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Is the EPA targeting green energy now?

November 9, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under Energy & Environment

Environmental policies like cap-and-trade remain controversial, but policymakers of all stripes agree on the imperative to find alternative sources of energy. Reasons given range from concern about climate change to national security, but they all lead to the same conclusion – that the pressure is on to find clean, affordable, and plentiful alternatives to fossil [...]

Employee Free Choice Act – The campaign issue Paul Hodes wishes would go away

October 19, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under Business

There’s an issue that is bothering the heck out of Democrats on the campaign trail this cycle. It’s a liberal pet legislative project that the majority of Americans oppose, but most Democrats in Congress support, although several key Dems have tried to back away from their position recently. No, it’s not Obamacare, it’s the Employee [...]

GOP Rally to be headlined by the loser??

October 17, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under News & Politics, opinion

A self promoting Rally headlined by a loser in the US Senate Primary?  If you are a Republican candidate why would you go near this Rally?  Ovide Lamontagne lost and can’t seem to give up the limelight to Kelly Ayotte.  Sore loser or oblivious, either way this is so disrespectful to the Party ticket it [...]

Halter’s protest visit clouded by own political history

October 6, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under HP_Featured, News & Politics

Arkansas Lt. Governor Bill Halter, who failed to unseat Democratic Senator Blanche Lincoln in a negative intraparty squabble this cycle, plans to visit New Hampshire on Thursday for a press conference hosted by The press conference is designed to protect election advertisements Halter calls “deceptive.” But if his own recent political history in any [...]

Ayotte up with first general election TV ad

September 30, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under HP_Featured, News & Politics

Kelly Ayotte is on TV this week with a new ad, her first since her primary win.  The spot depicts Ayotte standing in the woods, in front of a fork in the path.   The idea is that Paul Hodes wants to go down the path to Big Government, and “we know where that leads,” and [...]

Shea-Porter Stumbles in Candidate Forum

The BIA/NHPR 1st District candidate forum on Monday started with a panelist accidentally referring to Carol Shea-Porter as “Congressman Shea-Porter,” and it was only downhill from there for the embattled Congresswoman. During a contentious 60-minute back and forth with Frank Guinta, she had trouble answering basic questions about topics ranging from Wall Street to the [...]

Ayotte, tea party faves feature in new NRSC video

September 23, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Not that she is the Republican nominee for Senate in New Hampshire, Kelly Ayotte is sharing air time with tea party favorites (and future colleagues, perhaps) Rand Paul, Sharron Angle, Joe Miller and Christine O’Donnell in a new video from the NRSC:

Binnie defensive about his campaign spending

June 9, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under News & Politics

In a bizarre post that appeared on the website of country club owner-turned-senate candidate Bill Binnie, Binnie appears defensive about the personal millions he has dumped into his campaign. The post claims that it isn’t the millions of dollars of his wealth that he has spent on campaign ads that has boosted his poll numbers, [...]

Sean Mahoney wants you to vote for Carol Shea-Porter?

May 13, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under News & Politics

We’ll not exactly. But Republican Congressional hopeful Sean Mahoney does want people to go onto his website and vote for Democratic incumbent Carol Shea-Porter’s most “laugh out loud” comment. Mahoney’s homepage has been taken over by a poll called LOL Carol in which users are asked to pick the “most outrageous” comment from four videos. [...]

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May 13, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under Business

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