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  • New Hampshire GOP Chair Attacks Donald Trump for 'Bombast and Divisive Rhetoric'

    11/26/2015 7:33:21 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 40 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11-26-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    New Hampshire GOP chairwoman Jennifer Horn has abandoned all pretext of impartiality by launching an aggressive attack against Donald Trump. In an interview with the Boston Globe Horn says: "Shallow campaigns that depend on bombast and divisive rhetoric do not succeed in New Hampshire, and I don’t expect that they will now." She went on to say that establishment candidates like Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and Marco Rubio are "underestimated" and will almost certainly perform better than most. This despite their disappointing poll numbers, both nationally and in her state: "People are probably underestimating [New Jersey Governor] Chris Christie. And,...
  • NH GOP Chief Jennifer Horn Fights Resignation Calls After She Slams Trump

    11/26/2015 6:53:01 AM PST · by detective · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Nov 2015 | Matthew Boyle
    New Hampshire GOP chairwoman Jennifer Horn is fighting off calls for her resignation after she violated the bylaws of her own state party by attacking GOP candidate Donald Trump. WMUR, a local New Hampshire news outlet, first reported the calls for her resignation by GOP state Rep. Steve Stepanek of Amherst, New Hampshire.
  • Regardless of Canadian birth, Ted Cruz survives ballot challenge in New Hampshire

    11/25/2015 10:02:47 AM PST · by Isara · 73 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | November 24, 2015 | Todd J. Gillman
    WASHINGTON - The New Hampshire ballot commission today rejected efforts to kick Canada-born Sen. Ted Cruz off the primary ballot based on his birth outside the United States.That clears a key legal and political obstacle as the Texas Republican seeks the GOP nomination for president. But it's not a clear win on the question of eligibility.Rather, the panel found that with the law of eligibility so murky, it can't second-guess the senator's own claims that he passes constitutional muster........Two asserted that Cruz is not a "natural born citizen" - the phrase used in the Constitution when discussing eligibility to serve...
  • NH rejects efforts to keep Trump, Sanders off ballot (and Cruz & Rubio)

    11/24/2015 2:44:40 PM PST · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 24, 2015 | Lisa Hagen
    A New Hampshire agency has rejected efforts to keep four presidential candidates off the ballot. The New Hampshire Ballot Commission upheld New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner's decision to allow Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on the Democratic primary ballot and Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), as well as real estate mogul Donald Trump on the GOP primary ballot. Commission Chairman Bradford Cook said all decisions were unanimous. The decision on Sanders came in response to a complaint that argued was he was ineligible to run as a Democrat because he was elected and currently serves as...
  • Former New Hampshire GOP chair moves to take Trump off the ballot

    11/24/2015 9:19:47 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 94 replies
    Hot Air ^ | November 24, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    A former chairman of the New Hampshire Republican Party says Donald Trump should not be on the Republican presidential primary ballot on Feb. 9 because the GOP frontrunner has not proven he is a registered Republican and has expressed views “inconsistent” with the state and national party’s platform and by laws. In his usual, understated fashion, Trump’s campaign manager Corey Lewandowski responded by saying that if this move were approved, “Mr. Trump’s supporters would probably riot in the streets of New Hampshire.” Normally I’d shrug off a comment like that as typical campaign rhetoric, but in this case it’s probably...
  • Maggie Hassan’s Turkey Tax [NH Democrat voted to increase taxes on hunters, fisherman]

    11/24/2015 3:20:19 AM PST · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 11/23/15 | Adam Kredo
    Democratic New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan is under fire for leading the charge to implement a “turkey tax” on hunters that could triple the fees Granite State residents have to pay to hunt the Thanksgiving Day staple.Hassan, who announced in October that she plans on running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Kelly Ayotte in 2016, voted five times to significantly increase the fees that New Hampshire hunters and fishers must pay for their state licenses, a move that has increased financial pressure on those who make a living from the trade.Hassan’s efforts to boost these taxes have drawn criticism from...
  • Trump faces challenge on eligibility for the New Hampshire ballot

    Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN)Donald Trump may be the clear Republican front-runner in New Hampshire but at least one member of his party is saying he shouldn't even be on the ballot. Former state party chairman Fergus Cullen, who has been an outspoken critic of Trump's, on Monday challenged the businessman's status within the party. "It is my belief that Mr. Trump must present evidence that he is a registered member of the Republican Party because his views, expressed over decades, are inconsistent with the Republican Party platform and the Republican Party of New Hampshire's statement of principles and bylaws," Cullen...
  • Mitt Romney leads New Hampshire poll—no, he’s still not running

    11/23/2015 11:39:59 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies ^ | 11/23/2015 | By Nik DeCosta-Klipa
    Mitt Romney has said time and time again that he is not running for president. However, a new poll shows that the former Massachusetts governor's nonexistent campaign would lead the field in New Hampshire, if only he were to launch a third run for president (which he'd now have to do as a write-in candidate having missed the state's filing deadline). According to a Suffolk/Boston Globe poll of likely Granite State primary voters, if Romney was added to crowd of GOP presidential hopefuls, he would lead the field with 31 percent of the vote—more than double that of current frontrunner...
  • Poll: Trump retakes lead, Cruz surges in IA; Rubio second in NH

    11/22/2015 11:33:01 AM PST · by iowamark · 54 replies
    CBS News ^ | 11/22/2015 | Anthony Salvanto
    Donald Trump has returned to the lead in Iowa while Ted Cruz has now surged past Ben Carson into second place. Carson has slipped from a first-place tie into third. While Iowa's Republicans generally feel Trump is ready to be commander-in-chief, Cruz scores even better on this measure, boosted by support from very conservative and Tea Party Iowans who feel he is ready to assume the post. That's more than say so about Trump, Carson, Rubio and Jeb Bush. Since last month, Ted Cruz has gained ground -- and Ben Carson has lost ground -- among some key voting groups...
  • Filing deadline for New Hampshire primary arrives

    11/20/2015 5:16:05 PM PST · by BigEdLB · 14 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 11/20/15 | Boston Globe
    Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson is the last major Republican candidate to file his paperwork for the New Hampshire primary. Carson is near or at the top of most polls, but he rarely campaigns in New Hampshire. His trip to the Statehouse is his only stop in the state, and he’s scheduled to appear in Iowa less than three hours later. Carson now receives Secret Service protection, meaning security will be much higher at the Statehouse for his filing than for other candidates. It’s the last day for presidential candidates to pay $1,000 and file paperwork if they hope to get...
  • Rubio Hits Cruz For 'Weakening' U.S. Spy Programs

    11/16/2015 7:29:35 PM PST · by VinL · 12 replies
    US NEWS ^ | 11/16/15 | David Cantonese
    Sen. Marco Rubio called out Sen. Ted Cruz by name Monday night for voting to "weaken U.S. intelligence programs," escalating their increasingly intense rivalry for the Republican presidential nomination. Calling it a distinctive issue in the campaign for the White House, the Florida senator said, "At least two of my colleagues in the Senate aspiring to the presidency, Sen. Cruz in particular, have voted to weaken the U.S. intelligence programs just in the last month and a half. And a weakening of our intelligence gathering capabilities leaves America vulnerable." Rubio, speaking before The Wall Street Journal CEO Council at the...
  • Fox News Poll: Trump rules GOP race in New Hampshire, Sanders by 1 over Clinton

    11/19/2015 11:35:07 AM PST · by lbryce · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 19, 2015 | Dana Blanton
    Donald Trump leads the race for the Republican nomination in New Hampshire, while Bernie Sanders edges Hillary Clinton among Democrats. That’s according to the latest Fox News poll, released Wednesday, and conducted since Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris. Trump leads with 27 percent of New Hampshire Republican primary voters. Marco Rubio receives the support of 13 percent, just above Ted Cruz at 11 percent. That’s it for the double-digit candidates. CLICK HERE TO READ THE POLL RESULTS Jeb Bush and Ben Carson garner 9 percent each, followed by John Kasich at 7 percent and Chris Christie at 6 percent. More...
  • Ben Carson is fading fast in the latest Fox News New Hampshire poll

