James Pindell

Writer

Boston Globe political reporter James Pindell is New Hampshire Magazine‘s longtime and regular “Politics” department columnist. You can sign up here for “Ground Game,” his free email newsletter that allows you to follow the candidates on the campaign trail, as well as other local and national political news.

You can also find James on Twitter @JamesPindell.

Women Candidates Win in New Hampshire

New Hampshire voters may have a distinctly different opinion about what, exactly, electable means. For a while now, voters in the Granite State, particularly Democrats, have long preferred and sought to recruit female candidates, believing they had a better chance of winning. And our election record is quite clear — in New Hampshire, women win.

Cannabis Consensus

Legalizing cannabis seems to be an island of consensus even during these polarized times. Look for it to be a hot topic during our first-in-the-nation presidential primary.