November 5, 2012 The superstorm began its destructive tour of the American mainland in Florida, and that's where the GOP presidential nominee needs to begin his march on election night. Other states in its path included North Carolina, Virginia and New Hampshire, states where Mitt Romney has a strong chance.
October 27, 2012 NHPRThere are 11 gubernatorial races this fall, and one of the most competitive is in the swing state of New Hampshire. Out-of-state money and political muscle are flowing into the race, which both candidates say amounts to a stark choice on social and fiscal issues.
January 9, 2012 Six women in Derry, N.H., talk with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep about the economy, federal spending and who's the biggest flip-flopper in Tuesday's GOP primary.
January 8, 2012 "No politicians, no exceptions" reads a sign in front of Colby's Breakfast & Lunch in Portsmouth, N.H. The move, an employee says, is in response to complaints from customers.
January 4, 2012 The 2008 Republican presidential nominee just returned to New Hampshire to endorse the White House bid of his one-time rival, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.
January 3, 2012 Huntsman has been methodically wooing New Hampshire voters in nearly 150 events over the past few weeks. He might not win the Jan. 10 primary, but he is hoping for a sheen of electability.
December 22, 2011 As his bus tour continued, Mitt Romney won an endorsement from former President George H.W. Bush. He pumped his own gas and talked about buying a horse. Also, he spoke French.
November 22, 2011 With a nine percent U.S. jobless rate and housing values still falling housing prices, it would seem the Mitt Romney campaign could just use the facts at hand to land sharp blows on President Obama's economic record. But mere facts apparently weren't enough for Romney's campaign judging by a new TV ad that went up in New Hampshire Tuesday, timed for Obama's visit to the Granite State.
November 17, 2011 It's not like Herman Cain really has a real shot to win the New Hampshire primary. Indeed, any Republican presidential candidate not named Mitt Romney probably doesn't have much of a chance to win the Granite State. Still, any conservative who wants to at least appear to be running a real New Hampshire campaign usually talks with the Union Leader's staff. Cain stood them up Thursday.
November 1, 2011 Has any modern major-party presidential candidate in recent memory ever given a speech that left so many people afterwards asking if he was drunk as was the case after Texas Gov. Rick Perry's now infamous appearance in New Hampshire last Friday?If so, that name doesn't come readily to mind.
October 24, 2011 When Rep. Michele Bachmann's New Hampshire presidential campaign staff quit en masse Friday, it was easy to jump to the conclusion that they were abandoning her just like so many Republican voters.Wrong, at least, her former staffers are publicly saying. It wasn't that they were dissatisfied with the candidate but her national staff.
October 3, 2011 Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada are all expected to now move their caucuses and primaries up to maintain their traditional early spots in the presidential-nominee selection process calendar.
September 29, 2011 As we and others have reported, when Florida Republican Party officials meet Friday, they are expected to move up the date of their presidential Friday to Jan. 31 from March 2012. Republican officials in the states that jealously guard their role as the first four to vote — Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada — vow to stay ahead of Florida.
August 24, 2011 At a town hall in Keene, N.H. none of Romney's rivals came up by name. When someone asked what kind of sacrifice Romney would ask of Americans during these difficult economic times, Romney began his answer: "Let me tell you what sacrifices I'd expect from people in the room. Your willingness to to focus on the political process and take a good look at the people running for office."
June 15, 2011 In an editorial, the New Hampshire Union-Leader felt the need to rain some on Mitt Romney's post-debate victory lap after sensing he might be prematurely thinking about how he wants to redecorate the Oval Office.