New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers http://wrvo.org en Protesters Greet Scott Brown At New Hampshire GOP Event http://wrvo.org/post/protesters-greet-scott-brown-new-hampshire-event Scott Brown still knows how to make an entrance.<p>The former Massachusetts senator — and a <a href="http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/us_politics/2013/12/as_nh_pols_buzz_scott_brown_moves_in">soon-to-be official resident</a> of Rye, N.H. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:33:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 48879 at http://wrvo.org Protesters Greet Scott Brown At New Hampshire GOP Event What An All-Female Delegation Says About N.H. http://wrvo.org/post/what-all-female-delegation-says-about-nh The 2012 elections will be remembered for the pivotal role female voters played in re-electing President Obama. But in New Hampshire, it will be remembered as the year women swept all major races.<p>Democratic Congresswomen-elect Ann McLane Kuster and Carol Shea-Porter will join Sens. Sat, 10 Nov 2012 10:25:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 28929 at http://wrvo.org What An All-Female Delegation Says About N.H. Tiny N.H. Draws Big Money And Names To Gubernatorial Race http://wrvo.org/post/tiny-nh-draws-big-money-and-names-gubernatorial-race There are 11 gubernatorial races this fall, and one of the most competitive is in the swing state of New Hampshire.<p>There, Republican Ovide Lamontagne and Democrat Maggie Hassan<strong> </strong>are vying to replace a popular Democrat who opted not to seek a fifth term. Both political parties and outside advocacy groups are pushing hard in a race where neither candidate enjoys a clear edge.<p>The fact that New Jersey Gov. Sat, 27 Oct 2012 20:27:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 28205 at http://wrvo.org Tiny N.H. Draws Big Money And Names To Gubernatorial Race Women Seen As Key In N.H, Both As Voters And As Candidates http://wrvo.org/post/women-seen-key-nh-both-voters-and-candidates The decisive role female voters may play in the key battleground state of New Hampshire hasn't been lost on President Obama and his political allies.<p>If Democrats sweep the swing state's major races on Election Day, New Hampshire would become the first state to have women hold its entire congressional delegation and the governor's office. Thu, 25 Oct 2012 16:28:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 28102 at http://wrvo.org Women Seen As Key In N.H, Both As Voters And As Candidates Ayotte Would Add Youth, Conservatism As VP Choice http://wrvo.org/post/ayotte-would-add-youth-conservatism-vp-choice That New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte is even being considered as Mitt Romney's running mate is somewhat remarkable. After all, New Hampshire has just four electoral votes, and Ayotte has been a U.S. Sat, 04 Aug 2012 09:53:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 23658 at http://wrvo.org Ayotte Would Add Youth, Conservatism As VP Choice Romney: Obama's Health Mandate Is A Tax http://wrvo.org/post/romney-obamas-health-mandate-tax Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney spent his July Fourth holiday marching in a New Hampshire parade, and backtracking statements a top adviser made about the individual mandate in the Obama health care law.<p>There was something for almost everybody in Wolfeboro's Independence Day parade: a local brass band, bonnet-wearing Daughters of the American Revolution, a Zumba instructor shimmying across the bed of a pickup truck, and even a Jimmy Durante impersonator, complete with prosthetic nose.<p>Romney, who has a house on Lake Winnipesaukee, was decidedly at ease as he marched down Wo Thu, 05 Jul 2012 08:46:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 22056 at http://wrvo.org Romney: Obama's Health Mandate Is A Tax N.H. GOP Moves To Revise State's Contraception Law http://wrvo.org/post/nh-gop-moves-revise-states-contraception-law New Hampshire, one of the least religious states in the nation, has become the latest front in the political battle over contraception. State GOP leaders oppose the new federal rule compelling insurers to provide birth control to employees of religious organizations. Fri, 24 Feb 2012 06:44:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 14893 at http://wrvo.org N.H. Lawmakers Consider Rolling Back Gay Marriage http://wrvo.org/post/nh-lawmakers-consider-rolling-back-gay-marriage As several states debate measures to legalize gay marriage, New Hampshire is considering a repeal of its same-sex marriage law. The repeal has the backing of some top leaders in the GOP-controlled Legislature. But rescinding rights is never easy, particularly in a state that takes its liberties seriously.<p>Supporters of New Hampshire's 2-year-old same-sex marriage law like to stress its purity, that it was enacted without a court order or the threat of one. So do its opponents. