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Maggie Hassan

Dem Lawmaker Questioned On 'Inappropriate' Behavior

Patch | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

During a press availability after the Pet Save event at the Statehouse on March 13, Gov. Maggie Hassan, D-Exeter, was questioned about the vote on the...

A Love Letter to Leading Ladies: Five Women Who Deserve a High-Five This Valentine's Day

Barbara Lee | Posted 04.15.2013 | Women
Barbara Lee

This year, in lieu of a traditional valentine, I am penning this online love letter to some of the most inspiring women in public service. Women leading from Congress to the Cabinet? That's sweet.

John Celock

New Gov Pledges End Of 'Hasty Reactive Government'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Democrat Maggie Hassan was sworn in on Thursday as New Hampshire's third woman governor. Hassan said she plans to work closely with state lawmakers, i...

John Celock

Post-Tea Party Leader Expects 'Common Sense'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

The New Hampshire House of Representatives' new Democratic speaker is pledging "common sense" following two years of Tea Party control of the chamber....

The Ultimate Women's Gift List

Barbara Lee | Posted 02.17.2013 | Women
Barbara Lee

Forget two turtle doves or five golden rings. This holiday season, women have a lot to celebrate. Here are my 12 standout moments for women in 2012, tied up with a bow.

John Celock

Lawmaker Proposes Breaking 'Pledge'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

A New Hampshire legislator is looking get around the state's famed opposition to a statewide income tax by proposing legislation that would allow coun...

Christie Challenger Plans Big Move

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

The first woman to serve as majority leader of the New Jersey state Senate is planning to announce her candidacy against Gov. Chris Christie (R) in th...

Another Christie Opponent Emerges

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

A Democratic state senator is beginning to make moves for a possible challenge to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) in next year's election. Stat...

Unions Flex Muscle In Successful Electoral Push

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — When Maggie Hassan won the New Hampshire governor's race, it wasn't just a victory for her fellow Democrats. Unions spent millions...

Laura Bassett

New Hampshire Elects First All-Women Delegation

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

New Hampshire made history on Tuesday, electing the first-ever all-women delegation. Joining New Hampshire Senate incumbents Jeanne Shaheen (D) and...

Amanda Terkel

Maggie Hassan Becomes Only Female Democratic Governor In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maggie Hassan beat Ovide Lamontagne in New Hampshire's governor's race on Tuesday, making her the only female Democratic governor in the...

Republican Projected Loser In New Hampshire Gubernatorial Race

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Ovide Lamontagne, the Republican candidate for governor in New Hampshire, was projected loser of the race by the Associated Press on Tuesday night. ...

Democrat Projected Winner In New Hampshire Governor's Race

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Democrat Maggie Hassan was projected winner of the New Hampshire gubernatorial race by the Associated Press on Tuesday night. Her projected win kee...

GOP Plans for Women? Empty Binders

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Watch the debates and learn more about EMILY's List's incredible pro-choice Democratic women. Because when you listen to what they have to say about things like healthcare access, equal pay, and economic security, your choice at the ballot box will be an easy one.

The Hits, They Keep on Coming

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Forcible rape. I don't think many people would have guessed that it would be one of the defining phrases of the 2012 elections. But, there's not much about today's Republican Party that any one of us could have seen coming.

Candidate Attacks 'Zombies'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

A Democratic candidate for governor of New Hampshire released a new commercial Friday describing candidates who commit to the state's famous "anti-tax...

Clinton Move Turns Into Major Flop

Patch.com | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

Maggie Hassan's people were hoping their candidate could gain some traction by having Bill Clinton fill the ballroom at the Radisson Hotel with suppor...

Bill Clinton's Next Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

Maggie Hassan is about to get a high-profile boost to her bid to become New Hampshire's next governor, as former President Bill Clinton heads to the s...

Amanda Terkel

There May Be No Female Democratic Governors Left After 2012 Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There are currently two Democratic female governors in the entire nation. After November, there may be zero. While four Republican fe...

Women: We Want You on the Political Battlefield

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

If Maggie Hassan, a Democratic candidate for governor in New Hampshire, isn't elected, there will be zero Democratic women governors in the United States. Not one.

One Chance for a Democratic Woman Governor

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Women legislators recognize the difference between legislating for women and families and legislating at them. When more women hold office it changes the conversation. It changes from a conversation about women to a conversation with women -- and that difference is huge.