stories tagged "Joe Barton"

Barton email attacks NHYR chair opponent Molly Sanborn as “new mother”

An email released by New Hampshire Young Republican Chairman candidate Joseph Barton this week takes shots at his opponent, former State Representative Molly Sanborn.  In the email, dated April 17th – two days after the Boston Marathon bombings – Barton writes: “Sometimes it is difficult to separate those involved in politics for policy from those […]

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Hemingway to challenge Horn for GOP Chairmanship


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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Facebook ‘black ops’ lead to GOP war of words, questions about Kimball’s leadership

Kimball backs Hemingway

In a developing drama that indicates just how dysfunctional the New Hampshire Republican State Committee is under the leadership of Chairman Jack Kimball, Joe Barton, a key Kimball ally who now lives in California, used the GOP’s own Facebook page to post a $1,500 ransom for anyone willing to primary Republican State Senator Sharon Carson. […]

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Kimball called Barton his “black ops guy”

Embattled GOP Chair Jack Kimball

Shortly after he won the Chairmanship of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee, Jack Kimball singled out Joe Barton for praise as his “black ops guy” at a house party. Barton is alleged to have made threats over e-mail and the phone to Republican State Senator Sharon Carson because of her position on right-to-work legislation. […]

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