Katrina Swett
American political candidate
Katrina Swett
Katrina Swett is an American educator and political candidate. She ran unsuccessfully in the Democratic primary for Congress in New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district during the 2010 United States midterm elections.
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Besties abound: Facebook glitch triggers '46 years of friendship' messages
Yahoo News - about 1 year
A mysterious glitch on Facebook altered friendship statuses across the whole of the network today, triggering messages congratulating users on celebrating 46 years of friendship as of Thursday, December 31, 2016. The new duration of these friendships was not contingent on any other factors, such as whether either friend had been born before December 31, 1969, a prerequisite to being friends for 46 years (even assuming a friendship can start at birth). The glitch seemed to appear at random, with some users finding hundreds of relationships affected, while others did not see any change at all. On this day 46 years ago, December 31, 1969, I became friends with 67 people on Facebook. WTF? Go home Facebook, you're drunk. — Erin (@thespiffycookie) December 31, 2015 As usual, when something goes wrong on Facebook many users clicked across the proverbial street to Twitter to share and discuss the odd, often reality-bending news. Normally this kind of cross-platform chatter is reserved for news ...
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NH Mormons hope GOP candidates raise awareness - Boston Globe
Google News - over 5 years
The best-known Mormons in New Hampshire are former Democratic congressman Richard Swett and his wife, ex-congressional candidate Katrina Swett. The discussion of Romney and Huntsman's religion irks some Mormons. “When a Republican runs as a Mormon,
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Insiders Split on Debt Ceiling Winners and Losers - National Journal (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
... Sean Sinclair, Erik Smith, Doug Sosnik, Greg Speed, Darry Sragow, Ken Strasma, Katrina Swett Sarah, Swisher, Doug Thornell, Jeffrey Trammell, Ed Turlington, Rick Wiener, James Williams, JoDee Winterhof, Brian Wolff, Jon Youngdahl, and Jim Zogby
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Democratic Insiders: Romney, Huntsman Biggest Threats to Obama - National Journal
Google News - over 5 years
... Phil Singer, Erik Smith, Doug Sosnik, Greg Speed, Darry Sragow, Ken Strasma, Katrina Swett Sarah, Swisher, Doug Thornell, Jeffrey Trammell, Ed Turlington, Rick Wiener, James Williams, JoDee Winterhof, Brian Wolff, Jon Youngdahl, and Jim Zogby
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Insiders On Trump: We Never Believed It - National Journal (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
... Phil Singer, Erik Smith, Doug Sosnik, Greg Speed, Darry Sragow, Ken Strasma, Katrina Swett Sarah, Swisher, Doug Thornell, Jeffrey Trammell, Ed Turlington, Rick Wiener, James Williams, JoDee Winterhof, Brian Wolff, Jon Youngdahl, and Jim Zogby
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Political Insiders Poll - National Journal
Google News - almost 6 years
... Sean Sinclair, Phil Singer, Erik Smith, Doug Sosnik, Greg Speed, Darry Sragow, Ken Strasma, Katrina Swett, Doug Thornell, Jeffrey Trammell, Ed Turlington, Rick Wiener, James Williams, JoDee Winterhof, Brian Wolff, Jon Youngdahl, and Jim Zogby
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Old New Hampshire Hand Looks for G.O.P. Rebound
NYTimes - over 6 years
HAMPTON FALLS, N.H. -- John H. Sununu, once the governor of this state and a powerful insider in the first President George Bush's White House, was discouraged after the 2008 election. Not only had the Democrats firmly taken control in Washington and Concord, New Hampshire's capital, but his son John E. Sununu had just lost his Senate seat in a
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They'll Do It for Nothing
NYTimes - over 6 years
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Politicians seeking to placate angry voters this election cycle might take a cue from Robert Bentley, a retired dermatologist and the Republican nominee for governor in Alabama. Mr. Bentley has offered an accountability measure that would tie his pay as governor to his performance, saying he will not take the office's $113,000
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Tom Lantos, 80, Is Dead; Longtime Congressman
NYTimes - about 9 years
Representative Tom Lantos of California, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the only Holocaust survivor ever to serve in Congress, died on Monday. He was 80. His death, at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., was announced by Lynne A. Weil, a spokeswoman for his office. Mr. Lantos said last month that he had cancer
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THE 2004 CAMPAIGN: THE RETIRED GENERAL; With the Race Changing Fast, Clark Adjusts
NYTimes - about 13 years
It was Gen. Wesley K. Clark's turn to make his pitch to the hundreds of members of the New Hampshire Democratic Party jammed into a hotel room on Saturday night. General Clark, who declared his party affiliation only four months ago, knew that some in the audience of lifelong Democrats might be skeptical of his credentials, so he began: ''I have to
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THE 2004 CAMPAIGN: THE RETIRED GENERAL; Tape Shows General Clark Linking Iraq and Al Qaeda
NYTimes - about 13 years
Less than a year before he entered the race for the Democratic nomination for president, Gen. Wesley K. Clark said that he believed there was a connection between the Iraqi government and Al Qaeda. The statement by General Clark in October 2002 as he endorsed a New Hampshire candidate for Congress is a sign of how the general's position on Iraq
