Editorial: Maggie Hassan’s only clear position is that she can’t be trusted
Nov06

Editorial: Maggie Hassan’s only clear position is that she can’t be trusted

Driving through scenic Portsmouth several days before the election, one can spot a large 4×8 Romney-Ryan sign with the words ‘flip flopper’ scrawled across it in spray paint.  It’s an epithet Democrats have long tried to tie to the Republican presidential nominee but haven’t been able to make stick.  Why?  Because when Romney has changed his position, he has addressed it openly and honestly, as a human being who changed his mind...

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Hassan’s Greatest Tax Hikes: A Retrospective
Nov05

Hassan’s Greatest Tax Hikes: A Retrospective

1. Increasing the cigarette tax from $.52 to $.80 as part of the FY2006-7 budget trailer bill. Hassan voted YEA on adopting the Committee of Conference Report (2106CofC) for the bill. 6/29/2005, Vote #97, HB2. 2. Increasing the cigarette tax from $.80 to $1.08 as part of the FY2008-9 budget trailer bill. Hassan voted YEA on adopting the Committee of Conference Report (2348CofC) for the bill. 6/27/2007, Vote #172, HB2. 3. Increasing...

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VIDEO: Lamontagne refutes Hassan’s attacks
Nov04

VIDEO: Lamontagne refutes Hassan’s attacks

For Granite Staters who weren’t able to tune in to the final gubernatorial debate, hosted by WMUR on Thursday, Republican Ovide Lamontagne’s campaign has released video clips of some key moments, where Lamontagne hits back against some of the more egregious charges made by Democrat Maggie Hassan and her allies. In one clip, Lamontagne addresses one of the more bizarre points of contention in the election – that he...

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Buckle up for Maggie Hassan’s latest flip-flop on individual liberty
Nov02

Buckle up for Maggie Hassan’s latest flip-flop on individual liberty

Democrat Maggie Hassan’s now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t answer on a question about instituting a seatbelt law during Thursday’s WMUR-TV gubernatorial debate is enough to make you wonder if she’s ever heard the Granite State’s ‘Live Free or Die’ motto. During the debate’s lightening round – where candidates were asked to keep answers to a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no,’ Hassan stumbled when asked whether she would support a mandatory seatbelt law:...

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Meals and Rooms tax comprise ‘Maggie’s Taxes of the Day’ #63 and 64

In what amounts to proof of Maggie Hassan’s obvious love of tourism in New Hampshire, tax hikes on meals and rooms are today’s ‘Maggie’s Taxes of the Day.’ “Tourism is one of the Granite State’s most important revenue sources, and we need to maintain competitive pricing to attract visitors when we have Maine and Vermont to either side competing for every dollar. Sen. Hassan’s vote to increase the...

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