Politics

New Hampshire seniors led voter turnout in 2020. Now some are sad, yet relieved, to see Biden go.

07-22-2024 5:15 PM

By MICHAELA TOWFIGHI

David Elberfeld felt steadfast in his convictions against former President Donald Trump and solemn about President Joe Biden stepping aside.To watch Biden, 81, chase the presidency throughout his lifetime – running several times before being the...


Displaying articles 1 to 20 out of 526 total.
|<
1

N.H. advocacy groups considering legal action against recently signed anti-LGBTQ+ laws

07-22-2024 4:19 PM

By CHARLOTTE MATHERLY

New Hampshire advocacy groups are considering legal action to challenge several anti-LGBTQ bills signed into law by Gov. Chris Sununu late last week.Devon Chaffee, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire, and Chris...


NH Dems quickly fall in line behind Harris

07-22-2024 4:03 PM

By CHARLOTTE MATHERLY

New Hampshire Democrats are falling in line to endorse Vice President Kamala Harris for the presidential nomination following Joe Biden’s unprecedented departure from the race.All 25 pledged state delegates plan to vote for Harris at the Democratic...


Update: Biden drops out of the 2024 race; Kuster endorses VP Harris for Democratic nomination

07-21-2024 2:07 PM

By Colleen Long And Zeke Miller

President Joe Biden dropped out of the 2024 race for the White House on Sunday, ending his bid for reelection following a disastrous debate with Donald Trump that raised doubts about his fitness for office just four months before the election.The...


On the trail: GOP unified behind Trump after third-straight nomination

07-19-2024 2:05 PM

By PAUL STEINHAUSER

MILWAUKEE, WI – Former President Donald Trump, in the longest presidential nomination acceptance address in modern political history, made a pitch for national unity in the culminating moment of the Republican National Convention.The former president,...


GOP promotes unity at Convention follow Trump assassination attempt

07-16-2024 5:25 PM

By CHARLOTTE MATHERLY

The Republican National Convention was supposed to be all about President Joe Biden – why the GOP thinks he should go, and why they want to return to a conservative presidency.But when former president Donald Trump was grazed by a bullet during a...


House candidate suspends bid over media coverage of 1989 murder conviction

07-16-2024 10:13 AM

By ANNMARIE TIMMINS

The House candidate who told the Bulletin last week that he hoped voters would look past his 1989 second-degree murder conviction has suspended his campaign. Republican Mark Edgington told the Bulletin Monday that another outlet’s reporting on his...


Who is JD Vance? Things to know about Donald Trump’s pick for vice president

07-15-2024 6:31 PM

By JULIE CARR SMYTH

Former President Donald Trump on Monday chose U.S. Sen. JD Vance of Ohio to be his running mate as he looks to return to the White House.Here are some things to know about Vance, a 39-year-old Republican now in his first term in the Senate:Vance rose...


Voting rights bill heads to Gov. Sununu’s desk

07-15-2024 4:33 PM

By CHARLOTTE MATHERLY

What some see as a common-sense law requiring New Hampshire residents to confirm their identity before voting, others say is the latest in a string of barriers to voting rights and accessibility.Gov. Chris Sununu must decide whether to veto or allow...


On the Trail: Most of N.H. congressional delegation, candidates support Biden

07-12-2024 5:45 PM

By CHARLOTTE MATHERLY

Colin Van Ostern watched the June 27 presidential debate on his couch until, thankfully, his 10-year-old wanted to go to bed. The candidate for New Hampshire’s second congressional district turned the TV off halfway through.“I don’t think it was fun...


On the trail: Sununu says NH is going to be ‘a coin toss’

07-12-2024 4:17 PM

By PAUL STEINHAUSER

Gov. Chris Sununu has long been one of former President Donald Trump’s loudest Republican critics.But New Hampshire’s four-term governor, who isn’t seeking re-election this year, believes that Trump, who next week officially becomes the GOP’s 2024...


New laws to protect New Hampshire’s covered bridges

07-11-2024 10:30 AM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

Upper Valley lawmakers and police officers hope two new laws will help protect New Hampshire’s covered bridges from oversized vehicles.HB 1457-FN will increase the fines for motorists who damage covered bridges to $1,000 for a first offense; HB 1217...


3 new laws to know just signed by Gov. Sununu

07-09-2024 5:13 PM

By CHARLOTTE MATHERLY

As New Hampshire’s 2024 legislative session wrapped up, Gov. Chris Sununu last week signed 81 bills into law. They spanned from environmental regulations to healthcare to expanding publicly available data. Here’s three new laws New Hampshirites should...


Sununu signs bill requiring accessible voting machines in every town

07-09-2024 10:15 AM

By ETHAN DeWITT

New Hampshire cities and towns will be required to provide accessible voting machines for all elections after January 2025, according to a bill signed into law by Gov. Chris Sununu this month.House Bill 1264, signed by Sununu July 3, states that every...


How Biden’s shaky debate is sitting with NH Democrats

07-08-2024 11:30 AM

By JOSH ROGERS

July Fourth is a time when Americans think about their country – its past and future. This Independence Day, plenty of New Hampshire Democrats were also thinking about President Joe Biden and his future leading the country, following his shaky...


Sununu: Dems stuck with Biden, GOP has momentum to win

07-08-2024 9:58 AM

By GABRIEL PERRY

The General Election is still a ways away, but politics are in full swing with candidates and supporters building their war chests and reaching out to the public in an effort to spread their message ahead of the vote.Around 75 Republican supporters...


On the trail: Goodlander, Van Ostern spotlight fundraising in race to succeed Kuster

07-05-2024 8:51 AM

By PAUL STEINHAUSER

Retiring six-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster was long known on the campaign trail for her fundraising prowess.And Colin Van Ostern and Maggie Goodlander, the two candidates running for the Democratic Party nomination in New Hampshire’s Second...


Fact check: Republicans say abortion isn’t banned in NH and not a top issue for voters

07-02-2024 10:13 AM

By ANNMARIE TIMMINS

At a time when national Republican leaders often struggle to talk about abortion restrictions they’ve supported, the New Hampshire Republican Party is making those restrictions central to its 2024 campaign strategy.  Last week, party Chairman Chris...


On the trail: Newsom set to visit New Hampshire next week

07-01-2024 5:09 PM

By PAUL STEINHAUSER

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California, one of the most high-profile politicians in the Democratic Party, is headed to New Hampshire next week.The two-term Golden State governor who three years ago crushed a recall attempt by California Republicans will...


Biden’s debate performance stirs panic, while Trump’s falsehoods continue: NH political scientists react to Thursday’s debate

06-29-2024 3:54 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

At Thursday night’s presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, the current president did little to assuage concerns that at 81 years old, he’s still up to the rigors of the job, while the former president unleashed a barrage of lies and...


Your Daily Puzzles

Cross|Word

An approachable redesign to a classic. Explore our "hints."

Flipart

A quick daily flip. Finally, someone cracked the code on digital jigsaw puzzles.

Really Bad Chess

Chess but with chaos: Every day is a unique, wacky board.

SpellTower

Word search but as a strategy game. Clearing the board feels really good.

Typeshift

Align the letters in just the right way to spell a word. And then more words.


Displaying articles 1 to 20 out of 526 total.
|<
1
RSS feed of the Politics section