    11/18/2015 10:09:39 PM PST · by Mariner · 28 replies
    Business Insider ^ | November 18th, 2015 | Business Insider By Harrison Jacobs and Maxwell Tani
    Fox News released the results of its latest New Hampshire primary poll on Wednesday, and it doesn't look good for Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson. The poll, the first conducted since Friday's attacks in Paris, finds Donald Trump leading the GOP field with 27% of Republican primary voters. Marco Rubio came in second with 13%, with Ted Cruz trailing behind him at 11%. Everyone else is in single digits. Jeb Bush and Ben Carson received 9% each. Ohio Gov. John Kasich received 7% and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie received 6%.
  • Poll: After debate, Trump still leads SC GOP primary [Trump 25% Carson 17% Cruz 14%]

    11/18/2015 8:53:49 PM PST · by GonzoII · 34 replies ^ | November 18, 2015 | JAMIE SELF
    COLUMBIA - Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump remains the top choice for S.C. GOP primary voters and has a wider lead over Ben Carson than recent polls have shown, a new poll found. According to the Benchmark Research poll, Trump leads the state's GOP presidential primary with 25.5 percent support. Carson trails at 17.5 percent. A poll earlier this month showed Trump with a 4-percentage point lead over Carson. Another poll taken during the same period showed Carson ahead by 1 percentage point. The results put U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida closer to Carson,...
  • Fox News Poll: Trump rules GOP race in New Hampshire (Trump 27 Rubio 13 Cruz 11 Bush/Carson 9)

    11/18/2015 4:51:26 PM PST · by springwater13 · 30 replies
    Donald Trump leads the race for the Republican nomination in New Hampshire, while Bernie Sanders edges Hillary Clinton among Democrats. That’s according to the latest Fox News poll, released Wednesday, and conducted since Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris. Trump leads with 27 percent of New Hampshire Republican primary voters. Marco Rubio receives the support of 13 percent, just above Ted Cruz at 11 percent. That’s it for the double-digit candidates. Jeb Bush and Ben Carson garner 9 percent each, followed by John Kasich at 7 percent and Chris Christie at 6 percent. Just three percent back Carly Fiorina and Rand...
  • Manchester chief: Granite State may host 500 Syrian refugees

    11/18/2015 12:51:10 PM PST · by BlatherNaut · 22 replies
    New Hampshire Union Leader ^ | 11/17/15 | Paul Feely
    Members of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted Tuesday night against a motion supporting Gov. Maggie Hassan's stance against accepting Syrian refugees in the state, following last week’s attacks in France. Alderman Keith Hirschmann originally proposed the motion, saying the board would empower Mayor Ted Gatsas in any efforts to stop a potential influx of 500 refugees from Syria. That figure came from Manchester Police Chief Nick Willard, who said he was told by members of the FBI that 500 Syrian refugees could be headed to New Hampshire. "I was told during discussions with the FBI that 90,000 Syrian...
  • POLL: New Hampshire: Trump (23%), Rubio (13%), Carson (13%)

    11/18/2015 5:55:48 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 5 replies
    WBUR ^ | 11/18/2015 | Fred Bever
    WBUR Poll: Trump More Firmly On Top In N.H.; Voters Split On Middle East Military Policy. Donald Trump is holding on to his lead in the latest WBUR poll of likely voters in New Hampshire's Republican presidential primary, while his closest rival, Dr. Ben Carson, appears to be fading. And in the wake of the attacks in Paris, the new poll also shows that the state's GOP electorate is divided on Middle East military policy and immigration. After losing a few percentage points in a WBUR survey two weeks ago, Trump is more firmly on top in the latest poll...
  • WBUR Poll: Trump Leads With NH Republicans [Trump 22% Carson/Rubio 11%]

