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STEPHEN L. CARTER
I’m not going to use this column to add to the flood of arguments about whether Hobby Lobby was rightly or wrongly decided. What interests me is why exactly fund-raisers believe that including...
CLIFFORD D. MAY
So many people get the cause and effect in the Middle East wrong.
EDITORIAL
Shaheen's role in denying us health insurance choices is getting noticed.
SUELLEN GRIFFIN
Changing the way we think about treating the mentally ill.
PAT BUCHANAN
To observe the decades-long paralysis of America's political elite in controlling her borders calls to mind the insight of James Burnham in 1964 — “Liberalism is the ideology of Western...
EDITORIAL
One's record is fair game in politics. Bob Smith is regularly reminded of once leaving the Republican Party and, at another time, endorsing Democrat John Kerry for President.
EDITORIAL
Thinking of Josiah Bartlett and the men and women like him.
EDITORIAL
The Middle East is imploding, our southern border is effectively erased, the economy continues to sputter, Social Security is inching closer to insolvency, and our national debt is on track to exceed...
BETSY MCCAUGHEY
Democratic politicians are lying about the Hobby Lobby's ruling, scaremongering and trying to whip up a war over reproductive rights before the fall election.
JOHN STOSSEL
Must government build our infrastructure?
EDITORIAL
Here come the Medicaid tax hikes.
EDITORIAL
When the national debt surpasses the size of the entire economy, then what?
JONAH GOLDBERG
“Here's the difference between us,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu explained on “Fox News Sunday.” “We're using missile defense to protect our civilians, and...
PAT BUCHANAN
Tearing the United States apart.
EDITORIAL
Sorry, Derry is not Space Town USA.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Rainy day blues

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Much was made this session about the state's Rainy Day Fund and the $15 million surplus from fiscal year 2013.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: NH to host New England governors, Eastern Canadian premiers in Mount Washington

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FOR THE FIRST in nearly two decades, New Hampshire will host the annual conference of New England governors and Eastern Canadian premiers.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: State revenue picture still unclear until later this year

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Fiscal 2014 is history, but lawmakers will not know the true picture of the state's financial health until later this year.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Buffer zone ruling by U.S. Supreme Court fuels abortion feud

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that states cannot unilaterally establish buffer zones around abortion clinics in order to block potential clashes between pro-choice and anti-abortion...

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Democrats and Republicans parties round out
 their next tickets in NH

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DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS had one last chance to fill party tickets last week by naming candidates for any seats still vacant after the filing period closed June 13.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: NH legislative session winding to a close

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The curtain has come down on the legislative session except for vetoes from Gov. Maggie Hassan, and there will be one or two.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Saying goodbye

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WEDNESDAY was a day for goodbyes as the two-year legislative session ended, as did the careers of some longtime lawmakers.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: So many NH legislative bills get left at the roadside

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WHEN THE DUST cleared after the conference committees had met, a number of bills were left to die when the two sides could not agree.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Medicaid tax debate may linger into summer

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LAWMAKERS may well go home in two weeks without reaching agreement on the Medicaid Enhancement Tax, meaning they would have to return later to deal with the problem.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Lawmakers enter
 'crunch time'

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We are about to enter either crunch time, or the world series of lawmaking, depending on your perspective.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Crunch time for fixing Medicaid tax woes

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The Senate and the House will pass bills this week aimed at fixing the Medicaid Enhancement Tax problem now that two superior court judges have found it unconstitutional and two bond rating agencies...

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Casino bill continues to mock Grim Reaper

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By a one-vote margin last week, the House rejected casino gambling for the third time in the two-year term. But the vote did not end the debate.

Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Changes coming in House membership

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The House is going to look very different next year no matter which party has the majority.


Garry Rayno's State House Dome: It's time to make legislative sausage

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The last few weeks of a two-year session are the World Series for legislative insider baseball. Bills that have been killed by one side or the other miraculously appear as amendments on other bills.

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