Latest poll shows Shaheen with slight lead over Brown, but widely viewed as winner
Oct24

Latest poll shows Shaheen with slight lead over Brown, but widely viewed as winner

If you needed any further convincing that the U.S. Senate race is a virtual dead heat, another poll, out Friday morning, showed the race between Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and challenger Scott Brown within the margin of error – this one with Shaheen ahead by 3 percentage points.     The University of Massachusetts-Lowell and 7 News surveyed 900 registered voters and, in that group, 643 likely voters, Oct. 15 to 21.    ...

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Granite Reports Update:  Portman to hold conference call with state GOP volunteers, activists
Oct24

Granite Reports Update: Portman to hold conference call with state GOP volunteers, activists

FRIDAY, OCT. 24: PORTMAN TO CALL IN.  Ohio Sen. Rob Portman will telephone in to New Hampshire on Monday to give key state Republican volunteers and activists an update on the state of the Senate races around the country.   Portman, who was in the state last week campaigning with Senate candidate Scott Brown in Hampstead, will make the call in his role as the finance chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee.  ...

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Hassan says Havenstein ‘misleading’ voters with ‘doublespeak’ on Medicaid expansion
Oct23

Hassan says Havenstein ‘misleading’ voters with ‘doublespeak’ on Medicaid expansion

After their first televised debate Wednesday, Gov. Maggie Hassan Thursday renewed her accusation that Republican challenger Walt Havenstein is misleading voters by contending that he does not want to repeal Medicaid expansion.     The charges were leveled as a new CNN/ORC poll showed Hassan leading Havenstein 51 to 45 percent.     Havenstein said last night that he wants to fix the plan, not repeal it, so that...

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Ahead of another debate, Shaheen, Brown jab at perceived weaknesses
Oct23

Ahead of another debate, Shaheen, Brown jab at perceived weaknesses

Ahead of their second debate in three days, scheduled for tonight, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Scott Brown today released a barrage of attacks focusing on the perceived weaknesses of the other and the themes that have made this a “too-close-to-call” race with 11 days remaining until the election.   The Shaheen campaign released a new television ad and three digital ads while her campaign and the New Hampshire Democratic Party...

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NEC poll: Senate race still dead heat; Hassan leading Havenstein
Oct22

NEC poll: Senate race still dead heat; Hassan leading Havenstein

The latest poll tonight from New England College shows the U.S. Senate race in an absolute dead heat while Gov. Maggie Hassan leads Republican challenger Walt Havenstein by 8 percentage points.   Splitting hairs, Republican Scott Brown is up on Sen. Jeanne Shaheen 47.7 to 47.3 percent. But with the margin of error at 3.2 percent, the race, as the NEC Polling Institute put it, “couldn’t be tighter.   Last week’s poll showed...

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After Shaheen-Brown debate, each side accuses the other of lying
Oct22

After Shaheen-Brown debate, each side accuses the other of lying

The day after Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and GOP challenger Scott Brown met in their first televised debate, each side charged the other simply lied during the encounter in Concord.     The state Republican Party charged Shaheen lied when she denied ever opposing the Seabrook nuclear power plant. The Shaheen campaign made it clear it believes Brown lied when he denied ever voting to help American companies outsource jobs overseas....

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