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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....

Tea Party Leader Pushes College Voting Change

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

The Tea Party speaker of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, William O'Brien (R-Mont Vernon), is asking a state court to force the state attor...

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...

One State's Innovative Way To Spur Job Growth

AP | Posted 09.29.2012 | Business

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Nine New Hampshire companies have received nearly $200,000 in grants from a job training fund. The grants were a...

John Celock

Tea Party Legislators Pass 'Dangerous' Law

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

The Tea Party-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives overrode the governor's veto of a partial birth abortion ban that opponents deemed as ...

Dem Governor Blocks GOP-Backed Medical Marijuana Effort

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

By Jason McLure LITTLETON, N.H., June 21 (Reuters) - New Hampshire's Democratic governor on Thursday vetoed a bill passed by the Repu...

Dem Gov Blocks Tea Party Push

Concord Patch | Marc Fortier | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

Gov. John Lynch on Thursday vetoed the Voter ID bill passed by the House and Senate earlier this year. "The right to vote is a fundamental right th...

John Celock

Lawmakers 'Hijack' Business Bill With Abortion Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

The Republican-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives Tuesday adopted a measure placing a 24-hour waiting period on abortions as part of a ...

N.H. Police Chief Killed, 4 Officers Hurt In Shootout

AP | JAY LINDSAY and MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 06.12.2012 | Crime

GREENLAND, N.H. — Michael Maloney was only a few days from retirement as chief of a small-town New Hampshire police department. After more than ...

'Most Popular Governors' List Holds Surprises

The Washington Post | Chris Cillizza April 11, 2012 | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

Tough economic times are rough on all politicians, but even more difficult for governors who have to find ways to balance their budgets. And, not surp...

Governor Concerned Over Medical Marijuana Law

Concord Patch | Tony Schinella | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

While he has empathy for those ill patients who need medical marijuana to get through their recoveries, Gov. John Lynch, D-Hopkinton, said today that ...

GOP Lawmakers Surprise Dems With Redistricting Override

Concord Patch | Jake O'Donnell | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics

It was a chaotic afternoon at the Statehouse in Concord Wednesday as the House voted to override Gov. John Lynch's veto of the House's redistricting p...

John Celock

New Hampshire Lawmakers Repeal Contraception Coverage

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

Saying it would reduce health insurance costs, the Tea Party-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday afternoon to re...

NH GOP Lawmaker Warns Push To Revoke Gay Marriage Law Will Spark 'Backlash Against Republicans'

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

As New Hampshire lawmakers gear up for a vote to repeal the state’s same-sex marriage law, state Rep. Seth Cohn (R) is warning the effort could hurt...

John Celock

GOP Lawmakers Pass Shocking Law

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

The Tea Party dominated New Hampshire Legislature on Wednesday overrode the governor's veto to enact a new law allowing parents to object to any part ...

Jordan Howard

GOP State Representative Accuses Obama Of Treason

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican New Hampshire state lawmaker is calling for the formation of a commission to bring charges of treason against President Oba...

Dave Jamieson

New Hampshire Republicans Restrict Minimum Wage

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics

New Hampshire legislators voted to override a veto by Democratic Gov. John Lynch on Wednesday, paving the way for a new law to restrict the state's mi...

New Hampshire Election Results: John Lynch Defeats John Stephen In 2010 Governor's Race

AP | NORMA LOVE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. — Democratic Gov. John Lynch has overcome an anti-incumbent groundswell and defeated Republican John Stephen to win a historic fou...

John Lynch Defeats John Stephen In New Hampshire Governor's Race

AP | NORMA LOVE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. — Democratic Gov. John Lynch has overcome an anti-incumbent groundswell and defeated Republican John Stephen to win a historic fou...

NH-Sen: 54% Ayotte (R), 36% Hodes (D) (UNH 10/27-31)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

University of New Hampshire for WMUR 10/27-31/10; 885 likely voters, 3.3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews WMUR: Governor's race, Senat...

NH-Gov: 51% Lynch (D), 45% Stephen (R) (Rasmussen 10/27)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/27/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release New Hampshire 2010 Governor 51% Lynch (D), 45% Ste...

NH-Sen: 56% Ayotte (R), 41% Hodes (D) (PPP 10/27-29)

Huffington Post | Adam Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling 10/27-29/10; 1,308 likely voters, 2.7% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP release) New Hampshire 2010 Senate 56% Ayott...

NH-Gov: 51% Lynch (D), 38% Stephen (R) (UNH 10/7-12)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

University of New Hampshire / WMUR Granite State Poll 10/7-12/10; 709 likely voters, 3.7% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews UNH release ...

NH-Gov: 51% Lynch (D), 41% Stephen (R) (ARG 10/3-5)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

American Research Group 10/3-5/10; 600 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (ARG release) New Hampshire 2010 Governor 5...