First on CNN: Scarborough making another New Hampshire appearance
April 23rd, 2014
10:17 AM ET
8 months ago

First on CNN: Scarborough making another New Hampshire appearance

(CNN) — Joe Scarborough, the morning show pundit, author and presidential buzz-stirrer, will speak to the New Hampshire Republican Party’s annual meeting next month, a GOP source told CNN on Wednesday.

The MSNBC host will attend the May 3 meeting in Concord to discuss his new book about the future of the Republican Party and take questions from members of the state party. FULL POST


Filed under: 2016 • New Hampshire
Place with political pedigree
April 22nd, 2014
11:44 AM ET
8 months ago

Place with political pedigree

Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) - From the outside, it looks like a plain store front that could be anywhere USA.

But step inside 379 Elm Street in downtown Manchester, New Hampshire, and you enter a building with a rich history in campaign politics. And Scott Brown is writing the latest chapter in the building's political biography.

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Filed under: 2014 • New Hampshire • Scott Brown
'16 hopefuls sound familiar tropes in New Hampshire
April 12th, 2014
10:36 PM ET
9 months ago

'16 hopefuls sound familiar tropes in New Hampshire

(CNN) - Obamacare? Check. Harry Reid? Check. Kathleen Sebelius? Check.

A smattering of potential 2016 hopefuls looking to bank early points among Granite State conservatives sounded familiar refrains and trained their fire on oft-used targets at a New Hampshire summit on Saturday.

At Americans for Prosperity's New Hampshire Freedom Summit, the speakers spanned the conservative political spectrum from former presidential contenders, presumed top-flight 2016 Republican candidates, such as Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, potential dark horses and side-show spectacle.

But all those addressing the crowd Saturday fed the attentive listeners traditional conservative recipes featuring lots and lots of red meat.

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Filed under: 2016 • Americans for Prosperity • Donald Trump • Jeb Bush • New Hampshire • Rand Paul • Ted Cruz
Crucial Senate battle heating up
April 11th, 2014
11:13 AM ET
9 months ago

Crucial Senate battle heating up

(CNN) – Former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts will go up Monday with his first television commercial in his Republican bid for the Senate in neighboring New Hampshire.

The launch of the ad, coming just four days after Brown formally kicked off his campaign, is another sign that if he wins his party's nomination, his GOP challenge against incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen could turn the contest in the Granite State into one of the most high profile and expensive Senate races in the country.
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Filed under: 2014 • Jeanne Shaheen • New Hampshire • Scott Brown • Senate
Game on in New Hampshire: Brown enters Senate race
April 10th, 2014
08:49 AM ET
9 months ago

Game on in New Hampshire: Brown enters Senate race

(CNN) - Former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts will tout his Granite State roots Thursday as he formally launches a Republican bid for the Senate in neighboring New Hampshire.

And the Republican will criticize the federal health care law and criticize Jeanne Shaheen, the incumbent Democratic senator he hopes to oust in November, saying "I am running to hold Senator Shaheen accountable."

Hours before Brown officially kicks off his campaign, Shaheen's campaign touted its expanding cash war chest.
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Filed under: 2014 • Jeanne Shaheen • New Hampshire • Scott Brown
Brown to formally jump into Senate race
April 7th, 2014
08:54 AM ET
9 months ago

Brown to formally jump into Senate race

(CNN) - Scott Brown is about to make it official.

The former senator from Massachusetts, who's been moving closer and closer to running for the Senate in neighboring New Hampshire, formally tosses his hat into the ring at a campaign event in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Thursday, CNN confirmed Monday morning.

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Filed under: 2014 • Jeanne Shaheen • New Hampshire • Scott Brown • Senate
Former top aide to run Brown's Senate bid
April 4th, 2014
03:45 PM ET
9 months ago

Former top aide to run Brown's Senate bid

(CNN) - A former longtime close aide to Scott Brown is rejoining the former senator from Massachusetts as he moves closer and closer to running for the Senate in neighboring New Hampshire.

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Filed under: 2014 • New Hampshire • Scott Brown
In NH, Biden squashes 2016 talk
March 25th, 2014
04:54 PM ET
9 months ago

In NH, Biden squashes 2016 talk

(CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden avoided talk about his political future during a stop Tuesday in New Hampshire, the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House.

Asked about his future plans, the Vice President , who's seriously considering a run for president in 2016, said "I'm here about jobs, not mine."

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Filed under: 2016 • New Hampshire • Vice President Biden
Rubio to make first 'early state' visit this cycle
March 25th, 2014
10:58 AM ET
9 months ago

Rubio to make first 'early state' visit this cycle

(CNN) - Sen. Marco Rubio's heading to New Hampshire.

The May visit to the first-in-the-nation primary state by the potential 2016 Republican presidential contender is raising eyebrows among those who cover national politics.

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Filed under: 2016 • Marco Rubio • New Hampshire
Biden reflects on life in politics before trip to New Hampshire
March 24th, 2014
09:41 PM ET
9 months ago

Biden reflects on life in politics before trip to New Hampshire

Washington (CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden reflected on his career in politics and what he sees as the fight against cynicism as the keynote speaker at an award ceremony for political reporting in Washington Monday.

The Toner Prize celebration dinner is held in honor of the late Robin Toner, the first woman to be named national political correspondent for The New York Times, who died in 2008.

"When talking to Robin, I always knew it wasn't a cynical exercise for her. It wasn't score-keeping. She knew the outcome of the election affected real people's lives and that's why she held us accountable," Biden said of Toner, who covered five presidential elections and many other federal races during her reporting career.
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Filed under: 2014 • 2016 • Jeanne Shaheen • Joe Biden • New Hampshire • Scott Brown
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