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NH Media Mock Hodes

October 18, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics, Uncategorized

In the aftermath of Monday’s Kelly Ayotte-Paul Hodes debate, the New Hampshire media mocked Hodes’ assertion that Ayotte was politically ambitious. The lead paragraph in one story points out that Hodes has run for federal office four times while Ayotte has never run for office before, while another points out that Hodes announced he would [...]

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 [...]

The evolution of Binnie’s denials on shipping jobs to Mexico

September 8, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics, Uncategorized

Here is a chronology of Bill Binnie’s denials over the “Shipping jobs to Mexico” story: When the story first broke in the Union Leader, Binnie said that he never shipped jobs to Mexico. He said that when the California plant closed, he oped a new plant down the road and all of the workers retained [...]

Binnie turmoil

September 2, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics, Uncategorized

Now! Hampshire has learned from several sources that the Binnie campaign is in turmoil. A rift has opened up between prominent supporters and Binnie’s mostly out-of-state and Canadian campaign staff, and Binnie has decided to ignore both and call his own shots. The rift opened up weeks ago after Binnie received a poll showing he [...]

Brilliant move by Binnie?

September 2, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
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When Bill Binnie announced last week that he was pulling his negative ads and going positive, most people dismissed it as an empty promise. However, Binnie seems to have followed suit and as of this morning, he has not aired any negative ads attacking his main opponent, Kelly Ayotte. It has become an article of [...]

**Must read: Binnie meltsdown during interview

August 29, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics, Uncategorized

This is the link to the WKXL interview with Bill Binnie that has everybody whispering; if you haven’t listened to it, you really should. People are saying that it is one of the most remarkable things they have ever heard in NH politics. By now everybody has heard how Binnie got a poll back on [...]

CM: Binnie sued couple over color of window sash

August 29, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
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The Concord Monitor story on Bill Binnie’s many lawsuits included one he filed against the owners of a condo for having the wrong color window sash: • In 2008, Binnie sued Joyce Bellevue and Mitchell Manin, a married couple, and Nick Clemons, acting president of Livermore Condominium Association. Bellevue and Manin lived in a condominium [...]

Binnie offers 3rd excuse for shipping jobs to Mexico: It wasn’t my company!

August 28, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics, Uncategorized

Bill Binnie now has his third answer for the question as to whether or not he moved jobs to Mexico. First he denied it. He said that while he did shut down the Santa Ana plant, he moved all of those jobs to a plant down the road, then opened a new plant in Tijiuana. [...]

*Binnie strategy in disarray

August 26, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics, Uncategorized

Sources have told Now! Hampshire that the campaign of country club owner Bill Binnie is in disarray. Behind in the polls and running out of time, his campaign is flailing about, unsure of what to do. Even worse, it appears as if Binnie just got a poll that shows his negative ads blew up in [...]

**Analysis: Bender gaining at Binnie’s expense

August 25, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics, Uncategorized

A two person race is easy. Voters are going to vote for you or the other guy. If you go negative and drive up his unfavorables higher than yours, you win. But a multi-person field is tricky, because when you go negative you also drive up your unfavorables too. And whereas that doesn’t matter in [...]

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