Tag: Kelly Ayotte

Sen. Ayotte: Cruz Should Give Up Already

Sen. Ayotte: Cruz Should Give Up Already

On Wednesday, NH GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte urged Sen. Ted Cruz to not utilize his rights to object to a Senate deal reopening the government and lifting the debt ceiling. To quickly approve a deal, the Senate needs unanimous consent.

Senate GOP Prepares Surrender: Lift Debt, Reopen Government

Senate GOP Prepares Surrender: Lift Debt, Reopen Government

On Friday, Senate Republicans will meet with President Obama at the White House to offer their plan to end the fiscal stalemate. Splitting with the House GOP, the Senate GOP plan would lift the debt ceiling, likely for six months,

GOP Waking Up to a New Reality

GOP Waking Up to a New Reality

The media and the DC establishment are abuzz with reports that Senate Republicans recently lashed out at Texas Sen. Ted Cruz over the government shutdown. New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte confronted Cruz with copies of ads run by an outside

Mayors Continue Exodus from Bloomberg's Gun Control Group

Mayors Continue Exodus from Bloomberg's Gun Control Group

The exodus from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s “Mayors Against Illegal Guns” (MAIG) continues. Fox News reports that although Bloomberg is still drawing new mayors into his group, a number have abandoned ship since the group began focusing more

Mayors Abandoning Bloomberg's Gun Control Group

Mayors Abandoning Bloomberg's Gun Control Group

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s “Mayors Against Illegal Guns” (MAIG) is losing many of its members–mayors who signed up excited, but are departing disenchanted. Many who signed on to MAIG got more than they bargained for and others were

Sen. Ayotte (R-NH) Will Support Immigration Bill

Sen. Ayotte (R-NH) Will Support Immigration Bill

On Sunday’s Face the Nation (CBS), Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) announced she would support the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform proposal. “Our immigration system is completely broken,” she said, calling the legislation “a thoughtful, bipartisan solution to a tough problem.”

Bloomberg Group Undertakes 100-Day Bus Tour to Push Gun Control

Bloomberg Group Undertakes 100-Day Bus Tour to Push Gun Control

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s gun control group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, is “launching a cross country bus tour” as part of the latest efforts to get more gun control legislation passed. The tour will start on June 14–the six month

Durbin: Benghazi Hearings 'Witch Hunt'

Durbin: Benghazi Hearings 'Witch Hunt'

CBS: Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., debate congressional oversight of the Sept. 11 attack on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Gun Control Advocates in Hysterics over Fading Chances of Legislation

Gun Control Advocates in Hysterics over Fading Chances of Legislation

Gun control advocates are in hysterics, using frenzied, emotional attacks against Senators who opposed gun control last month in hopes of changing the momentum. This explains why Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) has been targeted in New Hampshire, and it’s why

Media Ignore: Obama's OFA Manufacture Protests Against Kelly Ayotte

Media Ignore: Obama's OFA Manufacture Protests Against Kelly Ayotte

Over the past couple of days, CNN (specifically congressional correspondent Dana Bash) has joined  MSNBC’s propaganda campaign targeting/shaming a handful of senators they see as vulnerable after their vote against the Toomey-Manchin background check bill. As we reported earlier, the

NH Paper: Emotional Anti-Gun Attacks Against Sen. Ayotte 'Disgusting'

NH Paper: Emotional Anti-Gun Attacks Against Sen. Ayotte 'Disgusting'

On May 1, the New Hampshire Union Leader stepped into the debate surrounding Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) by opining that she had handled the gun control vote “incredibly” and that the emotionally driven attacks against her are “disgusting.” According to

MSNBC Panel Attacks Pro-Gun Senator For Being A Woman

MSNBC Panel Attacks Pro-Gun Senator For Being A Woman

According to “Morning Joe” panalist Donny Deutsch, Sen. Kelly Ayotte’s (R-NH) opposition to gun control measures is worse than her colleagues’ opposition because she’s a woman. “Is it even more surprising to you when a woman goes against this?” Deutsch

Senators Request Info on Benghazi Survivors from Obama

Senators Request Info on Benghazi Survivors from Obama

On Wednesday, Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), John McCain (R-AZ) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) sent a letter to President Obama asking for more information on the survivors of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2012 in Benghazi, Libya. Here is the

Morning Joe Edits Out Senator's Town Hall Response to Gun Control Supporters

Morning Joe Edits Out Senator's Town Hall Response to Gun Control Supporters

On MSNBC’s Morning Joe Tuesday, footage of Sen. Kelly Ayotte’s (R-NH) town hall was carefully edited to take away the Senator’s rational explanations for why she opposes background checks, while leaving in full the emotional appeals from gun control proponents attending the Monday

Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly Targeting Senators Who Opposed Gun Control

Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly Targeting Senators Who Opposed Gun Control

Americans for Responsible Solutions, the gun control special interest group founded by Gabby Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly, has started running ads against Senators who opposed the Manchin-Toomey background check expansion on April 17. The first two Senators targeted

Tonight is Ladies Night…..at the Senate!

President Obama has invited all 20 women Senators out to dinner this evening.  The dinner is “to discuss current policy issues…..CQ Roll Call was not able to immediately confirm the attendance of all 20 senators.” Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and

CPAC 2013: Kelly Ayotte, Tea Party Hawk

CPAC 2013: Kelly Ayotte, Tea Party Hawk

Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) is the unsung heroine of the foreign policy debates of the past few months. A Tea Party candidate who was elected in the 2010 wave, Ayotte has been one of the most reliable voices on the

Hagel: I Don't Recall Saying Israel Controlled State Dept.

Hagel: I Don't Recall Saying Israel Controlled State Dept.

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel, whose confirmation as Secretary of Defense was delayed last week when the Senate failed to vote to end debate, has responded to a query by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) by denying that

GOP Senators: Obama Hasn't Answered 'Most Basic' Questions on Benghazi

GOP Senators: Obama Hasn't Answered 'Most Basic' Questions on Benghazi

Following on their meeting with UN Ambassador Susan Rice, Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), John McCain (R-AZ), and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) released a statement bashing her performance and stating that President Obama had serious questions to answer about Rice’s statements in

Senators 'Disturbed,' 'Troubled' After Susan Rice Meeting

Senators 'Disturbed,' 'Troubled' After Susan Rice Meeting

After today’s meeting with U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice regarding Benghazi, Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), and Lindsey Graham (R-SC), emerged more troubled than ever. Said McCain: “We are significantly troubled by many of the answers

Next-Gen GOP Leaders Slam Romney for 'Gift' Remarks

Next-Gen GOP Leaders Slam Romney for 'Gift' Remarks

The new spiritual leaders of the Republican Party have come out swinging against Mitt Romney for his controversial remarks on a donor conference call about why Barack Obama won reelection. According to the New York Times, Romney said Obama had

Pentagon Layoff Notifications to Be Delayed Until After Election

Pentagon Layoff Notifications to Be Delayed Until After Election

The Labor Department, warning defense contractors against announcing impending layoffs as required by law, is elevating election-year politics above sound policy, according to a former top DOL official. Paul Conway, who served as chief of staff to Labor Secretary Elaine

Can Rick Santorum Pull Off an Upset in New Hampshire, Too?

In his victory speech on Tuesday night, Rick Santorum highlighted his visits to the Granite State, a place he says that he has visited more often than any of the other candidates, excepting Jon Hunstman. In the campaign for New