Dover, New Hampshire (CNN) - On Tuesday Rep. Paul Ryan was encouraged to "take the gloves off" at a New Hampshire town hall that included questions about dependency on government but there was no mention of running mate Mitt Romney's comments about the "47 percent."
The Republican vice presidential nominee focused instead on their opponent President Barack Obama.
(CNN) – Just 49 days out from Election Day, a new poll in swing state New Hampshire released Tuesday shows President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney in a statistical tie among registered voters in the state.
(CNN) - A new poll in New Hampshire shows the number of likely voters there unsure of who will receive their presidential vote in November has spiked in recent weeks while the race remains locked in a statistical tie.
The percentage of likely voters who were undecided or favoring a non-major candidate there had remained steady between 6% and 9% since February 2011, according to the WMUR Granite State Poll, but that number shot up to 15% in the most recent sampling.
(CNN) - New Hampshire's two congressmen, Republican Reps. Frank Guinta (NH-1) and Charlie Bass (NH-2), will likely be on the November ballots after pushing back challenges from within their own parties, according to early and unofficial results reported by CNN affiliate WMUR.
Voters casting ballots in one of the last primary elections of this 2012 campaign cycle also selected two candidates to go head-to-head over the state's governorship. Manchester businessman Ovide Lamontagne, a Republican, will likely face Maggie Hassan, a lawyer and former state senator, according to the early numbers reported by WMUR.FULL STORY
(CNN) – Voters in New Hampshire will nominate candidates for governor and U.S. Congress Tuesday in one of the last primary elections of the 2012 campaign cycle.
The sitting governor, Democrat John Lynch, is not running after serving in Concord for eight years. The leading candidates to replace him on the Democratic side are Maggie Hassan, an Exeter-based lawyer, and Jackie Cilley, a professor who lives in Barrington. The two Republicans with the best shot of securing the nomination are Ovide Lamontagne, a businessman in Manchester, and Kevin Smith, a consultant from Litchfield.
(CNN) - President Barack Obama called the last month's jobs report, which showed weak growth and over 350,000 people dropping out of the workforce, "not good enough" at a rally on Friday, meanwhile mocking Republicans' tax proposals and asking for another four years to accomplish his proposals.
The unemployment rate fell in August from 8.3% to 8.1%, according to the Labor Department report issued Friday, but that slip was fueled by 368,000 people dropping out of the workforce.
Washington (CNN) - The Justice Department has approved a law that calls for New Hampshire voters to provide photo identification when they go to the polls.
Approval of the law, which requires the use of government-issued photos, was announced in a letter from T. Christian Herren Jr., head of the Voting Section in the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, sent to attorneys for the state Tuesday.
Tampa, Florida (CNN) – The Republican National Committee moved Wednesday to enact harsh penalties for states that disrupt the carefully-ordered presidential primary calendar.
The effort to bring stability to a primary process that has been next to chaotic for two consecutive presidential cycles took place at a meeting of the RNC Rules Committee in Tampa, the site of next week's GOP Convention.
Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) - Republican running mates Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan fielded economic and foreign policy questions from a friendly audience at their first joint town hall in New Hampshire Monday.
Triumphant music was cued when they pulled up in an SUV and emerged with their shirtsleeves rolled up. The two candidates waved and shook hands as they walked toward the stage surrounded by chairs and bleachers filled with more than 3,000 people at St. Anselm College.
Windham, New Hampshire (CNN) - Following a week of dueling Medicare ads, President Barack Obama traveled to the swing state of New Hampshire Saturday to drive home the point that he and his Republican challengers have very different views on how to save the health care program.
"You'd think they'd avoid talking about Medicare given the fact that both of them have proposed to voucherize the Medicare system, but I guess they figure the best defense is to try to go on offense," he said.