Nashua, New Hampshire (CNN) – Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has donated $10,000 to the New Hampshire Republican Party, stoking further speculation he is eyeing a run for president. The donation will be announced publicly on Monday hours before Paul headlines a state GOP fundraising dinner in Concord. Nearly 500 people will attend the fundraiser, […]
Polls show I should not have voted against background checks, so, really, believe me, I didn't not vote against them. First, it was Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire who tried to obscure her vote against background checks for private gun sales. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) – He may work in the nation's capital, but it's Sen. Rand Paul's upcoming itinerary that might tell us his ultimate goal. The Republican from Kentucky makes stops in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada over the next few months. Those four states kick off the presidential primary and caucus calendar. The […]
A heavily-funded national conservative group, American Future Fund, "is coming to the aid of New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte, the first-term Republican taking heavy criticism for her opposition to the Manchin-Toomey gun control bill,"...Show More Summary
Arms race: “On Wednesday morning, the NRA announced a $25,000 television week-long television ad buy to support Sen. Kelly Ayotte, a New Hampshire Republican who’s been under attack by gun control groups on the airwaves and in town halls for her vote on the Senat …
(CNN) – Sen. Kelly Ayotte, the New Hampshire Republican who's been derided by gun control groups for her "no" vote on expanding background checks last month, is getting some support on the airwaves with a new television spot from the National Rifle Association. The 30-second ad, airing as part of a $25,000 buy on Manchester-based [...]
Erica Lafferty is a committed leftist activist from Connecticut. She lost her mother in the Newtown shootings. Now she attends town hall events in other states to harass Republicans who support the Second Amendment. She’s the Cindy Sheehan of 2013. … Continue reading ?
When the bipartisan compromise on expanded background checks died two weeks ago at the hands of a Republican filibuster, only one senator from New England voted to kill the bill: New Hampshire's Kelly Ayotte (R). This week, as Ayotte returns to the Granite State, many of her con …
Leading off Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams eagerly touted gun control supporters going after Republican New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte at a recent town hall meeting: "Pushing back. A tense moment as a U.S. senator...Show More Summary
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is for real. He currently leads the Republican field in the 2016 New Hampshire presidential primary, and places a close second among Republican voters nationally. It's still very, very early to be making 2016 predictions, but it's undeniable that Paul is a real contender. Show More Summary
WARREN, NH — At Sen. Kelly Ayotte’s (R-NH) Warren Town Hall Tuesday, a Republican state legislator questioned the senator about whether she shared his concern that America was headed for an armed internal revolution due to President Obama’s immigration reform proposals and his pro-immigrant appointees. And, in an exclusive followup interview outside the forum, the [...]
You can't miss 'em, Kelly... they're between bull and shit This is just pathetic. When New Hampshire Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte isn't defending her vote against common sense gun reform by equating the pain of taking "heat" from fellow Republicans to that of a woman whose mother was brutally murdered, she's pretending that: It’s a mixed reaction... Show More Summary
The gun control debate has only gotten more heated in the wake of the Senate's rejection of any proposed measures last week. One Republican already feeling the heat for her no vote is New Hampshire senator Kelly Ayotte, who was confronted by the daughter of a Newtown victim during a town hall event earlier today. Show More Summary
When Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte decided to ignore the wishes of 75 percent of New Hampshire voters and oppose background checks for gun buyers, the effect was immediate: Ayotte now has a negative approval rating with 44% of voters giving her good marks and 46% disapproving. Show More Summary
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) "is scheduled to speak to the New Hampshire Republican Party's Liberty Day Dinner on May 20. That's 10 days after an address to the Republican Party of Iowa's Lincoln Day Dinner in Cedar Rapids," the Louisville Courier-Journal reports.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire faces a possible voter backlash along with critical ads from gun control advocates following her vote against President Barack Obama's bid to curb gun violence.
Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords's gun-safety organization launched a two-week ad campaign Wednesday against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, taking them to task for their stance against background checks and other gun legislation. Show More Summary
ColoradoPols: Republican group literally whitewashes history in push to limit voting rights. Political Wire: New Hampshire Republican legislator says the U.S. government planned the Boston bombings. Zandar Versus the Stupid: Nate Silver’s...Show More Summary
This is Rep. Stella Tremblay. She is a Republican elected to New Hampshire's House of Representatives and she believes the government planned the bombing at the Boston Marathon last week that killed three people and injured more than 150 others. Read more...