More New Hampshire Articles

  • Marco Rubio's long, hard fall in New Hampshire

    There's a new edition of the WMUR/University of New Hampshire Granite State poll of the nation's first primary state. There's no surprise in who is leading the Republican presidential pack: Sen. Rand Paul has led or been tied for the lead in four of the five Granite State polls since April of...

  • Newt Gingrich blasts 'ideologues' behind health law

    Newt Gingrich isn't holding back in his criticism of the Cabinet secretary and others behind the troubled rollout of the health care law.

  • 'Obamacare' under attack at conservative gathering in New Hampshire

    President Obama's health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation's leading conservatives gather in New Hampshire for a summit that some consider the unofficial kickoff for the state's 2016 presidential selection process.

  • Idaho governor signs patent troll bill into law; New Hampshire working on its own

    BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) — Idaho now has its own patent law on the books. Gov. Butch Otter signed Senate Bill 1354 into law late last month. It will go into effect July 1. Otter The bill, which was introduced in February and passed the Senate 33-2 and House 65-1-4, aims to crack...

  • GOP presidential hopefuls flock to New Hampshire for Freedom Summit

    A flock of potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates will converge on New Hampshire this weekend for a number of public and private events. The possible contenders will begin to lay political foundations in the first-in-the-nation primary state or expand their pre-existing networks....

  • As Scott Brown prepares to announce Senate bid, Jeanne Shaheen posts strong fundraising

    If former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown has in recent weeks elevated the profile of the New Hampshire Senate race while moving toward a Republican bid, he has also helped bring Democratic donors' attention -- and money -- to incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.

  • Senate hopeful Scott Brown: Health law costs liberty

    Hoping to return to Washington by way of New Hampshire, former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is using a variation of the state's "Live Free or Die" motto to argue against President Obama's health care overhaul law.

  • Republican poll shows Scott Brown leading in New Hampshire

    Do I believe that former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is leading incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire by a 49-percent to 44-percent margin? I'm dubious.

  • New Hampshire senators press for more heating funds

    New Hampshire's U.S. senators want more money to go toward the Low Income Home Heating Assistance Program for Fiscal Year 2015. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte say the administration's budget proposal requests $2.8 billion for the program. That's a $600 million decrease from Fiscal Year...

  • New Hampshire bill aims to nip false patent claims

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Lawmakers are considering making it harder for companies with false patent claims — known as patent trolls — to demand that businesses pay licensing fees or be sued. Sen. Sharon Carson is sponsoring legislation she hopes will identify false claims so businesses don't...

  • As New Hampshire moves toward Medicaid expansion, political divisions are laid bare

    New Hampshire was ground zero Tuesday for the ongoing political debate over optional Medicaid expansion in the states, as ordered under Obamacare. The New Hampshire House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the expansion, just as Vice President Joe Biden happened to be traveling the state...

  • Joe Biden on whether he'll run for president: 'I'm here about jobs, not mine'

    Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday deflected a reporter's question about whether he'll run for president in 2016 during a visit to a New Hampshire business offering job-training programs. "I'm here about jobs, not mine," Biden said. New Hampshire is famous for having the first-in-the-nation...

  • Sen. Jeanne Shaheen won't appear with Joe Biden in New Hampshire

    When Vice President Joe Biden travels to Nashua, N.H., next week, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen won't be with him. Instead, Shaheen, D-N.H., who faces a competitive challenge this election year from former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, plans to remain in Washington next week for Senate votes and to...

  • Is Jeanne Shaheen unstoppable?

    Jeanne Shaheen's Senate seat should have been safe. Shaheen, a New Hampshire Democrat up for re-election this year, is a former governor who is rated favorably by more than half of her state's residents -- quite a feat for any Democrat in a year when the president and his signature health care...

  • Scott Brown in New Hampshire: Carpetbagger or Comeback Kid?

    Former Massachussets Gov. Scott Brown is hoping to win the Republican nod to run against New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in this fall's midterm elections to represent the state as its as its senator. But first Brown must first pass a geography test of sorts: Is he New Hampshire enough?



From the Weekly Standard

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    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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