New Hampshire Articles

Bernie's Moment Now a Movement

10:44 AM, Jul 02, 2015

The Bernie Sanders moment does not appear to be passing, at least not yet. The latest Quinnipiac poll of of likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa shows the Vermont senator trailing Hillary Clinton by 19 points—a gaping deficit, until you consider that just two months ago, Clinton led Sanders by 45 points in Quinnipiac's Iowa poll.

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NH Poll: Hillary 43, Sanders 35

9:01 PM, Jun 25, 2015

Bernie Sanders is within single digits of Hillary Clinton in a new poll of New Hampshire Democratic primary voters. The survey from CNN and WMUR finds Clinton's support among Granite State Democrats at 43 percent, while Sanders, a Vermont senator, registers 35 percent support. That's the best showing for Sanders since was first included in the CNN/WMUR poll in July 2014, while it is Clinton's worst performance since February 2013.

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Bernie Sanders Attacked For Not Being Liberal Enough

On guns.
2:45 PM, Jun 25, 2015

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders is being attacked in a new ad for not being liberal enough on guns. 

"Bernie Sanders is no progressive when it comes to guns," says a voiceover in the 15-second spot, which criticizes the socialist senator's votes against two gun-control bills. The ad also notes the National Rifle Association's support for Sanders. Watch the video below:

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Fmr Clinton Aide: It Won't Surprise Me If Bernie Sanders Wins Iowa, New Hampshire

9:19 AM, Jun 21, 2015

Former Hillary Clinton aide Maria Cardona said she wouldn't be surprised if socialist Bernie Sanders beats Hillary Clinton in Iowa or New Hampshire:

"We shouldn't be surprised there's so much enthusiasm" for Bernie Sanders, said the former Clinton aide. "In fact, we wouldn't be surprised if he does very well in New Hampshire or in Iowa, and perhaps even win."

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A Bernie Sanders Moment

Maybe, possibly.
11:13 AM, Jun 17, 2015

On Fox News's Special Report this week, Steve Hayes suggested Hillary Clinton is vulnerable in her march to the Democratic nomination for president and that Vermont senator Bernie Sanders could be the one to cut into her support.

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Bernie Beating Hillary With Male Democrats

She's losing among Democratic men in the latest New Hampshire poll.
1:01 PM, Jun 16, 2015

The only female Democratic candidate for president may have a problem with male voters in that party, judging by a new Suffolk University poll of the New Hampshire primary. The poll, which shows former secretary of state Hillary Clinton below 50 percent support and just 10 points ahead of senator Bernie Sanders, reveals an interesting detail about where Clinton is weakest among Granite State Democrats.

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Bernie Nipping at Hillary's Heels in New Hampshire

Poll: Clinton 41, Sanders 31
10:08 AM, Jun 16, 2015

A second poll of New Hampshire Democratic primary voters shows Vermont senator Bernie Sanders closing the gap with former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. According to a new Suffolk University poll, 41 percent of likely primary voters in the Granite State support Clinton, while 31 percent support Sanders. The next closest Democrat, Vice President Joe Biden (who isn't currently running), comes in at eight percent.

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Poll: Bernie Gains on Hillary in New Hampshire

Clinton 44, Sanders 32
2:04 PM, Jun 14, 2015

Bernie Sanders, the independent Democratic senator from Vermont, is within striking distance of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton in a new poll of likely New Hampshire presidential primary voters. A new survey from the Morning Consult finds 44 percent of New Hampshire voters who say they will vote in the Democratic primary support Clinton with 32 percent supporting Sanders.

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O'Malley to Campaign Hard in New Hampshire This Weekend

7:38 AM, Jun 12, 2015

While Hillary Clinton will re-launch her campaign this weekend in New York City, Martin O'Malley is headed to New Hampshire.

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New Hampshire Republicans to Fox, RNC: Open Up the Debates

9:09 AM, Jun 10, 2015

More than 50 Republican activists and officeholders in New Hampshire have signed an open letter to the heads of Fox News and the Republican National Committee to "urge" those leaders to "reconsider the criteria and to design a debate that will allow voters to hear from a more diverse and inclusive group of candidates who have filed to run for president."

