stories tagged "NH GOP"

NH GOP logs complaint against Hassan over budget documents

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New Hampshire Republican Party Chairman Jennifer Horn has filed a complaint with Granite State Attorney General Michael Delaney against Governor Maggie Hassan over her “unwillingness to comply with state law and submit required budget documents to the legislature.” The complaint cites RSA 9:2 of state law, which requires whomever the governor is to submit a […]

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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: State GOP in disarray

Embattled GOP Chair Jack Kimball

The New Hampshire Republican State Committee is in disarray and Chairman Jack Kimball is reeling under the strain of a job he thought would be a piece of cake, multiple Republican sources tell NH Journal. As the Journal first reported last week, Kimball has drained state party finances to such an extent that it has […]

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DEVELOPING: NH GOP BROKE …

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Multiple sources tell NH Journal that the New Hampshire Republican State Committee is on the verge of insolvency. The news was broken to the party’s executive committee at its monthly meeting on Monday night. One source tells the Journal the party has only $1,300 in its federal account, which is the fund through which it […]

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Tea Party leader wins NH GOP Chair nod

Embattled GOP Chair Jack Kimball

PHILIP ELLIOTT DERRY, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Republicans have settled on a tea party-style candidate to be their new leader. It’s a signal that rank-and-file activists in the early presidential-voting state are looking to make inroads against the party establishment. More than 400 of the state’s GOP faithful on Saturday chose former gubernatorial candidate […]

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NH GOP weighs chairman, straw poll

DERRY, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Republicans are looking ahead to 2012, picking a party chairman and early presidential favorites. Almost 500 members of the New Hampshire GOP on Saturday will choose between a tea party-backed candidate, Jack Kimball, or establishment figure Juliana Bergeron for chairman. They will also participate in a straw poll being […]

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NH GOP Chair race remains close

An updated analysis by NH Journal shows that the race to become the next Chair of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee remains very tight, and is likely to be a real nail-biter until the votes are counted on Saturday. At time of writing, Cheshire County GOP Chair Juliana Bergeron has 100 votes committed to […]

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Angerhoffer backs Bergeron for GOP Chair

Prominent Strafford County conservative activist Peter Angerhoffer will endorse Juliana Bergeron for Chair of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee on Wednesday. Angerhoffer was the GOP’s nominee for state Senate in District 21 in 2010. He was recently named in NH Journal as one of the state’s top 50 Republicans. Some Republicans are viewing the […]

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Kimball distances himself from blogger’s remarks about Nashua Republicans, women

Seacoast businessman Jack Kimball is distancing himself from his most vocal supporter, a blogger, today after a story the blogger posted attacking Juliana Bergeron drew angry rebukes from Nashua Republicans and he used a sexist remark to refer to a woman. “Skip Murphy plays no role in the Kimball for Chair campaign and would play […]

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Kimball to enforce conservative discipline among Presidential hopefuls, state legislature

Embattled GOP Chair Jack Kimball

The position of Republican State Chairman will take on new and expanded responsibilities if Seacoast businessman and tea party leader Jack Kimball wins the post at the GOP’s annual meeting on January 22nd. Kimball spoke to NH Journal this week and answered additional questions via e-mail. “I think the State GOP Chairman should make it […]

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