Information on Cheshire County Democrats

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The purpose of the Cheshire County Democratic Committee is to promote the ideals and principals of the Democratic Party in Cheshire County, the State of New Hampshire, and the Nation, and to elect its duly nominated candidates …

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About Cheshire Democrats

This site is created to help campaigners, candidates, the press and Democrats, their friends and associates access reliable information and commentary about issues that underlie the choices to be made in the November 8th election, 2016.

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Notes for Doorstep Chats, II of X

What about Hillary’s emailing as Secretary of State? Republicans have demanded spending of enormous amounts of government time and money in questioning Hillary’s use of a private email server for state department business while Secretary of State.   This concern was clearly not about how the State Department, or any government department, should be equipped to

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Notes for Doorstep Chats, I of X

Politifact has checked 29 of the claims made by either Trump or Hillary in an easily accessible account.  Since the subjects of these claims are likely to re-emerge in canvassing, reading through tis account and having it available for quick reference may be useful.  It includes for instance important details about: ObamaCare rate increases Obama

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Candidates in November Election

Each Candidate as follows pertains to some part of Cheshire County. We have the Ad prepared for the papers. Governor Colin Van Ostern, P O Box 3931, Manchester, NH 03105 – About Colin United States Senator Maggie Hassan, 3 Scanlon Way, Newfields, NH 03856 – About Maggie Representative in Congress–District 2 Ann McLane Kuster, 331

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Why Hold Clinton To A Different Standard?

(Michael Arnovitz in Portland OR.  But as a Facebook post it passes the fair use test and I’m quite certain he would not object that I share it here (he doesn’t).   The original Facebook post is here: www.facebook.com/…  So without further ado, it’s truly worth the read:) Why is Hillary Clinton being held to

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New Hampshire Veterans support Clinton

EDITOR’S PICK NH veterans pen ‘open letter’ in support of Clinton By Kiera Blessing email hidden; JavaScript is required Aug 6, 2016 0 The Hillary Clinton campaign released Friday afternoon an open letter signed by New Hampshire veterans that contrasts Clinton’s and Donald Trump’s stances on veterans issues in light of Trump’s recent controversial statements during which

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Candidate forum divides Democratic N.H. Senate hopefuls on backgrounds, philosophies

Candidate forum divides Democratic N.H. Senate hopefuls on backgrounds, philosophies  Sentinel Source 8.5.16 Michael Moore / Sentinel Staff N.H. Senate hopefuls Democratic candidates for N.H. Senate took part in a forum at the Keene Public Library Tuesday. From left, N.H. Rep. Ben Tilton of Swanzey, Kris E. Roberts of Keene, Jeanne Dietsch of Peterborough, Lee

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Helpful information for anti-Hillary comments

As we talk to people, particularly if they are not known Democrats, we may be challenged about Hillary. God knows the GOP has done everything they can to besmirch her reputation. One of the people I spoke to Saturday was right on the party  line: “If I did 1/10th of what she’s done, they’d lock

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Posts from the 2016 Democratic Convention

Incredible speech last night from First Lady Michelle Obama; such a wonderful message for our country. https://www.c-span.org/video/… First Lady Michelle Obama First lady Michelle Obama spoke about her support for Hillary Clinton, saying there is ‘only one person who I believe is truly qualified to be president of the United States and that is our friend…

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Primaries

DON’T FORGET!!!! State Primary – September 13, 2016

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Jason Moon and NHPR’s Linda Neilson interview

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Over a presidential campaign season that grows longer every four years, candidates have long counted on voters changing their minds before Primary Day. But we don’t often hear about how or why voters make up their minds in the first place. NHPR followed up with three voters to see how they are forming – and

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Past News:

Friends, You’ve probably seen the news. New Hampshire children deserve better than what they received at the State House last week –better civility, and better policies too. Below is an op-ed I wrote about what’s being missed here (for the Concord Monitor, Keene Sentinel, and Nashua Telegraph) After reading it below, please share on facebook,

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The GOP 47 and the Clinton e-mail

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Dear Cheshire County Democrats and elected officials, Tuesday I, Bridie Pearce, had a lunch meeting with JoAnn Fenton and Carl DeMatteo regarding our website (cheshiredemocrats.com), online marketing, and how to make accepting donations via credit card easier when another topic came up. What do you think about the 47 GOP members who signed the open

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Daily Update: 3/6/2015

Shaheen Finds Her Groove in Successful DHS Funding Fight Emily’s List President Stephanie Schriock eviscerates GOP politicians as she honors Hillary Clinton    

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Daily Update: 9/22/2014

Life in Belle Epoque America by Paul Krugman please also see the links from the article:  http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/09/how-sugar-daddies-are-financing-college-education/379533/ http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1974/12/16/the-whore-of-mensa

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Scott Brown Votes AGAINST. . .

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Small Business From Jeanne Shaheen’s Website: This Day in History: Scott Brown Votes AGAINST Senate Bill to Support New Hampshire Small Businesses SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 New Hampshire Business Leaders Highlight Candidate Contrast: While Shaheen Voted FOR New Hampshire Small Businesses, Brown Voted AGAINST Them (Three Times) Manchester, NH – New Hampshire business leaders are today

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The Daily Update: 9/18/2014

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Daily KOS: Elections Digest   NH-Sen: CNN/ORC: Jeanne Shaheen (D-inc): 48, Scott Brown (R): 48 (51-44 Shaheen among registered voters). NH-Sen: Kiley & Company (D): Shaheen: 51, Brown: 43 (Early Sept.: 51-43) (conducted for the DSCC). NH-Sen: Magellan Strategies (R): Brown: 46, Shaheen: 44 (July: 46-41 Shaheen) (conducted for Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire). NH-Sen: Rasmussen: Shaheen: 48, Brown: 42

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Daily Update: 9/17/2014

Daily Kos NH-Sen: I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if dozens of Scott Brown staffers cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something bqhatevwr has happened. The former Republican senator from Massachusetts appears to be testing out how dumb he can be while still winning the Sept. 9 GOP

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Daily Update: 9/15/2014

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DAILY KOS Senate: NH-Sen: Big Dog Alert! Bill Clinton will reportedly attend the New Hampshire Democratic Party’s Jefferson-Jackson Dinner next month, an event that will presumably help raise funds for Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, as well as Gov. Maggie Hassan and Reps. Annie Kuster and Carol Shea-Porter. American Research Group also checks in: Jeanne Shaheen (D-inc): 50, Scott Brown

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Past Book Club Books

The Cheshire County Democrats Book Group: What We Have Read since 2005 to present 2015 January- Rosewater: Then They Came for Me by Maziar Bahari.  It’s a memoir by an imprisoned Iranian journalist.  The book has recently been made into a movie directed by Jon Stewart. We will meet on Monday, January 5, 6:30 PM in

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Book Club – April 2015

Last night’s meeting was an interesting discussion of a very complex subject.   It was good to see more people could make it to this meeting. From a good list of books, we chose The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II, by Denise Kiernan for April’s book.

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Ice Cream Social

Join Governor Maggie Hassan for an ice cream social this Sunday! The ice cream social tour is a tradition the Governor began in 2012, and we are looking forward to continuing the tour in Keene. Join us for a canvass starting at 11am at the Granite State Forward coordinated campaign office, and then end with ice

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Friday Lunch Group

Every Friday at Noon Chili’s Grill and Bar 4 Ash Brook Rd Keene, NH 03431   Drop by if you can for lunch. We collect a few bucks afterward that goes toward the campaigns of all Primary-winning candidates. For more information contact Susan and Jay Ginsburg at email hidden; JavaScript is required

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