    11/18/2015 3:21:46 AM PST · by GonzoII · 18 replies
    NPR ^ | November 18, 2015 5:03 AM ET | NPR
    Less than three months before New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary, Donald Trump continues to maintain his lead over over the rest of the Republican presidential field in the state, according a new poll commissioned by NPR member station WBUR. The real estate billionaire and reality TV star drew the support of 22 percent of New Hampshire Republican voters who are likely to vote in the Feb. 9 primary election. Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio both had the support of 11 percent of supporters with all of the remaining GOP candidates pulling in single digit support. Carson, a...
  • U.S. top court rejects anti-abortion group's Planned Parenthood case

    11/16/2015 7:44:39 PM PST · by detective · 11 replies
    yahoo News ^ | November 16, 2015 | Lawrence Hurley
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an anti-abortion group's bid to force the federal government to reveal more information about a $1 million grant it made in 2011 to women's health provider Planned Parenthood in New Hampshire. The nine justices rejected an appeal filed by New Hampshire Right to Life, a group that sued the federal government under freedom of information law to find out about the arrangement
  • Now 25 Republican governors - and one Democrat too - say they don't want to accept Syrian refugees

    11/16/2015 6:16:22 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 128 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | November 16, 2015 | Nikki Schwab
    Now, 25 Republican governors – and one Democrat too – have said they don't want Syrian refugees in their states, as President Obama recommitted the U.S. to take a portion of this population fleeing from ISIS. In a press conference this morning in Turkey, Obama said that 'the United States has to step up and do its part,' while chiding those in the opposition party for suggesting there be a 'religious test' for entry into the United States. There's concern, after Friday's brutal attack in Paris, that ISIS fighters are infiltrating those fleeing Syria and will carry out future violence...
  • Democratic governor demands halt to refugee settlement in US

    11/16/2015 4:47:18 PM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Hot ^ | November 16, 2015 | ED MORRISEY
    As the Daily Beast says, it’s not just Republicans. After more than a dozen GOP governors announced plans to block the relocation of Syrian refugees to their states, New Hampshire’s Democratic governor joined the group. Maggie Hassan’s spokesman told the New Hampshire Union-Leader that safety and security for Americans has to come first: "Protecting the safety and security of our people is the first responsibility of government," spokesman William Hinkle said. "And the Governor has always made clear that we must ensure robust refugee screening to protect American citizens, and believes that we must know more of the facts about...
  • 28 states refuse Syrian refugees - AL, MI, TX, LA, AR, IN, IL, MA, MS, OH, FL, WI, NC, AZ, ME, NH...

    11/16/2015 9:47:39 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 442 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 16, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    "Slamming the door in their faces would be a betrayal of our values," [Obama] said.Six Republican governors have announced that Syrian refugees won't be allowed to resettle in their states in the wake of last week's terrorist attacks in Paris. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley issued statements Sunday saying that they wanted to prioritize the safety of the residents in their states. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott; Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a GOP presidential candidate; Arkansas Gov. Gov. Asa Hutchinson; and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence joined them on Monday. "Michigan is a welcoming state and we are...
  • Saint Anselm College - Most Unsafe Campus In the U.S.?

    11/15/2015 5:01:24 PM PST · by markomalley · 11 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 11/15/15 | Robert Spencer
    The controversies at the University of Missouri and Yale make it indisputable that America’s universities and colleges are today less institutions of higher learning than centers of Leftist indoctrination and agitprop. As if aware, however, that forcible suppression of unwelcome points of view is contrary to the very idea of a university, today’s academic authoritarians cast about for fig leaves to cover up their slavish adherence to politically correct norms. At Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, officials have recently invoked security risks to cover up their hostility to points of view that veer too far from the acceptable...
  • Dartmouth Protesters Assault Students While Screaming Racial Threats

    11/15/2015 11:50:12 AM PST · by markomalley · 68 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/15/15 | Alex Pfeiffer
    <p>A group of Black Lives Matter protestors at Dartmouth College led a violent protest Thursday, hurling racial insults at students and pushing them up against a wall as they tried to study in the library,The Dartmouth Reviewreports.</p> <p>The protesters actively disrupted students reviewing for exams, entering study spaces and shouting at students who tried to close their door. One student was forced to abandon her study room and ran out of the library.</p>
  • Current New Hampshire Polling [Cruz Polls Second 12%; Trump leads 29%] Rubio 10, Carson 7

