concord in recent days: at a southern New Hampshire forum, in these pages over the weekend and in a debate between First District Congressman Frank Guinta and his Democratic challenger Carol Shea-Porter last week. Of all the arguments pro and con, the most bizarre came from Guinta (con), who told voters that a train was a bad idea because it would encourage residents to take jobs in Massachusetts.
Democrats have added both Kuster and Shea-Porter to their Red to Blue list, a designation for strong candidates that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee believes can help the party take back control of the House.Read More...
August 24, 2012
Today, the Alliance for Retired Americans proudly endorsed Carol Shea-Porter for election in New Hampshire’s 1st congressional district.Read More...