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The Pipedream of Senate Leadership by a Freshman Senator

A week or so ago at a rainy day gathering in Salem, New Hampshire, it was quite instructive to listen to the speeches of two declared candidates for the Republican nomination for US Senate, seeking to unseat Senator Jeanne Shaheen; as well as a non-speech by a then-undeclared candidate for the same office (who has …

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GrokGauntlet and we want to crowdsource your questions to ask the candidates

UPDATED and BUMPED (#3) – updated Statuses below of our invites. Tomorrow night we will have former Speaker of the NH House, Bill O’Brien, being served up on our grill. IMPORTANT – WE STILL WANT MORE OF YOUR QUESTIONS! After all, the whole purpose of these exercises is for you, our readers, to get answers …

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2020 Senate Primary Candidate Night by NH GOP Area 3 Committees

Hosted by the Nottingham, Northwood, Candia, and Deerfield Republican Committees. Was handed a card with that information for Wednesday, October 2, 2020.  Details to follow – all I have is that date and it will be held somewhere in Nottingham.  As we get the details, we’ll update and bump this post (re: address, ticket (if any) …

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So Josh Marcus-Blank believes he’s the Second Coming of Harrell Kirstein? This will be GREAT!

Poor silver-spoon-in-his-mouth Harrell Kirstein, former Communication / Spoxbud for the NH Democrat Party.  He’s gone onto other things in the Progressive world  (not far, just “down the street” to Jeanne Shaheen’s Campaign – be seeing you again, Harrell!) but we used to write about him all the time as he kept trying to attack GraniteGrok.  …

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And this is why candidates need to have their own recordings – Paul Steinhauser edition (Concord Monitor)

UPDATED: Sorry, video link wasn’t working.  Is fixed now. I’ve said it for years and years – anytime that you are going to be interviewed, record it.  Out in public? Get a camera of one sort or another (smartphones have pretty good ones now so no excuses).  On a telephone interview?  Do an audio recording …

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O’Brien 2020: MicroInterview with NH State Rep Al Baldasarro, Josh Moore, Shannon McGinley

And the last post for Grok MicroInterviews done at the Bill O’Brien announcement this past Tuesday (whew!).  Al has been a long time friend of Bill’s and was one of the folks that spoke before Bill made the formal announcement that he was running for US Senate.  Josh is a former two time NH State …

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