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In a Crowded Field, Pete Buttigieg and Beto O’Rourke Stake Out Similar Turf

As the presidential nominating contest narrows next year, there may not be room for two white men under 50 who present themselves as mainstream progressives.
Tags: Buttigieg, Pete (1982-, O'Rourke, Beto, Presidential Election of 2020, New Hampshire, Democratic Party

Feature: Meet the Other Resistance: The Republican One

President Trump is overwhelmingly popular with his base, but a handful of dissident Republicans think they know how to defeat him in a primary contest. Are they wrong?
Tags: News, New Hampshire, Republican Party, Trump, Hogan, Politics And Government, Donald J, Presidential Election of 2020, Lawrence J, William F. Weld

Maryland GOP Gov. Giving ‘Serious Consideration’ To Challenging Trump

But Larry Hogan told a New Hampshire audience he’s in no great rush to jump into the 2020 Republican race.
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Warren's the professor and Buttigieg is the charismatic student without his homework. Guess who voters like best?

There were five Democratic candidates, back-to-back on the same stage at CNN's epic youth-centered town hall in New Hampshire, and all five candidates had to answer the same question: What do you think of Elizabeth's Warren policies?
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Hogan Renews Primary Buzz In Wake Of ‘Very Disturbing’ Redacted Mueller Report

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has renewed speculation about him mounting a primary challenge against President Donald Trump in the aftermath of what Hogan called the “very disturbing” and “unsavory” redacted Mueller report. According to the Washington Post, he voiced his opinion that the only reason Trump isn’t mired in obstruction charges is that his aides stopped him from carrying out his ideas. Hogan attended Politics and Eggs in New Hampshire Tuesday, a common pitstop for presidential hop...
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As Buttigieg grows in popularity, his campaign fights to keep up

CNN's town hall Monday night in New Hampshire was the clearest sign yet that South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is a candidate who's still catching up to his own popularity.
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Impeachment Divides Dems At Back-To-Back CNN Forums

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris joined the call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment as five leading Democratic presidential contenders clashed in a series of prime-time town hall meetings that exposed deep divisions in a party desperate to end the Trump presidency. Harris’ unexpected support for impeachment follows Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s push for Congress to begin the process to remove the Republican president following the release of special counsel ...
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Dems offer divergent takes on impeachment at CNN's town halls

In five back-to-back town halls hosted by CNN in New Hampshire on Monday, Democratic presidential contenders broke with each other on whether President Donald Trump should be impeached.
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Democrats offer divergent takes on impeachment and other top takeaways from CNN's town halls

In five back-to-back town halls hosted by CNN in New Hampshire on Monday, Democratic presidential contenders broke with each other on whether President Donald Trump should be impeached.
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Randy Thompson: It’s Spring, Sort of

Mud Season. Photo by Matt Jorgensen at Flickr Randy Thompson It’s Spring, Sort of Spring typically conjures up images of robins, flowers and bright yellow forsythia blooms. That’s the way spring is supposed to be for most of us. But, the reality of it here in New Hampshire is a bit different. Spring is mud season. We’re grateful for the warmer weather, but warm weather means that the snow starts to melt, and when the snow melts, mud takes its place. Spring is also when the signs announcing “Fro...
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CNN Town Halls Highlight Impeachment as New Litmus Test for 2020 Dems

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Photos GettyWhether or not to impeach President Trump has become the new litmus test for the 2020 Democratic presidential field, with two high-profile progressive candidates coming out in favor of launching impeachment proceedings in the five days since Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report became public.The growing prominence of the impeachment issue was abundantly clear during a marathon night of CNN town halls from New Hampshire on Monday, during which ...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, Cnn, United States, New Hampshire, House, Warren, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Sanders, HARRIS, Sen Bernie Sanders I VT

