Biden reflects on life in politics before trip to New Hampshire
March 24th, 2014
09:41 PM ET
5 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
First on CNN: New video ties Shaheen to President Obama
March 24th, 2014
08:36 AM ET
5 months ago

First on CNN: New video ties Shaheen to President Obama

(CNN) - The New Hampshire Republican Party is going up with a new web video that links Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen to President Barack Obama and to the federal health care law.

The Monday release of the video comes on the same day that Shaheen's campaign went up with a radio ad critical of former Sen. Scott Brown of neighboring Massachusetts, who's now taken a key step towards challenging Shaheen.

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Filed under: 2014 • Jeanne Shaheen • New Hampshire • President Obama • Scott Brown
March 20th, 2014
09:23 AM ET
5 months ago

Obama: 'Happy if Scott Brown' moves to Texas

(CNN) - President Barack Obama's weighing in on what could turn into the hottest U.S. Senate battle this year.

When asked during an interview Wednesday with New England Cable News whether former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts - who's taken an important step towards running for the Senate this year in neighboring New Hampshire - is the kind of moderate Republican needed on Capitol Hill, the President said he'll wait to comment until Brown formally announces his candidacy.
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Filed under: 2014 • New Hampshire • President Obama • Scott Brown
Cruz blazing '16 path from Iowa to N.H.
March 18th, 2014
03:30 PM ET
5 months ago

Cruz blazing '16 path from Iowa to N.H.

Washington (CNN) - Sen. Ted Cruz will headline a second fundraiser in New Hampshire when he visits the final week of April, as the Texas Republican continues to flirt with a bid for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.

Cruz will be the featured guest at a $500-a-plate fundraiser for Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire, a conservative organization that, among other things, is working to try and defeat Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in November.

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Filed under: 2016 • Iowa • New Hampshire • Ted Cruz
First on CNN: Battle over pledge in Brown-Shaheen Senate fight
March 17th, 2014
12:34 PM ET
5 months ago

First on CNN: Battle over pledge in Brown-Shaheen Senate fight

(CNN) - A war of words is erupting in New Hampshire over a pledge from Massachusetts.

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Monday criticized former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts, who's now taking steps to launch a Republican challenge against Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of neighboring New Hampshire, for not signing a pledge to keep outside money out of the race.

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Filed under: 2014 • Jeanne Shaheen • Massachusetts • New Hampshire • Scott Brown • Senate
March 14th, 2014
10:06 AM ET
5 months ago

Scott Brown moves closer to Senate run in N.H.

(CNN) - Former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts took his first concrete steps Friday towards launching a Republican challenge in neighboring New Hampshire against Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, who is up for re-election this year.

Brown announced at a speech at a major GOP conference in New Hampshire that he's launching an exploratory committee, which allows him to hire staff and raise money for a Senate run.

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Filed under: 2014 • Massachusetts • New Hampshire • Scott Brown • Senate
Ready for Hillary backed candidate loses election
March 12th, 2014
12:22 PM ET
5 months ago

Ready for Hillary backed candidate loses election

(CNN) - In the lead up to Tuesday's special election in New Hampshire, Ready for Hillary, a super PAC urging Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016, touted their involvement in the race for the state's Executive Council.

One problem: The Democrat lost.
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Filed under: New Hampshire • Ready for Hillary
Ready for Hillary goes hyperlocal in New Hampshire special election
March 11th, 2014
06:34 PM ET
5 months ago

Ready for Hillary goes hyperlocal in New Hampshire special election

Washington (CNN) – Ready for Hillary, a super PAC urging former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016, is in New Hampshire on Tuesday, working to help influence a Granite State special election before voters go to the ballot box.

Although the move is unique for a national super PAC focused on the 2016 election, it could be considered an early investment that could later pay off in New Hampshire, which holds the first-in-the-nation presidential primary.
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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • New Hampshire • Ready for Hillary
New spots in 2014 Senate ad wars
February 12th, 2014
10:27 AM ET
6 months ago

New spots in 2014 Senate ad wars

*updated at 1:00pm

Washington (CNN) - They are two of the hottest battlegrounds in the 2014 fight for control of the U.S. Senate.

And Wednesday a leading pro-Democratic group said it's going up with TV commercials in North Carolina and Arkansas that target Republicans challenging incumbent Democratic Sens. Kay Hagan and Mark Pryor, who face tough re-elections this year.

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Filed under: 2014 • Arkansas • Jeanne Shaheen • Kay Hagan • New Hampshire • North Carolina • Sen. Mark Pryor • Senate
First on CNN: Santorum to New Hampshire
February 12th, 2014
08:15 AM ET
6 months ago

First on CNN: Santorum to New Hampshire

(CNN) - Rick Santorum's heading back to New Hampshire.

The former senator from Pennsylvania and 2012 Republican presidential candidate will address the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference on March 14, CNN has learned. FULL POST


Filed under: 2016 • New Hampshire • Rick Santorum
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