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Post-Election, New Women in Congress Inspire Hope

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.18.2016 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

As I started to dig into the election results, I became convinced that not all was lost. There were several definitive rays of hope. These women entered the Senate, and yes, they were all Democrats, and some were women of color.

Maggie Hassan Declares Victory Over Kelly Ayotte In New Hampshire Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.09.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan (D) declared victory Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R) on Wednesday morning, after an expensive and razor-close Se...

Have You Done Everything You Can?

Don C. Reed | Posted 11.07.2016 | Politics
Don C. Reed

As the frantic final hours tick away, here are some last-minute recommendations.

GOP Gymnastics Over Trump Reveal Deeper Failings, New Ad Argues

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― As gross as Donald Trump’s boasting about violating women was, a new ad argues that the revelation of his predatory predilections has...

Kelly Ayotte vs. Maggie Hassan: Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For 2016 New Hampshire Senate Race

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide for the Kelly Ayotte vs. Maggie Hassan Senate race? One that will give you an accurate, no-spin comparis...

New Ad Hits Kelly Ayotte For Calling Trump A Good Role Model

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 10.08.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) “misspoke” earlier this week when she said Donald Trump is “absolutely” a role model for children, a...

Get Ready For The Most Expensive Senate Races Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.30.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Two of the most important elections for determining which party will control the upper chamber of Congress are well on pace to cost mor...

November In New Hampshire: Kelly Ayotte, Or Maggie Hassan

Don C. Reed | Posted 08.19.2016 | Politics
Don C. Reed

In a state which may vote blue this November, Ayotte goes to great lengths to sound independent, almost like a Democrat. But is she?

New Hampshire Governor Bans Transgender Discrimination In State Government

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan (D) signed an executive order Thursday that bans discrimination in state government against transgender...

Kelly Ayotte Fundraises With Lobbyist For Trump-Style University

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One thing Donald Trump's candidacy has done is shine a light on the unscrupulous activities of shady for-profit colleges like Trump Univ...

Kelly Ayotte Wants You To Think She Voted For More Gun Background Checks. She Didn't.

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), one of the most vulnerable senators up for re-election, is running a new campaign ad suggesting she voted fo...

Conservative Activist Holds Off On Third-Party Challenge To Kelly Ayotte

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.05.2016 | Politics

Conservative activist Aaron Day has decided not to challenge Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) in a third-party bid, instead backing her primary challenger. ...

How Our Theme Song Became 'Make The World Go Away'

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 12.27.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Post-Paris, fear and Donald Trump are back. You can see it in new state primary polls: He's lapping the rest of the GOP presidential fie...

Kelly Ayotte Picks Up Democratic Challenger For Senate

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan (D) is running for Senate in 2016, challenging incumbent Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R). Hassan made her announcement in a vi...

Heroin Epidemic Stars In Conservative Ad Against New Hampshire Governor

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 09.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The heroin epidemic is becoming fodder for political ads. A few weeks ago, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a long-shot Republican presid...

Samantha Lachman

Dem Governors Struggle To Overcome Opposition As Obama Embraces Executive Powers

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The six Democratic governors who face GOP-controlled state legislatures may be slightly jealous of President Barack Obama's ability to d...

Maggie Hassan Wins Re-Election Bid For New Hampshire Governor

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Maggie Hassan, the incumbent in the New Hampshire governor race, defeated her Republican rival, Walt Havenstein. Hassan was first elected governor ...

Walt Havenstein Loses To Maggie Hassan In 2014 New Hampshire Governor Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Walt Havenstein lost to incumbent Maggie Hassan (D) in the New Hampshire governor race. Havenstein is a businessman and former Marine. ...

New Hampshire Governor Election Results: Maggie Hassan Defeats Walt Havenstein

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan (D) won her re-election race against Republican Walt Havenstein on Tuesday. Hassan has served as governor of New H...

Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections

Chris Cormier | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Cormier

Attention gay men: You need to vote on November 4. Here are a few campaign highlights as a Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections, because pundits don't know how to explain how important this election is in "gay man's terms." Meet your ballot box divas.

State GOP Staffer In Chicken Suit Arrested For Disorderly Conduct

Reuters | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics

By Ted Siefer MANCHESTER, N.H., Aug 19 (Reuters) - Feathers are flying in New Hampshire following the arrest of a state Republican par...

Jon Ward

What Makes The Difference Between A Chris Christie Visit And A 'Lost Cause'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Not all long shot gubernatorial candidates are created equal. Last week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dismissed Rob Astorino, the ...

Conservative Religious Group Sues To Block State's New Abortion Clinic Law

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

By Ted Siefer MANCHESTER, N.H., July 8 (Reuters) - A conservative religious group has sued the state of New Hampshire to block a law ...

Republican Accused Of 'Misleading' Nabs Big Win

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK, June 30 (Reuters) - A New Hampshire Republican who hopes to run against Governor Maggie Hassan in the November election was given the gree...

New Hampshire Moves To Decriminalize Adultery

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

BOSTON (Reuters) - New Hampshire lawmakers on Thursday voted to scrap an ancient law that makes cheating on your spouse a criminal offense in the New ...