Colin Van Ostern

170 116 year olds and now 588 “new” ballots. What’s going on in Prez Wannabe John Kasich’s Ohio?

by Skip August 9, 2018

Steve’s post should make eyebrows grow in height.  This should make your head go side-to-side as we’ve seen this too many times before: Ohio race just got closer after county finds hundreds of uncounted votes The tight race between Democrat Danny O’Connor and Republican Troy Balderson just got tighter.  Election officials in Franklin County found 588 […]

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So Colin Van Ostern wants to be NH SecState and is taunting current SecState Gardner?

by Skip August 3, 2018

Let’s see if Van Ostern has the courage to appear, not at a Democrat sponsored debate, but a Grokster (along with WNTK’s Keith Hanson) sponsored debate!  We’ll even livestream it – every. single. second: Time to fish or cut bait, Colin.  It’s easy to be in front of your homies; how about facing we who […]

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Van Ostern Has Plans

by Ellen Kolb March 13, 2018
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I’m just going to leave this here. From John DiStaso, WMUR: “For the first time in several decades, New Hampshire Secretary of State William Gardner later this year could face a serious challenger for a likely bid for his 22nd term as the state’s top elections official. WMUR has learned that Colin Van Ostern, the […]

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Republicans lose when they adopt the linguistics of the Left

by Skip September 23, 2016

Happens every time when the Right allows the Left to shape and define the battlefield. From the Union Leader (emphasis mine, reformatted): “If Chris had his way in the vote he cast multiple times, 50,000 people would not have their health care,” Van Ostern said. He admitted the next state budget would likely require more dollars from […]

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NH Gubernatorial Debates – A circus with plenty of clowns

by Kimberly Morin September 7, 2016

Last night WMUR held two gubernatorial debates – one between the Republican candidates and one between the Democrat candidates. In each debate it seemed some candidates were trying to out-progressive (Democrats) or out-conservative (Republicans) each other.

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Forrester and Van Ostern Camps Caught Up In Illegal Coordination Complaint

by Steve MacDonald September 2, 2016

Rich Girard has filed a formal and detailed complaint with Attorney General Joe Foster that begins with this. I am writing to request you investigate what appears to be illegal campaign coordination per RSA 664:2 between the Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) and the gubernatorial campaigns of Republican Jeanie Forrester and Democrat Colin Van Ostern.  At […]

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Forrester and Van Ostern: Sketchy endorsements by ‘Save the Children’

by Kimberly Morin August 30, 2016

Over the weekend a mailer was sent by Save the Children Action Network endorsing and touting Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeannie Forrester in the primary. The same organization has also endorsed Colin Van Ostern in the Democrats’ gubernatorial primary.

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Heir to the “throne”?

by Susan Olsen October 8, 2015

Maggie’s heir apparent…

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Planned Parenthood’s ‘Pink Out’ Rally in Concord was more of a ‘flop out’

by Kimberly Morin September 30, 2015

Last night Planned Parenthood of New England’s ‘Pink Out’ rally was held in Concord. It was a national event to show support for the organization across the country. The event was held at the New Hampshire State House on the plaza at 8:00 pm in the evening. It was almost eerily reminiscent of Halloween.

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Where Colin Van Ostern tells me “Golf Foxtrot Yankee”

by Susan Olsen July 17, 2015

From: VanOstern, Colin (Colin.VanOstern@nh.gov)              9:34 pm (9 hours ago) To:     Susan Olsen Re:    Aborted baby parts Hi Susan – I appreciate your note, and your passion on this issue. I believe that preventative care like birth control and annual exams for low income New Hampshire women are in everyone’s best interests, and I’m grateful […]

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Which do you celebrate – Life, or Murder? Your tax monies used for abortion

by Skip January 10, 2015

Certainly, the innocent babies have no choice – this is a clear evidence of fact.  Their well being, their life, is in the hands of their mother.  I ran across both of these pretty much at the same time – a juxtaposition of fighting FOR Life and a celebration OF Death.  This amongst an anecdotal […]

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Peter Spaulding – to progress forward, this Republican endorses the Democrat

by Skip October 5, 2014

“Colin Van Ostern puts progress over politics” I haven’t done my weekly visit to Political Scoop in a while but toddled on over yesterday to play catch up (once a week (or once every three weeks) is certainly enough).  Too bad, too because it gave me the opportunity to ask a question (a la Pindell’s […]

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Executive Councilor Colin Van Ostern on Bill Duncan

by Susan Olsen May 7, 2014

This arrived in my email box just a few minutes ago… “Dear Susan – Thank you for your note about Governor Hassan’s nomination of Bill Duncan to the state Board of Education. I have a unique appreciation for the critical importance of BOTH supporting our traditional public school system and simultaneously looking for opportunities to […]

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