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Mike Caulfield

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McCain Bungles Czech Republic, Again (w/ video from NH)

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2008 | 4:57 PM

In a town hall meeting this past Tuesday in New Hampshire, McCain repeated a problematic gaffe, referring to the Czech Republic again as "Czechoslovakia." The frustration McCain is beginning to feel with misspeaking the name of the country came across in New Hampshire, the candidate veering from his talking points...

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Hillary, Obama Tie in NH Republican Write-in Support

(14) Comments | Posted January 14, 2008 | 5:38 AM

Despite the much advertised ability of Obama to secure a crossover Republican vote, in at least one common New Hampshire primary crossover metric he did not do significantly better than Hillary Clinton.

The New Hampshire Secretary of State's office has released the tabulation of write-in votes on Republican...

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Phonebanking With John Edwards's Parents

(1) Comments | Posted January 6, 2008 | 11:11 AM

I just got back from phonebanking for John Edwards. It was... a strangely uplifting experience. And historically I've hated phonebanking. A lot.

Here's some thoughts on the experience.

1. First things first, I guess -- John Edwards's parents came and phonebanked with us. I wish you could hear the audio...

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Shoveling Central Square For Richardson

(0) Comments | Posted January 6, 2008 | 11:07 AM

Bill Richardson will be in town today, speaking in the town square, which is a small park area in the middle of town on a large rotary.

Normally the square can accommodate hundreds of people -- it's the place where bands play during the summer. If...

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Huckabee Supporters Suspected Of Illegal New Hampshire Robocalling

(8) Comments | Posted December 18, 2007 | 12:33 PM

Cross-posted on Blue Hampshire.

Supporters of Mike Huckabee appear to be calling the New Hampshire Do-Not-Call list with prerecorded robocalls, an offense that carries a fine of up to $5,000 per call.

This just in from a friend:


I got an automated call this morning from a...

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Huckabee Compares Safe Sex to Domestic Violence

(25) Comments | Posted October 17, 2007 | 11:22 AM

The following piece was produced by Huffington Post's OffTheBus.

Shortly after GOP presidential hopeful Governor Mike Huckabee walked into a house party in Loudon, New Hampshire on Saturday he was asked whether he would commit to helping the UN reach its goal of 50 billion in...

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Prominent NH Expert Jim Splaine On NH Primary - How About December 11th?

(4) Comments | Posted October 9, 2007 | 12:11 PM

The following piece is part of the Huffington Post's OffTheBus project.

This piece is published in partnership with Blue Hampshire.

Jim Splaine, a prominent New Hampshire legislator and author of the state's 1976 primary law which allows the Secretary of State discretion to move the primary before any...

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McCain Brings Hate to Climate Change

(2) Comments | Posted October 4, 2007 | 9:18 PM

The following piece was produced by the Huffington Post's OffTheBus project.

This piece is also published on Blue Hampshire.

As I sat through the 12 minute video that kicked off the John McCain Town Hall event in Derry, NH, I noticed the placards out of...

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