Republican Senate nominee Corky Messner went into the primary with the money advantage, the backing of Republican elites including the sitting president, and the Republican Party’s vaunted store of voter data.
THE IDEA OF A “virtual convention,” with politicians and TV stars vamping for video cameras while delegates and spectators watch alone at home, seemed about as far as a political event can get from Gerri King‘s living room.
NEW HAMPSHIRE’S congressional delegation is pushing for the next COVID-19 relief package to include some money to help state and local governments. The House passed a bill in May but the Senate has yet to vote on it or any other new relief bill.
Fundraising for the campaigns of New Hampshire’s current all-Democratic congressional delegation is running well ahead of their Republican challengers — all of whom also have competitive primary races.
IN AN EMAIL Tuesday, supporters of Don Bolduc‘s Senate campaign were told that President Donald Trump‘s endorsement of Corky Messner in the Republican primary to take on Sen. Jeanne Shaheen was an example of Washington butting into local affairs.
THE FORMER MAYORS of Manchester may not be as well known as the president, who endorsed two candidates for Congress last week, or have massive organizations at their disposal to lift up a candidate, but Ted Gatsas and Ray Wieczorek wanted to make their choices known.
THE CANDIDATE-FILING CEREMONIES of the past week have been the first in-person campaign events in almost three months, but at least one congressional candidate is switching back to in-person events all the time.
AFTER STATE HOUSE protests in April and May against the governor’s COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, the Reopen NH group is taking the next protest to the beach. Group chairman Andrew Manuse in a news release called this drawing a “line in the sand” and “storming the beaches” on the 76th anniver…
AS THE FEDERAL RESERVE chair warned of lasting damage if Congress does not pass another relief package, New Hampshire’s delegation was talking up the next federal stimulus package — the HEROES Act, which currently clocks in at about $3 trillion. New Hampshire cities and towns stand to get an…
A SPOKESMAN FOR the National Republican Congressional Committee on Wednesday called Rep. Chris Pappas a “hypocrite” for accepting support from a so-called “dark money” group after he sponsored a bill requiring those groups to disclose who funds them.
HEALTH CARE WORKERS and first responders are hailed as heroes for their front-line response to coronavirus, feted across the country with thank-you signs, socially distant parades and daily rounds of applause in New York.
ON EARTH DAY, executive councilor and candidate for governor Andru Volinsky announced he won the endorsement of the Sierra Club — and the Sierra Club took a club to Volinsky’s opponent in the Democratic primary, state Sen. Dan Feltes.
NEW HAMPSHIRE’S ELECTIONS officials will release guidance this week about elections, said Deputy Secretary of State David Scanlan, should the state still be dealing with COVID-19 during the September primaries or the general election in November.
The touchy-feely New Hampshire primary campaign seems like a lifetime ago. Remember those handshakes, hugs and pinky promises at campaign events for the Democratic presidential candidates, the bodies packed into the SNHU arena at President Donald Trump‘s rallies?
EVEN THOUGH Sen. Amy Klobuchar and former South Bend, Ind. mayor Pete Buttigieg suspended their campaigns this week, their New Hampshire delegates will still go to the Democratic National Convention this summer.
DEAR HELOISE: I recycle jars from baby food-size to spaghetti sauce-size to bring my lunch to work in. I can pack pasta salads, tossed salads, dressings, soup and a lot of other goodies to be eaten cold or microwaved for lunch. It saves money, time and tastes even better on a second day.
DEAR ABBY: My family just came back from a relative’s after a weekend visit. The occasion was a birthday party, and he had a tattoo artist come over. My boyfriend — the father of our 14- and 3-year-olds — spent our last $100 and went ahead and got himself a tattoo! We aren’t rich, and we had…
Barry White was known for his bass-baritone that delivered such low-n-slow ballads as “Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe.” Unfortunately, his easygoing style didn’t prevent him from dying from complications of high blood pressure. It’s a risk more and more Americans face every year, despit…
JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay more than $920 million to settle investigations with federal agencies after admitting to multiyear scheme to manipulate market prices through illegal trading practices.
Consumer confidence rebounded in September by the most in more than 17 years as Americans grew more upbeat about the outlook for the economy and job market, though sentiment remained below pre-pandemic levels.
Public health officials in the U.S. could take heart at the end of the summer. Even as the new coronavirus continued to spread, fewer people were winding up in the hospital because of covid-19, and fewer were dying.