Endorsed by big business group, Brown hit by Dems on outsourcing, women’s issues
Sep30

Endorsed by big business group, Brown hit by Dems on outsourcing, women’s issues

Democrats ratched up attacks on Republican U.S. Senate challenger Scott Brown Tuesday on both women issues and jobs, calling him at once a supporter of “outsourcing” and someone who will “restrict women’s access to health care.”   Brown was initially backed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in early September when the organization aired a television ad featuring Mitt Romney praising him. The endorsement was made official today at...

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Shaheen, Brown stalemate over October chambers of commerce event
Sep30

Shaheen, Brown stalemate over October chambers of commerce event

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Scott Brown’s campaigns appear to be at a stalemate over an event that was originally proposed as a face-to-face debate by the state’s two largest chambers of commerce.   As the New Hampshire Journal first reported Monday night, the Manchester and Nashua chambers of commerce invited Shaheen and Brown to debate each other on Oct. 14 at Saint Anselm College. Prominent television journalist and author Mark...

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Garcia talks Tea Party, abortion, terrorism, guns in radio ‘debate’ that wasn’t
Sep30

Garcia talks Tea Party, abortion, terrorism, guns in radio ‘debate’ that wasn’t

MANCHESTER — There was an empty chair next to Republican 2nd District candidate Marilinda Garcia in the studio of WGIR –AM radio Tuesday morning.   Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Ann Kuster had turned down “New Hampshire Today” host Jack Heath’s invitation to debate Garcia live. Kuster earlier this month announced that she had accepted two television debates and two candidates’ forums.   Without Kuster on hand, Garcia...

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Campaign notes: Dems continue push for women’s vote; Shea-Porter called ‘Defender of Children’
Sep30

Campaign notes: Dems continue push for women’s vote; Shea-Porter called ‘Defender of Children’

TUESDAY SEPT. 30: ANNIE’S NEW AD; MAGGIE ENDORSED. The Democratic push for the women’s vote crossed at least three top races on Tuesday.   As Democrats attacked Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown, Gov. Maggie Hassan picked up the endorsement of the Planned Parenthood New Hampshire Action Fund and 2nd District U.S. Rep. Ann Kuster launched a new television ad calling her GOP opponent, Marilinda Garcia, “frightening” and “way...

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Shaheen refuses to be on stage with Brown at Chambers’ debate, accepts separate appearances
Sep29

Shaheen refuses to be on stage with Brown at Chambers’ debate, accepts separate appearances

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has refused to appear on stage with Republican challenger Scott Brown at a Manchester and Nashua Chambers of Commerce event scheduled for Oct. 14 at Saint Anselm College, a top debate organizer confirmed Monday night.   While Brown accepted the original invitation for a face-to-face debate, the Shaheen campaign declined, said J. Christopher Williams, president and CEO of the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce....

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New grandmother Hillary postpones DC fundraiser for D’Allesandro
Sep29

New grandmother Hillary postpones DC fundraiser for D’Allesandro

MANCHESTER — A few days after becoming a grandmother, Hillary Clinton postponed tomorrow night’s scheduled fundraiser in Washington for top supporter Lou D’Allesandro, the veteran state Senator told the New Hampshire Journal today.   D’Allesandro said he received a call from Clinton’s staff this morning and “she has canceled all of her appearances for the next two days.” D’Allesandro said he was told that Chelsea Clinton...

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