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N.H. congressional primary tests the prowess of the Democratic establishment

Sep 11, 2018 - The Washington Post

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Stefany Shaheen knows better than to go door-knocking during a New England Patriots game.

Long before Tom Brady quarterbacked the Patriots to eight Super Bowl appearances, she learned that it's a bad idea to ring people's doorbells and ask for their votes when the beloved NFL franchise is playing. It might even backfire. That's the sort of wisdom you pick up when your mother is Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire's senior senator and a three-term governor before that.