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April 26, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government named Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire's first elected female governor, to lead its Institute of Politics, effective July 1. Shaheen, a Democrat who served three two-year terms as governor, will succeed Philip Sharp. Shaheen, 58, will oversee such activities as the resident Fellows Program, conferences and seminars for elected officials, and the John F. Kennedy Jr.
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February 27, 2012 | By Richard Simon
Just when it looked like the father of our country was getting the Rodney Dangerfield treatment -- his birthday isn't celebrated on its actual day anymore, and, some say, it's become more a celebration of sales than of the first president's contributions -- the Senate paid its respects to George Washington on Monday with the annual reading of his farewell address. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) took to the Senate floor to recite Washington's 1796 address cautioning against "common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party," and warning against the entanglements of permanent foreign alliances.
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February 27, 2012 | By Richard Simon
Just when it looked like the father of our country was getting the Rodney Dangerfield treatment -- his birthday isn't celebrated on its actual day anymore, and, some say, it's become more a celebration of sales than of the first president's contributions -- the Senate paid its respects to George Washington on Monday with the annual reading of his farewell address. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) took to the Senate floor to recite Washington's 1796 address cautioning against "common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party," and warning against the entanglements of permanent foreign alliances.
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April 26, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government named Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire's first elected female governor, to lead its Institute of Politics, effective July 1. Shaheen, a Democrat who served three two-year terms as governor, will succeed Philip Sharp. Shaheen, 58, will oversee such activities as the resident Fellows Program, conferences and seminars for elected officials, and the John F. Kennedy Jr.
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August 4, 2000 | EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Al Gore has whittled the list of potential running mates for the Democratic presidential ticket to just six--four senators, the party's House leader and a governor, top Gore advisors disclosed Thursday. Among the contenders is Gov. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, who had not figured prominently in the speculation, at least in public. And a Shaheen aide insisted Thursday that if asked to join the ticket, the governor would decline. The other potential running mates are Sens.
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September 8, 2002 | ELIZABETH MEHREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a primary election that could help determine which party controls the U.S. Senate, Republicans here must choose Tuesday between two candidates so philosophically alike that their hard-fought race has come down to quibbling over which man is more of a Washington insider. As Sen. Bob Smith battles Rep. John E.
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December 9, 1998 | Reuters
Sen. Paul Wellstone (D-Minn.) said Tuesday he would announce his presidential intentions next month. Wellstone met New Hampshire Gov. Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, and also visited several Democratic supporters in their homes. New Hampshire traditionally holds the first presidential primary.
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June 8, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Gov. Jeanne Shaheen signed a bill creating Martin Luther King Jr. Civil Rights Day, making New Hampshire the last state to honor the slain leader with a holiday. The holiday will be observed for the first time on Jan. 17, 2000. The bill ends years of attempts to put King's name on the holiday, which had been celebrated as Civil Rights Day. King's son, Martin Luther King III, represented the King family at the signing.
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June 7, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
New Hampshire Gov. Jeanne Shaheen signed into law a measure making the state the 11th to offer lesbians and gay men protection against discrimination. "If we are to be true to our belief that all people are created equal, we must ensure that all of our people enjoy the same basic rights under the law," Shaheen said at a signing ceremony in Concord. The law, effective Jan. 1, 1998, will give gays and lesbians a measure of protection in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodation.
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April 12, 2006 | From the Associated Press
A former White House political director denied Tuesday that he or anyone on his staff spoke with New England Republicans about a phone-jamming scheme designed to keep New Hampshire Democrats from voting in 2002. Ken Mehlman, now chairman of the Republican National Committee, acknowledged that local GOP officials had called a White House operative in the days surrounding the election. But he said none of the talks involved the phone-jamming incident.
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September 8, 2002 | ELIZABETH MEHREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a primary election that could help determine which party controls the U.S. Senate, Republicans here must choose Tuesday between two candidates so philosophically alike that their hard-fought race has come down to quibbling over which man is more of a Washington insider. As Sen. Bob Smith battles Rep. John E.
NEWS
August 4, 2000 | EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Al Gore has whittled the list of potential running mates for the Democratic presidential ticket to just six--four senators, the party's House leader and a governor, top Gore advisors disclosed Thursday. Among the contenders is Gov. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, who had not figured prominently in the speculation, at least in public. And a Shaheen aide insisted Thursday that if asked to join the ticket, the governor would decline. The other potential running mates are Sens.
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November 7, 1996
* Designates incumbent DELAWARE (100%) *--* Party Candidate Vote D Thomas Carper* 69 R Janet Rzewnicki 31 *--* INDIANA (99%) *--* Party Candidate Vote D Frank O'Bannon 51 R Stephen Goldsmith 47 *--* MISSOURI (100%) *--* Party Candidate Vote D Mel Carnahan* 57 R Margaret Kelly 40 *--* MONTANA (99%) *--* Party Candidate Vote D Judy Jacobson 20 R Marc Racicot* 80 *--* NEW HAMPSHIRE (100%) *--* Party Candidate Vote D Jeanne Shaheen 57 R Ovide Lamontagne 40 *--* NORTH CAROLINA (100%) *--* Party
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May 19, 2000
New Hampshire lawmakers ignored a veto threat from the governor and voted to repeal the death penalty Thursday, reflecting growing doubts about capital punishment around the country. The state Senate's vote of 14-10 culminated a decade-long campaign by anti-death penalty activists in the state. The New Hampshire House of Representatives approved the measure March 9. But Democratic Gov. Jeanne Shaheen has promised to veto the bill.
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