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Climate Change We Can Believe In?: NH candidates blow off Carbon Alliance forum

October 26, 2010 by Amelia Chasse  
Filed under Energy & Environment

The New Hampshire Carbon Action Alliance spent months organizing a daylong conference on October 20th, with the program culminating in a series of candidate debates between the candidates for each federal office. Invitations were issued to the campaigns, moderators were arranged, and the forum was heavily promoted. The problem? Not a single one of the [...]

Employee Free Choice Act – The campaign issue Paul Hodes wishes would go away

October 19, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under Business

There’s an issue that is bothering the heck out of Democrats on the campaign trail this cycle. It’s a liberal pet legislative project that the majority of Americans oppose, but most Democrats in Congress support, although several key Dems have tried to back away from their position recently. No, it’s not Obamacare, it’s the Employee [...]

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 [...]

No help from First Lady for Granite State Dems

September 22, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to hit the campaign trail hard in October to stump for key Democrat candidates. Between October 13th and 27th, she is scheduled to appear in Wisconsin, Illinois, New York, Washington, and California with both Senate and House candidates. Notably absent is a swing through New Hampshire, where the Democrats [...]

Carol Shea-Porter hits the airwaves

September 18, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

In her new spot, the embattled Democratic Congresswoman implies her Republican opponent Frank Guinta is dishonest:

Guinta’s record on abortion at odds with stump rhetoric

August 30, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

When Republican congressional hopeful Frank Guinta (NH-01) talks about abortion on the campaign trail, he leads people to believe he is as hardcore on the issue as anyone. He even told Foster’s Daily Democrat recently that he is pro-life – with no exceptions. Giunta rarely talks about his actual record on the issue, however. Perhaps [...]

Mahoney: ‘Recovery Summer’ really a ‘Cruel Summer’

August 25, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under Business

Vice President Joe Biden will be in New Hampshire on Thursday to discuss the so-called “Recovery Summer,” brought about by the stimulus act. Republican Congressional hopeful Sean Mahoney says this has really been more of a “cruel summer” because of the Obama administration’s policies. His campaign has released a web video to that effect:

Mahoney launches jobs tour in Exeter Wednesday

July 7, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Republican Sean Mahoney (NH-01) has talked a lot about jobs in his campaign for Congress. But now he’s launching a jobs tour called, “Roadmap to Recovery: Small Business, Big Jobs.” Foster’s has the story: EXETER — Republican congressional candidate Sean Mahoney will travel to downtown Exeter today as part of a campaign initiative focusing on [...]

State Dems caught lying about Mahoney’s comments on Social Security

July 4, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

The New Hampshire Democrat Party got caught fibbing in an attack on First Congressional District Republican candidate Sean Mahoney on Social Security this week. In a press release, state Dems claimed Mahoney had called Social Security a “bailout” and that it had been caught on tape! There’s only one problem. Let Nashua Telegraph state house [...]

Liberal blog swears revenge against state’s media

July 3, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under Business

After a series of embarrassing revelations about Democratic office holders has cause the once ascendant Democratic Party in the Granite State to look confused, corrupt and cantankerous, a leftwing blog is swearing revenge against the state’s mainstream media. Liberal blogger Dean Barker posted the following on his small blog “Blue Hampshire”: I am sick and [...]

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