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Rep. Charlie Bass (R) (incumbent, lost 2012 election)
Experience: U.S. Rep. 1995-2007, 2011-present
Committees: Energy and Commerce
Residence: Peterborough
Family: Married, 2 children
Education: Dartmouth College
Official Website: http://bass.house.gov/
 

Position On The Issues

Economy, Budget & Taxes:

• Does not think the U.S. economy needs more stimulus money.
• Does not support tax increases for corporations, individuals earning more than $250,000, individual earned income.
• Does not support increase for Interest and Dividends tax or Capital Gains tax.
• Wants to see the U.S. pursue addition free trade agreements
• Wants to pressure China to revalue their currency.
• Believes the president should have a line item veto.
• Supports a balanced budget amendment.
• Does not want to increase the age for social security
• Against reducing healthcare reimbursement rates.
• Against reducing the benefits and pay for federal employees
• Against enacting the Employee Free Choice Act.

National Security & Foreign Policy:

• Against illegal immigrants having a path to legal status.
• Supports sending illegal immigrants to their home country.
• Does not believe immigration should be left solely to the federal government
• Against going beyond economic sanctions on Iran to slow its nuclear development.
• Against trying suspected terrorists in civilian courts.
• Opposes putting extra pressure on Israel to stop settlements in the occupied territories.
• Opposes pressuring Israel to recognize Palestine as a state and signing a peace treaty with Palestine.
• Against profiling to enhance national security.
• Against reducing our commitment in Afghanistan and states:

“we should change the mission. Establishing and maintaining a western style representative democracy is not realistic; we should strengthen our intelligence gathering capability to the point where we have the capacity to identify terrorist cells, then eliminate them by unconventional means.“

Healthcare:

• Believes individuals should be able to purchase health insurance across stateliness.
• Supports repeal of the healthcare bill
• Would like to see the healthcare bill amended to change some provisions and states:

“And replaced with a plan that will lessen, not increase government involvement, increase competition between health care insurers, provide for universal deductibility for health premiums, fund the community health care system, implement reasonable tort reform, allow for the sale of health care insurance policies sanctioned in any state in all states.”

• Supports revising the tort system to cap medical liability, cap punitive damages, eliminate contingent legal fees and adapt the loser pays principle for legal fees.

Bass states:
“I support tort law reform, we don't have punitive damages in NH, the loser pays principle should only apply to suits that go to trial and are determined by a judge to be frivolous in nature.”

Education:

• Supports amending the No Child Left Behind Act.

Energy & Environment:

• Against a federal carbon tax
• Does not support an offshore drilling ban
• Supports tax incentives for alternative fuels, such as wind and solar power.
• Supports tax incentives for development and/or the use of clean fuels from coal.
• Agrees with encouraging nuclear electric power generation through more timely permitting.

When asked if federal government enact a cap and trade law for carbon emissions Bass states:
“I oppose the Waxman-Markey cap and trade bill or others that provide for taxation of carbon.”

When asked if oil drilling should be expanded into ANWR, offshore areas, etc. Bass states:
“Yes in offshore areas if properly managed and regulated, no in the Arctic National Wilderness.”

Social Issues:

• Does not believe federal government should play a role in gay marriage or abortion
• The NRA has given Bass an 'A' ratings for his stance on gun rights issues.

 

Interest Group Ratings:

• In 2010 the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund gave Bass a grade of A.
• In 2010 Gun Owners of America - Candidate Ratings gave Representative Bass a grade of B.
• In 2006 Citizens for Global Solutions gave Representative Bass a grade of C.
• In 2006 Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America gave Representative Bass a grade of C+.

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The Live Free or Die Alliance will continue to update this official's page with new sponsored bills and final votes on pieces of legislation throughout the current legislative session.

