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Guinta admits lying about origin of campaign funds

August 15, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

The congressional campaign of Republican Frank Guinta (NH-01) is now admitting that an earlier version of the story it told about the origin of personal money Guinta is using to finance his campaign was false. In July, the Guinta campaign told Nashua Telegraph reporter Kevin Landrigan that the candidate was selling off his relatively small [...]

Finance scandal rocks Guinta campaign

August 14, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Republican congressional hopeful Frank Guinta’s (NH-01) campaign was rocked on Friday by suggestions he has been less that forthcoming about a previously undisclosed bank account worth up to $500,000, which he claims to have remembered owning only recently. Guinta is using some of that recently rediscovered cash to finance his campaign. The charges come from [...]

Union Leader dings anonymous Twitterers, Facebookers

July 28, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Fake Rich Ashooh, Phoney Mahoney and Dollar Bill Binnie beware. The state’s largest and most politically influential newspaper is not a fan of fake Twitter feeds and bogus Facebook profiles. In an editorial on Wednesday, the New Hampshire Union Leader opined: But some staffers and volunteers on the shady side of New Hampshire’s political world [...]

Guinta admits to signing on to Sierra Club cap-and-trade scheme

July 22, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under Energy & Environment

The campaign of embattled Republican congressional candidate Frank Guinta acknowledged on Wednesday that as Mayor of Manchester Guinta signed on to the Sierra Club’s “Cool Cities Initiative” three years ago, which included participation in the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement and endorsement an of federal cap-and-trade legislation. Guinta denied having signed the Conference [...]

‘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 [...]

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 [...]

Guinta staffer: Gatsas is a ‘jerk’

June 20, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Kevin Landrigan of the Nashua Telegraph has a small item in his Sunday column this week about a chasm forming between First District Republican hopeful Frank Guinta’s public and private reactions to Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas’ endorsement of Sean Mahoney: The Guinta campaign shrugged off the Gatsas endorsement in public, noting only that as a [...]

Guinta credibilty problem exposed?

June 6, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Is Frank Guinta’s campaign for Congress developing a credibility problem? In the wake of the “Phoney Mahoney” Facebook dirty trick debacle the Union Leader reported on Thursday, the Nashua Telegraph’s Kevin Landrigan reports that Guinta has been embellishing his political biography: Republican congressional candidate Frank Guinta narrowly avoided a biography controversy similar to the ones [...]

Guinta Campaign antics outed by Union Leader

June 3, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

The games continue on the campaigns for GOP nominations for various offices in the Granite State. From the “FakeRichAshooh” , “DollarBillBinnie” and “PhoneyMahoney” on Facebook to the web sites of KnowBinnie.com and LOLCarol.com. I am not sure procuring grassroots starts with the abuse of the new media, but I guess we are going to find [...]

Guinta campaign hits rough patch

April 30, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under News & Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee’s candidate in New Hampshire’s first district Frank Guinta is beginning to hit a rough patch on his way to the GOP nomination to take on Democrat Rep. Carol Shea-Porter. Earlier this week, CQ Politics reported that the NRCC has backtracked on their early endorsement of Guinta and are now “letting [...]

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