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Grok Poll (Works, Now!)- Would You Vote Republican In Nov. to Keep Nancy Pelosi from Becoming Speaker?

by Steve MacDonald June 14, 2018

Update – Sorry for not realizing the poll was fubar. I believe this has been corrected and you should be able to vote now. If not please let me know.  It’s still early but the current forecast shows the U.S. House could flip to a Democrat Majority by one seat. That one seat probably makes Nancy Pelosi […]

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Bride of Crankenstein – The Return of Speaker Jasper

by Steve MacDonald December 1, 2016

NH House Republicans voted yesterday to keep Democrat Elected Republican House Speaker Shawn Jasper. He won by just a few votes, then is reported have begun ripping into the 49% of his caucus that wanted someone else. Perhaps Chris Sununu can have a word with him about not mistreating the only people in the room who […]

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Former State Rep has WARNING for the House about Shawn Jasper as Speaker

by Kimberly Morin November 21, 2016

Dan Tamburello, former New Hampshire State Representative, has some words of wisdom and warning to the incoming house Republicans about electing Shawn Jasper as their speaker. Honorable Members of the General Court, I am writing to you today to illuminate to you the critical importance of your vote for the Speaker of the New Hampshire […]

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Dear Mr. Speaker,

by Steve MacDonald October 6, 2016

Forty-Three Republican members of the New Hampshire House sent a letter to Speaker Jasper asking that he pledge his support for whoever the Republican caucus chooses to be their speaker on Organization Day. He has not, as of this writing, done so. The complete letter follows, listing all the signatories.

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“Could Moderate Republicans Join With Democrats to Elect a Speaker? One Member Floats the Idea”

by Skip October 23, 2015

With the advent of the US House Republicans caving into Paul Ryan’s demands in order to just get a new Speaker to replace John Boehner Sidenote: why is it that Republicans hate to fight ANYone for principles? Sidenote: except, of course, when it is Establishment fight TEA Party folks – then it seems the fight […]

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Breaking – Kevin McCarthy Drops out of Race For House Speaker

by Steve MacDonald October 8, 2015
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Hot Air, Ace, everyone by now… BREAKING — House GOP Leader @kevinomccarthy drops out of race for Speaker — Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) October 8, 2015 Future “prosperity” postponed while “Leadership” works out which RINO to put up in place of McCarthy as the candidate you’d better vote for or else.

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Trick Or Treat?
Orange Boehner To Resign Oct 30th!

by Mike September 25, 2015

Just in time for Halloween! From The NY Times: Speaker John A. Boehner will resign from Congress and give up his House seat at the end of October, according to aides in his office. Mr. Boehner was under extreme pressure from the right wing of his conference over whether or not to defund Planned Parenthood […]

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It’s A Spine, Mr Boehner

by Mike January 7, 2015

In spite of Boehner’s failures to stand up to Obama’s agenda, all but a brave 25 supported him for Speaker yesterday. The base is disgusted – perhaps we should encourage all of them to send our “Republican Repair Kit” to Boehner? Here are the names of the few, the brave who voted “NO”: 1. Rep. […]

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NH House Speaker’s Race Has “Sununu Disaster” Written All over It.

by Steve MacDonald December 7, 2014
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New Hampshire establishment Republicans hew to one principle and only one. How do we keep the DC money spigot open and how do we keep the first in the nation primary. (Is that two principles?)  Nothing else matters to them. They will abandon their platform, its principles, and any candidate that dares espouse them, for […]

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Putting The ‘Ass’ In J-ass-per (Updated)

by Steve MacDonald December 3, 2014
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It has become apparent that Shawn J-ass-per has done a deal with the Democrats to be speaker.  While a vote to promote him to the position has not yet succeeded (updated- it just did), the deliberate effort to punk-the-vote so it would open the floor to nominations, Democrat Stephen Shurtleff’s then dropping out (leaving J-ass-per […]

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Shawn Jasper Must Want Stephen Shurtleff To Be Speaker

by Steve MacDonald December 2, 2014
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Yes, a lot of Democrats probably are telling Republican Shawn Jasper that they will “vote for him” for speaker.  But they wont. Democrats are not going to vote for Shawn Jasper because he has no chance of winning and his mere presence in the race gives them hope… Why? Jasper watering down the Republican vote […]

