Kelly Ayotte

New “Draft Bill O’Brien” Facebook Page

by Steve MacDonald April 25, 2015

After Ayotte’s pro Lynch for AG vote – a final (final) straw for many who oppose the kind of unconstitutional executive action’s Obama takes and newly minted AG Lynch supports, I would not be surprised to see a few more of these in the coming months.   Embedded post will show on publish

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What WILL Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) do? Will she confirm someone who values Bureaucracy over Congress?

by Skip January 29, 2015

Steve put up the video of Ted Cruz interviewing Obama’s nominee to replace Eric Holder, Loretta Lynch.  I listened to it and was amazed at how much “no answer’ answers the nominee can get away with.  And as the commenters to his post agher here. Paul Mirengoff of Powerline was live-blogging the Loretta Lynch hearing […]

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SCF “Change The Senate 2016″ – Ayotte Gets An “F”

by Mike January 25, 2015

Into my snailmail box today, popped an exhortation from the Senate Conservatives Fund (Founded by Jim DeMint) to Change The Senate in 2016, and highlighting the Senators with the worst “Liberty Score” as measured by Conservative Review. Possibly surprising to some in NH, but not to those watching the company she keeps, our Republican senator, […]

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They fear Ted Cruz

by Skip December 23, 2014

I read this on GrokTALK! this past Saturday and I figured that you might want to read this Big Government post yourselves (reformatted, emphasis mine): White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer conceded that he fears a President Ted Cruz will overturn President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty, perhaps signaling that Cruz represents the greatest threat to […]

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Dear Senator Ayotte – A Simple Yes Or No Please.

by Steve MacDonald December 18, 2014
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A Letter from a reader to NH US Senator Kelly Ayotte Senator Ayotte: I’d like to remind you that the NH State motto, the state you purport to represent, is “Live Free Or Die”.  Live Free from the tyranny of Government, not without government, but with the liberty of the people.  Taking more and more […]

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Kelly ‘Nutcraker’ Ayotte – Don’t Make Me Do Weekends

by Steve MacDonald December 16, 2014
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Conservative HQ The Republican establishment has become infected with a new viral epidemic of “Ted Cruz derangement syndrome” apparently brought on by being forced to actually work at the job of being a United States Senator. “Patient Zero” in this epidemic may be New Hampshire Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte who complained bitterly before last weekend’s […]

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The CRomnibus that Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) help to pass? It’s the Repub version of “We have to pass it to see what’s in it” – Part 1

by Skip December 14, 2014

Ah yes – I bet that Kelly Ayotte didn’t read it either.  For you see, for ALL of her campaigning against Illegal Alien Amnesty, she turncoated on that promise when she arrived in DC.  Notice that since the Illegal Alien Kid Invasion this summer, she’s gone REAL silent.  And with her vote supporting the CRomnibus […]

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Speaking of “Incumbents like weeds” – This survey on Kelly Ayotte is interesting…with implications

by Skip December 9, 2014

So, it comes down to this – how is Kelly Ayotte going to vote?  Is she willing to bet her seat to fulfill her campaign promise to NH Voters? As a wise lady has pontificated: “What if the NH GOP RINO plan all along was to throw conservatives under the bus at the opening bell, disenfranchise […]

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WARNING to SENATOR KELLY AYOTTE! Signing onto Obama’s Workforce Agenda?

by ambanfield December 7, 2014

WARNING to SENATOR KELLY AYOTTE:  Obama is redesigning public ed from Liberal Arts to Workforce development. Marc Tucker tried this during the Clinton years, but Republicans were smart enough to reject it back then.  Tucker laid it out here in his letter to Hillary Clinton: The Common Core Standards are PART of this agenda. Competency […]

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Ayotte Fiddling While Rome DC Sunburns

by Mike December 2, 2014

Momentous issues for the Nation and NH, and our illustrious GOP Senator is tweeting that she’s so proud a bill she co-sponsored got Obama’s autograph! As you might imagine, such useless frippery – IN WINTER – ignited a “TwitStorm”! (H/T Glad POTUS has signed Sunscreen Innovation Act, which I cosponsored. Law will help ensure […]

