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Halter’s protest visit clouded by own political history

October 6, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under HP_Featured, News & Politics

Arkansas Lt. Governor Bill Halter, who failed to unseat Democratic Senator Blanche Lincoln in a negative intraparty squabble this cycle, plans to visit New Hampshire on Thursday for a press conference hosted by MoveOn.org. The press conference is designed to protect election advertisements Halter calls “deceptive.” But if his own recent political history in any [...]

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:

Sentinel editor disappointed in process, but blames Republicans for C-SPAN flip

January 7, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under Health

An editor from the Keene Sentinel is placing partial blame for President Barack Obama’s C-SPAN flop-flop on Republican opponents of health care reform efforts in Washington, DC. While campaigning for the presidential nomination in New Hampshire, then-Sen. Barack Obama told the editors of the Keene Sentinel, “we will have a public process for forming this [...]

Sentinel, Foster’s silent on Obama C-SPAN flip, Telegraph weighs in [UPDATED]

January 7, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under Health

The editorial departments of two Granite State newspapers to whom then-Sen. Barack Obama made his now-infamous promise to broadcast health care reform negotiations on C-SPAN are silent in the wake of that broken campaign commitment. Neither the Keene Sentinel nor Forster’s Daily Democrat responded to NowHampshire.com’s request for comment as to whether they feel presidential [...]

Shea-Porter: Obama Afghanistan plan ‘irresponsible’

December 15, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

New Hampshire Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) is changing her position on the Afghanistan war and is now a vocal opponent of President Barack Obama’s plan to send an additional 30,000 troops to that country. During her 2006 and 2008 campaigns, Shea-Porter argued that Afghanistan, not Iraq, was the central front in the war on [...]

Local participant in ‘Jobs Summit’ a major Democrat donor

December 7, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Energy & Environment

Frank Alix, a New Hampshire businessman who participated in President Barack Obama’s so-called ‘Jobs Summit’ last week—and offered a glowing review of the administration’s policies to state media—was a major donor to the 2008 campaign of Democrat U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, NowHampshire.com has learned. Alix appears not to have shared that information with the media. [...]

Bosse enters race for GOP nod in New Hampshire’s satirical 00th district

November 20, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

Republican activist and free market think-tanker Grant Bosse formally declared his candidacy today in New Hampshire’s 00th Congressional District after news that the Obama administration has attributed a majority of the state’s stimulus jobs to that non-existent district. New Hampshire has only two congressional districts, neither of which are numbered “00.” “Even a fake district [...]

POLL: 69% of Granite Staters say stimulus has been unsuccessful in creating jobs (Updated)

October 28, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under Business

A new poll shows a significant majority of Granite Staters believes President Barack Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, commonly known as the stimulus, has been unsuccessful in creating jobs in New Hampshire. The poll, conducted exclusively for NowHampshire.com by CrossTarget, shows that sixty-nine percent of respondents believe the stimulus has been unsuccessful in creating [...]

Hannity highlights Shea-Porter’s stimulus walk-back

October 22, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter is making national news again. This time conservative radio and television personality Sean Hannity is highlighting controversial remarks she made about the stimulus not meeting expectations after a new report shows it has created very few jobs in the Granite State:

Obama Puts Union Strings On Job Center

October 7, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Business

Delivering on President Obama’s promise to boost the labor movement, the administration has announced a $35 million federal construction project in New Hampshire that requires union representation for the workers and forces nonunion employees to pay dues and contribute to a union pension fund. Mr. Obama issued an executive order in the first weeks of [...]

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