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New poll suggests Sen. Hassan in serious trouble as Election Day looms

September 27, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under HP_Featured, State House

Democratic State Senator Maggie Hassan could be in re-election jeopardy as Undeclared voters within District 23 overwhelming say they will vote to give Republicans control over state government, a new poll commissioned by NowHampshire.com says. Respondents were asked, “Are you planning on voting to keep the Democratic Party in control of state government or to [...]

Sources: Sen. Cilley on ‘McCarthy-ite crusade’ to defend JUA raid

September 20, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under HP_Featured, State House

Concord, NH- Sen. Jackie Cilley is on a McCarthy-ite crusade to stop on organization from shining a light on the state’s attempt to raid a private fund in order to balance its budget, NowHampshire.com’s State House sources tell us. Last Thursday the Joint Legislative Committee on Administrative Rights (JLCAR) met to discuss rules changes the [...]

Stephen gets big bounce in post-primary poll

September 18, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under State House

Republican gubernatorial candidate John Stephen appears to have received a significant post-primary bounce according to a new Rasmussen poll. The poll of 500 likely New Hampshire voters shows Lynch with only a two-point lead over Stephen. Lynch earns 48% of the vote, while Stephen earns 46% of the vote. Last month Lynch had a 50% [...]

Dave Danielson: Conservative Republican or Union Tool?

September 2, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under State House

Granite State conservatives are starting to murmur: Why is Big Labor bankrolling and making turnout calls for a Republican candidate for State Senate? Dave Danielson is running for state senate in district 9 to replace retiring Senator Sheila Roberge. The district covers the towns of Bedford, Merrimack, New Boston, Greenfield and Mont Vernon. Conventional wisdom [...]

Another: Dem State Rep.: Palin more dangerous dead than alive

August 12, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under State House

Another New Hampshire Democratic official has taken to Facebook to fantasize about former Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin’s death. State Rep. Timothy Horrigan from Durham posted on the popular social networking site to speculate on whether Palin is “more dangerous” dead or alive. “Well, a dead Palin wd be even more dangerous than a [...]

Local Democrats wish death upon Sarah Palin

August 11, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under State House

There’s only one way the tragic airplane crash in Alaska that ended the life of former-U.S. Senator Ted Stevens could have been better, according to New Hampshire Democratic activist and State Rep. candidate Keith Halloran: If Sarah Palin had been on it. In a Facebook post, Halloran, who describes himself as “an active local citizen [...]

‘Grandstander’ Guinta jonesed on stimulus money, now opposes it

July 15, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under State House

Republican congressional candidate Frank Guinta has made his fierce opposition to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act or the stimulus act, and government spending generally, the cornerstone of his campaign message. But a new revelation in the New Hampshire Union Leader shows Guinta may actually be “grandstanding” on this issue. Guinta has called the stimulus [...]

Soucy conspicuously shielded from FRM inquiry

June 10, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under State House

One central figure at the state’s Banking Department throughout much of the period during which Financial Resource Mortgages was running its Ponzi scheme has avoided any scrutiny from the joint legislative committee investigating the scheme. State Banking Commissioner Peter Hildreth has been put on paid leave for his failure to address numerous fraud complaints against [...]

Hassan: “Republicans should recuse” from FRM hearing

June 10, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under State House

State Senator Maggie Hassan has lashed out at her Republican colleagues on the joint legislative committee to study the state’s FRM scandal, implying they are not impartial and should recuse themselves when former-Attorney General and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kelly Ayotte testifies next week. Hassan, facing criticism about her own political biases in calling Ayotte [...]

Hassan’s Hodes ties threaten to turn FRM hearing into political stunt

June 7, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under State House

State Senator Maggie Hassan (D-Exeter), who heads a joint legislative committee to examine the Financial Resources Mortgage, Inc. scandal and who has called Republican Senate candidate Kelly Ayotte to testify, has deep political ties to Ayotte’s Democratic opponent Paul Hodes and has even attacked Ayotte on behalf of Hodes in the media, a review by [...]

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