Updated: Perry in NH: Calls for compromise, but not on Iran nuke deal
Mar12

Updated: Perry in NH: Calls for compromise, but not on Iran nuke deal

GOFFSTOWN — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry began a busy two-day visit to first-primary state New Hampshire Thursday with a somber early morning assessment of the nation’s current standing internationally and of its economy.   Warning that a weak America makes the world more dangerous and a strong economy translates into a strong role in world leadership, Perry defended his decision to sign onto a letter to the leadership of...

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Conservative group ’Citizens for Strong NH’ launches microsite accusing Hassan of ‘lack of transparency’
Mar10

Conservative group ’Citizens for Strong NH’ launches microsite accusing Hassan of ‘lack of transparency’

The conservative issues group Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire today launched a microsite alleging a “lack of transparency” in Gov. Maggie Hassan’s office. The site is “backed by a significant statewide digital advertisement buy,” the group said.   Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire said Hassan “refuses to respond to multiple Right-to-Know requests or hold a single Town Hall meeting with her constituents.” The site “also...

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Still exploring a 2016 run, former Sen. Jim Webb plans June visit to NH
Mar04

Still exploring a 2016 run, former Sen. Jim Webb plans June visit to NH

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb’s public appearances have been few and far between since announcing the formation of a presidential exploratory committee last November.   And, the Democrat has been completely absent from first-primary state New Hampshire.   But the New Hampshire Journal has learned that Webb has scheduled a visit to the Granite State – although not for another three months. He is scheduled on June 6 to be the...

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Updated: New Crossroads GPS digital ad hits Hassan budget plan
Mar03

Updated: New Crossroads GPS digital ad hits Hassan budget plan

Tuesday, March 3 update: The state Democratic Party on Tuesday said a Crossroads GPS digital ad criticizing Gov. Maggie Hassan’s budget proposal shows that “Washington Republicans” are “increasingly terrified” about the possibility of Sen. Kelly Ayotte losing her reelection bid next year.   Hassan is viewed as the leading potential Democratic candidate to challenge Ayotte’s reelection bid, although the governor has said she...

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Granite Reports: Jim Gilmore: ‘I’ll put my ideas, credentials up against anybody’
Feb28

Granite Reports: Jim Gilmore: ‘I’ll put my ideas, credentials up against anybody’

    SATURDAY, Feb. 28: GILMORE: “RUDY STOLE MY LINE, MESSED IT UP,” Earlier this week, we interviewed former Maryland Gov. Bob Ehrlich. On Friday, we sat down with former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore, who was in the second of two-day visit to first-primary state New Hampshire.   Why, you may ask? They have no chance, you say?   Of course they’re longshots. Very much so. But, agree or disagree with them,...

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