NH Gov. Maggie Hassan, get your bill-signing pen warmed up! The Koch brothers' Americans for Prosperity has been running ads in New Hampshire—using Republican activists as "victims"—and lobbying the legislature to kill Medicaid expansion. Show More Summary
Here’s another episode that reveals that the politics of Obamacare are more complex for Republicans than their tidy political narrative allows. In some good news out of New Hampshire, the GOP-controlled state senate has just passed the state’s version of the Medicaid expansion, after a contentious fight. It’s now headed to the Dem-controlled house, and […]
In all corners of our country, Americans have been asking their governors and state legislatures to reject Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion. Sure, we all expect big-government Democrats to oppose their efforts to stop expansion. But the number of Republicans siding with the failed Obamacare program has been pretty demoralizing. Show More Summary
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Sipping his breakfast coffee in a cozy booth at Chez Vachon, a New Hampshire cafe favored by political junkies and a regular stop for aspirants on the campaign trail to the White House, Bill McEvoy debated the pres...
CONCORD, New Hampshire--Raising eyebrows with a well-publicized trip to New Hampshire, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) says he is just trying to “shape” the 2016 debate. “I want to be part of shaping the debate both for the Republican Party...Show More Summary
Rep. Paul Ryan (R - WI) arrived in Manchester New Hampshire on Tuesday night, one day after Rep. Darryl Issa (R - CA) spoke to New Hampshire Republicans in Concord. Ryan is a key guest along with Senator Kelly Ayotte (R - NH) at a fundraiser for former Rep. Show More Summary
Speaking yesterday at a Republican fundraiser in New Hampshire, House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said he wasn't in the Granite State because he want to run for president, but he did admit that 2016 wasn't far from hisShow More Summary
Congressman Darryl Issa (R-CA), Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, is spending part of the congressional recess wooing fellow Republicans in New Hampshire this week, prompting some to wonder if Issa is laying out the foundations of a presidential run in 2016. Show More Summary
Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz is headed to New Hampshire to address the inaugural Freedom Summit event being held in Manchester on April 12. The Freedom Summit, an event sponsored by Americans for Prosperity Foundation and Citizens...Show More Summary
(CNN) - Rick Santorum's heading back to New Hampshire. The former senator from Pennsylvania and 2012 Republican presidential candidate will address the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference on March 14, CNN has learned. Santorum, who battled eventual GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney deep into the 2012 Republican primary calendar, is mulling another bid for the White […]
(CNN) - Louisiana Gov. and potential 2016 Republican presidential contender Bobby Jindal is heading to New Hampshire next month. Jindal is scheduled to give the keynote address to the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference on March 14. CNN has also confirmed that while in the Granite State, he'll speak at The PLUS Company’s Wild Irish breakfast, […]
Maybe it's too early to call it an official 2016 “cattle call,” but the group of Republicans headlining an April New Hampshire event is going to get a lot of tongues wagging. Featured speakers include Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Mike Lee (R-UT), Rep. Show More Summary
National Journal: Mitt Romney leads the Republican field among New Hampshire primary voters for 2016. Yes, you read that right. Why not make it a third run for president? That's something that the former Republican nominee is definitely not thinking about right now. Show More Summary
On Thursday, the National Journal touted a recent New Hampshire poll that claims Mitt Romney is the front runner in the state for the Republican Party's 2016 nomination for president. Romney himself has dismissed the idea that he will run again in 2016. Show More Summary
Jonathan Bernstein reports on Republican efforts to shorten the primary season: If all goes according to plan, the result will be votes in the first four (“carve-out”) states — Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, South Carolina — in February, followed by votes in rapid succession in March and April, with the primary season finishing up in May. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa and New Hampshire would retain their coveted spots atop the presidential primary calendar, according to new rules set to be approved by Republican leaders that could reshape the 2016 presidential election.
Peter Beinart, The Atlantic: If Chris Christie was ever the frontrunner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, he isn't anymore.... Believe it or not, it's Rand Paul.... In both Iowa and New Hampshire, he begins with an unparalleled infrastructure left over from his father Ron Paul
Don't laugh. He has built-in advantages in Iowa and New Hampshire, a party moving in his direction, and formidable fundraising potential.
New Hampshire Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte received confirmation from the Pentagon that the cuts to cost of living allowances includes recipients of the Survivor Benefit program – you know that thing that you take a reduction from your military to pay your spouse if you give up the ghost before him or her – you […]
There will be no final deal with Iran in six months. Sen. Max Baucus’s early retirement will not secure his Montana Senate seat for Democrats. Republicans will win a Senate seat in either New Hampshire, Iowa or Michigan. Republican governors in Florida and Pennsylvania will lose reelection bids. Some senior Democrat will come in to […]