Feb. 20

From The Chairman's Desk



Friends:
 
Mark this day on your calendar: February 27th
 
That’s the day when the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will run out of funding unless Congress acts. 
 
There's a very simple way to avoid a shutdown at DHS, and that's to pass a clean bill that funds the department without any unrelated policy riders. Yet instead of working to get things done in Washington, our state's two Republicans in Congress are holding funding for DHS hostage to appease their Tea Party base. 
 
Granite Staters deserve better than elected representatives who play politics with public safety, but unfortunately that's exactly what we're getting with Kelly Ayotte and Frank Guinta. 
 
Things have gotten so bad that even Ayotte's predecessor in the Senate, fellow Republican Judd Gregg, has called on Republicans like Ayotte and Guinta to allow a vote on a clean funding bill for Homeland Security. 
 
The bipartisan chorus calling on Ayotte and Guinta to put politics aside and fund DHS is growing by the day but still they have refused to listen. 
 
 
Thanks,  

Raymond Buckley, Chair
New Hampshire Democratic Party

Photo of the Week

Rep. Annie Kuster speaks to the Merrimack Dems about her efforts in D.C. to fight for veterans and women.          

 
Save the Date!

Brown Bag Lunch
Friday, February 27th, 2015
12:00pm-1:00pm
NHDP HQ
105 N. State Street, COncord

NH Young Dems Kennedy Awards
Friday, February 27th, 2015
7:00pm-9:00pm
Milly's Tavern
North Commercial St., Manchester

State Committee Meeting
Saturday, March 7th, 2015
10:00AM
St. Anselm College
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NHDP Press Releases

 
RELEASE: NHDP Uncovers Vice Presidential Hopeful Kelly Ayotte's Leaked Website Redesign [Parody]
 

RELEASE: NHDP Launches Digital Ad Campaign Calling on Kelly Ayotte to Stop Playing Politics with National Security 

RELEASE: NH Senate Republicans Put Public Safety At Risk to Avoid Making Cuts to Legislature's Operating

RELEASE: NHDP Chair Re-Elected as President of Association of State Democratic Chairs 

RELEASE: Judd Gregg Reiterates Call for Republicans like Kelly Ayotte to Be Adults, Stop Holding DHS Funding Hostage

FACT CHECK: Senate GOP's False Excuses for Voting to Kill Bill to Ensure Balanced FY 2015

RELEASE: Another Day, Another Poll Shows Governor Hassan's Strong Approval Ratings 

RELEASE: Watch Kelly Ayotte Lecture & Mislead Her Way Around Potential DHS Shutdown 

RELEASE: McCain, Corker Join Calls for Clean DHS Funding Bill As Kelly Ayotte Plays Politics with National Security

 

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