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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 [...]

Source: State Dems scrambling to deploy tea party ‘crashers’ UPDATE: Sullivan denies

April 14, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under News & Politics

New Hampshire Democrats are engaged in a statewide search for liberal activists willing to attend so-called tea parties on Thursday and carry signs expressing racist or fringe sentiments, a Democratic source with knowledge of the effort tells According to the source, who sought anonymity for fear of reprisals, the Dems’ last minute scramble reflects [...]

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 [...]

Buckley privately invokes 1994 as Dems struggle

February 8, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

He may be full of bluster and contemptuous insults for Republicans while in New Hampshire but privately New Hampshire Democrat Party Chairman Ray Buckley is nervous that those Republicans will pound his team in the 2010 mid-term election. During the DNC’s winter meeting in Washington this weekend Buckley and Democratic Party Vice Chair Martha Fuller [...]

Will Paul Hodes return the money he raised with Harry Reid?

January 9, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

Political insiders are wondering if New Hampshire Senate hopeful Paul Hodes will return now-tainted money he raised with the help of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on June 3rd in Washington, DC. It’s unclear how much Reid delivered for Hodes. But what is clear is that Reid is in hot water. According to a new [...]

Lamontagne, Binnie hammer Obama’s Homeland Security Secretary; Hodes silent

December 31, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

A day after New Hampshire Senate hopeful Kelly Ayotte called for the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano over the Obama administrations failed intelligence regarding and confused response to a Christmas Day terror attempt, Ayotte’s Republican opponents are also criticizing Napolitano. Both Ovide Lamontagne and Bill Binne have issued harshly worded statements against Napolitano, [...]

State agency openly lobbies for ‘second stimulus’

December 24, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation is openly asking for a ‘second stimulus’ from the federal government in a press release issued on Wednesday. “This past year virtually doubled the NHDOT’s annual federal funding for transportation improvement projects,” said Commissioner George Campbell. “New Hampshire’s needs still far outweigh available funding, and we would welcome passage [...]

Source: Hodes joined Obama, stars for state dinner

November 25, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under News & Politics

U.S. Rep. Paul Hodes, (D-NH), attended President Barack Obama’s State Dinner Tuesday night in Washington, has learned. The Second District congressman was accompanied by his wife, Peggo, at the star-studded affair honoring Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Hodes was the lone member of New Hampshire’s Congressional Delegation to make the cut for what was [...]

Obama channels Shea-Porter, calls opponents “teabag people”

November 8, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

The nation’s public debate has sunk to new depths as the President of the United States now refers to his political opponents as “teabag people”. Obama’s rhetoric mirrors that of our own Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), who also has referred to opponents as “tea-baggers” and has refused to apologize even after she learned the [...]

Stimulus has created 221 private sector jobs in New Hampshire

October 21, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under Business

President Barack Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), commonly known as the stimulus act, created or saved only 221 private sector jobs between February 17th and September 30th has learned. And despite President Obama’s heavy emphasis on road and bridge repair during the debate over the stimulus, the measure has created or saved [...]

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