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Video: US Senator Kelly Ayotte, on CloseUp,doubling down on having endorsed Gene Chandler for NH House Speaker

by Skip December 1, 2014

Kelly Ayotte was on CloseUp yesterday speaking about a number of things and as I noted here. One of those items was her seemingly defending signing the letter (along with last century’s NH GOP luminaries) endorsing Gene Chandler for NH Speaker over Bill O’Brien.  Here’s the video: (H/T: Mike and his Tivo)

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The former and present Speaker of the NH House: Bill O’Brien

by Skip November 18, 2014

Barring any Doug Scamman type hijinks in two weeks (Organization Day for the NH House when the full House votes on the Speakership), Bill O’Brien will be this session’s Speaker (having won the majority Republican nomination race).  As with the rest of the Groksters, I congratulate Bill! NOW it is Happy Feet dance time and for […]

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by Steve MacDonald November 18, 2014
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by RLCNH Chairman Aaron Day History was made in advance of the election battle for Speaker of the House between past Speakers Bill O’Brien and Gene Chandler…and it’s not pretty. On November 12, 2014 a group of six “big name Republicans” besmirched themselves and their party by attempting to interfere in the Speaker’s race. The […]

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And his first initial act as Speaker of the NH House will be!

by Skip November 13, 2014

Active GOP Speaker of the NH House Leadership at work according to Papa Smurf (John H. Sununu), Kelly Ayotte, Steve Merrill, Charley Bass, Donna Sytek and Doug Scammon (he who colluded with the Dems to become the Speaker in his time): (H/T: Kimberly)  

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NH Speaker of the House Race – incoming rumors

by Skip November 12, 2014

“NH Voters Embraced ‘O’Brien’ Budget & Agenda in 2014“: Attention: newly elected Conservative & Libertarian leaning NH House Republicans considering for whom to cast their votes for Repubs Bill O’Brien, Gene Chandler, or Lori Sanborn: NEW: “Also, I have heard that Merrill, Duprey, Ayotte, Guinta, and Benson are working on a joint letter in support […]

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Nothing Senator Ayotte Says Here Makes Any Sense

by Steve MacDonald November 6, 2014

There is not one single thing in this statement from Senator Ayotte that makes any damn sense. Republicans and Democrats have a responsibility to work together to find solutions to the many challenges facing our country. As the new Congress gets to work, I will continue to work across the aisle to advance priorities that […]

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Is US SEnator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) listening to how illegal alien Amnesty did last night?

by Skip November 5, 2014

Again, as a reminder, she was ALL against Amnesty during her campaign and then hooked up with John McAmnesty in the Senate and voted in favor of the now infamous “Gang of Eight” group legislature on “comprehensive immigration” whose capstone really was all about Amnesty for all of the illegals that broke our laws to […]

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Why is Kelly Ayotte keeping her Town Hall schedule secret (pssst – 8/28 @ 4P in Littleton)

by Skip August 27, 2014

Why is it so secretive for Republican office holder Kelly Ayotte to openly publish her “public meetings”?  I got this yesterday from a disgruntled Republican who is tired of Republicans acting just like the Democrats in this matter (emphasis mine): From: a ‘Grok Friend that wishes to remain anonymous To: “” <> Sent: 8/26/2014 10:19:47 AM […]

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Data Point – Most of the illegal alien kids are not “kids”; Democrats want them to stay

by Skip August 4, 2014

From HHS: On average between 7.000 and 8,000 children are served annually in this program.  In Fiscal Year 2012 (October 1, 2011 – Septmber 30, 2012), this number jumped dramatically, with a total of 13,625 children served by ORR that year.  Since that time, the overall increas has continued, resulting in 24,668 UAC referrals from […]

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Kelly Ayotte Will Officiate Arianna Brown’s Wedding

by Steve MacDonald July 12, 2014
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“Happy Couple” has just taken on a new layer of nuance… U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) will officiate the wedding of Arianna Brown, the daughter of Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown, on Sunday, according toWMUR-TV. Ayotte endorsed Brown in late May, and the two have joked that the other is their “wing man,” or would […]

