Biden Backers Rev up Write-In Campaign in New Hampshire to Avoid Loss

[ad_1] (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s name will not be on New Hampshire’s primary ballot, but top Democrats are organizing a shoe-string, write-in campaign aimed at preventing an embarrassing loss for the president that might fuel concerns about his 2024 election prospects. Thousands of voters have already committed to the effort along with county and … Read more

Haley and DeSantis Are Relying More on Outside Campaign Groups With Time Running Out to Stop Trump

[ad_1] Struggling to energize his campaign, DeSantis this week privately encouraged his donor network to support a newly formed super PAC that’s taking over advertising responsibilities. That’s after a leadership shakeup at the pro-DeSantis super PAC that for months has been handling the bulk of both his advertising and his get-out-the-vote operation. At the same … Read more

3 Men of Palestinian Descent Attending Holiday Gathering Shot, Injured Near University of Vermont

[ad_1] Three young men of Palestinian descent who were in Burlington for a Thanksgiving holiday gathering were shot and injured — one seriously — near the University of Vermont, police said Sunday. Authorities said the attack may have been a hate crime. The shootings occurred at about 6:25 p.m. Saturday near the UVM campus, according … Read more

Editorial Roundup: New England

[ad_1] Boston Globe. November 22, 2023. Editorial: Massachusetts has the latest primary date in the country. Here’s why that’s a problem. Massachusetts needs to end its incumbent-protecting tradition by switching to spring, rather than fall, intraparty contests. Political Cartoons No doubt in a manner that would make things more convenient for voters, an ingenuous farm … Read more

Man Who Fatally Shot Security Guard at Psychiatric Hospital Was Banned From Having Guns, Records Say

[ad_1] CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man who fatally shot a security guard at a New Hampshire psychiatric hospital moments before being killed by a state police trooper was not allowed to have guns, ammunition, or any other dangerous weapons following an arrest in 2016, according to court records. At that time, police seized an … Read more

A Left Turn for Democrats in New Hampshire? | Politics

[ad_1] MANCHESTER, N.H. — It wasn’t that long ago that New Hampshire was one of the most competitive states in the nation between Republicans and Democrats. In 2016, Hillary Clinton defeated Donald Trump in the state by a mere 2,736 votes, or just 0.37% of those cast. In that same election, Democrat Maggie Hassan ousted … Read more

New Hampshire Man Had No Car and No Furniture, but Died With a Big Secret, Leaving His Town Millions

[ad_1] HINSDALE, N.H. (AP) — Geoffrey Holt was unassuming as the caretaker of a mobile home park in Hinsdale, New Hampshire, where he lived a simple, but curious life. Residents would see Holt around town in threadbare clothes — riding his lawn mower, headed to the convenience store, parked along the main road reading a … Read more

Rosalynn Carter’s Advocacy for Mental Health Was Rooted in Compassion and Perseverance

[ad_1] CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The sun was shining in June 1979 as Rosalynn Carter made her way through an enthusiastic crowd in Laconia, New Hampshire. “She shook my hand!” yelled one delighted participant. The first lady was in the state for her husband’s re-election campaign, but this was no political rally. Instead, she was … Read more

Slain New Hampshire Security Guard Honored at Candlelight Vigil

[ad_1] CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The wind blew out some of the candles Monday at a vigil for New Hampshire Hospital security officer Bradley Haas, but one speaker told mourners “hope and unity are our guiding lights.” “Though we gather in grief and sorrow today, we also gather in unity and solidarity,” said Lori Weaver, … Read more

Investigators Probe for Motive Behind Shooting at New Hampshire Psychiatric Hospital

[ad_1] CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Investigators in New Hampshire were probing for answers Sunday as to why a man shot a security guard to death at a New Hampshire psychiatric hospital moments before being killed by a state police trooper. New Hampshire Attorney General John Formella said Saturday that 33-year-old John Madore entered New Hampshire … Read more