Nine Democrats Running in NHCD-1 Primary – Not One Will Admit to Supporting Pelosi

by Steve MacDonald May 10, 2018

Fear of political retribution for supporting one of the most unliked Democrats in modern history has prompted all nine of the primary contestants in the Democrats to Replace Shea-Porter CD-1 fashion who to shun the political stylings of party Leader Nancy Pelosi. Michael Graham, writing at Inside Sources, observes that, while they appear to cover the spectrum of […]

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Levi Sanders Challenges NH Democrats To Run Left- Can They Keep Up?

by Steve MacDonald March 27, 2018

I’m not picking sides in CD-1 (on the Republican side), but the race is still interesting. When Levi Sanders hinted at and then promptly entered that race a day later as a Democrat I think he did so with the number one seed. He’s the guy to beat. And he’s just like Dad, or maybe […]

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GrokTV Interview: Mark Hounsell – US Congress in NH CD01

by Skip March 13, 2018

In addition to the other interviews from the 4th Annual Women’s Defense League of NH gun rally, Mark Hounsell (a current Carroll County Commissioner, Conway School Board member, and former NH State Senator) recognized me and chatted for a few minutes about his run for US Congress in NH’s First Congressional District: His blogsite is […]

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Democrat Chris Pappas is Running for Congress in NH CD-1

by Steve MacDonald November 10, 2017

The speculation is over. (I confess I forgot he was considering it.) Executive Councilor Chris Pappas is going to run for Congress in New Hampshire Congressional District one. He’s joining at least four other Democrats to succeed Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, who is stepping down after her term ends. Former AFL-CIO head Mark MacKenzie, former […]

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Is Shea-Porter Running For Congress?

by Steve MacDonald October 6, 2016

It’s not supposed to be Press Release Day, but this one caught my eye. Carol SEIU-Porter is the Democrat candidate for the US House in NH district one who many years ago, showed up everywhere for everything to get elected to office. Now, I guess, she and her party just assume she is entitled to it […]

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While We’re Asking Questions About Dan Innis

by Steve MacDonald June 12, 2014
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Yesterday I hinted that Dan Innis, who is running for congress in New Hampshire’s Congressional District 1, should probably be running as a Democrat–but can’t.  He’s got progressive positions, has been a registered Democrat voter, supported a far left Democrat candidate, but has chosen to run as a Republican. Why? My guess is political influence. […]

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CNHT Straw Poll

by Steve MacDonald July 7, 2012

Todays annual CNHT Picnic (recorded and live streamed by GraniteGrok) comes complete with candidate speeches and a Straw Poll.  This years results are as follows. Governor Lamontagne 52% Smith 29% Babiarz 18% Others 0% NH CD-1 Guinta 57% Parent 28% Kelly 18% Others 0% NHCD-2 Bass 47% Lamare 31% Macia 13% Dziedzc 7% Dean 2%

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Breaking News: Rick Parent is going to challenge Frank Guinta in NH’s First Congressional District.

by Skip June 7, 2012

Rick, a chief engineer on a ship that has been ferrying supplies to our troops in the Middle East, signed on for the campaign yesterday at the NH Secretary of State’s office.  While he ran in the last election cycle, and held good positions on issues, he just did not have the name recognition to […]

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