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Buyers Remorse Double-Tap: Did Ayotte Give 10K$ To Cochran?

by Steve MacDonald July 8, 2014
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Mike Rogers posted a handy list of US Senate donors who stepped in to help stop the unwinding of Thad Cochran’s Senate Career. The RINO’s put their covered wagons in a circle to protect one of their own.  Now that there is a slew of electoral impropriety attached to the win, it is worth knowing […]

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So why aren’t the US Senate Republicans saying much about our foreign invasion, Kelly Ayotte?

by Skip July 7, 2014

Re: here.  Here’s a GREAT reason why and it has nothing to do with being intellectual, being ideological, or philosophical.  And it COMPLETELY explains…. Many people are wondering why Republicans are not doing more to stop the Illegal Alien influx, and more specifically not stop President Obama’s approach.   We can answer that question….. This guy, Tom […]

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Buyer’s Remorse For Kelly And The NRSC Over Ole’ Thad

by Mike July 4, 2014

Cue the Alice Cooper Music – it’s Summer, and the GOP morals are easy: “We ain’t got no pride; We ain’t got no principles……” But of all the parts of government where principles are set aside for expediency, nothing beats the US Senate – they don’t call it the “Most Exclusive Club in the World” […]

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Data Point – Republican Kelly Ayotte, this Amnesty chart is for you

by Skip June 15, 2014

My US Senator, Kelly Ayotte, campaigned hard against granting Amnesty to illegal aliens – a stance that sits very well with the base here in NH.  Now, 4 years into her term, she has gone hard Left on the issue – Amnesty is GREAT for Republicans!  If the debacle of Eric Cantor primary loss, in […]

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So Kelly Ayotte must be proud of the Amnesty efforts separating young children from their parents?

by Skip June 12, 2014

With words emanating from Obama, folks like Eric Cantor, Chuck Schumer, Luis Guttieriez, and yes, our own Kelly Ayotte, that amount to that America WANTS underaged illegal aliens to come to America – come NOW and you’ll get Amnesty!  All you have to do is get here and this formerly rich nation (now the brokest […]

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Kelly Ayotte: “Here to support Thad!”

by Skip June 12, 2014

Big Government reports on US Senators banding together to support, not the best candidate possible, but to keep their collective butts in those high paying seats in the US Senate.  Our very own Jr. US Senator Kelly Ayotte seemingly is on board with this. I guess this means that she’s gone DC – the “business as […]

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The Heritage Action Scorecard vs. New Hampshire “Republicans”

by Steve MacDonald June 11, 2014
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The Heritage Action Scorecard is an excellent resource for measuring whether or not someone who is elected as a Republican is actually voting like one. It measures action against conservative principles to give a more realistic picture of a politician’s national platform mettle. Eric Cantor, for example–he who was just exorcised from congress by the […]

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BREAKING: so the TEA Party is dead – how did it just beat Eric Cantor in the Primary?

by Skip June 10, 2014

UPDATE: Fox shows Brat beating Cantor, 55% to 44%.  This is a LAMBASTING! Over at the Washington Examiner: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor appears to have fallen to Tea Party challenger Dave Brat in a shocking upset in Virginia. The Associated Press called the race for Brat shortly after 8 p.m. Eastern time. Cantor was […]

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In The Tank With The DC Establishment,
Ayotte Sinks As She Endorses Brown

by Mike May 26, 2014

I get party loyalty, I especially get the Senate code (which is suspiciously like Omerta), whereby one sitting Senator will never attack another of the same party (unless it is the Establishment attacking its TEA party members). What I don’t get is blind loyalty to a FAILED Senator, one who could not even beat LieAwatha […]

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NH GOP Meeting – Ruminations: Kelly Ayotte

by Skip May 16, 2014
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Consistency breeds Trust which yields Votes.  The operative word is “Consistency” – is what you SAY congruent with what you DO?  Can we, as voters (notice I DIDN’T say “Members of the NH GOP State Committee” – at least, thus far) see that Consistency and can we depend upon it?  Are we so sure of […]

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