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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 [...]

Monitor demands answers from Stephen instead of Lynch?

March 14, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

He may only have been a candidate for governor for a little over one week now, but the editors of the Concord Monitor want specific answers from Republican candidate John Stephen on subjects as granular as prison recidivism rate. A Sunday editorial by the famously liberal paper appears to hold Stephen more accountable for state [...]

Van Jones, 9/11 ‘truther,’ to visit school tied to Dem state senator (Updated)

February 21, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

A disgraced former Obama administration official who once thought the U.S. government may have been responsible for the deadliest terror attack in American history will spend time in New Hampshire on Monday, a guest of a New Hampshire Democrat state Senator, has learned. Van Jones, one of President Barack Obama’s controversial ‘czars,’ was forced [...]

Bass announces for old seat, praises tea party movement

February 18, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

Here is Charlie Bass’ announcement video: Here’s what he told the Union Leader’s John DiStaso about the tea party movement: Bass rejected any suggestion that he’s simply a Washington insider retread, a charge his opponents of both parties rolled out immediately in various forms yesterday. “There’s a big difference between experienced leadership and being a [...]

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 [...]

Forsythe enters District 4 senate race

February 15, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under State House

Jim Forsythe enters the race for the GOP nomination in state Senate District 4. George Hurt is already in the race. Democrat Kathy Sgambati currently holds the seat. Below is Forsythe’s press release: Forsythe Declares Candidacy for District 4 State Senate Seat Laconia, NH- Conservative Republican Jim Forsythe announces his candidacy for the District 4 [...]

Shock Poll: Newcomer Binnie tied with Hodes

February 11, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

A second poll in less than a week shows New Hampshire Republican Senate candidate Bill Binnie gaining significant traction in the race to replace the retiring Judd Gregg. A new Rasmussen poll has Binnie with a one-point lead over Rep. Paul Hodes, the only Democrat in the race. Binnie would earn 42% to Hodes’ 41% [...]

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 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 [...]

Binnie’s ad campaign shows signs of bearing fruit

February 9, 2010 by Patrick  
Filed under News & Politics

Lots of polls are emerging these days and Colorado company Magellan Data and Mapping Strategies has just released theirs. And it shows that Republican Bill Binnie’s several-hundred thousand dollar television and direct mail campaign is beginning to bear fruit in his effort to replace the retiring Sen. Judd Gregg. Binnie has emerged from almost nowhere [...]

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