New Hampshire's senate race is shaping up to be a squeaker, with Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan and GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte just one point apart in the latest Franklin Pierce University/Boston Herald poll. Ayotte, who Democrats have targeted...Show More Summary
Rob Portman is campaigning against heroin in Ohio. Kelly Ayotte is running against absenteeism in New Hampshire. And Mark Kirk is telling Illinois that its hardworking families and heroic vets inspired him to fully recover from his stroke. Recent ads from these three vulnerable Republican senators are as provincial as ... More »
On last night's Late Show, Stephen Colbert lampooned those Republicans who are trying to have it 'both ways' with Donald Trump. He singled out New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte, an at-risk Republican for this fall's election. Ayotte...Show More Summary
A new poll of likely voters in the important state of New Hampshire shows a pretty startling result. “Unsure” is polling ahead of both Republican “presumptive nominee” Donald Trump and the Democrat we all know will be their nominee, Secretary Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary
A former New Hampshire congressman and Republican said he would not support the GOP’s leading candidate, Donald Trump, because he thinks Trump is a “sociopath,” The Hill reports. Former U.S. Sen. Gordon Humphrey, a New Hampshire Republican, made the comment on Friday. Humphrey had...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte casts herself as independent, focused on New Hampshire over party politics in her re-election bid. Ayotte's rival, Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan, pounced even before the dust had settled...Show More Summary
Leading Off: ? NH-Sen: As the GOP tears itself apart trying to figure out what stage of grieving it ought to be in now that Donald Trump is the party's presumptive nominee, vulnerable Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire finds...Show More Summary
Remember the days when only Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina mattered in the primary process? Those three states were unnecessarily given so much power to de facto pick the Republican nominee that by the time other states began to vote, the field had already narrowed to in many cases just a single candidate. Show More Summary
In the annals of pathetic politiciandom, New Hampshire Republican Kelly Ayotte deserves a place of (dis)honor. "As she's said from the beginning, Kelly plans to support the nominee," said Liz Johnson, communications director for Kelly...Show More Summary
Leading Off: ? NH-01: On Monday, New Hampshire state Rep. Pam Tucker suspended her primary campaign against GOP incumbent Frank Guinta, citing her young family. Tucker's move is very bad news for Guinta, whom the state GOP has wanted...Show More Summary
Earlier today, we reported on the New Hampshire GOP’s attempts to vote Republican National Convention leadership slots via e-mail vote. The controversy stemmed from the fact that the list of candidates for state delegate leadership included no Donald Trump supporters, despite the fact that Trump won the state. Show More Summary
Over the weekend, an e-mail went out to the New Hampshire delegation to the Republican National Convention. In it, the state’s GOP director said a vote for leaders and committee positions will take place via e-mail. Attached was a slate of delegates to be appointed – none of them were Trump supporters. Show More Summary
Throughout the Republican Party, from New Hampshire to Florida to California, many leaders, operatives, donors and activists arrived this week at the conclusion they had been hoping to thwart or at least delay: Donald Trump will be their...Show More Summary
This is not a good year to be a Republican up for re-election. New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte is is finding that out—and it couldn't happen to a more deserving Republican incumbent. The latest WMUR Granite State Poll, conducted April 7-17, shows Republican Ayotte leading Democratic Gov. Show More Summary
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Investigations into sexual misconduct by faculty at a renowned New Hampshire prep school have found their way into the state's high profile Senate race between incumbent Republican Kelly Ayotte and Democratic Gov. Show More Summary
Embattled Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte is two months away from being past New Hampshire's primaries, two months away from being able to safely buck Mitch McConnell and a rabid bunch of far-right groups biting at the heels of any Republican who might waver from the Supreme Court blockade. Show More Summary
From Nevada to New Hampshire, GOP candidates and imperiled incumbents are blowing off questions about Trump. [...] Democrats say that the strategy won't work and there's no way Republicans can avoid being tied to Trump.
On some issues, lawmakers like Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, who is fighting for re-election, have distanced themselves from the far right.
The Senate Republican strategy of focusing on local issues in order to insulate vulnerable Republicans from turmoil at the top of the GOP presidential ticket and partisan politics in Washington will get tested in New Hampshire, where a politically active nonprofit has devoted a big chunk of its money to boosting Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.).
Jim Rubens, a Republican U.S. Senate candidate in New Hampshire, said the terrorist attacks in Brussels Tuesday were Hillary Clinton's fault, a direct result of the policies put in place while she was secretary of state. "Against unambiguous...Show More Summary