Harris faces calls to prove her commitment to NH voters

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — When Sen. Kamala Harris made her first trip to New Hampshire, she attracted an enthusiastic crowd of more than 1,000 people who braved a treacherous February snowstorm to see the person vying to become America’s first black female president. But as the California senator returns to the state this week, she’s […]
Tags: News, California, America, Nation, New Hampshire, HARRIS, MANCHESTER N H AP, Sen Kamala Harris

New poll shows Buttigieg surging into top tier in New Hampshire with Biden and Sanders

Support for Pete Buttigieg jumped 14 points in a new Granite State Poll from the University of New Hampshire, launching him into the first-in-the-nation primary state's top tier of candidates.
Tags: News, New Hampshire, Stories, Biden, Sanders, University of New Hampshire, Buttigieg, Pete Buttigieg

Kamala Harris Vows to Impose New Gun Limits by Executive Action

The California Democrat’s proposals to bypass Congress with actions that include expanding requirements for background checks and revoking licenses for gun manufactures and dealers found to have broken the law would almost certainly face legal challenges. "Upon being elected, I will give the United States Congress 100 days to get their act together and have the courage to pass reasonable gun safety laws, and if they fail to do it, then I will take executive action," Harris said Monday night at ...
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Sanders Warns That Talk of Trump Impeachment Risks Party Agenda

Sanders’ position puts him at odds with two of his rivals in the nomination race, Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Kamala Harris of California, as well some members of the party’s progressive wing. Speaking at a CNN town hall event in New Hampshire, the Vermont senator said the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller shows that Trump is “the most dangerous president in the modern history of our country,’’ but added that the most important goal is making sure he’s not re-elected.
Tags: News, California, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Cnn, New Hampshire, Vermont, Kamala Harris, Trump, Sanders, Robert Mueller, Trump Impeachment Risks Party Agenda

At CNN Town Halls, Sanders Backs Voting Rights for People Now in Jail

Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren were among five Democratic presidential candidates to attend a marathon series of town halls in New Hampshire on Monday night.
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New poll shows Pete Buttigieg surging into top tier in New Hampshire with Biden and Sanders

Support for Pete Buttigieg jumped 14 points in a new Granite State Poll from the University of New Hampshire, launching him into the first-in-the-nation primary state's top tier of candidates.
Tags: Cnn, New Hampshire, Biden, Sanders, University of New Hampshire, Pete Buttigieg

Fight for 2020 Democratic nomination moves to prime time

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The fight for the Democratic presidential nomination moves to prime time as five White House contenders showcase their policies and personalities from the same stage for the first time. During Monday night’s town halls, the candidates will take turns fielding questions from young people in New Hampshire and CNN anchors. The […]
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Buttigieg Scrambles To Turn 2020 Enthusiasm Into An Organized Campaign

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — There are no policy positions on his website. He has virtually no paid presence in the states that matter most. And his campaign manager is a high school friend with no experience in presidential politics. Welcome to the campaign of Pete Buttigieg , the 37-year-old Indiana mayor who has suddenly become one of the hottest names in the Democrats’ presidential primary season. Yet there is an increasing urgency, inside and outside of the campaign, that his moment may pass ...
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Buttigieg Draws Comparison Between Trump And Bernie Supporters

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg compared supporters of President Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) at a New Hampshire campaign stop Friday, citing economic difficulties as the political driver of both groups. “I think the sense of anger and disaffection that comes from seeing that the numbers are fine, like unemployment’s low, like all that, like you said GDP is growing and yet a lot of neighborhoods and families are living like this recovery never even happened. They’re stuck,” But...
Tags: News, Washington, New Hampshire, Donald Trump, Trump, Sanders, Bernie, Nashua, Sen Bernie Sanders, Khanna, Buttigieg, Ro Khanna, 2020 Elections, Democratic presidential primary, Pete Buttigieg, Kate Riga

New Hampshire senator to call on 2020 Democrats to support repeal of voter residency law

New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen plans to send 2020 Democratic presidential candidates a letter Monday, urging them to sign a petition condemning a state law that would require college students to be a permanent resident of the state to vote.
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Should a White Man Be the Face of the Democratic Party in 2020?

