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Maggie Hassan

State GOP Staffer In Chicken Suit Arrested For Disorderly Conduct

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2014 | 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...

Police Officer Fatally Shot Before NH House Exploded

AP | Posted 05.13.2014 | Crime

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire police officer was shot to death after he responded to a domestic disturbance at a home that later exploded a...

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...

Govs Throw Cold Water On Legal Weed Despite Public Support

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — All the buzz at the National Governors Association meeting over legalizing pot, some say, is just smoke. Nearly three months afte...

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.

Democrats Working To Raise Number Of Female Governors

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic Party claims to be the natural home for women. The numbers tell another story when it comes to the nation's governor...

Biden Fundraising For New Hampshire Governor

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden plans to raise campaign cash for the Democratic leader of the first-in-the-nation primary state. The White H...

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.

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...