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New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie posed for photos with Walt Havenstein supporters outside Crosby Bakery in Nashua on Wednesday.

N.J. Gov. Christie stumps for Scott Brown in N.H. visit

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N.J. Gov. Chris Christie sees Scott Brown as a bipartisan politician who could help a dysfunctional Washington get to work.

Havenstein says Christie backing a 'boost'

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Republican gubernatorial nominee Walt Havenstein stand in the kitchen of Crosby Bakery in Nashua.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was out in full force in support of Republican gubernatorial nominee Walt Havenstein on Wednesday.

Heading into general election, Hassan leads over Havenstein in fundraising

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Gov. Maggie Hassan leads in fundraising for the recently completed primary and has nearly $1 million on hand, heading into the general election on Nov. 4.

AFL-CIO lays out support for candidates, urges backing of minimum wage increase

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Union said the entire state would benefit from raising the minimum wage and defeating right-to-work.

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Biden apologizes for 'Shylock' remark, visits Iowa

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Vice President Joe Biden apologized on Wednesday for referring to people who squeeze U.S. military personnel serving overseas on loans and other financial issues as “Shylocks,” a reference to a stereotypical Jewish character in Shakespeare.

N.H. gubernatorial candidates Maggie Hassan and Walt Havenstein

Gubernatorial candidates spar over economic issues

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While Gov. Maggie Hassan's campaign charged her Republican challenger, Walt Havenstein, with misleading the public on his success as a business leader, his campaign said Hassan has not told the truth about the state's anemic economic growth.

 

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After Wednesday's Executive Council meeting ended a little early at Seacoast Science Center at Odiorne Point State Park in Rye, councilors and Gov. Maggie Hassan posed for a group photo by the ocean and even found time for a few tries at the lawn game known as ladder ball. Councilor Chris Pappas of Manchester, front, proved to be an adept tosser. Also watching are councilors Joe Kenney and Debora Pignatelli, along with Hassan, at left.

Executive Council tables action on Pennichuck bond plan until Oct. 1 meeting

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New Hampshire's Executive Council requested more details Wednesday about the $54 million borrowing plan for the public utility that provides water to at least 11 southern New Hampshire municipalities.

House fails to override three Gov. Hassan vetoes

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Three bills dealing with state employee bullying, access to confidential and proprietary agency information and lottery winners die when the House fails to override vetoes.

Governor to nominate three to the bench

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Governor nominates head of Public Utilities Commission to Superior Court bench and two others to be judges.

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Columns

Supporters eager for Hillary's return to NH

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Is she the next "Comeback" Kid? Besides Bill Clinton, of course, who will be back on Oct. 16 for the 2014 Jefferson Jackson Celebration in Manchester.

Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Brown creates 'Don't come home' petition

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Scott Brown launched a petition asking Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen not to leave Washington for recess until Congress secures the border and passes a bill to strip American ISIS fighters of...

Not every human gets elected, but that chicken certainly pecked away at the legal system

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Score last week: chicken: one; human: zero.

OPINION

Casino gambles: Hopes dashed all over

Surprise, surprise: Obamacare funds abortions

Jonah Goldberg: Obama is rushing into war against Islamic State

George Will: Obama needs Congress to approve this war

USNH's raw deal: Part deux

Every vote counts: Here is the proof

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