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Bernie Vows to Take New Hampshire: 'We're Going to Win'

7:40 AM, Jun 08, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has a warning for his main rival, Hillary Clinton. “Let me tell you a secret: we’re going to win New Hampshire,” Sanders reportedly told supporters, according to the 

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Hillary Forgets She's in New Hampshire: 'Here in Washington'

11:37 AM, May 22, 2015

Hillary Clinton misstated her location at a campaign event today in New Hampshire. Instead of saying New Hampshire, the presidential candidate said, "Here in Washington."

"Here in Washington, we know that unfortunately the deck is still being stacked for those at the top," said the presidential candidate. "And that just doesn't work for a long term strategy either politically or economically."

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A Candidacy Below the Radar

Former governor Bob Ehrlich of Maryland is going to New Hampshire a lot.
May 11, 2015

There’s a small group of potential Republican presidential candidates you don’t hear much about, though they speak at events along with better-known candidates. They don’t have exploratory committees or campaign staffs. They’re one-man bands. But what they do have are impressive records. This group includes John Bolton, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, ex-Virginia governor Jim Gilmore—and Robert Ehrlich, the former governor 

of Maryland.

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I, Carly

The other woman with her eye on the White House.
May 04, 2015

Ashland, N.H.
The Pemi-Baker Valley Republican Committee’s monthly all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner isn’t the kind of place you expect to see a crowd. Especially  one that includes college students, and on a Friday night, no less. But the American Legion on Main Street is hopping. Greeting guests at the door is Omer Ahern Jr., the committee’s round-faced, mutton-chopped executive vice president. And he’s ecstatic.

“Everybody’s excited,” Ahern says. “We’ve never had this many people here.”

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Top NH Dem to Hillary Fans: 'You Can’t Be Like a Group of My Gay Friends at a Lady Gaga Concert'

8:33 AM, Apr 22, 2015

A top New Hampshire Democrat warned Hillary Clinton fans that they "can’t be like a group of my gay friends at a Lady Gaga concert." The comments, which were made in front of Clinton and caused the candidate to laugh, were made by New Hampshire Democratic party chairman Ray Buckley.

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Barnes Podcast: Breaking Down the 2016 GOP Field

Hosted by Michael Graham.
12:35 PM, Apr 20, 2015

THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with executive editor Fred Barnes on his recent trip to New Hampshire, and his views on the 2016 GOP field of presidential candidate.

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Rand's Libertarian Lecture in New Hampshire

9:59 AM, Apr 20, 2015

Nashua, N.H.
A wave of discomfort moved through the ballroom at the Crowne Plaza hotel when Rand Paul, the Kentucky senator running for president, proclaimed, “The terrorist could be you.”

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Rubio on Immigration: Americans Want Security First

6:49 PM, Apr 18, 2015

Manchester, N.H.
There’s a palpable eagerness among Republicans here to like Marco Rubio, but questions about his views on immigration remain, even among those voters who come out to see the Florida senator on a weekday afternoon.

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Perry Woos Vets in New Hampshire

12:27 PM, Apr 17, 2015

Windham, N.H.
Rick Perry knows how to make small talk. The former Texas governor’s gift of gab was on display at a country store and gas station in southern New Hampshire Friday, where Perry spent an hour shaking hands, trading stories, and talking policy. The shop’s proprietor told Perry his brother had been an Army Ranger during the Vietnam War. “He’s probably been in the back of a C-130,” said Perry, who flew the transport plane for the Air Force in the 1970’s.

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NH Poll: Walker Ties Up Jeb in Crowded Field

Bush is not frontrunner.
11:00 AM, Mar 30, 2015

A new poll of New Hampshire GOP primary voters from the Boston Herald and Franklin Pierce University finds Jeb Bush and Scott Walker are tied at 15 percent support, with a slew of other likely candidates close behind in the first presidential primary of the cycle. Here's the Herald on the implications of the survey:

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Flashback: Top Dems Praised Bergdahl-Taliban Swap

2:43 PM, Mar 25, 2015

The United States Army has charged Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion and "misbehavior before the enemy." Bergdahl allegedly abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by Taliban-aligned forces for nearly five years before the Obama administration negotiated a deal with the Taliban forces.