    11/15/2015 10:47:18 AM PST · by County Agent Hank Kimball · 71 replies
    Gravis Marketing ^ | November 14, 2015 | Unknown
    OK, it's one poll. I have no idea how valid, or really who "Gravis Marketing" is - though I've heard of them before. Still fun and a little interesting. And not out of line with national polls...except as Ben Carson is concerned. Trump - 29 Cruz - 12 Rubio - 10 Christie - 8 Jeb! - 8 Carson - 7 Kasich - 5 Paul - 5 Fiorina - 4 Jindal - 1 Huckster - 1 Hank
  • Gravis Marketing Poll: New Hampshire! DonaldTrump is pulling away from the pack

    11/14/2015 7:52:01 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 109 replies
    Twitter ^ | 11/14/2015 | Donald Trump
    Great news out of New Hampshire! Donald Trump is pulling away from the pack w/ 2nd is 17% behind him!
  • Official Notice of Dispute challenges 4 candidates' NH eligibility (Cruz, Jindal, Rubio, Santorum)

    11/14/2015 2:48:45 PM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 532 replies
    The Post & Email ^ | 11/13/2015 | Robert Laity
    I wish to NOTIFY you that the bona-fides of four Republican Candidates to be President is hereby DISPUTED. It is claimed that the following persons do NOT meet the United States Constitutional requirement that one be a "Natural-Born Citizen" in order to be President under Article II, Sec. 1. I am disputing the bona-fides of: Marco Rubio - NOT an NBC. He was born in the U.S., however his parents were un-naturalized "permanent resident" Cuban citizens when he was born. Ted Cruz - NOT an NBC. He was born in Canada to a Cuban father and American mother who may...
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders faces challenge to New Hampshire ballot eligibility

    11/12/2015 11:59:18 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 25 replies
    WPTZ ^ | November 12, 2015
    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is facing a challenge to his eligibility for the Democratic primary ballot in New Hampshire because of his longtime status as an independent. The state's filing paperwork requires a candidate to declare as a registered member of whichever party he or she is running in. The complaint, filed Thursday, claims Sanders is ineligible because he has never been elected as a Democrat. Sanders declared himself a Democrat while filing to run last week. The state's five-member Ballot Law Commission, which rules on questions of eligibility, will take up the challenge Nov. 24.
  • Live Frisked or Die

    11/11/2015 2:26:37 PM PST · by Lorianne · 21 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 10 November 2015 | Mark Steyn
    The corrupt and insulting sense of entitlement of the Clinton campaign is quite remarkable. On Monday, the former Secretary of State, who currently holds no public office, filed her entry as a presidential candidate in the New Hampshire primary. This is a formal requirement which these days candidates turn into a promotional event. However, in the four decades he has served as New Hampshire's Secretary of State, Bill Gardner has never been treated as contemptuously as he was yesterday by Mrs Clinton. Her Secret Service detail required that Secretary Gardner submit to a humiliating pat down for the privilege of...
  • VIDEO: Donald Trump at 'Politics & Eggs' Event (11-11-15)

    11/11/2015 7:55:54 AM PST · by JoeSeales · 23 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 11-11-15 | Donald Trump
    November 11, 2015: GOP Presidential candidate and front-runner Donald J. Trump was in Manchester, NH on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 for the famous 'Politics & Eggs' event. Trump was joined on stage briefly by his sons Donald Jr. and Eric. Trump looked quite agitated at times, think he was sleep deprived haha.
  • Lame and Lamer: Hillary Lines Up Feminist Senators with Cue Cards

    11/07/2015 6:35:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | November 7, 2015 | Melissa Mullins
    In a feministic attempt to be hip, the Hillary Clinton campaign decided to do something “fun” and ask Democratic senators – all female of course – to hold up signs with their answers to questions about the Democratic presidential candidate front-runner.  It’s sort of like, remember how Michelle Obama held a sign with the #bringbackourgirls in an effort to “fight back” at the terrorist group Boko Haram that kidnapped hundreds of girls from a Nigerian school? As if that would make any difference at all.  This entire exercise is sort of like that, only much lamer. Besides, what better way...
  • Apparently Nate Silver Has Just Discovered The GOPe Splitter Strategy….

