stories tagged "Jack Kimball"

Kimball backs Hemingway

Kimball backs Hemingway

Failed former NHGOP Chairman Jack Kimball, who resigned his post  halfway through his tenure only moments before he was going to be ousted by the party’s executive committee, has announced he’s backing Andrew Hemingway for Chair. Hemingway is involved in an extremely ugly and personal battle with fellow conservative activist Jennifer Horn to serve as […]

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Hemingway to challenge Horn for GOP Chairmanship

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One day after Jack Kimball attacked New Hampshire’s Republican leadership for supporting Jennifer Horn for Chair of the party, several hours after NH Journal published a story reporting that Kimball was holding a meeting to recruit an alternative candidate to Horn, and only minutes after several people named in that story denied such a meeting […]

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Sources: Kimball to stage comeback attempt as party chairman

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After having served a failed half-term as Chairman of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee – a term that ended in his last-second resignation just before being ousted – Jack Kimball may attempt to engineer a comeback and challenge Jennifer Horn for the post, sources tell NH Journal. According to sources, Kimball will host a […]

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NHGOP shows sign of righting its financial ship

Is the NHGOP charging back?

The New Hampshire Republican State Committee is showing signs of righting its financial ship after a near disastrous 2011. According to Republican sources, Chairman Wayne MacDonald was prepared to share positive financial information on Monday night to the Party’s Executive Committee, a rare occurrence since former-Gov. John Sununu stepped down as Chairman and the Party […]

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Hit the road Jack: New life for GOP

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In a stunning display of political chicken, embattled Republican State Chair Jack Kimball resigned his position on Thursday night after weeks of refusing to do just that at the request of Republican leaders in Washington and Concord and just before Republican leaders planned a vote to remove him. “I’m not going to become an obstacle,” […]

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Kimball’s fuzzy fundraising math

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Embattled Republican State Chairman Jack Kimball embellished his fundraising prowess in a document he released to the press by claiming credit for funds his predecessor raised, according to sources with intimate knowledge of party fundraising as well as an analysis by NH Journal. In addition, a questionable transfer of $18,000 from a separate party account […]

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Perspective: Thoughts On Being a Party Chairman

A change in leadership won’t make the challenges facing the party disappear. The theme is this: Understand the limits of the position.

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Kimball forces bent rules to secure anti-delegation petition; held vote in secret

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Despite their own calls for openness and transparency, a cabal of pro-Kimball forces in Strafford County skirted rules to hammer out a petition denigrating the state’s GOP federal delegation and grossly mistreated the Party’s National Committeewoman, Strafford County Republican sources tell NH Journal. Over the weekend, thirteen Strafford County GOP members authored and signed a […]

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Republican Liberty Caucus Urges Open Chairman Discussion

Republican Liberty Caucus Chairman Andrew Hemingway weighed on the potential removal of NHGOP Chairman Jack Kimball today. He urged the Executive Committee to open the discussion to the full Republican State Committee: In an effort to ensure a transparent, fair and constructive resolution to the ongoing dispute with the GOP State Committee chairman position, the […]

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Kimball’s survival strategy revealed as some call for new Chair election

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For a guy who has had a majority of the GOP’s Executive Committee pledge to remove him as Chairman on Thursday night, Jack Kimball sure does seem confident, doesn’t he? Well, that’s because according to numerous Republican sources, Kimball and his closest allies have a clearly defined strategy to prevent the vote from even being […]

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