Saturday, July 2, 2011

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 [...]

Frank Guinta: I’m not a conservative

September 2, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Prior to embarking on his congressional campaign, embattled Republican hopeful Frank Guinta insisted to the New Hampshire Union Leader that he’s not a conservative and had begun “tak[ing] steps to avoid partisanship,” NowHampshire.com has learned. Instead, Guinta said his wife calls him a “new Republican,” presumably one who is much more liberal than the mainstream [...]

Union Leader: Hodes Hates Ayotte

July 23, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

In an editorial today that only ran in their print edition, the Union Leader declares that Democrat senate candidate Paul Hodes “hates” likely GOP nominee Kelly Ayotte and that his campaign is getting increasingly negative. The paper notes that 69% of all Hodes press releases are attacks on Ayotte, as are the only two TV [...]

Shea-Porter’s actions belie claims to support government transparency

July 3, 2010 by ShawnMillerick  
Filed under News & Politics

Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter claims to support government transparency. But when a reporter from the New Hampshire Union Leader asked her for information about lists of students she obtained – lists that violate policy in at least one district – she called in the lawyers to erect a wall of silence. At issue is a [...]

Political class floored by Union Leader’s ‘print only’ decision

October 30, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under Business

Reporters, political operatives from both parties and observers of news business trends are floored by the powerful New Hampshire Union Leader’s decision to take the bulk of its premier political reporting offline and turn it into print-only premium content. The Union Leader, the famously conservative paper that has been the bane of many Democratic politicians’ [...]