Perry in NH: Opens up on indictment, border security, Middle-East, business taxes  ….  and Obama, Shaheen
Aug22

Perry in NH: Opens up on indictment, border security, Middle-East, business taxes …. and Obama, Shaheen

CONCORD — Texas Gov. Rick Perry arrived in New Hampshire under indictment Friday, but also as a hero of sorts to many fellow Republicans in the Granite State.   While Democrats quickly blasted him as a bully and said the New Hampshire GOP has a history of supporting “scandal-plagued bullies,” Perry told the New Hampshire Journal in an interview he believes most Granite Staters understand that the action that led to his...

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Campaign notes: Lambert continues ‘amnesty’ charges vs. Garcia; Shaheen’s new ad focuses on child care costs
Aug19

Campaign notes: Lambert continues ‘amnesty’ charges vs. Garcia; Shaheen’s new ad focuses on child care costs

TUESDAY, Aug. 19     CONCORD — As Gary Lambert and Marilinda Garcia prepared to meet in a debate at Franklin Pierce University on Tuesday evening, the Lambert campaign asked exactly when did Garcia leave the centrist immigration advocacy group Americans By Choice.   The group, featured in our Granite Reports column last weekend, is in favor of comprehensive immigration reform. Lambert has been accusing Garcia of...

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NHGOP stands behind Perry, calls charges against him ‘ridiculous’
Aug18

NHGOP stands behind Perry, calls charges against him ‘ridiculous’

CONCORD – The state Republican Party gave  a strong vote of confidence Monday morning to Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who is scheduled to visit the state later this week after being indicted by a grand jury in his home state on charges related to alleged abuse of power.   Perry says the charges are politically-based and has promised to fight them. State GOP Chairman Jennifer Horn called the charges against Perry “ridiculous” in a...

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Ready for Hillary PAC begins weekly NH updates with word of Portsmouth, Laconia organizing meetings
Aug12

Ready for Hillary PAC begins weekly NH updates with word of Portsmouth, Laconia organizing meetings

CONCORD — The Northeast Organizing Director for the Ready for Hillary PAC is ramping up organizing activities with his first of many regular updates to Democrats in the first-in-the-nation primary state.   Sean Downey, the former district director for U.S. Rep. Ann Kuster, was named to the key post for Ready for Hillary in April.   In the first of what he says will be weekly updates, Downey asks for invitations to...

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Campaign notes: Perry adds NHGOP event; McCain to stump for Brown; Bass backs Walt
Aug12

Campaign notes: Perry adds NHGOP event; McCain to stump for Brown; Bass backs Walt

CONCORD — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has added a third event to his schedule next week in New Hampshire.   The potential 2016 presidential candidate will be the featured speaker at a New Hampshire Republican Party breakfast “Victory Rally” at the party’s Stratham field office on the morning of Saturday, Aug. 23.   Previously announced were Perry appearances on the evening of Friday, Aug. 22, at a Americans for Prosperity...

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