Voting Record:

  • Voted for HR 459: Federal Reserve Transparency Act - Proposes a reformed audit of the Federal Reserve System
  • Voted for S 968: PROTECT IP Act - Gives the US government and copyright holders additional tools to curb access to "rogue websites dedicated to the sale of infringing or counterfeit goods", especially those registered outside the U.S.
  • Voted for HR 3261: Stop Online Piracy Act - Allows the U.S. Department of Justice, as well as copyright holders, to seek court orders against websites outside U.S. jurisdiction accused of enabling or facilitating copyright infringement
  • Voted for HR 1116: Respect for Marriage Act - Repeals the Defense of Marriage Act and requires the federal government to recognize the validity of same-sex marriages
  • Voted for S 1549: American Jobs Act - Cuts payroll taxes, extends unemployment benefits, and encourages employment in small businesses.
  • Voted for HR 2: Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act - Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act
  • Voted for HR 358: Protect Life Act: Proposes several changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, including banning the use of federal funds to cover any costs of any health care plan that covers abortions, and others.
  • Voted for HR 3: No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act: Would permanently prohibit the use of federal taxpayer money to fund abortion services.
  • Voted for HR 2560: Cut, Cap, and Balance Act: Cutts federal spending, imposes caps on future federal spending as percentages of GDP, and encourages a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution
  • Voted for HR 4348: Makes changes and reforms to federal transportation spending
  • Voted for HR 3606: Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act - Encourages funding of small businesses by easing various securities regulations
  • Voted for HR 1148: Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act
  • Voted for HR 347: Permits Secret Service agents to designate any place they wish as a place where free speech, association and petition of the government are prohibited
  • Voted for HR 3630: Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 - Extends unemployment benefits, payroll tax cuts, and more
  • Voted for HR 3078: United States-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  • Voted for HR 3079: Panama-United States Trade Promotion Agreement
  • Voted for HR 3080: South Korea-United States Free Trade Agreement
  • Voted for HR 1249: Leahy-Smith America Invents Act - changing US patent issuance from "first to invent" to "first inventor to file"
  • Voted for S 365: Budget Control Act of 2011 - raising the debt ceiling and enacting budget cuts
  • Voted for HR 1231: Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act
  • Voted for HR 1214: To repeal mandatory funding for school-based health center construction
  • Voted for HR 1213: To repeal mandatory funding provided to States in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • Voted for HR 1473: Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
  • Voted for HR 839: The HAMP Termination Act of 2011
  • Voted for HR 1076: To prohibit Federal funding of National Public Radio
  • Voted for HR 514: Extending provisions of the PATRIOT Act
  • Voted for HR 359: Terminating taxpayer financing of presidential election campaigns and party conventions

Sponsored Legislation:

  • Cosponsored H.R.1343 : A bill to return unused or reclaimed funds made available for broadband awards in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to the Treasury of the United States.
  • Cosponsored H.R.1591 : Sanctity of Eternal Rest for Veterans Act of 2011
  • Cosponsored H.R.1756 : National Oilheat Research Alliance Reauthorization Act of 2011
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Contact Information

DC Office:
2350 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-5206

NH Offices:
Concord
114 North Main Street, Suite 202
Concord, NH 03301
Littleton
32 Main St., Suite 110
Littleton, NH 03561
Nashua
221 Main St., Suite 201
Nashua, NH 03060

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Website: bass.house.gov

NH US House News

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Sept. 30, 2014
NHPR: On campaign trail, Obamacare continues to dominate U.S. Senate race
NHPR: Shaheen goes after Brown on 'women's issues'
Union Leader: Scott Brown garners endorsement from NFIB
Union Leader: Brown, Shaheen continue to battle for women voters
Union Leader: Scott Brown speaks at Franklin Pierce forum
WMUR: Garcia accuses Kuster of being no-show on campaign trail
WMUR: Kuster, Shea-Porter launch new TV ads targeting GOP opponents
Concord Monitor: Brown, Shaheen pick up more endorsements
Concord Monitor: House hopefuls explore privacy-protection balance

Sept. 29, 2014
NHPR: NH House candidates weight in on privacy, national security
Foster's Daily Democrat: Sanders tells Democrats voter turnout is the key

Sept. 28, 2014
NHPR: Shaheen: May have missed meetings but still informed about terrorism
Union Leader: Political ads slamming Shaheen, Brown shade truth
Foster's Daily Democrat: O'Malley's latest NH visit gets mixed reviews

Sept. 27, 2014
NHPR: Cheshire lands $1.1 million grant for Healthy Monadnock plan
Seacoast Online: Maryland Gov. O'Malley rallies Port City Democrats
Union Leader: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Former NH tourism leaders question Brown vote
WMUR: Jindal, Huckabee visit Granite State
WMUR: Analysis: The 1 percent of the time Shaheen didn't vote with Obama
Concord Monitor: A look at Garcia-Kuster attendance records

