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Mahoney overtakes Guinta in latest congressional poll

September 2, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Republican congressional candidate Sean Mahoney has overtaken former-Manchester Mayor Frank Guinta in an Americans for Prosperity poll of First District Republican primary voters. If the election were to be held today, Mahoney would earn around 31% of the vote to Guinta’s 26%. Rich Ashooh would get 10%. Still some 26% of voters remains undecided. The [...]

Union Leader dings anonymous Twitterers, Facebookers

July 28, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Fake Rich Ashooh, Phoney Mahoney and Dollar Bill Binnie beware. The state’s largest and most politically influential newspaper is not a fan of fake Twitter feeds and bogus Facebook profiles. In an editorial on Wednesday, the New Hampshire Union Leader opined: But some staffers and volunteers on the shady side of New Hampshire’s political world [...]

Ashooh backs off “deport illegals” position over weekend

July 26, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under Business

Well, that was quick. In a short-lived effort to make his candidacy for Congress in NH-01 relevant, Republican Rich Ashooh last Thursday attempted to cause a ruckus by taking a hard line on illegal immigration. Ashooh said he wanted to round up all illegal aliens and deport them. “Yes, enforcing our immigration laws will cost [...]

Mahoney launches jobs tour in Exeter Wednesday

July 7, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Republican Sean Mahoney (NH-01) has talked a lot about jobs in his campaign for Congress. But now he’s launching a jobs tour called, “Roadmap to Recovery: Small Business, Big Jobs.” Foster’s has the story: EXETER — Republican congressional candidate Sean Mahoney will travel to downtown Exeter today as part of a campaign initiative focusing on [...]

Guinta Campaign antics outed by Union Leader

June 3, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

The games continue on the campaigns for GOP nominations for various offices in the Granite State. From the “FakeRichAshooh” , “DollarBillBinnie” and “PhoneyMahoney” on Facebook to the web sites of KnowBinnie.com and LOLCarol.com. I am not sure procuring grassroots starts with the abuse of the new media, but I guess we are going to find [...]

Guinta campaign hits rough patch

April 30, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under News & Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee’s candidate in New Hampshire’s first district Frank Guinta is beginning to hit a rough patch on his way to the GOP nomination to take on Democrat Rep. Carol Shea-Porter. Earlier this week, CQ Politics reported that the NRCC has backtracked on their early endorsement of Guinta and are now “letting [...]

Ashooh’s position on cap-and-trade at odds with conservatives

April 18, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Energy & Environment

Around the same time news leaked that Senators will attempt to release a new version of the so-called cap-and-trade bill that has already passed the House, thousands of conservative activists protested at various tea parties throughout New Hampshire. Many of these activists held signs decrying the negative impacts they believe cap-and-trade legislation will have on [...]

Ashooh: I supported the LLC Tax before I was against it

February 11, 2010 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under State House

Republican congressional candidate Rich Ashooh responded to John DiStaso’s inquiry about Ashooh’s reported support for the Democrats’ LLC Tax while a member of the board of directors of the Business and Industry Association. Ashooh’s support for the LLC Tax was first reported by NowHampshire.com. Ashooh’s answer is non-responsive: BEATING ON RICH. Ashooh has been taking [...]

Source: Ashooh backed Lynch’s LLC Tax while on BIA board

February 9, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under Business

A source close to the situation tells NowHampshire.com that defense industry lobbyist and Republican candidate for Congress Rich Ashooh approved of the Business and Industry Association’s endorsement of the Democrats’ LLC Tax last June. The source asked to remain anonymous. Ashooh, a Bedford Republican, voted in favor of supporting the Democrats’ budget, which included the [...]

Ashooh-led PACs donated to Lynch, Dems

February 4, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

Despite promising to “bring conservative, common sense to Washington, and restore fiscal restraint and the economic principles that will create private sector jobs,” Republican Congressional candidate Rich Ashooh has chaired two state political action committees that donated handsomely in 2008 to Democrats who back new and higher taxes. BAE Systems NH PAC donated $1,000 to [...]

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