Paul Hodes

The Keene Sentinel: SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Paul Hodes for U.S. Senate

Republican Kelly Ayotte’s is running a disarming U.S. Senate campaign. She’s a very pleasant person with an effective television demeanor. That said, it would be unfortunate if her campaign charm were to distract voters from the more brittle aspects of her political philosophy. Ayotte is seeking a six-year job that would put her in a position to affect all of our lives.

WCAX: NH’s Hodes: US must pursue terrorists relentlessly

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – New Hampshire’s Democratic Senate nominee says he has grave concerns whether the country’s current course pursuing terrorists in Afghanistan is achievable.

Bloomberg Businessweek: NH’s Hodes favors natl renewable energy standard

U.S. Rep. Paul Hodes, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, said Tuesday a national requirement that utilities get a certain percentage of their electricity from renewable sources would help create jobs and reduce carbon emissions.

Hodes said he supports a national energy standard being considered by the Senate that would promote wind, solar and geothermal energy. The bill would require utilities to get 15 percent of their energy from such sources by 2021.

Nashua Telegraph: Hodes pushes green energy, national renewable standard

NASHUA – Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Paul Hodes said Wednesday that more tax credits and a national standard on the use of renewable energy would help create more “clean energy” jobs.

The two-term congressman said he would pay for his proposals through the elimination of federal subsidies for the oil and gas industry plus $60 billion in targeted defense cuts.

Nashua Telegraph: Shea-Porter, Hodes fulfilled their promises

U.S. Reps. Carol Shea-Porter and Paul Hodes share a quality that is all to rare among elected officials: They fulfill their promises.

That is why, in the past two years, we have seen meaningful overhaul of Wall Street regulation, reform of credit card rules, an end to combat operations in Iraq, and the beginnings of a recovery that has brought us back from the brink of financial ruin and put us on a path to prosperity.

Nashua Telegraph: Hodes: Independence and integrity key to public service

I got my start in public service in the New Hampshire attorney general’s office, under former New Hampshire Attorney General and later Supreme Court Justice David Souter.

What impressed me most about Justice Souter, from the very first time I interviewed with him, was his independence, integrity and his clear message that, as public servants, we answer to the people and no one else.

Concord Monitor: Hodes, Binnie file for Senate race

Cheers of “Hooooodes” followed Democratic U.S. Rep. Paul Hodes down the long hallway to the secretary of state’s office, as more than 150 supporters waved “Hodes for Senate” signs and American flags.

“He’s for New Hampshire’s middle class, for 95 percent of people who are not big oil, big banks or finance,” said Ed Allard, a potential Democratic candidate for state representative from Laconia.

Nashua Telegraph: Democrat Hodes happy as underdog

CONCORD – Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Paul Hodes said he likes playing the role of underdog, while Republican opponent Bill Binnie said a job-creating resume puts him head and shoulders above the GOP primary field.

The candidate who’s been running the longest – Hodes – and the newcomer who has spent the most money – Binnie – showed up a few hours apart at the Statehouse as the final week of candidate filing season began Monday.