Sept. 26, 2014
Seacoast Online: Firm gets $10M bid for Portsmouth Naval yard work
Seacoast Online: Former Secretary of State Albright defends Shaheen
Union Leader: Shaheen's Senate committee attendance on ISIS hearings in spotlight
Union Leader: Democrats respond to Shaheen ISIS report with critique of Brown
Union Leader: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Guinta pulls even with Shea-Porter
WMUR: Shea-Porter, Guinta meet for 1st time in 2 years, pick up where they left off
Concord Monitor: Former secretary of state Albright defends Shaheen
Concord Monitor: Veterans, others raise concerns at town hall-style meeting in Manchester
Foster's Daily Democrat: Sen. Ayotte wants those responsible for beheadings captured 

Sept. 25, 2014
NHPR: Brown critical of Shaheen, Obama on foreign policy
Union Leader: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: GOP says Shaheen is ducking debates with Scott Brown
Union Leader: Brown rips Obama, Shaheen as 'devoid of ideas'
Union Leader: ABC's George Stephanopoulos to co-anchor Union Leader-WMUR debate between Shaheen, Brown
WMUR: Brown says Shaheen, Obama haven't done enough against ISIS
WMUR: Rubio returns to NH to campaign with Garcia
Concord Monitor: Brown brings foreign policy center stage in Senate campaign
Concord Monitor: Kuster pushes Boehner to fully restore money for Sewalls Falls Bridge, Highway Trust Fund
Concord Monitor: Poll: Incumbent Jeanne Shaheen leads Scott Brown in U.S. Senate race
Nashua Telegraph: Scott Brown targets Shaheen during talk on foreign policy in Manchester

Sept. 24, 2014
NHPR: Rudman Center conversations with the candidates: Scott Brown
Seacoast Online: Cosmopolitan magazine backs Shaheen over Brown
Union Leader: Ride along with Manchester firefighters gives Sen. Ayotte a look at needed resources
Union Leader: Shaheen kicks off 'New Hampshire Jobs First' tour
WMUR: Sen. Ayotte rides along with Manchester firefighters
WMUR: NH senators express support for strikes in Syria, Iraq
WMUR: DCCC launches first ad in NH, hitting Garcia
Foster's Daily Democrat: Couple tells Shaheen how STEP grant helped business grow
Nashua Telegraph- Veterans Count expanding to other states, even as Easter Seals loses some veterans programs
Nashua Telegraph: Lambert to chair former opponent Garcia’s veterans coalition
Nashua Telegraph: Shaheen talks jobs at Nashua company; Brown talks foreign policy in Manchester

Sept. 23, 2014
NHPR: Brown disagrees with GOP 'personhood' plank
Seacoast Online: Hillary Clinton to attend event for NH state senator
Union Leader: Shaheen unveils Republican supporters
Union Leader: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Brown agrees to seven debates
Concord Monitor: New company running New Hampshire National Guard support program

Sept. 22, 2014
Union Leader: Food stamp loophole not a go in NH
Union Leader: Hillary Clinton to host D.C. fundraiser for State. Sen. Lou D'Allesandro
Union Leader: Sen. Ayottte bringing senior Pentagon official to Manchester on Monday
Foster's Daily Democrat: Seacoast residents ‘hot’ over climate change, march in Washington
Nashua Telegraph: PolitiFact NH: Jeanne Shaheen says ‘Wall Street’ gave Scott Brown more money than any other candidate

Sept. 21, 2014
Union Leader: For Foley family in Rochester, pain turns into plan of action
Union Leader: Shaheen can't shake protesting chicken at Londonderry/Derry Democrats field office
WMUR: State parks, WMNF to celebrate National Public Lands Day

Sept. 20, 2014
NHPRShaheen sips a Smutty, compares small business voting record to Brown's
Seacoast Online: Shaheen: No U.S. troops in combat against ISIS
Concord Monitor: Garcia does retail campaigning at Penacook gun shop
Foster's Daily Democrat: Senate bill offers up to $10m for info into deaths of journalists 
Foster's Daily Democrat: Vt. Sen. Bernie Sanders to speak in Rollinsford
Nashua Telegraph: Predictive markets can do better than polls, so what do they say about Shaheen-Brown?

