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How many jobs did Binnie really create?

September 7, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Bill Binnie has made his record of creating jobs the centerpiece of his campaign. That record has been challenged lately with a series of media stories that detailed very clearly that Binnie closed a plant in California and relocated it to Mexico. Now! Hampshire now has an exclusive report that shows that in addition to [...]

Binnie now claims he relocated machines, not jobs, to Mexico

September 6, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

In his latest of a string of explanations for shipping jobs to Mexico, Bill Binnie is now claiming that he sent machines to Mexico, not jobs. In a blast email that comes on the heels of even more press reports of Binnie’s outsourcing of jobs, Binnie says that when he shut down the Santa Ana, [...]

*EXCLUSIVE: Binnie cuts TV buy, Ovide only at 9K

September 3, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Sources tell Now! Hampshire that media buys for the final week of the campaign, Tuesday the 7th to Tuesday the 14th, have been placed and they are startling. To start, Ovide Lamontagne’s buy is a paltry $9,000. Any hope he had of surging in the final week of the campaign just evaporated. With a small [...]

ANALYSIS: Does Binnie have the temperament to be U.S. Senator?

September 3, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

They call it the world’s greatest deliberative body – the United States Senate. Some of the greatest names in U.S. history have been members: Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun. It has been the stepping stone to the presidency; sixteen senators later became presidents, including John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Barak Obama and NH’s [...]

Brilliant move by Binnie?

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

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 [...]

****Binnie most unpopular candidate in any race

September 1, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Now! Hampshire has learned that according to several internal polls, Bill Binnie is the most unpopular candidate running for any office in NH this election cycle. In fact, some veteran politicos think that it is possible that Binnie is the most unpopular candidate to run for office in NH in recent memory. Sources say that [...]

Business groups to target Hodes over Labor Day

September 1, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under Business

The Hill is reporting that business groups will target Democrat Rep. and Senate hopeful Paul Hodes during the Labor Day break with events designed to highlight his record on workplace issues: Business groups plan to go on offense against vulnerable Senate Democrats in their backyards to mark Monday’s Labor Day holiday. Local groups will target [...]

EXCLUSIVE: The strategy behind Ayotte’s bold move

August 30, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Today the Ayotte campaign released a new ad that touts her bio but includes a dig at Bill Binnie, saying that “some of my opponents can buy all of the commercials they want” but that “our next senator should have the biggest commitment to public service, not the biggest bank account.” Sources tell Now! Hampshire [...]

**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  
Filed under News & Politics, Uncategorized

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 [...]

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