GOP 1st District U.S. House candidates to square off in Wednesday debate
Jul22

GOP 1st District U.S. House candidates to square off in Wednesday debate

MANCHESTER – Three Republican candidates for the 1st District U.S. House seat will square off Wednesday morning in a live radio debate on WGIR-AM.   Former U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta, former University of New Hampshire business school dean Dan Innis and Brendan Kelly, a former Seabrook selectman who ran for the seat in 2012 as a Libertarian, will participate in the hour-long debate beginning at 8 a.m.   Participating in the...

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Lambert campaign reviewing questionable 2Q contributions
Jul22

Lambert campaign reviewing questionable 2Q contributions

CONCORD – Republican 2nd District U.S. House candidate Gary Lambert’s second quarter campaign finance report contains two questionable contributions that the campaign says it is checking on as part of a regular “rigorous” review of all of its contributions.   Lambert for Congress accepted a $1,000 contribution on June 30 from The Palmier Foundation, which is described by its founder, Boston investment firm head Dan Palmier, on...

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RNC begins ‘robo calls’ vs. Shaheen, Reid
Jul22

RNC begins ‘robo calls’ vs. Shaheen, Reid

CONCORD – As if Granite State voters weren’t getting enough political advertising on television, the Republican National Committee on Tuesday began making “robo calls” into the state urging voters to “fire” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid by voting against Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen.   New Hampshire is among 13 states – and Shaheen, among 13 senators – being targeted for the automated calls. The RNC is calling it the...

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Havenstein calls on Hassan to return disputed contributions
Jul21

Havenstein calls on Hassan to return disputed contributions

CONCORD – Republican candidate for governor Walt Havenstein on Monday called on Gov. Maggie Hassan’s reelection campaign to return three large contributions that are now being reviewed by the Attorney General’s Office.   Hassan said in a weekend television interview she was operating under the law and precedent as interpreted in the past by the Attorney General, but also said she also welcomed the Legislature to review the issue....

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Updated: New Shaheen TV ad prompts NHDP-Brown debate on college loan costs
Jul21

Updated: New Shaheen TV ad prompts NHDP-Brown debate on college loan costs

CONCORD – Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s campaign went up with a new television ad on Sunday that focuses on what the campaign calls Shaheen’s work to lower college costs for New Hampshire students.   In the ad, she calls for passage of legislation allowing students to refinance their college loans in the same way, she says, that people can refinance a car or a mortgage.   Click here to view the Shaheen ad.     Following up...

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Club for Growth weighs in with TV ad supporting Garcia in NH02
Jul21

Club for Growth weighs in with TV ad supporting Garcia in NH02

CONCORD – One of the leading conservative groups focusing on fiscal policy is beginning to weigh in on behalf of Republican 2nd District U.S. House candidate Marilinda Garcia.   The Club for Growth announced its endorsement of Garcia about a month ago. Today it announced a “six -figure TV ad campaign” starting tomorrow “throughout” the state, lauding Garcia, a four-term state representative, for opposing legislation that raised...

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