DiStaso: I’m moving on — thanks!
Mar31

DiStaso: I’m moving on — thanks!

Today is my last day at the New Hampshire Journal. Starting Monday, April 6, I will be joining the WMUR-TV ABC 9 political team.   I am not going away. Far from it. I will continue to be very much involved in coverage of all things political in New Hampshire, first and foremost the presidential primary campaign.   I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at the New Hampshire Journal and deeply appreciate the opportunity I was given...

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O’Malley: Yes to wage equality, no to ‘trickle-down’ economics
Mar31

O’Malley: Yes to wage equality, no to ‘trickle-down’ economics

BEDFORD — While he considers the possibility of taking on Hillary Clinton in a Democratic presidential primary, former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley today said the way out of America’s economic difficulties is push for wage equality, inclusion and to ditch what he called a failed policy of “trickle-down” economics.   O’Malley told a large group of business people and political leaders at a “Politics and Eggs” breakfast it...

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NH Journal first: Bush to speak at ‘Politics and Eggs’ morning of April 17
Mar31

NH Journal first: Bush to speak at ‘Politics and Eggs’ morning of April 17

When Jeb Bush returns to New Hampshire on April 17 for the state Republican Party summit in Nashua, he will make another big stop.   The New Hampshire Journal has learned that the former Florida governor has just been confirmed to speak to a “Politics and Eggs” breakfast on the morning of April 17 at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics.   Later that day Bush will attend the NHGOP’s “First-in-the-Nation Leadership Summit”...

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Chris Christie to return to NH on April 14-15
Mar31

Chris Christie to return to NH on April 14-15

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will return to New Hampshire on April 14 and 15 to meet with community leaders about key issues, including entitlement reform.   The New Hampshire Journal first reported the visit this morning on Twitter.   It will be Christie’s first visit to the state since mid-February. But he has visited the state at least a half-dozen times since last summer and, when he was in the state in February,...

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NH Journal first: Kerry Marsh named NH state director of Fiorina Super PAC
Mar30

NH Journal first: Kerry Marsh named NH state director of Fiorina Super PAC

As Republican businesswoman Carly Fiorina appears headed toward a formal presidential candidacy, she has tapped a top state operative to head the New Hampshire arm of her political action committee.   Kerry Marsh, who has been involved in many Republican campaigns and with the Republican State Committee, has been named state director of Carly for America, the New Hampshire Journal has learned.   Just last week, the New...

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Updated: O’Connor speaking to young NYC progressives in Manhattan
Mar30

Updated: O’Connor speaking to young NYC progressives in Manhattan

Democratic 1st District congressional candidate Shawn O’Connor will be speaking to a group of young progressive Democrats Monday night in New York City.   O’Connor is listed as the special guest of Democratic Leadership for the 21st Century, which describes itself as “an independent organization of young, progressive New Yorkers.   “Since 1993,” its web site says, “DL21C has been dedicated to increasing the political...

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