|Bill Shaheen is a Democrat attorney who is married to New Hampshire Governor and Senator Jeanne Shaheen. Shaheen resigned as Hillary Clinton's New Hampshire campaign co-chair in 2007 after making controversial comments about then Senator Barack Obama.|
Bill Shaheen Quotes|
Then Clinton co-chair Bill Shaheen, in a comment that led to his resignation, suggested that then-Senator Barack Obama's drug use would hurt his electability in general election.
“It'll be, When was the last time? Did you ever give drugs to anyone? Did you sell them to anyone? There are so many openings for Republican dirty tricks. It's hard to overcome.”
Bill Shaheen, December 12, 2007
Speaking about anti-Seabrook nuclear protestors, then-US attorney for New Hampshire (and husband of future Senator Jeanne Shaheen) supported and respected their cause.
“They are tremendously dedicated. I have a lot of respect for them. I think this demonstration is amazing.”
Bill Shaheen, June 1978