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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 [...]

Lamontagne takes heat from pro-lifers on Catholic hospital deal

September 21, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

Ovide Lamontagne is facing stern criticism from some pro-life activists for helping to shepherd the proposed affiliation between Manchester’s Catholic Medical Center and Dartmouth-Hitchcock just as he amps up his exploration of the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Republican Judd Gregg. As former Chair of NH Right to Life Barbara Hagan told [...]

Curt Schilling mulls bid for Senate

September 3, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Sports & Entertainment

BOSTON — Curt Schilling, the former major league pitcher who won the allegiance of Bostonians by leading the Red Sox to the 2004 World Series, said Wednesday that he has “some interest” in running for the seat held for nearly 50 years by Democratic Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. Schilling, a registered independent and longtime Republican [...]

Bedford Beauty School Received Stimulus Funds

August 24, 2009 by Shawn Millerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Arguing in favor of President Barack Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in January Democratic Congressman and senate candidate Paul Hodes claimed the stimulus act would “Reduce Soaring Unemployment.” It hasn’t worked out that way. Instead, according to a report issued by the New Hampshire Office of Economic Stimulus, the stimulus act has created only [...]

New Hampshire Senate Votes to Legalize Gay Marriage

April 29, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

The Democratic controlled New Hampshire Senate passed an amended version of the controversial measure to legalize gay marriage today. The vote was 13-11 in favor of the measure. The House passed a similar measure last month by a 186-179 vote. The two chambers must reconcile small changes between the two measures in a conference committee [...]

Breaking News: Poll Shows Hodes Favored Over Sununu in 2010

March 31, 2009 by Ethan Kendrick  
Filed under News & Politics

According to a poll released today, more registered voters in New Hampshire would prefer to see Democratic Congressman Paul Hodes rather than former Republican Senator John Sununu win if they were to run against each other in the 2010 senate seat race. 42% favored Hodes, 36% favored Sununu, and 22% were undecided. Hodes has confirmed [...]

House Votes to Repeal Death Penalty

March 26, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted 193 to 174 on Wednesday to repeal the death penalty in the Granite State. The state Senate will now take up the measure. If it were to pass the Senate, as well, Gov. John Lynch, a Democrat, says he will veto it. The issue is an emotionally charged [...]