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On the Trail: Did NH primary show retail politics is dead?

02-02-2024 7:32 AM

By PAUL STEINHAUSER

Another New Hampshire presidential primary is in the books, and some political prognosticators are quick to proclaim that the Granite State’s storied first-in-the-nation primary and cherished candidate-to-voter retail-style campaigning are both on...


NH House refuses to either further restrict or protect abortion rights

02-01-2024 3:46 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — The Republican-led but closely divided New Hampshire House rejected three abortion bills Thursday, refusing to either further restrict or protect reproductive rights.Current state law prohibits abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy...


How write-in votes broke down in the 2024 NH primary

02-01-2024 2:50 PM

President Joe Biden won this year’s New Hampshire Democratic primary thanks to more than 79,000 thousand write-in votes, according to the latest count from the New Hampshire Secretary of State. But he wasn’t the only write-in candidate.The second most...


Lawmakers will again take up bills expanding, tightening gun laws

02-01-2024 2:40 PM

By ANNMARIE TIMMINS

Of the nearly dozen gun bills lawmakers will soon take up, one is particularly noteworthy because it’s backed by unlikely allies: mental health advocates and a pair of House members who’ve long been at opposite ends of firearm legislation.House Bill...


Trump wins final delegate out of New Hampshire

02-01-2024 11:44 AM

By ROBERT YOON

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump has won the last remaining unresolved delegate from New Hampshire, giving him a 13-9 delegate advantage in the Granite State over former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley.The Associated Press allocated the final...


Billionaire Stan Druckenmiller says he will continue to fund Nikki Haley

01-31-2024 4:28 PM

By Amanda Gordon

Investor Stan Druckenmiller said he would continue to fund Nikki Haley’s increasingly long-shot challenge against Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination.“I’m going to continue to support Nikki Haley,” he said Tuesday as he left a New...


‘Traitor’: After bitter primary, DeSantis may struggle to win over Trump supporters if he runs again

01-31-2024 11:42 AM

By JILL COLVIN

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Before launching his ill-fated campaign for the White House, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was a star. Again and again, Republican voters said they saw him as the future of the party — a potential vice president who, after serving four...


NH lawmakers consider multiple bills targeting transgender students and athletes

01-30-2024 4:01 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire lawmakers considering whether to ban transgender athletes from competing in school sports that align with their gender identities heard from two former athletes Tuesday who took opposite positions on the bill.At least 20...


Bills you may have missed when the presidential circus came to NH

01-29-2024 12:53 PM

By ETHAN DEWITT and HADLEY BARNDOLLAR

The New Hampshire primary is over, and with it the spectacle that drew our collective gaze from the State House to the campaign trail.But the Legislature never took a break. As candidates crisscrossed the state, members of the House and Senate began...


Republicans see an opportunity with Black voters, prompting mobilization in Biden campaign

01-29-2024 10:59 AM

By MATT BROWN

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump isn’t known for fostering deep connections with the Black community.From his earliest days as a New York real estate developer, Trump has faced accusations of racist business practices. He spent years spreading the lie that...


On the trail: Primary record set, Sununu’s impact mixed

01-26-2024 1:30 PM

By PAUL STEINHAUSER

The real winner on Tuesday was the group of New Hampshire voters who made history.A record 323,166 votes were cast in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary.Equally impressive, 121,152 votes were cast in the Democratic primary in a contest...


Biden, eager for rematch in November, is quick to anoint Trump as his 2024 rival

01-25-2024 3:51 PM

By SEUNG MIN KIM and ZEKE MILLER

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is zeroing in on an expected rematch against Donald Trump after this week’s New Hampshire primaries, eager to sharpen the contrast with his predecessor.Ten months from Election Day, Biden’s write-in victory in a New...


Map: A look at Republican Primary results for Merrimack County and city of Concord

01-24-2024 6:01 PM


Analysis: Write-In Biden campaign a success, while Trump’s struggle with undeclared voters continues

01-24-2024 5:41 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

State Rep. Angela Brennan knew how important Tuesday’s Democratic primary was even though President Joe Biden’s name would not appear on the ballot.Part of the “Write-In Biden” campaign, Brennan, of Bow, helped lead organizing efforts over the last...


Voter turnout beats record in NH GOP primary

01-24-2024 4:29 PM

By DAVID BROOKS

The 2024 presidential primary might have been a low-key affair in many ways but that didn’t deter voters.More people cast votes in Tuesday’s Republican contest than in any previous presidential primary of either party in New Hampshire’s history.As of...


Voter turnout in 2024 NH GOP primary eclipses record

01-24-2024 2:04 PM

By ROBERT YOON

WASHINGTON — More people cast votes in Tuesday’s contest between former President Donald Trump and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley than in any previous presidential primary of either party in New Hampshire’s history.As of the latest vote tally on...


To the delight of his supporters, Trump wins New Hampshire GOP primary

01-23-2024 10:47 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

Donna Eiden is confident she has Trump merchandise that no one else has. She’s got windbreakers that feature Trump’s 2020 ticket with Mike Pence. She displays a scarf she bought in New Jersey with the former president’s face embroidered and a slogan,...


Explainer: Why AP called New Hampshire for Biden

01-23-2024 10:34 PM

By MAYA SWEEDLER and ROBERT YOON

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has won the New Hampshire Democratic primary as a write-in candidate. The Associated Press declared Biden the winner based on an analysis of initial vote returns where write-in votes have been tabulated by...


In Pittsfield and Loudon, support for Trump remains strong

01-23-2024 10:18 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

There was no question who Chris Shaw would be voting for when he pulled up the leg of his pants. On his left calf, former President Donald Trump’s face is front and center – tattooed in black ink with the Statue of Liberty in the background.The...


Voters reluctant of 2020 Trump-Biden rematch

01-23-2024 10:11 PM

By RAY DUCKLER

Cheryl and Barry Mello of Allenstown hope that former president Donald Trump uses a filter this year as he campaigns for the Republican nomination for president.They fear a backlash might surface after nearly nine years since Trump rode the escalator...



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