Tag Archives | Jennifer Horn

One week before candidate summit, N.H. GOP removes controversial platform section from website

Revised “Statement of Principles” page (nhgop.org) As 19 likely Republican presidential candidates prepare to descend on the state for the New Hampshire GOP “First-in-the-Nation Republican Leadership Summit,” the party has quietly removed a controversial section from the party platform on its website. The most controversial items removed from the website include support for a personhood […]

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N.H. GOP chair in more honest days: ‘Donald Trump is not a credible candidate for President’

Image: youtube.com/bostonherald Yesterday, former House Speaker Bill O’Brien and his shadow caucus hosted a house party for billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump, who once again claims to be exploring a presidential bid. O’Brien, who has reportedly asked potential Republican presidential candidates for up to $50,000 for the privilege of appearing before the dissident lawmakers, […]

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‘Our party is more united than it’s ever been’ — all evidence to the contrary

Image: Steve Garvie / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 In 2011, when state Rep. Susan Emerson proposed a budget amendment restoring social service cuts, then-Speaker Bill O’Brien accused her of not being a real Republican. “He threatened to kick me out of the Republican caucus, said I wasn’t a Republican,” the longtime Rindge representative told the Concord […]

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N.H. GOP: A criminal subculture of bullying & extortion

An explosive email exchange between New Hampshire GOP chair Jennifer Horn and party treasurer Robert Scott has exposed a profoundly dysfunctional party organization. The email messages, first reported by James Pindell and published in full by Skip Murphy, document a bitter dispute over Horn’s access to party bank accounts. The messages begin with Scott accusing […]

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The GOP Tears Itself Up, Just Not As Much As I Do

The internet is filled with political bloggers. Some lean left, some lean right.  Right now many of these political bloggers are talking about the new GOP “Autopsy” or as the GOP calls it, the “Growth & Opportunity Plan.”   This new report is giving a very in-depth look at what the GOP … Continue reading →

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The breathtaking audacity of Jennifer Horn

In a statement opposing Medicaid expansion, New Hampshire Republican Party chair Jennifer Horn declared “we should not abandon good NH programs like CHINS in deference to a federal mandate that will not even be funded.” Horn, who has a record of rewriting history when it gets in the way of her ideological narrative, blithely ignores […]

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N.H. GOP in a ‘rut of inconsequentiality’

At the conclusion of Saturday’s Republican State Committee meeting, Jennifer Horn, the party’s new chairwoman declared, “We are a united party. Long-term Republican activist, new voices who have come to effort more recently, we’re walking out the door today united…” Mary Bonser didn’t get the script. After the meeting, Bonser wrote an open letter to […]

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Jennifer Horn: We care (all evidence to the contrary)

In her acceptance speech, Jennifer Horn, the New Hampshire Republican Party’s new chairwoman, said Republicans will no longer allow Democrats to define the Republican party. ‘‘We must put to rest forever the idea that the Republican Party is the party that does not care.” she declared. “…that we don’t care about women,” House Bill 483.Requires the physician […]

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“Of course I can get here alot easier now with the new airport access bridge”

Alt 1, Alt 2, Alt 3 A gubernatorial campaign appearance on Nashua Public Access by Kevin Smith, formerly director of Cornerstone.  Near the end (around 33:30 or so) he praises how the “new airport access bridge” made it so much quicker to get to the interview… unless I’m mistaken he’s referring to the Manchester airport […]

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