Trump Appoints Alleged Bundy Conspirator as Alternate Convention Delegate
Mar18

Trump Appoints Alleged Bundy Conspirator as Alternate Convention Delegate

Earlier this week, the New Hampshire Secretary of State released a list of delegates the Trump campaign selected to support Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention. Among the alternate delegates is Gerald DeLemus of Rochester, New Hampshire. DeLemus is currently under indictment on nine federal charges for his role in the 2014 armed resistance at Cliven Bundy’s ranch in Nevada. As the Union Leader has reported, among the...

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Gatsas Announces Run for Governor
Mar17

Gatsas Announces Run for Governor

Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas announced today he will be running for the Republican nomination for New Hampshire governor. “I am proud of all that we have achieved in Manchester, and excited by the opportunity to bring my executive experience and leadership to the State House in Concord,” said Gatsas. “As Mayor I have worked hard to improve city infrastructure, foster an environment where economic development can grow and thrive, bring...

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Ayotte Focuses on Opioid Bill in Weekly Republican Address
Mar05

Ayotte Focuses on Opioid Bill in Weekly Republican Address

New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte discussed the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) – a bipartisan bill that would help combat the nation’s opioid epidemic – in giving the Weekly Republican Address, which was released early Saturday morning. Sen. Ayotte is a lead sponsor of the legislation that the Senate is expected to vote on next week. “For the past few years, I’ve been working to bring attention to the heroin and...

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Ayotte Up 4 in UNH Poll
Mar04

Ayotte Up 4 in UNH Poll

Senator Kelly Ayotte is up 4 points over her Democratic challenger Governor Maggie Hassan in the latest WMUR Granite State Poll released today.  The poll was conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center. Ayotte’s 45%-41% lead is in line with the RealClear Politics average of recent polls showing Ayotte ahead by 4.5%.  The poll’s results were just outside the margin of error. Highlighting the fluidity of the race still...

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Hassan Ethics Report Does Not Disclose $335,000 Loan
Feb22

Hassan Ethics Report Does Not Disclose $335,000 Loan

Correction: While Hassan’s campaign did not respond to a request for comment on this article, a detailed review of the 23 pages of Ethics Committee guidelines appears to indicate only sitting Senators, and not candidates, are required to disclose home mortgages. NH Journal is not afraid to admit a mistake, and in this case, we were incorrect.   New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan appears to have not reported a $335,000 loan on a...

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