Granite Reports: Brown accepts debate questioner’s apology
Oct31

Granite Reports: Brown accepts debate questioner’s apology

FRIDAY, OCT. 31: HEADING NORTHWEST. Jeanne Shaheen and Scott Brown headed straight to Sullivan County on Friday following an exchange during Thursday night’s WMUR/Union Leader debate about the county that resulted in one of the journalist questioners apologizing to Brown.   Brown today accepted the apology from James Pindell of WMUR television.   During a hard-hitting debate that showed sharp contrasts between the candidates...

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WMUR/UNH poll shows Shaheen with 8-point lead over Brown
Oct30

WMUR/UNH poll shows Shaheen with 8-point lead over Brown

DURHAM – The latest WMUR Granite State poll conducted by the UNH Survey Center has Sen. Jeanne Shaheen with a eight percentage point lead over Republican challenger Scott Brown – the first poll in several months to show the race so lopsided.   Shaheen leads in the poll 47 to 39 percent, with 14 percent undecided. And when undecided voters are asked who they “lean” toward supporting, Shaheen leads, 50 to 42 percent.   The...

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Brown leads Shaheen, 49 to 45 percent, in new poll by GOP firm
Oct30

Brown leads Shaheen, 49 to 45 percent, in new poll by GOP firm

A new poll provided exclusively to the New Hampshire Journal today shows a continued tight U.S. Senate race in the Granite State, but with Republican Scott Brown ahead of Sen. Jeanne Shaheen by four percentage points.   The poll by the Republican pollster Vox Populi Polling has Brown up 49 to 45 percent, with 6 percent undecided. When “leaners” are excluded, Brown leads, 42 to 36 percent.   The margin of error for the poll...

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Campaign notes: Brown hit for ‘polio’ comment; Shaheen camp memo expresses confidence
Oct30

Campaign notes: Brown hit for ‘polio’ comment; Shaheen camp memo expresses confidence

THURSDAY, OCT. 30: EBOLA, POLIO. Democrats hammered Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown for suggesting in a radio interview today that a lack of secure borders is a portal not only for Ebola to enter the country, but also whooping cough and even polio.   “The number one, two, and three issues on their mind is Ebola, because of the lack of government’s coordination and coherent policy on that,” Brown said on NH1 Radio News....

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Granite Reports Update: Conservative groups sue the IRS
Oct30

Granite Reports Update: Conservative groups sue the IRS

THURSDAY, OCT. 30: SUING THE IRS. The American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ), a conservative-leaning legal center, filed a federal lawsuit against the IRS in Concord today on behalf of the conservative issues group Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire, claiming the IRS “is unlawfully delaying the release” of records between the IRS and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen.   Shaheen was among a group of senators who demanded in two letters...

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NextGen Climate boasts major GOTV effort through Election Day
Oct30

NextGen Climate boasts major GOTV effort through Election Day

With just five days left until Granite Staters go to the polls in the midterm elections, get-out-the-vote efforts are well underway — not only by the candidates and parties, but also by special interest groups.   Billionaire Tom Steyer’s NextGen Climate’s New Hampshire-based chapter reported to supporters today that since it began its efforts in July the group has now knocked on 275,000 doors in New Hampshire —...

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