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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 [...]

Web remark shows Levasseur glorifying gun violence against Republicans; Lynch, Dems silent

March 28, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

Controversy continues to swirl around embattled Dem. State Rep. Nick Levasseur as a second comment on a social networking site appears to show him glorifying gun violence against Republicans. Levasseur has been in the center of a storm after claiming on Facebook that “two nukes just wasn’t enough” for the Japanese. After the anti-Japanese comment [...]

Monitor demands answers from Stephen instead of Lynch?

March 14, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

He may only have been a candidate for governor for a little over one week now, but the editors of the Concord Monitor want specific answers from Republican candidate John Stephen on subjects as granular as prison recidivism rate. A Sunday editorial by the famously liberal paper appears to hold Stephen more accountable for state [...]

Van Jones, 9/11 ‘truther,’ to visit school tied to Dem state senator (Updated)

February 21, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

A disgraced former Obama administration official who once thought the U.S. government may have been responsible for the deadliest terror attack in American history will spend time in New Hampshire on Monday, a guest of a New Hampshire Democrat state Senator, NowHampshire.com has learned. Van Jones, one of President Barack Obama’s controversial ‘czars,’ was forced [...]

Boutin defeats Goley in bellwether state senate special election

February 16, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

In what political observers are viewing as a major blow to Democratic Gov. John Lynch’s agenda and a foretaste of a potential Democratic bloodletting in November, Republican David Boutin defeated Democrat Jeff Goley in the District 16 state Senate special election, despite being vastly outspent. Goley and the Democrat Party, led by Ray Buckley, poured [...]

Forsythe enters District 4 senate race

February 15, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

Jim Forsythe enters the race for the GOP nomination in state Senate District 4. George Hurt is already in the race. Democrat Kathy Sgambati currently holds the seat. Below is Forsythe’s press release: Forsythe Declares Candidacy for District 4 State Senate Seat Laconia, NH- Conservative Republican Jim Forsythe announces his candidacy for the District 4 [...]

Ashooh: I supported the LLC Tax before I was against it

February 11, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under State House

Republican congressional candidate Rich Ashooh responded to John DiStaso’s inquiry about Ashooh’s reported support for the Democrats’ LLC Tax while a member of the board of directors of the Business and Industry Association. Ashooh’s support for the LLC Tax was first reported by NowHampshire.com. Ashooh’s answer is non-responsive: BEATING ON RICH. Ashooh has been taking [...]

Republicans pound Goley for misleading mail on LLC Tax

February 4, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

Rep. Jeff Goley, the Democratic candidate for State Senate in the District 16 special election made an outrageous claim in the mail today. He says that if elected he will “lead the fight to reform the LLC Tax.” There’s only one problem: Goley actually voted for the LLC Tax while his opponent Republican Dave Boutin [...]

Al Baldasaro’s apology

January 26, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

Rep. Al Baldasaro has issued an apology for his controversial comments: “After reviewing my remarks before the Judiciary Committee I now realize that I got carried away with my statements and should have taken more time to chose my words carefully. I regret my poor judgment and sincerely apologize to anybody who was offended by [...]

New law against texting while driving also bans Twitter behind the wheel

December 31, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

Beginning on Friday, Granite Staters will not be allowed to text behind the wheel. One interesting provision in the new law also bans “Twittering” or “Tweeting” while driving, as well: Twittering while driving disallowed Beginning Friday, drivers in New Hampshire will face a $100 fine for breaking the new law that bans the sending of [...]

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