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N.J. Gov. Chris Christie, chairman of the Republican Governor's Association, campaigns for Walt Havenstein at BAE Systems in Nashua on Thursday.

Christie supports Havenstein's gubernatorial bid at BAE

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Gov. Chris Christie, campaigning for Republican gubernatorial hopeful Walt Havenstein, compared the Granite State's economy to New Jersey's.

Havenstein says he has always opposed Obamacare, though company he led was paid to implement parts of it

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein says he has consistently opposed the Affordable Care Act, though a tech company he once led received millions to implement parts of Obamacare.

Garcia, Lambert clash during GOP District 2 congressional debate

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Republicans looking to challenge Rep. Annie Kuster in November engaged in a feisty debate Wednesday as they picked apart past votes in the legislature.

Manchester-based refugee group says it's too early to expand to Seacoast

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Although a Manchester-based refugee group has ties to businesses in the Seacoast, the organization decided it is too early to determine whether it could expand in the tri-city area.

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N.J. Gov. Christie to campaign for Havenstein in Nashua

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will campaign for Republican gubernatorial hopeful Walt Havenstein at BAE Systems in Nashua, where Havenstein once worked as a chief executive.

Texas Gov. Perry says illegal immigration is a national security issue

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry joined Republican State Committee Chairwoman Jennifer Horn in a call with New Hampshire reporters Thursday and accused President Barack Obama and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, of being soft on illegal immigration.

 

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Bill sponsor critical of Hassan for vetoing Sununu center legislation

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The sponsor of legislation that would revamp the Sununu Youth Services Center said Gov. Maggie Hassan was operating under a misconception when she vetoed the bill over fears it would tilt the center...

Gov. Maggie Hassan

Union slams Hassan veto of 'positive work environment' bill

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Gov. Maggie Hassan on Monday vetoed legislation that was designed to create a “positive work environment” for state workers, a bill she warned would have led to a flood of lawsuits...

Hassan vetoes bill to impose 'politeness' standards on public employees

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Gov. Maggie Hassan on Monday vetoed legislation that was designed to create a 'positive work environment' for public employees, a bill she warned would have led to a flood of lawsuits against the...

Real estate transfer tax proposal pulled off table

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A proposal earlier this month by state revenue officials to extend the real estate transfer tax to ground leases of fewer than 30 years or more has Republicans crying foul and the governor's office...

Rye insurance expert to be liaison between former LGC subsidiary, state regulator

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Michael Coutu will be paid $180,000 a year for his services.

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Two GOP heavyweights try to get NH fired up about 2014 elections

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There's a new pledge in town. Candidates pull out the stops, and the barbecues and ball games, to attract attention. Lawmakers eye Hassan veto override.

Joe McQuaid's Publisher's Notebook: A humbling — and inspiring — event

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Mark Twain was one excellent observer of the human condition. I was reminded of that last week when the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy honored me (and thus this newspaper) with its Libertas...

Ted Siefer's City Hall: Video machines and gambling: What gambling?

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THIS WEEK'S good question award goes to Ward 5 Alderman Ed Osborne.

OPINION

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Heroes all? A word cheapened by overuse

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