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Buckley’s fingerprints all over Hodes’ poll?

October 18, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

New Hampshire Democratic state party chairman Ray Buckley won’t say what or even if he knew about Paul Hodes’ illegal polling, for which a Hodes vendor was fined $20,000 by the state’s Attorney General on Friday. NowHampshire.com inquired with Buckley directly to discoveron the record what role, if any, he and his committee may have [...]

Liberal blog swears revenge against state’s media

July 3, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under Business

After a series of embarrassing revelations about Democratic office holders has cause the once ascendant Democratic Party in the Granite State to look confused, corrupt and cantankerous, a leftwing blog is swearing revenge against the state’s mainstream media. Liberal blogger Dean Barker posted the following on his small blog “Blue Hampshire”: I am sick and [...]

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 [...]

Source: State Dems scrambling to deploy tea party ‘crashers’ UPDATE: Sullivan denies

April 14, 2010 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under News & Politics

New Hampshire Democrats are engaged in a statewide search for liberal activists willing to attend so-called tea parties on Thursday and carry signs expressing racist or fringe sentiments, a Democratic source with knowledge of the effort tells NowHampshire.com. According to the source, who sought anonymity for fear of reprisals, the Dems’ last minute scramble reflects [...]

Web remark shows Levasseur glorifying gun violence against Republicans; Lynch, Dems silent

March 28, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

Controversy continues to swirl around embattled Dem. State Rep. Nick Levasseur as a second comment on a social networking site appears to show him glorifying gun violence against Republicans. Levasseur has been in the center of a storm after claiming on Facebook that “two nukes just wasn’t enough” for the Japanese. After the anti-Japanese comment [...]

Citizens Alliance refuses to retract press release alleging ‘Tea Party White Pride activities’

March 24, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under Health

NH Citizens Alliance appears unwilling to retract a press release the organization issued on Sunday that inaccurately attributed a “white pride” rally in Concord to “NH Tea Party members.” The press release appeared to have been picked up only by a leftwing blog with close ties to the New Hampshire Democrat Party. An investigation by [...]

Ray Buckley falsely accuses Tea Party Coalition of colluding with ‘white pride’ group

March 22, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under News & Politics

New Hampshire Democrat officials appeared to charge “members of the New Hampshire Tea Party” with racism on Sunday on a liberal blog with deep ties to the Democratic Party apparatus. Democrat Chairman Ray Buckley and his predecessor Kathy Sullivan demanded Republican congressional candidates Charlie Bass and Frank Guinta denounce a White Pride Day protest at [...]

Boutin defeats Goley in bellwether state senate special election

February 16, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

In what political observers are viewing as a major blow to Democratic Gov. John Lynch’s agenda and a foretaste of a potential Democratic bloodletting in November, Republican David Boutin defeated Democrat Jeff Goley in the District 16 state Senate special election, despite being vastly outspent. Goley and the Democrat Party, led by Ray Buckley, poured [...]

Buckley privately invokes 1994 as Dems struggle

February 8, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

He may be full of bluster and contemptuous insults for Republicans while in New Hampshire but privately New Hampshire Democrat Party Chairman Ray Buckley is nervous that those Republicans will pound his team in the 2010 mid-term election. During the DNC’s winter meeting in Washington this weekend Buckley and Democratic Party Vice Chair Martha Fuller [...]

Did the Democratic Party attempt to silence critics of Pelosi’s health care reform plan?

November 8, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under Health

The below excerpt is from the Concord Monitor’s story on yesterday’s Organizing for America rally, which attracted a group of counter-protesters who oppose Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s health reform measure (which passed the U.S. House on Saturday night at 11:00 PM). We have contacted Democratic Chair Ray Buckley to see if the account is accurate and [...]

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