Updated Granite Reports:  Ayotte says Obama’s 2012 executive order ‘created, contributed to’ illegal immigrant influx
Aug04

Updated Granite Reports: Ayotte says Obama’s 2012 executive order ‘created, contributed to’ illegal immigrant influx

MONDAY, AUG. 4: AYOTTE BLAMES OBAMA. Sen. Kelly Ayotte says President Barack Obama’s 2012 executive order that protected young illegal immigrants from deportation has “created, contributed” to the current influx of illegal immigrants at the border.   In a video obtained by the New Hampshire Journal, Ayotte, following a veterans event in Merrimack last Friday, explained why she had voted the previous night against President Obama...

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Lambert’s ‘Wake Up Washington’ pledge includes term limit, no congressional pension
Jul15

Lambert’s ‘Wake Up Washington’ pledge includes term limit, no congressional pension

NASHUA – In classic anti-Washington style, Republican 2nd District U.S. House candidate Gary Lambert appeared outside of U.S. Rep. Ann Kuster’s office in Nashua Tuesday to roll out a series of pledges he said he will follow if elected – promises he hopes will show a commitment to being accountable to constituents.   Lambert’s “Wake Up Washington” pledge is a five-point plan that begins with a proposal that has not been seriously...

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Shaheen, Brown focus on vets in campaign stops, new ad
Jul14

Shaheen, Brown focus on vets in campaign stops, new ad

CONCORD — Veterans were once again in focus in the U.S. Senate race Monday.   Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen received the backing of more than 100 Granite State vets in Concord, while her leading Republican rival, Senate candidate Scott Brown, unveiled a new television ad talking about his service in the National Guard and met with veterans at Harbor Homes in Nashua.   Shaheen called for passage of legislation called...

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Jeb Bush backs Brown, headlines Boston fundraiser
Jul14

Jeb Bush backs Brown, headlines Boston fundraiser

CONCORD — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush endorsed Republican U.S. Senate candidate Scott Brown on Monday and headlined a fundraiser for Brown in Boston.   Bush, who is mulling the possibility of running for President in 2016, tweeted about the event earlier this afternoon. Brown has also been endorsed by another Floridian thinking seriously of running for President, Sen. Marco Rubio.   Bush spokesman Kristy Campbell...

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Poll: Kuster leads all GOP rivals; Shea-Porter trails Guinta in tight race but leads Innis
Jul08

Poll: Kuster leads all GOP rivals; Shea-Porter trails Guinta in tight race but leads Innis

DURHAM — Second district U.S. Rep. Anne Kuster is currently in the strongest position among all candidates running for the U.S. House from New Hampshire in 2014, a new poll shows.     The WMUR Granite State Poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center from June 19 to July 1 showed Democrat Kuster leading Republican candidates Marilinda Garcia, Gary Lambert and Jim Lawrence in separate head-to-head...

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