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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 11.19.2015 | 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 ...

Will the Carpetbagger Card be Effective Against Scott Brown in the New Hampshire U.S. Senate Race?

Rich Rubino | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Former U.S. Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) has packed his truck and moved full-time to his former vacation home in Rye, New Hampshire. And you can bet the term "carpetbagger" will be a watchword leveled against him.

Bobby Jindal Leads The LOL Way At New Hampshire Charity Event

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) had his humor out in full force Friday morning. Jindal joined Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and New Hampshire Gov. M...

Gov. Hassan Sees Impact of Student-Centered Learning

Nicholas Donohue | Posted 03.30.2014 | Impact
Nicholas Donohue

Recently, New Hampshire Governor, Maggie Hassan, visited Pittsfield to experience how student-centered learning is transforming the district's classrooms and leading to students, teachers, and parents who are engaged and excited to learn.

New Hampshire Becomes 19th State To Legalize Medical Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan (D) signed a bill on Tuesday making New Hampshire the 19th state -- and the final in New England -- to legalize medic...

John Celock

Sununu Son Makes Big 2014 Announcement

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

The son of former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu (R) announced Thursday that he will not seek to follow in his father's footsteps next year. New H...

Allyson Schwartz Picks Up Key Endorsement In Pennsylvania Race

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Emily's List made its first official foray into 2014 gubernatorial politics Thursday by formally endorsing Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.)...

Former Candidate With Hodgkin's Lymphoma Makes Medical Marijuana Plea

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

Hardy Macia, a former Libertarian Party candidate for Congress who's struggling with cancer, posted a video online pleading with New Hampshire Gov. Ma...

We Need More Women in Governorships

Gov. Peter Shumlin | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Gov. Peter Shumlin

For every piece of good news we hear about women assuming new leadership roles, there is more evidence that our current political culture fails to encourage qualified women to run for office.