    11/07/2015 8:42:52 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 33 replies ^ | 11/7/15 | Sundance
    We have exhaustively outlined the GOPe road map to insure the nomination of Jeb Bush for the Republican Presidential Candidate in 2016. While the road map is rather complex, it essentially boils down to a strategy of small accumulated delegate pickups using 15-20% electoral support. GOP candidates 3 ADVERTISEMENT Candidates George Pataki and Jim Gilmore have already been disqualified from the Alabama Primary, yet they remain in the race. Only a handful of candidates (Bush, Trump, Cruz and to a lesser extent Rubio & Fiorina) have efforts underway to qualify for ballot placement in all of the states with primary...
  • Will Kelo Decision Finally Sink Donald Trump?

    11/05/2015 10:09:15 AM PST · by Freemeorkillme · 286 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/05/2015 | Michael Walsh
    Donald Trump’s high standing in the polls is attributable entirely to the fact that he’s not a Washington insider, not part of the racket, and despite his wealth really might actually give a damn about the Little Guy. So why is he saying things like this? Donald Trump on Wednesday defended government property seizures as a “necessary thing,” even when it means involuntarily taking property from a private owner to transfer it to another business. Trump was speaking to reporters outside the capital statehouse moments before formally filing his candidacy for the February primary, and the Washington Examiner pressed him...
  • Poll-plummeting Carly Fiorina attracts only dozens in New Hampshire just minutes after filing <tr>

    11/05/2015 2:02:29 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 53 replies ^ | David Martosko
    Carly Fiorina's star power faded Thursday as fast as it has dimmed nationally since the mini polling boom she earned in the second Republican debate nearly two months ago. Just a half-hour after a few hundred supporters gathered at the state capitol in Concord to see the the former tech executive sign her New Hampshire Primary candidacy papers, just a few dozen turned out to hear her speak at a restaurant less than a block away. After a three-minute stump speech, FIorina opened the floor for questions. Just one came, from an eight-year-old girl named Anna whose home-schooling mother brought...
  • Jeb Bush guarantees victory in N.H. as poll numbers fall

    11/05/2015 12:56:28 PM PST · by Red Badger · 117 replies ^ | 11/5/15 1:13 PM | By Ryan Lovelace
    Jeb Bush guaranteed victory in New Hampshire's first in the nation primary. Despite tanking poll numbers, the governor told WMUR he remains confident he can win. "I'm going to win it," Bush said. "Is it a must-win for you?" asked WMUR's John DiStaso. "Oh, I'm going to win it," Bush repeated. "I honestly believe I'm going to win New Hampshire."
  • VIDEO: Trump Slams Carson, Rubio in New Hampshire

    11/04/2015 11:53:39 AM PST · by JoeSeales · 181 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 11-4-15 | Donald Trump
    November 4, 2015: RAW video of GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump arriving In Concord NH, where he spoke to the media and met with supporters before officially filing for President at the State House. He threw some jabs at his opponents, especially Carson and Rubio. Note: Mr. Trump begins speaking about 5:00 into this video.
  • JEB BUSH FADES IN NH DESPITE AD BLITZ (Mike Murphy flop alert)

    11/03/2015 6:40:39 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/2/15 | MIKE FLYNN
    A new poll of New Hampshire Republicans by Monmouth University confirms the fading fortunes of the Jeb Bush campaign. Despite spending more on TV than all other candidates combined, Jeb has dropped to sixth place in nation's first primary state, a must-win for his Presidential ambitions. In July, Jeb Bush was second in New Hampshire. A great deal of Bush's candidacy was predicated on enjoying an enormous financial edge over his Republican rivals. When he launched his campaign this summer, an allied Super PAC announced it had raised just over $100 million to support Jeb in the primary. This announcement...
  • New Hampshire post-debate poll: Trump leads with 26%, Rubio’s support triples since September

