As evidence grows that former Republican Senator Scott Brown is going to run for Senate in New Hampshire, he continues to cash a paycheck from Fox News, where he's currently employed as a contributor. Brown is just the latest in an ever-expanding...Show More Summary
Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown had a clueless moment in New Hampshire last night at a Republican dinner. However, apparently Brown, who lives in Massachusetts isn’t too sure where the border is… “What I’ve heard from the Republicans...Show More Summary
Yesterday, I highlighted the vicious, sexist attacks a Democratic state representative in New Hampshire launched against Republican Marlinda Garcia, a fellow state rep now running for Congress in a highly competitive district. His response...Show More Summary
If Hillary Clinton could shirk the carpetbagger label in New York and Terry McAuliffe could do the same in Virginia, why can’t former Massachusetts Republican Senator Scott Brown do so in New Hampshire? If he, as some GOP insiders are betting, throws his hat into the ring, it would not only raise the rare possibility […]
Pat sends us a link from the New Hampshire Journal in regards to the announcement yesterday by Republican Marilinda Garcia (pictured above) that she intended to run for the 2d Congressional District seat, currently occupied by Democrat Anne Kuster. According to the article it only took minutes for Democrats to begin to demean her. Within […]
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Is Scott Brown taking his oily sheen to New Hampshire? When former Massachusetts Sen. Scott "truck-drivin' regular guy" Brown started visiting New Hampshire last spring, hinting he might challenge Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in 2014, it looked like a desperate effort to reclaim the spotlight he'd lost to Elizabeth Warren. Show More Summary
Chris Christie has an Iowa problem. And a New Hampshire and South Carolina one, too. These three states have traditionally been the Republicans’ gateway to their presidential nomination. In the last four contested Republican primaries for president, three of the four eventual nominees — George H.W. Bush, Bob Dole and George W. Bush — won […]
Republican party leaders are desperate to retain 40 seats in the Senate hoping to gain a few Senate seats in the 2014 midterm elections. Despite Scott Brown having suffered a pretty embarrassing electoral loss in Massachusetts last year, the GOP’s national leaders are urging him to carpetbag one state north and run: The signs are […]
Via the Associated Press: On a quick, voice vote Wednesday, the Senate approved an amendment from Republican Sens. Rob Portman of Ohio and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire that would prevent federal, state and local governments from retaliating against religious groups that are exempt from the law. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen joins the growing ranks of Republicans asking the President to extend open enrollment under Obamacare. The only difference is that she is a Democrat. In an open letter to President Obama, Shaheen says because of the problems affecting HealthCare.gov, the administration should push back the deadline and […]
(CNN) – Senate Republican leaders met Wednesday before a gathering of the full GOP caucus, and Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire said the announcement of a deal to reopen the government and avoid a possible U.S. default could be coming, CNN's Ted Barrett and Dana Bash reported. Focus on Senate for a shutdown deal […]
(WASHINGTON) — A Republican senator says she understands Senate leaders have reached an agreement to avoid a Treasury default and reopen the government after a 16-day partial shutdown. Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire made her comments Wednesday as she walked into a meeting of Senate Republicans in leader Mitch McConnell’s office. Show More Summary
This past Wednesday University of New Hampshire Dean of Business and Economics Dan Innis announced that he would be running for the congressional seat for the Republican party versus the incumbent Democrat, Carol Shea-Porter. Dan Innis also happens to be...
A couple of weeks ago, President Obama gave a speech in Maryland, mocking Republican apoplexy surrounding the Affordable Care Act. He quoted one state lawmaker in New Hampshire comparing the law to the Fugitive Slave Act, causing the audience to audibly gasp. It was an understan …
The Tea Party continues to destroy the Republican Party as New Hampshire state Rep. William O’Brien claims Obamacare is every bit as bad as the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Wow, the Fugitive Slave Act? The extremists in the Republican Party can’t get any lower than this. Wait. They did. The government shutdown that will see 800,000 [...]
While she waits for a Republican candidate to emerge as her challenger in the 2014 race, one-term New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan has to feel good about her reelection chances heading into next year. In the Granite State, the party...
(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Kelly Ayotte is blocking Senate action on President Barack Obama’s nominee for Air Force secretary until she gets answers about the fate of the military’s A-10 attack aircraft. The New Hampshire Republican placedShow More Summary
(Tom Toles via GoComics.com). Cue the world’s tiniest violin. Dave Weigel, at Slate: The Most Powerless Republicans: They’re Not Who You Think! Monday morning, former New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg—a Republican who was briefly and abortively Barack Obama’s choice to run the Commerce Department—published a column that excoriated his party. Show More Summary
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is heading back to New Hampshire for the first time since the 2012 election, NBC News has confirmed. Last year's Republican vice presidential nominee will return to the Granite State in early October to attend a campaign event supporting Republican …