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THE 2004 CAMPAIGN: THE CONNECTICUT SENATOR; Gore Rejection Energizes Lieberman on the Stump
NYTimes - about 13 years
Ten days ago, Senator Joseph I. Lieberman was trying to rally his troops and win over voters here with sober policy discussions about families and values. ''I'm presenting an agenda that values families and makes it easier for parents to give children the values they want to give them,'' he said at the time. But in the span of a week, he has become
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Corrections
NYTimes - about 13 years
An article yesterday about the Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines referred incorrectly to advice once given by Gen. Wesley K. Clark in favor of the Congressional resolution authorizing the war in Iraq, an incident he did not mention during the debate while trying to clarify his stand. The advice was given not to a member of Congress but
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Rivals Attack Dean at Debate, Focusing on Medicare
NYTimes - about 13 years
On a day when Congress moved toward final approval of a Medicare reform bill sought by President Bush, Howard Dean came under attack at a Democratic presidential debate here on Monday for suggesting he would reduce the growth of Medicare spending, and for social service cuts he made as governor of Vermont. Dr. Dean was pressed first by
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WEDDINGS; Samantha Davidson, Jordan Green
NYTimes - over 14 years
Samantha Jane Davidson, a daughter of Judith Reeve Davidson-Baker of Hanover, N.H., and Richard Davidson of Hebron, Me., is to be married today to Jordan Casey Green, the son of Susan B. Green and Dr. Ronald L. Green of Norwich, Vt. Cantor Elliott Hurvitz is to officiate at Dexter's Inn in Sunapee, N.H. The bride, 32, is a graduate student in film
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Katrina Swett
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2016
    Age 60
    In 2016 in the company of more than 100 other recipients of Hungarian state awards, Swett returned the Knight's Cross in protest of the Hungarian government's commendation of Zsolt Bayer, a writer, publisher, public speaker, and member of the Fidesz party for his retoric, what she considers antisemitic, anti-Muslim, and antiziganist.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 2010
    Age 54
    On January 14, 2010, Katrina Swett announced her candidacy for the Democratic Primary for Congress in New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district in the 2010 elections.
    More Details Hide Details Her more left leaning opponent, Ann McLane Kuster, won the primary election, but Kuster lost in the general election to her Republican opponent, Charles Bass. Ann Kuster did go on to win the general election in the 2012 U.S. House of Representatives campaign.
  • 2008
    Age 52
    She began fundraising for the 2008 Senate campaign.
    More Details Hide Details After former Governor and 2002 nominee Jeanne Shaheen announced her candidacy, Swett withdrew and endorsed Shaheen, who went on to win the election.
  • 2007
    Age 51
    On January 18, 2007, Katrina Swett announced her candidacy for the U.S. Senate in the 2008 elections in New Hampshire, in hopes of being the Democratic nominee to unseat incumbent Republican John E. Sununu.
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  • 2006
    Age 50
    In 2006, she supported Lieberman's successful 2006 re-election campaign as an Independent against Democrat Ned Lamont and Republican nominee Alan Schlesinger.
    More Details Hide Details She ran for Congress in 2002, trying unsuccessfully to recapture the seat previously held by her husband. General Wesley Clark endorsed her; he had known the Swetts he was SACEUR and they lived in Denmark. She enjoyed financial support from her parents, Nancy Pelosi, John and Lisa Pritzker, a San Francisco Supervisor and her husband, Warren Hellman, Mr & Mrs Herbert Sandler, Steven Spielberg, Kate Capshaw, David Geffen, and other well known Californians.
  • FORTIES
  • 2004
    Age 48
    Swett was national co-chair of Joe Lieberman's 2004 presidential race.
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  • 2003
    Age 47
    She accused General Wesley Clark of apostasy on the AUMF in the Iraq War of 2003, and for having linked Al-Qaeda with Iraq.
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  • 2002
    Age 46
    She ran in 2002 against Republican incumbent U.S. Representative Charles Bass and received less than 41% of vote, losing by 16%.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1980
    Age 24
    Katrina and Richard married in 1980 They have seven children and live in Bow, New Hampshire.
    More Details Hide Details In 2009 she was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary for her efforts in setting up the Tom Lantos Institute in Budapest, continuing her late father's work for the benefit of ethnic minorities there.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1974
    Age 18
    She earned a degree in Political Science there in 1974 at 18, and her Juris Doctor in 1976 from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.
    More Details Hide Details At 21, she joined the staff of then U.S. Senator Joseph Biden, Jr.'s Senate Judiciary Committee. In 2006 she earned her Ph.D. in History with a focus on Human Rights and United States Foreign Policy from the University of Southern Denmark. She is the wife of Ambassador and former Congressman Richard Swett and daughter of the late Congressman Tom Lantos, vice president of Swett Associates, Inc., a consulting firm. Swett met Richard Swett at Yale, where she became a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, largely through her interactions with Jeffrey R. Holland.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1955
    Born
    Born on October 8, 1955.
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