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The Vote That Really Mattered Last Week (Hint It Wasn’t The Gun Ban)

O.K. Misleading title. “Mattered” in the sense that the vote is predictive of how effective an opposition the minority GOP in the New Hampshire House can be. As a threshold matter, I know the House Rules are not subject to a veto, which I note to avoid the comment “he doesn’t even know House Rules …

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Stand and fight

When the decision to run for office is contemplated, the typical discussion is the amount of time needed to work as a legislator and the cost of doing so to the family finances. Many explain to family members a good deal of the time historically spent together would now be given to serving constituents. Most …

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