Clear
53°
Clear
Hi 66° | Lo 36°

Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with local residents at the Jones St. Java House, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in LeClaire, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Hillary Clinton in Concord on Tuesday during first NH visit since announcing presidential run

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Hillary Clinton will meet with teachers and students at New Hampshire Technical Insitute in Concord on Tuesday during her swing through New Hampshire after announcing her candidacy for president. Clinton will arrive at the school around 10:20 a.m. for a tour and a “roundtable” with students and educators, according to her campaign. On the same day, the NHTI student Senate …

Live Blog Day Two: Inside the #FITN GOP summit

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Kasich asks for patience, 3:40 p.m. Ohio Gov. John Kasich would like Republican voters in New Hampshire to hold off committing to a presidential candidate while he decides whether to become one. “Think about me, would ya?” he asked a roomful Saturday. “Don’t commit too soon.” “Let us all have a chance to …

PHOTOS: Scenes from the summit

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Friday was the first day of the two-day #FITN Republican Leadership Summit. Here’s a look at the scene. …

Poll shows vast majority of Cubans welcome closer ties with U.S.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

The vast majority of Cubans welcome warmer relations with the United States, holding high expectations that closer ties pledged by the two countries will shake up the island’s troubled economy, according to a new survey of Cuban citizens. But they are doubtful that the diplomatic detente will bring …

N.H. could have 30-day domicile requirement for voting under proposed bill

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Should New Hampshire voting eligibility come with a cutoff date? Put simply, that was the overarching question before the House Election Law Committee yesterday as it weighed a proposal that would allow people to vote in an election here only if they had been “domiciled in New Hampshire …

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition weighs in on New Hampshire marijuana decriminalization

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

As the Senate takes up the latest attempt to decriminalize marijuana in New Hampshire, proponents brought in a new ally to lend a voice to their cause: the head of a national coalition of law enforcement officials advocating for drug policy reform. “Decriminalizing marijuana possession by passing HB …

New Hampshire casino supporters point to expanded gambling as a new source of state revenue

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

In a tight state budgeting year, supporters of expanded gambling argued yesterday that a bill authorizing two casinos in New Hampshire would generate new revenue that doesn’t rely on new taxes. “I don’t have a passion for gambling. I do, however, have a passion for revenue,” said Concord …

How well has Rand Paul fared on the Truth-o-Meter?

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

With U.S. Sen. Rand Paul expected to make his run for the White House official today, he will become the second major candidate to announce and the second one with Texas roots. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz announced his …

Six things to know about GOP Sen. Rand Paul as he enters the race for president

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Sen. Rand Paul is set to join the 2016 presidential campaign today. A snapshot of important things to know about the Kentucky Republican: The brief A first-time candidate for office in 2010, Paul rode the Tea Party wave …

Christie plans town hall events in N.H.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is taking his signature town hall events on the road. The potential Republican presidential contender will hold a “tell it like it is” town hall meeting in Londonderry on April 15, and is …

Clinton to focus on contact with voters at start of 2016 bid

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

After months of anticipation, Hillary Clinton is expected to launch her presidential campaign sometime in the next two weeks with an initial focus on intimate events putting her in close contact with voters. Clinton wants to avoid soaring …

Cuba-U.S. warming held up by listing of Cuba as terror sponsor

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

American hopes of opening an embassy in Havana before Presidents Obama and Raul Castro meet at a regional summit this week have been snarled in disputes about Cuba’s presence on the U.S. list of state sponsors of terror …

Handful of holdout tribes dig in against gay marriage

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Even if a U.S. Supreme Court ruling this spring makes same-sex marriage the law, it would leave pockets of the country where it isn’t likely to be recognized any time soon: the reservations of a handful of sovereign …