CONCORD -- The third, long-shot candidate for NH secretary of state abruptly dropped out Friday, blasting Democratic Party leaders for having what he called a "warped obsession with absolute partisan fealty."

MANCHESTER — Efforts by a New Hampshire resident to promote civility and public awareness about Muslims and America received special recognition at the 16th annual Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications First Amendment Awards ceremony Thursday night.

Two years may seem like a long time, but the Division of Motor Vehicles is ramping up operations to ensure Granite Staters are prepared for the all-important deadline of the federal REAL ID law.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Democrats won governorships on Tuesday in several states that supported Republican President Donald Trump in 2016 but lost high-profile races in Florida and Ohio, as voters cast ballots in dozens of gubernatorial contests across the country.

MANCHESTER — Arriving to chants of "two more years," Republican Gov. Chris Sununu credited his crowd of enthusiastic supporters for a solid victory over Democratic opponent and former state Sen. Molly Kelly.

CONCORD — Progressive topics like paid family and medical leave, a minimum wage hike and legalizing recreational marijuana will get a new lease on life with Democrats taking control of the state Senate for the first time in a decade.

CONCORD — After working with a 3-2 GOP majority on the Executive Council during his first term, Republican Gov. Chris Sununu will have to adapt to a 3-2 Democratic majority, at least for the next two years, as he brings his key appointments and major state contracts to the council for approval.