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Employee Free Choice Act – The campaign issue Paul Hodes wishes would go away

October 19, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under Business

There’s an issue that is bothering the heck out of Democrats on the campaign trail this cycle. It’s a liberal pet legislative project that the majority of Americans oppose, but most Democrats in Congress support, although several key Dems have tried to back away from their position recently. No, it’s not Obamacare, it’s the Employee [...]

Binnie flack tries to rewrite history of multi-millionaire’s epic fail

September 21, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under HP_Featured, News & Politics

Canada’s National Post published a heartfelt commentary by Canadian “conservative” political operative and once-upon-a-time Binnie consultant Gerry Nicholls offering a defense of his former boss and third-place finisher in the NH Senate primary. Nicholls has clearly been watching a lot of CNN this week, because he’s hopped aboard the anti-Tea Party train and is attributing [...]

***Exclusive:Lamontagne strategy: Provoke “catfight” between Palin, Ingraham

September 9, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

The campaign of New Hampshire Republican Senate hopeful Ovide Lamontagne believes it has a plan to win next Tuesday’s primary. And that plan involves provoking a “catfight” between former Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin and conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham, according to an e-mail obtained by Palin is backing Lamontagne’s opponent Kelly [...]

Binnie dumps in another $500,000; Ovide running on fumes

September 8, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

As we head into the final stretch, Now! Hampshire can now report on the disposition of each of the campaigns. According to his last financial disclosure, Bill Binnie has dumped in another $500,000 of his own money into his flailing campaign. Sources close to his campaign report that Binnie has upped his final media buy [...]

The evolution of Binnie’s denials on shipping jobs to Mexico

September 8, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics, Uncategorized

Here is a chronology of Bill Binnie’s denials over the “Shipping jobs to Mexico” story: When the story first broke in the Union Leader, Binnie said that he never shipped jobs to Mexico. He said that when the California plant closed, he oped a new plant down the road and all of the workers retained [...]

Binnie: Being a Republican means being “proudly” Pro-Abortion

September 7, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Today Bill Binnie posted a statement on his website entitled “What it means to be a Republican”. Among the positions listed Binnie wrote, “I believe in protecting the right of women to choose. I am proudly pro-choice.” Binnie also says that there are those in the Republican Party who “are more about imposing moral values [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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