In The News

January 09, 2017

Shaheen, Hassan Speak Up for Planned Parenthood Funding

Source: Seacoast Online Shaheen, Hassan Speak Up for Planned Parenthood Funding EXETER - U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen joined forces at Planned Parenthood on Monday, calling the U.S. House majority's effort to defund the nonprofit's services "a proposal that will make America sicker again." Last week, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan announced potential measures that would strip funding from Planned Parenthood as part of repealing the Affordable Care Act known as Obam… Continue Reading


January 03, 2017

Hassan Sworn In in Washington

Hassan Sworn In in Washington Source: Valley News Concord — Democrat Maggie Hassan was sworn in on Tuesday as a U.S. senator, becoming only the second woman to serve as a governor and senator in American history. Hassan, a two-term governor, resigned as state executive at midnight on Monday. She was sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden in the Senate Chamber in Washington at noon, using the Bible she received from her mother as a child. “I look forward to hitting the ground running in… Continue Reading


January 02, 2017

Hassan Becomes Second Female Governor Sworn in as U.S. Senator

Hassan Becomes Second Female Governor Sworn in as U.S. Senator Source: The Concord Monitor Maggie Hassan was escorted by fellow Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen as she walked into the United States Senate Chamber on Tuesday to be sworn in as New Hampshire newest U.S. senator by Vice President Joe Biden. The two senators hold the distinction of being the first and second women in the nation to serve as both governor and U.S. senator. Hassan was sworn in on Tuesday afternoon, using a bible … Continue Reading


January 02, 2017

NH Delegation Ready to Get to Work in Washington

NH Delegation Ready to Get to Work in Washington Source: WMUR WASHINGTON - The members of New Hampshire's new congressional delegation were sworn in Tuesday, and they said they have several goals they hope to accomplish. For the first time, New Hampshire is sending an all-female, all Democratic delegation to Washington. "Oh, it's exciting," U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen said. "And it's exciting not only to have all women, but to have a Democratic delegation, and we share so many views on … Continue Reading

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