Interviews with several dozen Democrats show how the party, which enjoyed 2018 victories powered by female and nonwhite candidates, is grappling with questions about race and gender in the Trump era.
Tags: News, Alabama, New Hampshire, Iowa, Warren, Biden, Campaign Finance, Minorities, Whites, Trump, Sanders, Elizabeth, Democratic Party, HARRIS, Bernard, Gillibrand

Providence Bruins: Calder Cup Playoff Preview

For the second straight season, the Providence Bruins enter the Calder Cup Playoffs as the fourth seed in the Atlantic Division. They must knock off another one seed in a best-of-five first round series. They failed last season, dropping the series 3-1 to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. They face the AHL’s best regular season team this season in the Charlotte Checkers. However, the Checkers have some notable absences, and Providence has been fighting for their playoff lives since January. To quote t...
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Affidavit: Off-duty officer in fatal crash had ‘adult sodas’

AMHERST, N.H. (AP) — An affidavit says an off-duty police officer accused of driving drunk in a crash that killed a New Hampshire woman was seen weaving in and out of traffic and traveling in the wrong direction beforehand. The affidavit also says Londonderry police officer Tyler Berry told a first responder following the April […]
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AP sources: Ex-Virginia Gov. McAuliffe to rule out 2020 run

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe won’t run for president in 2020, according to two people familiar with calls he made Wednesday to allies. McAuliffe had flirted with a Democratic presidential run for months, popping up in early voting states late last year and campaigning with candidates in Iowa and New Hampshire, […]
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Justice department discussed Mueller's findings with White House, report says – live

Democrats condemn Barr’s handling of report’s release following news it will not come until after press conferenceSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.28am BST The Associated Press is reporting that former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe will not be running for president in 2020. McAuliffe had flirted with a Democratic presidential run for months, popping up in early voting states late last year and campaigning with candidates in Iowa and New Hampshire, but ultimately d...
Tags: Justice, White House, Virginia, Russia, US, US news, US politics, New Hampshire, Iowa, Associated Press, Cuba, Donald Trump, Doj, Carr, McAuliffe, Terry McAuliffe

New Hampshire man facing deportation denied pardon

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire auto shop owner facing deportation to Lebanon for crimes committed 14 years ago has been denied a pardon that would have allowed him to remain in the country. Thirty-four-year-old Alain Ata came to the U.S. at age 10. He severed prison time for burglaries in 2004. After fighting […]
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Outdoor Updates: West Virginia is one of the least green states + Offensively Named River Renamed

WalletHub releases its annual list of the greenest states The personal-finance website WalletHub has released it’s 2019 report on the Greenest States. The website compared all 50 states in 27 key metrics such as air, water, and soil quality, green building, consumption of renewable energy, recycling and others. The analysis found that the greenest state in the country is Vermont, followed by New York, Oregon, Connecticut, Minnesota, Massachusetts, California, Rhode Island, South Dakota and N...
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Spotlighting how reduced support for the death penalty is now a bipartisan reality

Alan Greenblatt has this notable lengthy new piece at Governing under the headline "Why the Death Penalty Has Lost Support From Both Parties."  I recommend the piece in full and here are excerpts: Twenty years ago, most politicians in both parties supported the death penalty.  But today, opposition to it has become increasingly bipartisan.  Democrats have always been more wary, but now more conservatives have also become convinced that capital punishment is another failed government program.  I...
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Bernie Sanders Brings a Gun to a Democratic Primary Knife Fight

Mark Makela/GettyIn seeking the 2020 nomination for the presidency, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) had made overtures that he’d operate more firmly within the Democratic Party as the party adopted procedural reforms to accommodate his concerns. The rapprochement was always delicate. And this week it hit a major snag as the senator’s presidential campaign opened fire at one of the Democratic Party’s leading think tanks over a video that its editorially independent news site posted on Sanders’ persona...
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