Saturday, July 2, 2011

New poll suggests Sen. Hassan in serious trouble as Election Day looms

September 27, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under HP_Featured, State House

Democratic State Senator Maggie Hassan could be in re-election jeopardy as Undeclared voters within District 23 overwhelming say they will vote to give Republicans control over state government, a new poll commissioned by NowHampshire.com says. Respondents were asked, “Are you planning on voting to keep the Democratic Party in control of state government or to [...]

Soucy conspicuously shielded from FRM inquiry

June 10, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under State House

One central figure at the state’s Banking Department throughout much of the period during which Financial Resource Mortgages was running its Ponzi scheme has avoided any scrutiny from the joint legislative committee investigating the scheme. State Banking Commissioner Peter Hildreth has been put on paid leave for his failure to address numerous fraud complaints against [...]

Hassan: “Republicans should recuse” from FRM hearing

June 10, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under State House

State Senator Maggie Hassan has lashed out at her Republican colleagues on the joint legislative committee to study the state’s FRM scandal, implying they are not impartial and should recuse themselves when former-Attorney General and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kelly Ayotte testifies next week. Hassan, facing criticism about her own political biases in calling Ayotte [...]

Hassan’s Hodes ties threaten to turn FRM hearing into political stunt

June 7, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under State House

State Senator Maggie Hassan (D-Exeter), who heads a joint legislative committee to examine the Financial Resources Mortgage, Inc. scandal and who has called Republican Senate candidate Kelly Ayotte to testify, has deep political ties to Ayotte’s Democratic opponent Paul Hodes and has even attacked Ayotte on behalf of Hodes in the media, a review by [...]

Van Jones, 9/11 ‘truther,’ to visit school tied to Dem state senator (Updated)

February 21, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

A disgraced former Obama administration official who once thought the U.S. government may have been responsible for the deadliest terror attack in American history will spend time in New Hampshire on Monday, a guest of a New Hampshire Democrat state Senator, NowHampshire.com has learned. Van Jones, one of President Barack Obama’s controversial ‘czars,’ was forced [...]

Hassan calls tax opposition: “A lot of noise from the other team”

September 4, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under State House

Senate Minority Leader Peter Bragdon, R-Milford, called on Lynch, “to direct his Democrat Legislative leaders to focus on responsible solutions to looming budget issues, instead of conjuring up harmful ideas.” Democrats said the furor was a political maneuver. “We’re getting a lot of noise from the other team when we really would like constructive ideas,” [...]