Sept. 19, 2013
NHPR: Brown boosted by poll numbers, Christie visit
Union Leader: Ayotte pushes bill to combat 'spice'
Union Leader: Study shows NH's share of U.S. fouled air burden among smallest
WMUR: La. Gov Jindal returns to NH next week
Foster's Daily Democrat: Legislators want government to treat families of hostages with compassion 

Sept. 18, 2014
NHPR: Feds issue recommendations to combat declining cod stocks
NHPR: Chris Christie stumps in NH for Havenstein, Brown
Seacoast Online: NH 1 of 4 states affected by cuts to food stamps
Union Leader: NJ Gov. Christie stumps for Scott Brown in NH visit
Union Leader: Supporters eager for Hillary's return to NH
WMUR: Christie supports Republican candidates during NH visit
WMUR: Shea-Porter staffed up for election
Concord Monitor: Poll: Democratic incumbents leading in U.S. Senate, governor races
Foster's Daily Democrat: Census: 2013 poverty rate falls in New Hampshire
Foster's Daily Democrat: Senate candidates unite over arming Syrian rebels
Nashua Telegraph: Christie stops in Nashua to stump for New Hampshire candidates

Sept. 17, 2014
Seacoast Online: Navy prison redevelopment plan moving forward
Seacoast Online: Feds reject study on rail transport impact
Union Leader: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Brown creates 'Don't come home' petition
WMUR: Shaheen, Ayotte concerned about domestic threat from ISIS
WMUR: Gabby Giffords gun safety PAC begins big TV buys in both NH House races
WMUR: House Speaker Boehner to visit NH for Guinta
WMUR: Former President Clinton to visit NH in October
WMUR: Shaheen asks voters to compare votes with Brown on small business
Concord Monitor: Kuster attacks Garcia on 'Tea Party playbook' in first ad
Foster's Daily Democrat: Redevelopment plan for Naval Shipyard prison moving forward
Foster's Daily Democrat: New Jersey's Christie stumps for NH candidates
Nashua Telegraph: Ad targeting Scott Brown says 'New Hampshire has lost more jobs to China than any other state'

Sept. 16, 2014
NHPR: Retired justices O'Connor and Souter to speak in NH
Union Leader: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Brown v. Shaheen: A tale of new polls
Union Leader: Md. Gov. O'Malley, others to speak at Democratic banquet
WMUR: Kuster begins attack ads on Garcia
WMUR: 50 days out from election, poll says Shaheen-Brown race tied
Concord Monitor: Kuster attacks Garcia on 'Tea Party playbook' in first ad
NHBR: Scott Brown’s Feb. comments raise questions about his online sales tax stance

Sept. 15, 2014
Concord Monitor: Shea-Porter, Guinta gear up for a ‘threematch’

Sept. 14, 2014
Union Leader: In 2nd District race, Garcia bucks Obamacare

Sept. 13, 2014
NHPR: Republicans push party unity
NHPR: James Foley's mother 'appalled' by U.S. inaction over kidnapping, launches Foley fund
NHPR: Senator Paul rallies millennials at liberty event
Seacoast Online: Rand Paul, Scott Brown say ground troops may be needed against ISIS
Union Leader: Garcia campaign: Congressional candidate, an ACA opponent, not participating in health insurance exchange
Union Leader: Kuster pledges to fight for seniors in re-election bid
Union Leader: Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul rallies NH GOP at unity breakfast
WMUR: Paul headlines GOP Unity Breakfast
WMUR: Parents of slain journalist call for change
WMUR: DCCC begins with web ads portraying Garcia, Guinta as too extreme
Concord Monitor: New Hampshire GOP candidates pledge solidarity at unity breakfast
Foster's Daily Democrat: Sen. Paul, Scott Brown hold GOP unity rally

Sept. 12, 2014
NHPR: Garcia slams Obamacare but won't say how she's covered
NHPR: John Bolton's PAC endorses Guinta, Garcia
NHPR: Sen. Rand Paul visits NH to attend GOP events, endorse Brown
Seacoast Online: TIGER funding for Sarah Long Bridge a relief for NH, Maine
Union Leader: On a NH visit, Rand Paul says he won't discourage talk of presidential run
Union Leader: It's official: Brown, Havenstein both earn sweeps
WMUR:Sen. Rand Paul to visit Granite State, endorse Scott Brown
WMUR: Diane Foley: U.S. government should have done more
WMUR: 2nd-place finishers reflect on campaigns
Foster's Daily Democrat: Congressional resolution honors slain journalists
Nashua Telegraph: Kentucky Senator Rand Paul in New Hampshire