    11/02/2015 3:17:52 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 14 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 11/2/2015
    Jeb Bush? Sixth place in his all-in must-win early state. And there’s a serious chance, if Fiorina and Christie have a good night at the fourth debate next week, that he’ll be eighth before too much longer. The most striking thing here is how little everyone has changed since Monmouth’s last poll of the state in September — except Rubio.
  • Marco Rubio is exploding in a key early state [Trump 26%, Carson 16%, Rubio 13%]

    11/02/2015 10:45:32 AM PST · by TangledUpInBlue · 59 replies
    The Business Insider ^ | 11/2 | Max Tani
    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) is surging in a key early-voting state in the first major survey taken since last week's Republican debate. A new Monmouth University poll released on Monday showed real-estate tycoon Donald Trump still dominating in the Republican primary, with 26% support among likely GOP primary voters. He was followed by retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who garnered 16% support in the same poll. But Rubio has more-than tripled his support in the last month-plus. He has jumped from 4% support in September to 13% now, putting him just behind Carson. Rubio led the other establishment-type candidates — including...
  • Marco Rubio dashes to third in New Hampshire poll [But Who's Number ONE Baby?!]

    11/02/2015 10:05:09 AM PST · by GonzoII · 20 replies
    Marco Rubio moved into third place - at 13 percent - in a Monmouth University poll of Republican primary voters in New Hampshire. Jeb Bush was supported by 7 percent of those who participated in the poll. Still leading is Donald Trump, 26 percent; followed by Ben Carson, 16 percent. From the Monmouth: Donald Trump maintains his sizable lead in the New Hampshire Republican primary and Ben Carson holds onto second place, but the latest Monmouth University Poll has found a new occupant in the 3rd place slot – Marco Rubio.
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE: RUBIO RISING IN GOP RACE Trump, Carson retain top two spots

    11/02/2015 9:56:15 AM PST · by BigEdLB · 18 replies
    Monmouth ^ | 11/2/15 | Patrick Murray
    Donald Trump maintains his sizable lead in the New Hampshire Republican primary and Ben Carson holds onto second place, but the latest Monmouth University Poll has found a new occupant in the 3 rd place slot – Marco Rubio. GOP primary voters are also unhappy with the recent budget deal reached by Congress, and their ire is directed at both parties. One-in-four (26%) likely GOP primary voters in New Hampshire continue to back Donald Trump for the presidential nomination. Ben Carson (16%) places second and Marco Rubio (13%) comes in third, followed closely by John Kasich (11%). Other cont enders...
  • 'Bureaucracy run amok': School dumps federal lunch program, is deemed 'processing plant'

    10/26/2015 8:11:34 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 25 replies
    FOX News ^ | October 21, 2015 |
    Nathan Greenberg believes he runs a school district, but government bureaucrats look at his Londonderry, N.H., operation and see . a food processing plant? Thats the strange dilemma the 5,000-student district finds itself in after deciding at the end of the last school year to pull the high school out of the unpopular National School Lunch Program. While the districts elementary and middle schools remain in the program, which sets portion and nutrition guidelines for students, provides low cost staples and subsidizes meals of low-income pupils, it proved immensely unpopular at the high school. We saw the [federally-mandated] food going...
  • LIVE Donald Trump Town Hall in Atkinson New Hampshire on Monday, October 26, 2015

    10/26/2015 5:04:46 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 62 replies
    You Tube via News Universe ^ | 10-26-2015 | News Universe via NBC
    Scheduled for Oct 26, 2015 Donald Trump Town Hall in Atkinson, New Hampshire on Monday, October 26, 2015 Donald Trump, Matt Lauer and production crews for NBCs Today show are descending on the small Granite State town of Atkinson for a nationally televised town hall event this morning, and local Republicans say if the big-haired real estate mogul can make the jump from bombast to policy, he could take their states first-in-the-nation primary.