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 05:01:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 14369 at http://wrvo.org N.H. Lawmakers Consider Rolling Back Gay Marriage Santorum Tries To Connect With N.H. Voters http://wrvo.org/post/santorum-tries-connect-nh-voters Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum nearly won the Iowa caucuses on the strength of his retail campaigning across all of the state's counties — and his connection with Christian conservative voters. Now he's in New Hampshire, with just days to go before the first-in-the-nation primary. Santorum is trying to connect with independent-minded voters in a very secular state. Fri, 06 Jan 2012 20:00:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 12363 at http://wrvo.org Ahead in New Hampshire, Romney Attempts To Solidify Supporters http://wrvo.org/post/ahead-new-hampshire-romney-attempts-solidify-supporters Mitt Romney's campaign stops Tuesday in New Hampshire, at small restaurants with largely invited crowds, featured lofty patriotic themes and seemed designed to help him lock down his current base of support in the Granite State.<p>"America the Beautiful," the Founding Fathers, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were referenced by the GOP presidential contender during his last bit of stumping in New Hampshire before heading off for a three-day bus tour of Iowa, which holds its caucuses in a week.<p>Citing a lyric from "America the Beautiful," Romney sought to contrast himself Tue, 27 Dec 2011 23:21:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 11806 at http://wrvo.org Ahead in New Hampshire, Romney Attempts To Solidify Supporters Tweeting All The Way, Buddy Roemer Continues His Quixotic White House Bid http://wrvo.org/post/tweeting-all-way-buddy-roemer-continues-his-quixotic-white-house-bid You may not have heard of Buddy Roemer. But he's running for president. And despite an impressive resume and gift for turning a phrase, Roemer barely registers in the<a href="http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2012/president/nh/new_hampshire_republican_presidential_primary-1581.html" target="_blank"> polls</a>. He's conducting his quixotic run for office without accepting campaign contributions that exceed $100.<p>Roemer's credentials sound plenty presidential. He's been governor of Louisiana. He served four terms in Congress. Thu, 22 Dec 2011 18:00:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 11647 at http://wrvo.org Tweeting All The Way, Buddy Roemer Continues His Quixotic White House Bid Looking For Boost, Candidates Hit The Ground In N.H. http://wrvo.org/post/looking-boost-candidates-hit-ground-nh With three weeks to go before the New Hampshire primary, presidential campaigns are working at full speed to reach out to voters.<p>Political strategists say a good ground game — a campaign's ability to identify voters and get them to the polls — is worth 3 points at the ballot box. That's a boost any candidate would want.<p>Earlier this month, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney kicked off a canvassing drive that his campaign called "Earn It With Mitt" this way: "You guys are going to knock on doors. We're going to make calls. Tue, 20 Dec 2011 20:00:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 11458 at http://wrvo.org Looking For Boost, Candidates Hit The Ground In N.H. GOP Candidates Storm New Hampshire http://wrvo.org/post/gop-candidates-storm-new-hampshire It was a busy day yesterday for presidential politicking in New Hampshire. Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich traded barbs over Romney's proposed ten-thousand dollar bet with Texas Governor Rick Perry, as well as Gingrich's consulting fees earned working for mortgage giant Freddie Mac. New Hampshire Public Radio's Josh Rogers reports. Tue, 13 Dec 2011 09:00:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 10978 at http://wrvo.org Huntsman Struggles For Traction In New Hampshire http://wrvo.org/post/huntsman-struggles-traction-new-hampshire Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.<p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>And I'm Linda Wertheimer.<p>Most candidates see a strong showing in the New Hampshire primary as important. For Republican Jon Huntsman, it's essential. The former Utah governor has staked his whole campaign on the New Hampshire primary. Wed, 23 Nov 2011 23:13:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 9997 at http://wrvo.org As Gingrich Surges, He Has Catching Up To Do In N.H. http://wrvo.org/post/gingrich-surges-he-has-catching-do-nh Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich's surge to the top tier of the GOP presidential field has been sudden.<p>That's put him squarely in the media spotlight — Gingrich has been buffeted for the past several days over <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/11/16/142400506/former-freddie-official-gingrich-got-at-least-1-5m" target="_blank">his consulting work</a> for the mortgage giant Freddie Mac. Wed, 16 Nov 2011 22:03:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 9572 at http://wrvo.org As Gingrich Surges, He Has Catching Up To Do In N.H.