A Day on the Campaign Trail in New Hampshire
Feb09

A Day on the Campaign Trail in New Hampshire

With the First-In-The-Nation Primary being held Tuesday, InsideSources and NH Journal wanted to give readers a view of some of the candidates’ events in the Granite State. A blizzard on Monday meant we could not make it to all the events we planned, but here is some of what we saw on the ground as campaigns prepared for the primary. As a former campaign operative, I was not surprised to see Hillary Clinton’s team working during the...

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Jeb is the Candidate Who Will Keep America Safer, Stronger, Freer
Feb08

Jeb is the Candidate Who Will Keep America Safer, Stronger, Freer

I have a certain fondness for New Hampshire. My name is emblazoned on many sites here: schools, a college, roads, highways, places of business, and many more. Many people have asked me through the years whether I am related to the original Daniel Webster. My grandmother assured me that I was a distant relative. After spending many years in the minority in the state legislature, Republicans won the majority of the House in 1996, and I...

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Exclusive Video: Fiorina Makes Closing Pitch to New Hampshire Voters
Feb08

Exclusive Video: Fiorina Makes Closing Pitch to New Hampshire Voters

Despite performing better than Ohio Gov. John Kasich and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the Iowa Caucuses, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina was not allowed on the debate stage Saturday to argue her case for why New Hampshire voters should support her in Tuesday’s presidential primary. That isn’t stopping the secretary who fought her way to the top of corporate America from making a final pitch to New Hampshire...

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Unpresidential Profanity: The Reason Trump Doesn’t Give a Damn
Feb08

Unpresidential Profanity: The Reason Trump Doesn’t Give a Damn

Critics and even some allies in recent days have criticized Donald Trump’s increasing use of profanity on the stump, but language experts contend the constant cursing isn’t hurting the billionaire with much of the American public — instead, it’s more likely a key part of his appeal. Michael Adams, an English professor at Indiana University and author of “Slang: The People’s Poetry,” told InsideSources Trump’s unfiltered speech is...

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Is Clinton’s Gun Control Pitch Misfiring in New Hampshire?
Feb08

Is Clinton’s Gun Control Pitch Misfiring in New Hampshire?

There are many well-known reasons why Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is expected to prevail in Tuesday’s first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary. The socialist Vermont senator is from a neighboring state, and he’s believed to benefit from New Hampshire’s overwhelmingly white electorate. (Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton runs stronger with minority voters, who comprise a greater share of the...

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How the Super Bowl Introduced America to Hillary Clinton
Feb08

How the Super Bowl Introduced America to Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton didn’t care about the 2016 Super Bowl. She declined to address the Panthers-Brocos game on Sunday’s “Meet the Press,” and said she was flying to Flint, Michigan, to focus on the city’s water crisis. The Democratic presidential front-runner had already acknowledged that President Bill Clinton is the biggest football fan in her family. But as longtime political observers will remember, there...

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