Updated: O’Connor speaking to young NYC progressives in Manhattan
Mar30

Updated: O’Connor speaking to young NYC progressives in Manhattan

Democratic 1st District congressional candidate Shawn O’Connor will be speaking to a group of young progressive Democrats Monday night in New York City.   O’Connor is listed as the special guest of Democratic Leadership for the 21st Century, which describes itself as “an independent organization of young, progressive New Yorkers.   “Since 1993,” its web site says, “DL21C has been dedicated to increasing the political...

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Retired Guardsman Scott Brown weighs in on NH National Guard controversy
Mar30

Retired Guardsman Scott Brown weighs in on NH National Guard controversy

Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, who last year retired as a Colonel in the National Guard after 35 years of service, is calling for a “full and impartial” probe of the circumstances that led to the conviction of former New Hampshire Army National Guard Commander Ray Valas on child sex trafficking charges.   Valas is serving a 15-year sentence while appealing his conviction.   “I am deeply concerned that the early warning signs...

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Kasich latest to confirm appearance at GOP #FITN summit
Mar30

Kasich latest to confirm appearance at GOP #FITN summit

Ohio Gov. John Kasich  on Monday became the 18th announced or potential Republican presidential candidate to sign on to appear at the New Hampshire Republican Party’s “First-in-the-Nation Republican Leadership Summit.”   The event is scheduled for April 17 and 18 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nashua.   For a full list of speakers click here.   Kasich has recently begun considering a presidential run and was in the state...

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Granite Reports:  Can any POTUS candidate unite the New Hampshire GOP?
Mar28

Granite Reports: Can any POTUS candidate unite the New Hampshire GOP?

SATURDAY, MARCH 28. A TENT DIVIDED. Republicans may talk about the need for a “big tent.” But it’s a long way from reality if the results of this week’s poll of likely New Hampshire GOP primary voters are an indication of reality.   The headlines for the Suffolk University poll, released Thursday, focused on Jeb Bush “leading the pack” and Scott Walker being close behind. Even the Donald Trump camp put out a press release and...

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Updated: Results are in! Bush ‘wins’ Grafton County GOP tie auction
Mar28

Updated: Results are in! Bush ‘wins’ Grafton County GOP tie auction

The results of the Grafton County Republican Committee Tie Auction are in.   When the bidding ended at midnight, Jeb Bush’s tie received the high bid of $355, edging George Pataki’s tie, at $350.   Here are the remainder of the results provided by the organizer, Area 1 NHGOP chair Vicki Schwaegler:   Marco Rubio: $255; Bobby Jindal: $251; Rand Paul: $225; Ted Cruz: $207.50; John Bolton: $203.50; Scott Walker: $202.50;...

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