NHDP: Rove’s Crossroads group ‘twisting facts’ about Hassan budget in new radio ad
Feb26

NHDP: Rove’s Crossroads group ‘twisting facts’ about Hassan budget in new radio ad

State Democrats are firing back at a new radio ad critical of Gov. Maggie Hassan put on the air today by Crossroads GPS, a conservative issues group co-founded, along with the American Crossroads SuperPAC, by former George W. Bush advisor Karl Rove.   Hassan is being targeted by national groups such as Crossroads GPS and, on Wednesday, as the New Hampshire Journal first reported, the National Republican Senatorial Committee,...

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No 2016 talk; Biden stays on message: ‘Just give middle class a fighting chance’
Feb25

No 2016 talk; Biden stays on message: ‘Just give middle class a fighting chance’

CONCORD – There were no off-the-cuff remarks. There were no gaffes. It was not an episode of Joe Biden uncut, or Joe Biden untamed. The Vice President came to New Hampshire on Wednesday not only in his official role, but also laser-focused on the official message of the administration he represents.   And there was no indication he was here looking for a better job. He seemed comfortable and content in his current one.  ...

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Dems call GOP anti-Hassan ad an attempt to ‘take heat off’ Ayotte over DHS funding
Feb25

Dems call GOP anti-Hassan ad an attempt to ‘take heat off’ Ayotte over DHS funding

UPDATE: Wednesday evening, Feb. 25   The state Democratic Party today fired back at the National Republican Senatorial Committee for releasing a new web video that hits Gov. Maggie Hassan for proposing a Chief Operating Officer for state government.   The video, which can be viewed at the end of our earlier report, which appears below, says, “This alarming abuse of power will give her all the free time she needs.”   The...

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Trump moves toward candidacy; hires NH’s Lewandowski as senior political adviser
Feb25

Trump moves toward candidacy; hires NH’s Lewandowski as senior political adviser

As Donald Trump takes a more serious than ever look at running for President in 2016, the billionaire real estate mogul and entrepreneur has hired Corey Lewandowski of Windham as his senior political adviser.   Should Trump decide to mount a candidacy, Lewandowski would be his national campaign manager.   Corey Lewandowski     Lewandowski, in turn, has tapped Matt Ciepielowski of Manchester to head the New...

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Earlier report: VP Biden visit to turn attention to potential Democratic #FITN primary
Feb24

Earlier report: VP Biden visit to turn attention to potential Democratic #FITN primary

With the rapid fire action of Republican potential presidential candidates stealing much of the political attention in New Hampshire lately, Vice President Joe Biden’s return to the first-primary state will be sure to stoke some interest in what could happen on the Democratic side.   Polling shows that by far, most likely Democratic primary voters in the Granite State are ‘Ready for Hillary,” as the name of the grassroots PAC...

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NH native DeMaura heading new ‘Carly for America’ SuperPAC
Feb24

NH native DeMaura heading new ‘Carly for America’ SuperPAC

Republican businesswoman Carly Fiorina appears to be taking a big step toward a presidential bid tonight as a group of her supporters launch a new SuperPAC, ‘Carly for America.’   The disclosure was timed to coincide with Fiorina’s speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday. The SuperPAC’s executive director is New Hampshire native Steve DeMaura, a former executive director of the New Hampshire Republican...

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