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Just Goes To Show, Sneaky, Doesn’t Always mean SMART

by Ed Naile December 2, 2014

Just to show why they call the Republican Party “The Stupid Party” I enter the name of one of NH’s most fame-ass House Republicans, Shawn Jasper. He has an insatiable appetite for doing small, nasty things. This time he is consorting with Democrats to throw a Popsicle stick into the gears of the Republican Speaker […]

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Teri Norelli’s Proudest Moment – Stranding NH Taxpayers With Massive Unfunded Entitlement

by Steve MacDonald November 30, 2014
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Soon to be former NH House Speaker Teri Norelli’s (D- Taxenspend) greatest achievement could have been leaving New Hampshire with an $800 million dollar structural deficit.  It was a huge hole, intentionally created with irresponsible spending, budgetary gymnastics (fraud), and one-time money, meant to force consideration of a broad based tax.  But the Republican majority […]

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All The News Thats…

by Ed Naile November 19, 2014

Right out of the liberal playbook there appears the tired old news collaboration we have seen in this small state so often. State Representative Bill O’Brien, a Republican thorn in the side of tax and spenders from both parties for a decade or more, has been elected Speaker of the House once again. And within […]

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Breaking News – Republicans Nominate Bill O’Brien for Speaker of the NH House

by Steve MacDonald November 18, 2014
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Bill O’Brien  has been nominated by the Republican majority to be speaker of the NH House. Congratulations to Bill O’Brien. The question now?  Does Chandler’s unifying “power” unite them all behind O’Brien?    Do Ayotte, Sununu and company throw support behind the Republican candidate for Speaker of the NH House now that it is not Chandler? […]

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RINOs Seek “Easy Button” From NH Speakers Race

by Steve MacDonald November 17, 2014
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Gene Chandler says he’ll bring unity–Skip just reminded us yesterday right here. Chandler said he’d be Mr. Unity in the same article in which the sour cream of our RINO crop endorsed Mr. “Anyone with an ‘R’ is a good Republican” Chandler.  So I assume the unity of such ‘any old ‘R’ Republicans is a […]

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Gene Chandler’s Priorities ‘If Elected Speaker’

by Steve MacDonald November 14, 2014
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A picture is worth a thousand words, and at least a post or two…or three….and so on. If elected speaker again, Chandler said creating jobs and improving the state’s business climate would be his main priorities. What sets him apart, he said, is his ability to get along with all members.  -Concord Monitor

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Laurie Sanborn Withdraws From Race For Speaker of the NH House

by Steve MacDonald November 13, 2014
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2014 LAURIE SANBORN RELEASES THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT ON THE NEW HAMPSHIRE HOUSE SPEAKER RACE Bedford, NH – Republican Representative Laurie Sanborn released the following statement today regarding the race for NH Speaker of the House: “As many of you know, my husband Andy became ill last week and spent time […]

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Bill O’Brien for NH House Speaker

by Tom November 13, 2014

To all newly-elected NH State Representatives: I hope that on Tuesday, Nov 18th, you’ll select Bill O’Brien as Caucus Leader, then House Speaker. The NHGOP establishment is gunning, again, for someone who votes least with the Republican platform (Gene Chandler).  His HRA scores have been consistently in the low 80% range.  Democrats most definitely want Chandler to […]

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NHGOP Leadership Publicly Announces Plot to Deceive Republicans in The NH House

by Steve MacDonald November 13, 2014
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From the “Republicans” who couldn’t be bothered to stop Medicaid Expansion, impositions on free speech, attacks on gun rights, all bucket list items for the Democrat party, we get the official endorsement of Gene Chandler for Speaker of the House. The letter is addressed to “representative-elect,” signed by Ayotte, former Govs. John H. Sununu and […]

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Breaking News? Terie Norelli to Retire From NH House

by Steve MacDonald April 21, 2014
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I don’t have details but  (the rumor mill says that) at the end of this session it appears as if current and frequent House Speaker Terie “Billion Dollar Deficit” Norelli will retire from the NH House. Will she prepare to pursue higher office? Now that a broad-based tax is nearly guaranteed with Medicaid expansion is […]

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The Three Amigo’s

by Steve MacDonald November 13, 2010

So three of the four candidates have arranged a lunch (those three seem to do everything together now) at 11:30 the day of the vote for speaker–which happens at 1pm–to do a meet and greet, and have purposefully excluded William O’Brien.

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