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New Hampshire 2012

First Ballots Cast In New Hampshire Primary

Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

Residents in the small town of Dixville Notch, New Hampshire were the first to cast ballots in the state's presidential primary election just after mi...

Ryan Grim

Battered Romney Stumbles To Finish Line | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Today couldn't have come fast enough for Mitt Romney. The former Massachusetts governor's strategy to lie low while his opponents ...

Meghan Neal

Occupy Protesters Heckle Candidates At New Hampshire Events | Meghan Neal | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. -- Not long into Sunday's Town Hall meeting at Don Quijote Restaurant in Manchester, Newt Gingrich was interrupted by Occupy protesters ...

'Things Tend To Get Nasty Down Here'

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT and BRIAN BAKST | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The same forces that aligned for Republican Mitt Romney ahead of his narrow victory in Iowa are working in his favor ahead of...

Mitt Romney Faces Intense Scrutiny Over Jobs Claims

AP | By CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Executing a classic Washington dodge, Newt Gingrich told Americans that Medicare and Medicaid could be kept solid merely by ending fraud...

Sam Stein

Newt Gingrich Slams Mitt Romney For 'Pious Baloney' | Sam Stein | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney spent the first part of Sunday's GOP debate arguing -- rather unbelievably -- that he's a reluctant politician who never really planned a ...

Michael Calderone

GOP Debate Marathon Continues | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.08.2012 | Media

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- After leaving Saturday night's debate, the Republican presidential candidates will return to their hotels and sleep for a few hour...

Retail Politics in New Hampshire

Will Kryder | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics
Will Kryder

Over a 24-hour period in New Hampshire I observed firsthand what modern "retail politics" looks like: a Gingrich sponsored Town Hall in Littleton, a Santorum sporting store walk-through in Jaffrey and a Ron Paul mega-rally in Nashua.

Michael Calderone

GOP Debate Producer: 'This Is Do Or Die' | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.07.2012 | Media

CONCORD, N.H. -- Rick Kaplan, producer for Saturday's ABC News/Yahoo/WMUR debate, says he doesn't "remember a debate that has as much on the line as t...

Jason Cherkis

Rick Santorum-Linked Universal Health Services Facility: Fraud, Assault And Alleged 'Exorcism' | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) has become a top-tier candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in recent weeks by appealin...

Gingrich Ad Knocks Romney As 'Timid'

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Republican Newt Gingrich fought on two fronts Thursday, branding Mitt Romney's policies as "timid" and accusing President Barac...

GOP Lawmakers Make Wild Claim About Obama's Ballot Eligibility

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

A group of New Hampshire lawmakers asked the state attorney general's office Tuesday to investigate whether President Barack Obama meets the eligibili...

New Hampshire Primary 2012: Live Updates From The Granite State

Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

After the 2012 Iowa caucus, all eyes are on New Hampshire. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the Hawkeye State contest by eight votes. For...

Sam Stein

Jon Huntsman: I'm A 'High-Growth Stock' | Sam Stein | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- With the political world inexorably focused on the whims of the 120,000 Iowans who caucused on Tuesday night, another candidate wa...

Surprising Statistic Could Spell Trouble For Romney

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

MERRIMACK, N.H. — The political world shifts 1,300 miles east later this week. And the end of Tuesday's Iowa presidential caucuses will give wa...

Shootin' 'Oops': Perry Nails Another Mistake

Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

Already effectively an afterthought in New Hampshire primary polling, Texas Governor Rick Perry took to Fox News Wednesday and referred to the Granite...

Obama Targets Republicans On Key Issue

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. — President Barack Obama dashed into politically important New Hampshire Tuesday, seeking to steal the spotlight from Republica...

Mitt Romney's New Hampshire Campaign Deemed Untraditional

Exeter Patch | Marc Fortier, Jason Claffey and Dan Touhy | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

His budget hawk talk over, Mitt Romney exited his campaign event at the historic Exeter Town Hall last Thursday. He did not take questions from voters...

Voters In Early Primary State Struggle To Name Republican Hopefuls

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

LONDONDERRY, N.H. -- Mitt Romney's grip on New Hampshire may be far less secure than it seems. Beneath the conventional wisdom, the expectations game...

GOP Candidates Attend NH Lobster Bake And Straw Poll | Posted 10.20.2011 | Politics

At least five GOP presidential candidates expected to attend the New Hampshire Young Republicans Lobster Bake and Straw Poll. Live coverage and full r...

Romney Launches Campaign in New Hampshire As If It's Just Another Box to Check

Howard Fineman | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics
Howard Fineman

In New Hampshire this week, somebody doesn't get it -- either Mitt Romney or Sarah Palin. Maybe neither one does.

Jon Ward

Looking For Love In New Hampshire: Barbour And Pawlenty Take On Each Other -- And Themselves | Jon Ward | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. –- It's the difference between “Listen to me” and “Look at me.” Watching Haley Barbour and Tim Pawlenty court voters in ...

Jason Linkins

Iowa, New Hampshire Threaten Nation With Early Start To 2012 Primary Season | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Because we recently crossed the line that separates humanity from the next presidential election by a full seven hundred days and nights, now is the t...