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John Celock

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 ...

Republicans See New State Gains

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Republicans will retain their hold on a branch of the New Hampshire state government, while seeing their chances for a similar retention in New York g...

Controversial Candidate Leaves Country

Bedford Patch | Ryan O'Connor | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics

Frank Szabo made national headlines in August when he made controversial comments regarding his staunch pro-life platform. Today, the Concord Monit...

Meet New Hampshire's First Transgender Legislator

Posted 11.08.2012 | Gay Voices

New Hampshire joins neighboring Maine in making history this Election Night, welcoming its very first transgender lawmaker. The Nashua Telegraph r...

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Dems Celebrate Statehouse Gains Over Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Democrats are celebrating gains in state legislatures around the country -- including capturing control of eight chambers -- two years after a Republi...

GOP Gov. Nominee On Equal Pay: Government Shouldn't 'Micromanage'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

The equal pay debate entered New Hampshire's gubernatorial race Monday when Republican candidate Ovide Lamontagne discussed his views on the issue, in...

GOP Gov. Nominee On Equal Pay: Government Shouldn't 'Micromanage'

ThinkProgress | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

The Republican nominee for governor in New Hampshire isn’t sure whether or not existing law in his state forbids pay discrimination, but he’s pret...

Republican Sends Birther Video Link to Colleagues

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

A Republican member of the Tea Party-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives has circulated an email to her colleagues raising concerns abou...

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...

Democratic Candidate For New Hampshire Governor Ahead By 7 In New Poll

The Huffington Post | Ian Gray | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

A new poll from Public Policy Polling has found Democrat Maggie Hassan ahead by 7 points in her race against Ovide Lamontagne for New Hampshire govern...

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Romney's Tea Party Support In New Hampshire

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

Three New Hampshire state legislators with Tea Party affiliations -- and who have all made headlines for controversial claims -- have indicated that t...

Dem Lashes Out

Concord Patch | Tony Schninella | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

Klepacki, while recording, attempted to get Kuster's attention on a number of occasions before she grabbed the camera from him. Klepacki requested the...

GOP Candidate's Use Of Deadly Force

Bedford Patch | Ryan O'Connor | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

In the face of criticism from both New Hampshire Democrats and high-ranking members of his own party, Republican candidate for Hillsborough County She...

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...

Giuiliani Bizarre Biden Tirade

Salem Patch | Jake O'Donnell | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani continued hammering Vice President Joe Biden at an appearance at Salem's Tuscan Kitchen Wednesday, calling th...

Obama Rally Party Crasher

Concord Patch | Tony Schinella | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

Before the bus even pulled up to the Statehouse, Charles Pewitt, an independent activist who supported Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul in t...

Bad News For Potential Romney Veep

Salem Patch | Marc Fortier | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

GOP insiders remain unconvinced that U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte would make a good running mate for Mitt Romney: that's the main finding of this week's Red...

Unemployment Boss Accused Of Manipulation

Concord Patch | Tony Schinella | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

The Nashua Telegraph is reporting that Tara Reardon, the commissioner for Employment Security and a Concord School Board member, had her daughter hire...

GOP Leader Bans Newspaper After Hitler Comparison

Concord Patch | Marc Fortier and Tony Schinella | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

The cartoon, by Mike Marland, prompted Republican House leaders and the Republican State Committee to issue statements calling for a retraction of the...

Dems Demand 'Obscene' Romney Details

Concord Patch | Tony Schinella | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Democratic activists from New Hampshire called on presidential candidate Mitt Romney, R-Mass., to release more extensive financial disclosure forms an...