    01/28/2004 1:29:38 AM PST · by kattracks · 27 replies · 163+ views
    New York Post ^ | 1/28/04
    <p>January 28, 2004 -- Al Franken is a big fat blabbermouth, and now he thinks he's Hulk Hogan. OK, maybe not that fat.</p> <p>But a blabbermouth for sure - and now he's unleashed a new weapon: the body slam.</p> <p>At a Howard Dean campaign stop in New Hampshire Monday, Franken lost control of himself when lunatic-fringe acolytes of Lyndon LaRouche began heckling the former Vermont governor.</p>
  • Trump, Carson lead GOP in Iowa; Trump keeps big lead in NH, SC (Carly at 3% in IA, SC)

    10/25/2015 8:36:16 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 47 replies
    CBS News ^ | 10/25/15 | ANTHONY SALVANTO
    The Republican nomination fight continues to be dominated by political newcomers Donald Trump and Ben Carson. In Iowa, Carson has moved up to tie Trump. In South Carolina and New Hampshire, there is Donald Trump with a large lead, and then there is everyone else.
  • Clinton surges in early states; Carson levels with Trump in Iowa

    10/25/2015 7:49:40 AM PDT · by BigEdLB · 59 replies
    Yougov ^ | 10/25/15 | Yougov
    Hillary Clinton has climbed to a narrow lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders among Democrats in Iowa while narrowing the gap in New Hampshire, according to the second wave of the YouGov/CBS News Battleground Tracker. In the Republican race, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has caught up with Donald Trump in Iowa but continues to lag far behind him in New Hampshire and South Carolina.
  • Franklin Pierce poll: Trump leads [28% Trump / 16% Carson]

    10/22/2015 7:11:55 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 12 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | Thursday, October 22, 2015
    Businessman Donald Trump emerged as the clear front runner among Republican presidential candidates in a recent survey of likely Granite State GOP primary voters, a Franklin Pierce University/Boston Herald poll released Tuesday showed. Of the sample 440 of the voters surveyed between Oct. 14-17, 28 percent said they would support Trump if the primary were held today, the FPU/ Boston Herald poll said. Ben Carson followed with 16 percent.
  • Scarborough Accuses Kristol: 'You're Trying to Cover Your A--' About Trump

    10/22/2015 6:09:14 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 34 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were among the first in the media, going back months, to take Donald Trump seriously. In contrast, Bill Kristol had repeatedly declared that we had reached "peak Trump," only to find The Donald confoundingly continuing to climb in the polls. Things boiled over on today's Morning Joe. Despite a fresh poll showing Trump with an astounding 48% of GOP voters in Massachusetts, Kristol blithely declared that Trump "is not going to be the nominee." That elicited sarcastic laughter from Scarborough, who shot back "we can show you clip after clip after clip after clip of...
  • How Cruz Won the NH Conservative Caucus Vote

    10/21/2015 11:49:36 AM PDT · by Isara · 82 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | October 21st, 2015 | Art McGrath
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) was the undisputed winner of the first ever caucus of New Hampshire conservatives to rally behind a candidate in advance of the state's first-in-the-nation presidential primary in February. The 603 Alliance, a grassroots organization of New Hampshire conservatives, has endorsed Cruz.  Earlier this year the alliance began organizing the caucus as a means to prevent the conservative vote from getting split among so many candidates and thus handing the primary to an establishment candidate like Jeb Bush. The idea behind the caucus was that all conservatives present would throw their support behind the winner, whomever it...
  • Londonderry pushes back against USDA on school lunches

    10/21/2015 9:03:39 AM PDT · by CASchack · 11 replies
    The Union Leader ^ | 10/20/2015 | Eli Okun
    LONDONDERRY The school board on Tuesday night unanimously voted to send a letter to elected officials asking for help with solving a dispute between the school district and the U.S. Department of Agriculture regarding school lunches. The letter signals that Londonderry is gearing up for a fight with federal regulators over the governments intention to classify Londonderry High Schools kitchen areas as a processing facility akin, the school district says, to Tyson Foods, and subject to the same regulations. To some degree, it feels to us like its vindictive, because we made a move to do something that...