September 8, 2012, 7:15 AM
News

Extended Interview: Former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker

Former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker spoke with WMUR’s James Pindell as he kicks off the Comeback America Initiative. Walker served in his former role for a decade. He has become something of a national voice on our national debt, and on how and why Republicans and Democrats aren’t addressing the issue.

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September 7, 2012, 7:30 PM
Political Standing

Political Standing For Sept. 7, 2012

THE SCOOP ON WMUR POLITICAL SCOOP: I want to announce some very exciting news for Political Scoop readers. After three years of most of my work being available to just subscribers (the past two with WMURPoliticalScoop.com), we have made the decision to drop the subscription paywall entirely. Beginning on Monday, this site will be fully [...]

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September 6, 2012, 11:15 PM
Kevin Smith, Ovide Lamontagne

Report Card: Republican Governor’s Debate

For the sixth time this political season, but for the only time on television, the two main Republican candidates for governor debated taxes and jobs in what is essentially a closing argument ahead of the state primary on Tuesday. In some ways, Republican candidates Ovide Lamontagne and Kevin Smith, seemed to be in two separate [...]

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September 6, 2012, 6:09 PM
Kevin Smith, Ovide Lamontagne

What Republicans Need To Accomplish In Governor’s Debate

The Republican race for governor has gone on now for the better part of a year. We pretty much knew what Kevin Smith and Ovide Lamontagne would likely say day-by-day. However, what we didn’t know is who else would join the race. In the end, no other major candidate did. Since June, this pair has [...]

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September 6, 2012, 12:50 PM
2012 1st Dist. Congress

Guinta Launches Second TV Ad

Republican Congressman Frank Guinta will begin airing his second round of television ads this week. The new ad will focus on the topic of jobs. The 30-second spot highlights his job fairs, features man on the street interviews, and ends with Guinta and State Sen. Russell Prescott walking in Exeter.  Guinta’s first ad, which began [...]

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September 5, 2012, 11:32 PM
Bill Kennedy, Jackie Cilley, Maggie Hassan

Report Card: Democratic Governor’s Debate

The three Democratic candidates for governor met on Wednesday night for their only televised debate during the campaign, therefore making it the most important hour all year. It was a debate that in some ways WAS the entire primary campaign. To most voters, this debate served as both the introduction and the final argument for [...]

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September 5, 2012, 9:00 PM
2012 Governor

In Last Two Weeks, Hassan Loses Money Advantage, Ovide Sustains

Fundraising reports released Wednesday afternoon ahead of a deadline show a new dynamic in the race for governor. For the first time all year, Democrat Jackie Cilley has more money in her campaign account than her Democratic rival, Maggie Hassan. Aided by a $50,000 loan, Cilley raised close to $82,000 in the last two weeks, [...]

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September 5, 2012, 6:04 PM
Bill Kennedy, Jackie Cilley, Maggie Hassan

What Democrats Need To Accomplish In Governor’s Debate

The Democratic contest for governor this year has largely been a quiet affair. About 80 percent of the state doesn’t know who candidates are and only about 60,000 of the state’s 1.3 million residents will even vote in the primary election. With few television ads, the only televised debate will be the biggest moment of this entire [...]

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September 5, 2012, 10:38 AM
News

Romney To Hold Rally In NH Friday, Just Hours After Obama

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will hold a rally in Nashua on Friday, just hours after President Barack Obama wraps up a rally in Portsmouth the same day. The Romney campaign said a rally will be held at Holman Stadium in Nashua at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are available here. Obama’s event, which will also feature the [...]

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September 4, 2012, 3:20 PM
News

NH Delegation To Get Full Inside Scoop On Obama Campaign

Traditionally, the national political conventions every four years serve as a kickoff of the next presidential election, especially as potential candidates make their first pitches to the Iowa and New Hampshire delegations. That is still the case this year for Iowa, which announced that delegates are hearing from six potential presidential candidates. For New Hampshire [...]

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