Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) honored Charlie Morgan, the lesbian guardsman and LGBT activist who died last week from breast cancer just one day before the Pentagon announced that it would extend limited partner benefits to gay troops and their families, something she had been fighting for for months. Unfortunately, since the benefits are not retroactive, Morgan's family will not receive them.
Said Shaheen, who got choked up during her speech: "I hope that Charlie Morgan knew how many lives...Read Full Story
Dawn E. Crawford
Dear Dawn, Democratic women in the United States Senate share a special bond. We crack that glass ceiling a little more every time one of us is sworn in, and we work hard to support each other and to make sure our number keeps growing.So I hope you'll join me in supporting three wonderful women running for the U.S. Senate this year. Kay Hagan in North Carolina, Mary Landrieu, running for reelection to the Senate...Read Full Story
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Well, this is kind of ironic . (Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) will accept the New England Council’s “New Englander of the Year” award Tuesday at a ceremony in Boston. The award honors residents of New England for their leadership and impact on the region’s quality of life and economy. The award will be presented at the organization’s 2011 Annual Dinner in Boston Tuesday night. The problem is, there’s somewhere else she should be tonight. Particularly...Read Full Story
Sept. 6 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a New Hampshire Democrat, discusses the significance of women voters in determining the winner of the 2012 presidential election, and the outlook for President Obama's nomination acceptance speech. Shaheen speaks with Bloomberg Television's Trish Regan at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Source: Bloomberg)Read Full Story
Jeanne Shaheen Wall
Jeanne Shaheen (b. Jan. 28, 1947) is a Democratic politician and former governor of New Hampshire. She ran against and defeated incumbent John Sununu for US Senate.
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