The following officials are New Hampshire's two U.S. Senators. Click on the officials' names for their positions on key issues facing NH citizens.

 

Sen. Kelly Ayotte  (R)
Experience: NH Attorney General, 2004-2009
Residence: Nashua
Family: Married, 2 children
Education: BA Penn. St. University, Villanova University School of Law
 

 


Sen. Jeanne Shaheen  (D)
Experience: US Senator, Former governor
Residence: Madbury
Family: Married, 3 children, 6 grandchildren
Education: BA Shippensburg University, MA University of Mississippi
 

 

Class II Senators

Jeanne Shaheen (D) 2009 -

John E. Sununu (R) 2003 - 2009

Robert C. Smith (R) 1990 - 2003

Gordon J. Humphrey (R) 1979 - 1990

Thomas J. McIntyre (D) 1962 - 1979

Maurice J. Murphy Jr. (R) 1962

H. Styles Bridges (R) 1937 - 1962

 

 

Class 2 Senators belong to the electoral cycle whose seats in recent years are contested in 1996, 2002, 2008, and 2014.

Class III Senators

Kelly Ayotte (R) 2010 -

Judd Gregg (R) 1993 - 2010

Warren Rudman (R) 1980 - 1993

John A. Durkin (D) 1975 - 1980

Norris H. Cotton (R) 1975

Louis C. Wyman (R) 1975

Norris H. Cotton (R) 1954 - 1974

Robert W. Upton (R) 1953 - 1954

 

Class 3 Senators belong to the electoral cycle whose seats in recent years are contested in 1998, 2004, 2010, and 2016.

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June 11, 2013
WMUR: Ayotte signals support for immigration bill
-WMUR: Analysis: Ayotte's immigration position undercuts key political friend
NHPR: Sen. Ayotte says she'll support immigration reform bill

June 10, 2013
Nashua Telegraph: Ayotte to back immigration overhaul
Union Leader: Granite Status: An anti-Sheehan ad getting attention
Union Leader: Ayotte support for immigration bill could assure filibuster-proof majority
WMUR: Republican Sen. Ayotte supports bipartisan overhaul of national immigration

June 9, 2013
Eagle-Tribune: NH campaigns heat up well ahead of election cycle

June 8, 2013
WMUR: Ad attacks Shaheen on health care
WMUR: Shaheen answers questions in Leaders Listen event

June 6, 2013
Union Leader: Granite Status: Conservative NH group airs first TV ad of '14 US Senate election, hitting Shaheen for health care vote
WMUR: Conservative group launches TV ads against Shaheen
Nashua Telegraph: Health care legislation spurs continued debate

June 5, 2013
Eagle-Tribune: Ayotte takes heat for gun control stance
Union Leader: Sens. Ayotte, Shaheen questioning military leaders over sexual assaults

June 4, 2013
Union Leader: Sen. Shaheen announces push for young women to focus on engineering
Seacoast Online: Sen. Shaheen starts STEM caucus
Nashua Telegraph: Shaheen: Getting students excited about science, technology, engineering and math early on, pays off
Seacoast Online: Congressional delegation seeks funds to replace Sarah Long Bridge

June 2, 2013
Union Leader: Granite Status: 2014 Senate run? Better get started

May 31, 2013
Union Leader: Ayotte honors veterans, their families and cadets at annual gathering

May 29, 2013
WMUR: Ayotte calls for tigher controls on spending in Afghanistan

May 28, 2013
NHPR: Sen. Ayotte to speak about 'Never Contract with the Enemy' bill at NHIOP

May 25, 2013
Seacoast Online: KC-46A tanker base pick celebrated at Pease event by Hassan, Shaheen
NHPR: Sens. Ayotte, Shaheen support U.S. District Court nominee McCafferty
Nashua Telegraph: Shaheen offers bill to boost STEM education initiatives

May 24, 2013
Eagle-Tribune: Sen. Shaheen sponsors robotics grant program
Foster's Daily Democrat: NH refueling wing gets visit from Shaheen, Hassan

May 23, 2013
Seacoast Online: Pease selected as base for new KC-46A tanker
Union Leader: Pease chosen to receive refueling tanker

May 21, 2013
Nashua Telegraph: Shaheen, Ayotte address culture of sexual assault in military

May 19, 2013
Concord Monitor: Sen. Ayotte speaks to New England College graduates

May 17, 2013
Nashua Telegraph: Families of Sandy Hook shooting victims come to NH, urge Kelly Ayotte to change position on gun background checks
Seacoast Online: Ayotte still a lightning rod in gun control debate
Union Leader: Advocacy group keeps spotlight on Ayotte gun vote
WMUR: Advocacy group, Newtown families criticize Ayotte

May 16, 2013
Union Leader: Sen. Shaheen under fire for 2012 letter sent to the IRS
Foster's Daily Democrat: Shaheen faces scrutiny over IRS letters 
Seacoast Online: Shaheen calls for audit of IRS

May 14, 2013
WMUR: NY Sen. Gillibrand to visit NH for Shaheen
WMUR: Poll: Independents unsure what to make of Ayotte these days

Union Leader: Not-so-Happy Mother's Day card for Sen. Ayotte over gun vote
Seacoast Online: Shaheen: Value of NH exports rising, but help is needed
NHPR: Sen. Shaheen: IRS targeting Tea Party groups 'completely unacceptable'
Nashua Telegraph: Heavy-hitter Republicans defend Kelly Ayotte’s vote against expanded gun background checks
Concord Monitor: Florida's Rubio, potential 2016 presidential candidate, airing TV ad to support Ayotte
Concord Monitor: Two new polls show Shaheen Hassan and Ayotte popular with NH voters
Concord Monitor: NEC poll shows Ayotte with +5 approval rating, Shaheen with +34 rating


May 13, 2013
Nashua Telegraph: Shaheen looking strong in bid for reelection, beating Scott Brown, according to early polls
Union Leader: NH Sen. Ayotte calls for full-scale Benghazi investigation

May 12, 2013
WMUR: NEC student protests Ayotte's commencement speech

May 11, 2013
Concord Monitor: Poll: Shaheen in good shape ahead of 2014 election

May 10, 2013
Seacoast Online: Shaheen: GOP boycott of EPA vote is disappointing
WMUR: NH's Washington representative wants immigration reform
WMUR: Rubio backs up Ayotte on gun vote



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