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John Celock

Stand Your Ground Repeal Called Anti-Women

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

The Democrat-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives voted narrowly Wednesday to approve legislation that would repeal the state's Stand You...

Lawmakers Kill Abortion Restriction Proposal

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted down legislation calling for a 24-hour waiting period for abortions, less than a year after passing s...

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WATCH: Birther Lawmaker Makes Truly Bizarre Claim

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

A Republican state lawmaker in New Hampshire who has ties to the birther movement drew a bizarre connection between President Woodrow Wilson and Adolf...

Tea Party Lawmaker Apologizes For Offensive Remarks

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

A tea party-affiliated lawmaker in New Hampshire has apologized for remarks he made this week suggesting that people may "like being in abusive relati...

GOP Lawmaker's Shocking Domestic Violence Suggestion

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

A Republican state legislator in New Hampshire told a legislative committee Tuesday that people may "like being in abusive relationships" and can leav...

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Where Tea Party Lawmakers Get Their Wacky Ideas About Sustainability

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

In its ongoing quest to block implementation of the United Nations' sustainability agenda, the John Birch Society, a conservative advocacy group, is l...

Legislators Stop 'Mind Control' Bill

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted Wednesday to kill a bill designed to block the implementation of Agenda 21, the United Nations sustai...

Republican Seeks Return To 19th Century

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

A Republican state senator in Tennessee is seeking a partial repeal of the direct election of U.S. senators in the state, but not before a fellow Repu...

Chelsea Kiene

New Hampshire GOP: Want Welfare? Take A Drug Test

HuffingtonPost.com | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

New Hampshire state Republicans have introduced a bill with a strict message for welfare applicants: If you can't pass a drug test, you won't receive ...

GOP Gov Wants Gun In Purse

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) wants to be able to carry a gun in her purse. Fallin, who owns handguns, has applied for a concealed carry permit so...

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Gun Ban Provokes Bizarre Twitter War

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

The New Hampshire House of Representatives' vote last week to ban guns in the state Capitol has provoked a Twitter war during which a Tea Party Republ...

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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...

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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....

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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...

Birther Queen's Big Request

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics

Orly Taitz, the California dentist and attorney best known for challenging President Barack Obama's citizenship, is asking the 80,000 people who have ...

'Run Hillary, Run!'

Concord Patch | Marc Fortier | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics

Half of New Hampshire's all-female congressional delegation said Friday they'd like to see Hillary Clinton run for president in 2016. U.S. Sens. Je...

GOP Lawmaker Renews Creationism Push

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

An Indiana state senator is renewing his push to teach creationism in schools with new legislation that opens the door to discussing the theory. S...

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Lawmaker Aims To Stop 'Pure Lunacy'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

A newly elected New Hampshire state legislator has proposed legislation to ban openly carrying guns in public buildings. State Rep.-elect Delmar B...

Mayor Seeks What From Feds

Portsmouth Patch | Robert Cook | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

Mayor Eric Spear knows how much it costs the city to accommodate President Barack Obama's visit on Sept. 7. at Strawbery Banke Museum and now he wants...

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Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Perfume

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics

A New Hampshire legislator is breathing new life into a proposal to prohibit state employees from wearing perfume and other fragrances to work. Sta...

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Lawmaker Seeks To Keep Out 'Dangerous' And 'Cushy' Program

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

The battle over Agenda 21, the United Nations' sustainability agenda, moves back to New Hampshire as a Republican state lawmaker has signaled her inte...

Former Senator Warren Rudman Dies At 82

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

Former New Hampshire Senator Warren Rudman has died at the age of 82. Rudman, a Republican who began his political career as New Hampshire Attorney...

Birther Movement Dealt Blow

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

A Vermont state judge has blocked a birther lawsuit to disqualify President Barack Obama from the state's ballot, while birther queen Orly Taitz claim...

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Powerful Agency's Big Change

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

The new composition of an obscure but powerful council in New Hampshire could usher in big changes for the state, including the return of funding for ...

GOP Hears About Obama 'Mind-Control' Program

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

Republican state senators in Georgia attended a four-hour closed door briefing last month in which they were told that President Barack Obama and the ...