Saturday, July 2, 2011

Gregg calls McChrystal revelation “startling”

September 28, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under News & Politics

Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH) calls the recent revelation by General Stanley McChrystal that he has only spoken to President Barack Obama once “startling.” McChrystal is the U.S. Commander in Afghanistan. Gregg’s comments came during a Monday appearance on Fox News Channel’s America’s newsroom. “President Bush spoke to (Gen. David) Petraeus on a very regular basis,” [...]

Lamontagne takes heat from pro-lifers on Catholic hospital deal

September 21, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

Ovide Lamontagne is facing stern criticism from some pro-life activists for helping to shepherd the proposed affiliation between Manchester’s Catholic Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock just as he amps up his exploration of the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Republican Judd Gregg. As former Chair of NH Right to Life Barbara Hagan told [...]

Campaign veteran returns home to New Hampshire to fight for Ayotte

September 16, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

A seasoned New Hampshire Republican operative is returning to the Granite State to help former-Attorney General Kelly Ayotte in her quest to fill the senate seat being vacated by the retiring Judd Gregg. Longtime Deerfield resident Neva Foley comes home to join the Ayotte campaign as Operations Director this week, has learned. According to [...]

Dem Lobbyist Attacks on Ayotte Could Backfire

September 11, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

The New Hampshire Democratic Party has been rough on Republican senate candidate and former Attorney General Kelly Ayotte for hosting a pair of fundraisers in Washington this month. This week, for example, state Democratic Party spokeswoman Victoria Bonney told the New Hampshire Union Leader’s John DiStaso that Ayotte’s so-called “lavish fund-raiser” proves “that her campaign [...]

Bottom line on public insurance plan gets blurry

September 7, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Health

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s bottom line on a government health insurance option blurred Sunday as White House officials stressed support but stopped of short of calling it a must-have part of an overhaul. As President Barack Obama prepares for a Wednesday night speech to Congress in a risky bid to salvage his top domestic [...]

Co-Ops: The key to health care reform?

September 6, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Health

One idea bandied about in the ongoing national debate over health care reform is the prospect of the government backing nonprofit insurance cooperatives, which have been getting attention for their potential to lower costs while still offering consumers flexibility. Like other insurers, a cooperative could leverage its buying power to negotiate lower costs within a [...]

Bedford Beauty School Received Stimulus Funds

August 24, 2009 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Arguing in favor of President Barack Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in January Democratic Congressman and senate candidate Paul Hodes claimed the stimulus act would “Reduce Soaring Unemployment.” It hasn’t worked out that way. Instead, according to a report issued by the New Hampshire Office of Economic Stimulus, the stimulus act has created only [...]

Gregg: We’re Turning into a Banana Republic

August 4, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under Business

Those who have followed Sen. Judd Gregg’s political career know …

Hodes: Reading Every Bill “Not Realistic”

August 4, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under News & Politics

Gregg: Parliamentary Trick May Not Save Health Reform

July 22, 2009 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under Health