Saturday, July 16, 2011

Binnie flip flops on AZ law…..again

May 12, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under News & Politics

Country club owner and US senate candidate Bill Binnie can’t seem to make up his mind. As was previously reported by Now Hampshire, Binnie has had numerous positions on the state of Arizona’s new immigration law. At first Binnie came out in favor of the law, defending it at a recent St. Anselm’s College debate, [...]

Binnie Backs Gambling

May 5, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under News & Politics

U.S. senate candidate Bill Binnie is in favor of allowing gambling in New Hampshire, according to a recent Concord Monitor story. The article states that the country club owner and race car driver would even allow it at the Hudson golf club where new supporter Bob Clegg is a lobbyist. Binnie continues to stake out [...]

Kathy Sullivan in wild exchange on WMUR

May 3, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under State House

Perhaps succumbing to the pressures of the Democrats’ declining fortunes in the Granite State former Democratic State Chairman Kathy Sullivan appeared to come unglued on WMUR’s Close-Up on Sunday. Sullivan, wearing what can only be described as Sarah Palin glasses, repeatedly interrupted fellow guest Republican consultant David Carney’s comments with wild, penetrating cackles of uncomfortable [...]

Binnie Strategy: Divide Conservatives, Lure Moderates

May 1, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under News & Politics

GOP Senate candidate Bill Binnie raised eye-brows yesterday when he openly stated that his strategy was to appeal to moderates and hope that former AG Kelly Ayotte and Manchester attorney Ovide Lamontagne split the conservative vote. The former plastics businessman and race car driver made the remarks yesterday in The Hill, stating that he saw [...]

Guinta campaign hits rough patch

April 30, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under News & Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee’s candidate in New Hampshire’s first district Frank Guinta is beginning to hit a rough patch on his way to the GOP nomination to take on Democrat Rep. Carol Shea-Porter. Earlier this week, CQ Politics reported that the NRCC has backtracked on their early endorsement of Guinta and are now “letting [...]

Binnie: “I don’t like the Republican Party”

April 29, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under News & Politics

Monday’s Washington Post article noted that GOP senate candidate Bill Binnie has a history of supporting Democrats. Now! Hampshire has learned that in a 2003 Chicago Tribune story Binnie was quoted as saying “I don’t like the Republican Party because I am pro-choice.” Binnie is identified in the story as a 2000 Bill Bradley supporter [...]

Uncustomary Allies at Immigration Table

April 28, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Uncategorized

An unusual mix of immigration reform supporters held a press conference today in Concord. While it is not too often you see a former Republican Party chair and The New Hampshire Citizens Alliance standing behind the same podium together – today appeared to be that exception. In an effort to bolster comprehensive immigration reform legislation [...]

Binnie Backs Amnesty for Illegal Aliens

April 27, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under News & Politics

An article in Monday’s Washington Post states that GOP senate candidate Bill Binnie favors a path to citizenship for illegal aliens. The article goes on to say that Binnie, a plastics businessman and racecar driver, also supports portions of the unpopular healthcare law and also has a history of supporting Democratic candidates. Binnie has been [...]

Left vs. Right on Financial Reform

April 26, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Business

Today the US Senate is set to vote today on a procedural vote to move the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2009 forward. The CFPA legislation is Congress’ most current attempt to overhaul the American financial system and prevent the predatory lending and risky derivative practices from Wall Street firms from hurting taxpayers. Support for [...]

Paul Hodes’ terrible, awful, no good Tuesday

April 20, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under News & Politics

Democratic Rep. Paul Hodes was already having a bad day on Tuesday. First, Fosters’ Daily Democrat poured cold water on his campaign finance bill. And then a Democrat polling firm released a new survey showing he’s (still) losing to GOP frontrunner Kelly Ayotte in the race to replace Sen. Judd Gregg. But then Hodes sent [...]

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