Kasich dinged as “big government politician” on eve of #FITN Summit
Apr18

Kasich dinged as “big government politician” on eve of #FITN Summit

  Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich “announced a war on conservative economic principles when he unveiled a budget proposal that would raise taxes in the state by more than $5 billion,” according to Taxpayer Protect Alliance Fellow and Washington Times columnist Drew Johnson on the eve of New Hampshire’s First-in-the-Nation presidential summit, which Kasich is attending. Johnson’s column is notable for its sharply-worded...

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Conservative Bennett Voices New Pro-Common Core Ad
Apr15

Conservative Bennett Voices New Pro-Common Core Ad

“Washington incentivized states to adopt them. That was wrong and we should be vigilant to ensure that that never happens again,” Bill Bennett, President Reagan’s former Secretary of Education, says. “But these sound academic standards are worth fighting for. Let’s go back to the original, conservative understanding of Common Core.” New ad. This is what New Hampshire primary voters will hear over the next week. The New Hampshire...

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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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