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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Canadians Push Back Against Opioid Pressure from U.S. Lawmakers
Mar14

Canadians Push Back Against Opioid Pressure from U.S. Lawmakers

The Canadian government has issued a typically Canadian response — polite but firm —to American lawmakers calling for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s administration to crack down on the flow of Canadian painkillers into the United States. U.S. House and Senate members, citing a nationwide prescription drug abuse crisis, penned a letter last week calling for Canada to move more quickly to limit the availability of non-abuse deterrent...

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New Hampshire Battle Highlights Banking Regulation Challenge for National Democrats
Mar11

New Hampshire Battle Highlights Banking Regulation Challenge for National Democrats

If Democrats are going to stake out a position critical of banks in general and Wall Street in particular, they are going to find themselves in a tight spot from time to time when they need expertise from people who worked for banks and on Wall Street. Just ask Maggie Hassan. The New Hampshire governor, a Democrat, has collected all the right liberal endorsements in her bid to win a Senate seat in the fall, notably from Senator...

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With Trudeau in Washington, Lawmakers Call for Canada to Get Tough on Drugs
Mar10

With Trudeau in Washington, Lawmakers Call for Canada to Get Tough on Drugs

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s three days in Washington are packed with glitzy dinners and VIP luncheons sandwiched around high-level meetings on climate change, trade, refugees and the global fight on terrorism. That crowded agenda ought to include America’s growing opioid crisis — and Canada’s complicity in the problem — a bipartisan group of lawmakers made clear this week. House and Senate members penned...

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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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