Sept. 11, 2014
Union Leader: Senate hopefuls quickly enter fray
Union Leader: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Rubens could spice up GOP unity breakfast
Union Leader: Brown moves quickly on U.S. Senate campaign trail, making Portsmouth, Manchester stops
Concord Monitor: After primary, Democrat incumbents officially start their campaigns
Foster's Daily Democrat: Kentucky Senator Rand Paul in New Hampshire

Sept. 10, 2014
NHPR: Scott Brown cruises in GOP primary
NHPR: Garcia wins 2nd Congressional District primary
Seacoast Online: Brown wins GOP U.S. Senate primary
Seacoast Online: Guinta defeats Innis in U.S. House race
Union Leader: It will be Brown versus Shaheen for Senate
Union Leader: Guinta tops Innis, sets up third match with Shea-Porter in 1st CD
Union Leader: Garcia tells supporters she's sticking with message against Kuster
WMUR: Garcia wins GOP 2nd District race
WMUR: Brown wins GOP Senate race, prepares to face Shaheen
WMUR: Guinta wins 1st District race, setting up rematch with Shea-Porter
Concord Monitor: Brown uses victory speech to take early swing at Shaheen
Concord Monitor: Garcia defeats Lambert, Lawrence in 2nd Congressional GOP race
Concord Monitor: 1st congressional district: Guinta bests Innis, will face Shea-Porter
Conway Daily Sun: Brown wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate
Eagle-Tribune: Garcia to face Kuster in 2nd District 
Foster's Daily Democrat: Brown sweeps primary, next up Shaheen
Foster's Daily Democrat: Guinta moves on to challenge Shea-Porter 
Nashua Telegraph: GOP primary victor Marilinda Garcia setting her sights on Ann McLane Kuster in general election
Nashua Telegraph: Brown wins GOP primary in bid for US Senate return
Nashua Telegraph: Guinta takes GOP House primary; Shea-Porter next

Sept. 9, 2014
NHPR: Dark money already making its mark in NH Senate race
Seacoast Online: Long Bridge project awarded grant for $25 million
Seacoast Online: Feds: City schools lacking in sexual harassment policy
Seacoast Online: NH primary candidates make final push before today's vote
Union Leader: Primary spotlight shines on GOP
Union Leader: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Sununu says Brown to boost GOP ticket
WMUR: Primary races feature feuds, fresh faces
Foster's Daily Democrat: Newcomer vs. former Congressman in 1st District

Sept. 8, 2014
Union Leader: Cruz campaigns for Garcia in Nashua
Union Leader: Brown demands PAC cease 'lobbyist' claim
Union Leader: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Mr. Sulu gives Jim Rubens a plug
WMUR: Ted Cruz rallies support for Marilinda Garcia
Concord Monitor: Garcia rallies with Ted Cruz, Lambert looks for close contact with voters in deadline to Tuesday’s 2nd Congressional District Republican primary
Keene Sentinel: Republican candidates for U.S. Senate run the gamut on issues 

Sept. 7, 2014
Seacoast Online: Speeches heat up GOP Women's Chilifest
Union Leader: U.S. Senate race in NH matter of recognition
Union Leader: NH 2nd District GOP race swirls with fingerpointing
Union Leader: U.S. Senate: 4 things to know about the candidates
Union Leader: 2nd Congressional District: 5 things to know about the candidates
Union Leader: 1st Congressional District: 5 things to know about the candidates
WMUR: Republicans make last push for votes in U.S. Senate primary
Foster's Daily Democrat: Jindal stresses unity for Senate race, GOP at picnic
Nashua Telegraph: PolitiFactNH: Shaheen says ‘Big Oil’ gave Brown $454,260
Nashua Telegraph: Cruz, Jindal headline Nashua GOP gala

Sept. 6, 2014
NHPR: GOP chairman, other top Republicans, visit NH
NHPR: Candidates get boost from PACs: Charting primary spending in House races
Union Leader: Federal funding shortfall curtails National Guard drills
Union Leader: Cyber security, terrorist attacks and housing regulations on minds of workers at Liberty Mutual
Union Leader: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Senate power play: U.S. and NH
Concord Monitor: Candidate profile: Bob Smith looks to serve in U.S. Senate once again

