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U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce Endorses Carol Shea-Porter in NH-01

The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce this week endorsed Carol Shea-Porter for New Hampshire’s First District, citing her support for women in the workplace and woman-owned small businesses.


VIDEO: Guinta, Innis Join Brown in Denying Climate Science

At the debate where Senate candidate Scott Brown flip-flopped on climate change, NH-01 Republican candidates Frank Guinta and Dan Innis also confirmed their membership in the ranks of New Hampshire science-denying Republican politicians.


Guinta Lets Tea Party Flag Fly in Exeter

At the Republican debate in Exeter Saturday night, former Congressman Frank Guinta doubled down on his extreme Tea Party views, taking advantage of the no-cameras-allowed event to voice his far-right beliefs.


Shea-Porter Challenges Guinta, Innis to Reverse Their Support For Social Security Cuts

ROCHESTER, NH—Today, on Social Security’s 79th anniversary, Carol Shea-Porter’s campaign reaffirmed her commitment to protect and strengthen Social Security, and challenged Republican candidates Frank Guinta and Dan Innis to reverse their support for cuts to senior benefits.


Frank Guinta's Failed Attempt To Blame Shea-Porter for Tea Party Chaos

Guinta’s email was sent hours after it was announced that members of Congress would remain in Washington indefinitely after a Tea Party insurrection engineered by “Acting Speaker of the House” and Guinta mentor Ted Cruz killed a bill to address the border crisis.


Frank Guinta Must Denounce Rick Perry’s Offensive Remarks

Frank Guinta Must Denounce Rick Perry’s Offensive Remarks
Guinta and Perry Recently Dined Together in Texas
Shea-Porter Campaign: Perry’s offensive remarks have no place in New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, NH – Three weeks ago, Frank Guinta dined with Texas Governor Rick Perry in the Governor’s Austin mansion. This week, Perry doubled down on his outrageous comparison of homosexuality to alcoholism, and Mr. Guinta stood silently as Rick Perry insulted our brothers and sisters in the LGBT community.

“Frank Guinta’s friend Rick Perry compared homosexuality to alcoholism and Frank Guinta thinks that’s okay?” Patrick Carroll, Campaign Manager for Carol Shea-Porter asked. “If Mr. Guinta believes in equality, he must condemn Rick Perry’s disgusting remarks and call for an apology immediately. New Hampshire families would not tolerate this offensive comparison in their living room, and Frank Guinta should stand up for all of the people of our state.”

When asked whether he thought homosexuality was a disorder, Perry recently said, "I may have the genetic coding that I’m inclined to be an alcoholic, but I have the desire not to do that - and I look at the homosexual issue the same way.” When asked to clarify his comments, CNN reported, “Perry sticks by alcoholism and homosexuality comparison.”

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie already denounced the remark. 

As a member of Congress, Guinta received the worst score possible from the Human Rights Campaign.  

Shea-Porter helped end Don't Ask Don't Tell. She is an original cosponsor of the Employment Nondiscrimination Act (ENDA), and she signed the historic amicus brief regarding the unconstitutionality of DOMA.


WATCH: Shea-Porter Launches New Web Video: Stand with Me

After filing her candidacy to represent New Hampshire’s First Congressional District, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) launched a new web video, “Stand with Me.”


Shea-Porter Files for Reelection in New Hampshire's First District

Surrounded by family and a grassroots team sporting homemade #WeLoveCarol stickers, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter filed for reelection to represent New Hampshire’s First Congressional District on Friday morning.


THE PEOPLE'S PLEDGE: Shea-Porter to Guinta and Innis: Match Scott Brown's Standard and Take The People's Pledge

In a letter sent to former Congressman Guinta and Mr. Innis, Shea-Porter urges them to join with her to limit third-party spending in New Hampshire, returning politics to the place it belongs -- in the hands of New Hampshire citizens.


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