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Throngs of Supporters, Media Greet Walker in New Hampshire

Presidential candidate talks of riding his Harley in N.H.
2:15 PM, Mar 14, 2015

After Gov. Scott Walker's performance today in New Hampshire, he was greeted by throngs of supporters (and members of the press), who wanted to shake his hand and ask him questions.

C-Span captured some of the action:

"I think we even come back in for bike week because I ride a Harley," Walker told a supporter.

Another supporter told the governor, "I hope you run, and I hope you win."

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O'Malley Won't Defend Hillary's Use of Private Email

10:37 AM, Mar 07, 2015

Possible Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley, the former governor of Maryland, passed up an opportunity to defend his rival, Hillary Clinton, from growing criticism about her exclusive use of a private email system while she served as secretary of state. The moment came for O'Malley in an interview with a New Hampshire TV station, WMUR.

Watch here:

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New Hampshire Poll: Walker Ahead

Benefiting from Romney exit.
8:22 AM, Feb 05, 2015

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker leads an early poll of New Hampshire Republican primary voters, NH1 reports:

According to an NH1 Pulse Poll released Wednesday, Walker has the backing of 21.2% of those who say they're likely to vote in next year's GOP presidential primary. The automated survey indicates Jeb Bush in second place, with 14.4% saying they'd support the former two-term Florida governor if the Feb. 9, 2016 primary was held now.

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Fiorina Gears Up: Plans Presidential Announcement By Early May

7:01 AM, Feb 04, 2015

Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett Packard and 2010 Republican candidate for Senate in California, is moving closer to a formal run for president. According to someone close to her, Fiorina will make an announcement about her candidacy in late April or early May, shortly before the release of her untitled book.

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Shaheen Beats Brown

8:49 PM, Nov 04, 2014

Jeanne Shaheen, the incumbent Democratic senator from New Hampshire, has won her race against Republican Scott Brown, ABC News projects.

Shaheen faced a challenge from Brown, the former Massachusetts senator who had been born in New Hampshire. A popular former governor, Shaheen appears to have hung on to her seat despite the unpopularity of President Obama.


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Brown-Shaheen Race Virtually Tied

11:40 AM, Nov 03, 2014

The New Hampshire Senate race could go either way, with Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen locked in a dead heat with Republican challenger Scott Brown. A pair of polls show both candidates with their own one-point lead, and the Real Clear Politics average of polls has Shaheen with less than a point advantage.

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Brown's Closing Argument: A Vote For Shaheen a Vote For Amnesty

5:52 PM, Nov 01, 2014

In the final days of a close Senate race, the New Hampshire Republican party is running Facebook ads tying Democrat Jeanne Shaheen to amnesty for illegal immigrants. The party has four ads that calls out the "Obama-Shaheen immigration plan" and claims Republican challenger Scott Brown will "fight for our jobs."

"New Hampshire workers need jobs," reads one ad. "But the Obama-Shaheen immigration plan takes them away."

"The Obama-Shaheen immigration bill slashes wages, spikes unemployment and shrinks the middle class," reads another.

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Shaheen: ISIS, National Security 'Not a Question That Comes Up Very Often'

12:08 PM, Nov 01, 2014

Democratic senator Jeanne Shaheen told reporters Friday that issues regarding national security and the threat from Islamic terrorist groups like ISIS don't "come up very often" when she campaigns across New Hampshire.

At an event in Claremont, a reporter asked Shaheen about how issues of national security resonate in New Hampshire, given how both James Foley and Steven Sotloff, the Americans murdered by ISIS in the Middle East, have connections to the state.

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Brown to Shaheen: U.S. Military 'Liberating Force, Not Occupying Force'

8:21 AM, Oct 31, 2014

Republican Scott Brown took issue with Democratic senator Jeanne Shaheen's characterization of the American military operations in the Middle East as an "occupying force" in the two candidates' final debate Thursday evening. The New Hampshire politicians were debating the use of U.S. troops against ISIS forces in Iraq and Syria.

"I don't think we want tens of thousands of American troops as an occupying force for sixty years, as we've had in Korea," Shaheen said.

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