Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Wednesday, January 05, 2022
IN RECENT YEARS, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has been deepening her involvement in democracy-promotion efforts abroad, including her support for Russia, Belarus and Georgia, as well as advocating for ongoing involvement in Afghanistan.
Thursday, December 30, 2021
JUST FOUR MONTHS after the last American planes left the Kabul airport, Sen. Maggie Hassan‘s bill with Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) to erect a monument to the War on Terror on the National Mall has been signed into law.
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee voted Wednesday to advance a bill that would make more National Guardsmen and reserve members eligible for burial in state veterans cemeteries, including the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.
Wednesday, December 08, 2021
Wednesday, December 01, 2021
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
THE PROPOSAL for reshaped Congressional districts in New Hampshire has so far done little to change the trajectory of the 2022 election.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
GOV. CHRIS SUNUNU HAS ROBBED political junkies of one of the better parlor games in recent memory: speculating which way the dominoes would have fallen, had he opted for a Senate run.
Wednesday, November 03, 2021
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
SYNTHETIC OPIOIDS like fentanyl have driven overdose deaths in New Hampshire over the past several years, but countries that export fentanyl — notably, China — face few consequences for what Americans see as turning a blind eye.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
CITIES, TOWNS AND COUNTIES in New Hampshire received millions from the American Rescue Plan Act, the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill signed into law in March — including $44 million for Manchester and $16.5 million for Nashua.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
IN A CAMPAIGN AGAINST an incumbent legislator, it’s not uncommon to say every bill your opponent has sponsored, every vote they’ve taken, is wrong, bad and maybe downright diabolical.
Wednesday, October 06, 2021
ACTIVISTS IN MERRIMACK have been ringing the alarm for years about water safety, expressing frustration about what they see as the slow rate of action.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
WITH THE BIPARTISAN infrastructure bill set to come up for a vote Thursday in the House, tensions between moderate and progressive Democrats in Washington have rarely seemed sharper — and one of New Hampshire’s representatives is carefully aligning himself between the factions.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
AS HER 2022 REELECTION fight inches ever closer, Sen. Maggie Hassan has had a chance this week to highlight her cooperation with two of the most conservative Republicans in the Senate: Sens. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.)
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
IN THE WORLD OF elections, the latest sign of changing seasons isn’t the start of fall foliage, but the Republican National Committee‘s resumption of training for its local staff and party leaders.
Wednesday, September 08, 2021
AFTER A VIRTUAL MEETING about Afghanistan with ambassadors and other officials from NATO countries this week, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen said she hoped NATO nations — members of the the North Atlantic Treaty Organization — will stay attentive to women’s issues in Afghanistan, though American troops…
Wednesday, September 01, 2021
The images of the evacuation from Kabul have been upsetting, no matter one’s experience. But for war veterans, particularly those who served in Afghanistan, the effects could be more difficult to deal with.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
THE HOUSE IS BACK in session next week to take up the bipartisan infrastructure bill passed in the Senate this month, and the Senate Democrats’ $3.5 trillion bill to expand Medicare benefits, provide free community college and pre-kindergarten and a host of other social services –- which mea…