Tag Archives | Maggie Hassan

Assessment of the Conway GOP primary vote

I realize the outcome of the various election races to be decided on November 9th involves many more voters than can be garnered in the Mount Washington Valley.  However, a micro-analysis of polling results in the largest town in Carroll County might very well be an indicator of voter’s sentiments statewide.  Thus, I offer my assessment of […]

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Two Different Views On The Northern Pass

Today it was announced that there is a new proposed route to the controversal Northern Pass project. “The new proposal includes an improved route, partially underground, through New Hampshire’s North Country, and was developed in response to concerns about potential visual impacts and property rights. “Over the past two years, we’ve met with landowners, citizens, […]

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Emily’s List endorses Sen. Jeanne Shaheen

In its first endorsement of the 2014 electoral cycle, Emily’s List threw its support behind Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, calling her a “truly remarkable leader” who has been a “champion for women, working families, and veterans.” Stephanie Schriock, Emily’s List president, said the 2012 election proved women voters want leaders like Shaheen who will fight for […]

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Three to One

NEC Poll: #NH voters want assault weapons banned. Favor gun ban 72%-24%, background checks 80%-16% #nhpolitics tmblr.co/ZlcQGycY4NBj — William Tucker (@miscellanyblue) January 24, 2013 Carol Shea Porter has been public with her support of the President’s Proposals. Dean Barker is keeping up his twitter pressure on the rest of our electeds to get behind the […]

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Burt Cohen On WMUR’S CloseUP — His Leadership Continues To Be Needed On This Issue

Okay, I'm a bit biased on the issue, but fact is that Burt Cohen did a great job on today's WMUR CloseUP program, and his passion on the issue reminds me — many of us — how his leadership on this issue is needed. As I mentioned in a previous BlueHampshire.com post, he was ahead […]

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Hassan’s Victory Charts Successful Path for NH Democrats

(Ed Note: Part Moved below the fold) New Hampshire Democrats got it right when they nominated Maggie Hassan as their candidate for governor. Hassan breezed to victory 57 percent to 40 percent over Ovide Lamontagne in the General Election. Why did Hassan do so well? One reason is that her centrist views matched those of […]

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About Terie Norelli, David Campbell, and “Ledge Summitry”

I so much wanted to say something on BlueHampshire.com about the election of House Speaker, but since that's a decision by our new Democratic Caucus, I held back. But imagine, the choice was between former House Speaker Terie Norelli, and long-time Nashua Rep. David Campbell, who goes back to the 1970s with me. I favored […]

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Chris Pappas And David Pierce Continue A Story That Is Part Of The American Dream

On Tuesday, I spent a couple of the early-morning hours in Maine, where I had gone door-to-door chatting with voters for the past several weeks about the gay marriage referendum. On my ride there and going over the N.H.-Maine high-level bridge on the Interstate, which gives one a grand view of Portsmouth, the Navy Yard, […]

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About The Debates, And A Mention About My Big Brother John Splaine

Democratic candidates nationally, statewide, and locally have it so over the Republican candidates in all these debates. Okay, I’m somewhat biased, but I think that an objective view might come to the same conclusion. In the final three days of this final week before Election Day, I’ve maxed out on debate-watching. But to me it […]

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THOUGHTS ABOUT ELECTION 2012: Some Projections, And The Cuban Missile Crisis Of 1962

Here is my Herald Sunday Column, offering thoughts and projections for the November 6th election, and remembering the Cuban Missile Crisis of 50 years ago.  Let's hope.  – Jim Sunday, October 28, 2012 All It Takes Is One Election An original White House photo signed by President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. On this […]

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