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Make It Count June 2015

Make It Count

What's not being discussed in the early primary states.

Frozen Field: Waiting for Gov. Hassan to Decide on a 2016 Senate Run April 2015

Frozen Field: Waiting for Gov. Hassan to Decide on a 2016 Senate Run

Everyone is waiting for the governor to make a decision. Whether or not she runs affects other races and politics in NH.

Irish for a Day March 2015

Irish for a Day

In NH politicians annually don green and attend Irish breakfast for St. Patrick's Day, but wouldn't it make more sense to pander to our French Canadian population?

Unlucky 13 February 2015

Unlucky 13

The New Hampshire Statehouse is a lot of things. It is the oldest continuously used statehouse in the country. The building houses the third-largest legislature in the English-speaking world. But did you know it is also a place for superstition?

Q&A with Surprise Speaker Shawn Jasper February 2015

Q&A with Surprise Speaker Shawn Jasper

In December one of the biggest surprises in years occurred when the state’s House of Representatives picked 11-term Hudson Republican Shawn Jasper to be that body’s leader.

Redefining the Republican Party Nationally and Locally January 2015

Redefining the Republican Party Nationally and Locally

The very identity of the Republican Party is being redefined nationally and locally, and 2015 could be the year when Republicans begin to figure out what direction the party could take in the next generation.

The decline of local press and reporters is bad news for the public December 2014

The decline of local press and reporters is bad news for the public

2014 is the year the bottom dropped out on the local press.

Has Kelly Ayotte done what she needs to do to win in 2016? November 2014

Has Kelly Ayotte done what she needs to do to win in 2016?

Local Republicans privately say they are very worried about her even getting re-elected.

The real impact of casino gambling in NH October 2014

The real impact of casino gambling in NH

If casino gambling matters to you, this is a year to ante up and head for the polls

Footing the Campaign Bill September 2014

Footing the Campaign Bill

This could be the most expensive year in New Hampshire campaign history. So who pays for it?