Maggie Goodlander smiling

Maggie Goodlander was born and raised in Nashua – the city that her family has called home for more than 100 years. Growing up in New Hampshire instilled in Maggie the values of community, citizenship, service, and that our democracy isn’t something you watch happen from the sidelines – it’s something you participate in.

Maggie has dedicated her life to public service. 

She began her career working as a foreign policy advisor in the United States Senate where she helped write landmark sanctions legislation and strengthen democracy around the world. She went on to serve as an intelligence officer in the United States Navy Reserve for over a decade.

Maggie Goodlander in front of Nashua Loves Betty sign and Tamposi sign

After graduating from law school and serving as a law clerk on the United States Supreme Court, Maggie returned to New Hampshire to fight for the most vulnerable Granite Staters and to teach constitutional law at UNH and Dartmouth. She also served on the boards of the NH Women’s Foundation, NH Legal Assistance, the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire, and the Rudman Center Advisory Board.

Driven by her belief that no politician is above the law, Maggie served as counsel in the first impeachment of former President Donald Trump. And after President Biden was elected, Maggie went to the U.S. Department of Justice where she took on corporate monopolies as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General, committed to the idea that no corporation is above the law either. She stood up to real estate companies colluding on rent price and big healthcare companies that are making life harder for hardworking Granite Staters.

Maggie Goodlander in uniform

Most recently, Maggie served as a senior advisor at the White House where she led President Biden’s Unity Agenda for the Nation, dedicated to solving five big challenges: beating the opioid epidemic, tackling the mental health crisis, holding Big Tech accountable, meeting our sacred obligation to veterans, and ending cancer as we know it. Maggie knows how to get things done and will deliver for New Hampshire in Congress. She will be a workhorse for the people of the Second District and will never stop fighting for a freer and more just Granite State.