Sept. 5, 2014
NHPR: In final debate Rubens, Smith on offense, Brown avoids mistakes
Seacoast Online: Dems push ads to give boost to Sen. Shaheen
Union Leader: Terror threats, gun rights, and immigration at the fore of Senate debate
Union Leader: Ayotte, Shaheen to sponsor resolution to honor slain journalists Foley, Sotloff
Union Leader: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Brown plays expectations game
WMUR: GOP candidates for U.S. Senate spar in debate
WMUR: Analysis: Grading the U.S. Senate Republican Debate
Concord Monitor: Candidate profile: Jim Rubens says he’s not the ‘establishment’s candidate’
Concord Monitor: Smith, Rubens go after Brown in GOP U.S. Senate debate
Concord Monitor: Lambert stands by ads attacking Garcia, after GOP leaders ask him to pull them
Keene Sentinel: Candidates for Congress set to face off Sept. 9 
Nashua Telegraph: Republican heavy hitters to parade through Nashua over the next few days
Nashua Telegraph: Brown defends record during debate

Sept. 4, 2014
NHPR: Biden at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard: We'll follow ISIS to 'gates of hell'
NHPR: 2nd CD candidates debate amnesty and attack ads
NHPR: Gulf of Maine is warming faster than most of world's oceans
NHPR: Manchester VA town hall seeks input from veterans on services
Seacoast Online: Biden tours shipyard, calls local workers 'best in world' 
Seacoast Online: Activists protest Citizens United decision at Sen. Ayotte's office
Union Leader: Biden, at Shipyard, vows U.S. will follow militants to 'gates of hell'
Union Leader: Handshake refusal caps off contentious 2nd District debate
Union Leader: Sen. Ted Cruz to rally for GOP congressional candidate Marilinda Garcia Sunday
WMUR: 2nd CD candidates clash on attack ads, immigration, security
WMUR: Analysis: Grading the 2nd Congressional District Republican Debate
WMUR: Biden rails against ISIS killings in shipyard visit
Concord Monitor: Candidate profile: Scott Brown tells N.H. voters he’s an independent voice
Concord Monitor: Garcia, Lambert trade jabs over health care, immigration in debate
Foster's Daily Democrat: At PNSY, Biden fired up about chasing ISIS to gates of hell
Foster's Daily Democrat: Republican Senate hopefuls meet in debate
Nashua Telegraph: Biden: We’ll follow terrorists to ‘gates of hell’
NHBR: New Hampshire STEPs up export effort

Sept. 3, 2014
NHPR: 1st CD candidates talk ISIS, Republican allegiance in final debate
Seacoast Online: Activists to hold 'Democracy is For All' rally at Sen. Ayotte office
Union Leader: - Strike ISIS hard, 1st District candidates agree
Union Leader: VP Biden to visit Portsmouth shipyard on Wednesday
Union Leader: Dems not amused by Brown's out-of-state voter joke
WMUR: 1st CD candidates debate international crises, taxes, health care
WMUR: Ayotte not invited to attend Joe Biden shipyard event
Concord Monitor: District 2 Republican candidates try to set themselves apart on immigration
Foster's Daily Democrat: VP visit seen as laying groundwork for 2016 bid 
Foster's Daily Democrat: 2nd District Republican candidates to debate
Nashua Telegraph: PolitiFactNH: Conservative group says Jeanne Shaheen’s wealth has ‘surged’ since ‘08 election 

Sept. 2, 2014
Seacoast Online: Vice President Biden to tour shipyard
Seacoast Online: Presidential positioning heating up heading into mid-term elections
Seacoast Online: NH Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls differ on minimum wage
Union Leader: Sanders talks middle class revival at Labor Day breakfast
Foster's Daily Democrat: VP Biden to visit Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Wednesday 
Foster's Daily Democrat: Republican 1st District hopefuls meet in debate

Sept. 1, 2014
Seacoast Online: Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Bob Smith gets A+ from NH Firearms Coalition
Foster's Daily Democrat: Political endorsement race ‘all part of the campaign'

Aug. 31, 2014
NHPR: Conversations with primary candidates for U.S. House, U.S. Senate & NH Governor
Union Leader: Donald Trump to headline 1st Amendment event in NH
Concord Monitor: Capital Beat: With primary closing in, campaigns get nasty

Campaign Finances

2012 Campaign

Raised $2,066,088
Spent $2,072,141
Cash on Hand $25,623
End Date Dec. 31, 2012

 

Individual Contributions 
$748,381 (37%)
PAC Contributions $1,270,365 (61%)
Candidate self-financing $0 (0%)
Other $47,072 (2%)

Source: Center for Responsive Politics, OpenSecrets.org

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