AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, Thursday, August 25, 2016. T his Wednesday, Donald Trump will be giving what he describes as a "major speech" on immigration. Show More Summary
In July, Al Baldasaro, a Republican state representative in New Hampshire, said Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton “should be put in the firing line and shot for treason.” And now Donald Trump says he is unfamiliar withShow More Summary
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former New Hampshire GOP chairman is asking for an investigation into Republican U.S. Frank Guinta's campaign finances three weeks before his primary. Fergus Cullen wants the Federal Election Commission to investigate whether Guinta is again improperly claiming a family bank account as his own.
Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and a few other key states are struggling under the weight of Donald Trump’s candidacy. But there seems to be at least one exception: Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio. Polling released in the past few days — including a Monmouth University survey […]
Which is better: a real Democrat, or someone who just talks like one? Maggie Hassan, Democratic Governor, is running for the Senate seat occupied by Kelly Ayotte, Republican. In a state which may vote blue this November, Ayotte goes to great lengths to sound independent, almost like a Democrat. Show More Summary
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s running mate Mike Pence attacked Democrat rival Hillary Clinton’s ties to Wall Street during a campaign rally in New Hampshire on Thursday.
Even CNN reported on the gaffe by New Hampshire Democratic Governor Maggie Hassan, who is running to beat incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte, because she struggled to answer the simple question of whether Hillary Clinton can be trusted: Earlier this week, Hassan spoke to CNN’s Manu Raju,who asked Hassan whether she considered Clinton honest […]
Republicans are worried that Donald Trump, losing badly to Hillary Clinton, is dragging down the party’s candidates for Congress and state legislatures with him. Sens. Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire, Richard Burr in North Carolina and Pat Toomey in Pennsylvania — once considered favorites for re-election — are now in tight races or losing. But […]
I’m Christina Bellantoni. Today’s Essential Politics begins with a look at states you’re going to be hearing a lot more about over the next 82 days. Some are familiar swing territory: Florida, Ohio and New Hampshire. Others are where Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s fate will be determined:...
Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte may be voting for Donald Trump, but she really doesn’t like talking about it. Unfortunately for the New Hampshire senator — and several of her GOP colleagues in battleground states — it’s a question that keeps coming up. “Listen, I’ve said what my position is,” she...
Wow, Kelly Ayotte. Could you be more of a weasel? The New Hampshire Republican is scrambling to keep her Senate seat while staying a Republican and dealing with the fact of Donald Trump. And she's failing. "I will take on my own party," Ayotte told CNN in Nashua Monday. Show More Summary
Even here, among the fried dough stands and pig pens of New Hampshire's summer fairs, the Republican senator faces difficult questions about her party's presidential nominee, a celebrity businessman who threatens to weigh down swingShow More Summary
Another day, another series of very bad polling updates for the Republican Party. First and foremost is the new CBS battleground tracker showing Clinton with sizable leads in Florida and New Hampshire, and within four points even in Georgia. Clinton’s lead is outside the margin of error in Florida at 5 points, and in blowout territory... Read more »
Tim Kaine, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, used a speech Saturday in New Hampshire to lambaste Donald Trump for his continued refusal to release his tax returns, suggesting the Republican presidential nominee was trying to hide a “stingy” history of charitable giving and questioning his commitment to the military. “He’s bragged about using every trick and […]
There comes a point where you have to decide what's better—political shrewdness, or your own moral compass. New Hampshire’s Kelly Ayotte is quickly becoming a case-study in the Donald Trump Effect, or more specifically, the direct impact...Show More Summary
OH, the plea of my heart! Gordon Humphrey, who backed Ohio Gov. John Kasich during the primary, wrote a letter Tuesday to New Hampshire's three representatives to the Republican National Committee — state party chairwoman Jennifer Horn, committeeman Steve Duprey and committeewoman Juliana Bergeron. Show More Summary
Former Massachusetts Senator and eternal Elizabeth Warren punching bag Scott Brown was stumping for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in New Hampshire Saturday, where he decided that it would be a good idea to take on an increasingly popular sitting president.
As he recovers from what most observers agree was a horrible week, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump picked at a remark by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at a rally in Windham, New Hampshire Saturday even...
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump test-drove a new nickname for Hillary Clinton during a campaign rally in New Hampshire on Saturday. Calling his Democratic rival "Unstable Hillary Clinton," Trump channeled Clinton's claim...Show More Summary
It is generally accepted that there are ten genuinely competitive Senate races in play in 2016 - nine in states that are held by Republicans (Arizona, Wisconsin, Florida, Missouri, New Hampshire, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina) and one held by a Democrat (Nevada). Show More Summary