3 hrs ago
Battle looms in U.S. Senate over how much rest should be required for ...
With late-night fatal truck crashes grabbing headlines in New Jersey this summer, a battle looms in the U.S. Senate over how much rest the government should require for the drivers who spend the most hours on the road.
6 hrs ago
Christian Science Monitor
Hobby Lobby could be creating new gender gap problems for Republicans
Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire , joined by Senate GOP leaders, talks to reporters On Capitol Hill on July 15 about competing bills from the Democrats and Republicans on employee health coverage and birth control under the Affordable Care Act, a subject that the Supreme Court ruled on recently in the so-called Hobby Lobby case.
7 hrs ago
NHDP: New Brown Ad Reeks of Desperation, Flailing Campaign
Manchester, NH - Scott Brown's ad today proves he is desperate to make gains with Republicans and willing to completely misrepresent Jeanne Shaheen's position in an attempt to breathe life into his badly floundering New Hampshire Senate campaign .
11 hrs ago
Perry takes border push to New Hampshire
In a move with both 2014 and 2016 implications, Texas Gov. Rick Perry will weigh in Tuesday on the U.S. Senate battle in New Hampshire.
14 hrs ago
Ad pushes 3 GOP senators to back gun restrictions
An advocacy group founded by Michael Bloomberg is out with a chilling new ad designed to get three Republican senators behind legislation that would expand restrictions on domestic abusers from buying guns.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Ad hits Shaheen on immigration
Republican Senate hopeful Scott Brown is unleashing a new TV ad focused on border security against New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, tethering her to President Barack Obama on an issue that has dominated the headlines in recent weeks.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Federal Judge Strikes Down D.C. Handgun Ban
A federal judge on Saturday overturned Washington D.C.'s ban on carrying handguns outside the home, saying it was unconstitutional.
Dole, vets groups renew push for disability treaty
The former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday renewed his plea for full ratification of a treaty promoting equal rights for disabled people around the world.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Governor, U.S. senators praise Easter Seals' support of NH vets
Gov. Maggie Hassan still believes Easter Seals New Hampshire should have a chance to bid on running a military support program it helped create seven years ago, her spokesman said Friday.
Sudanese woman who refused to renounce her Christian faith on way to NH
Meriam Ibrahim, who left Sudan earlier this week after a months-long struggle against her death sentence for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, should be in New Hampshire soon, said her brother-in-law, Gabriel Wani.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Political Standing for July 25, 2014
Saturday, 7:15 a.m., Political Scoop : My guest this week is former Hewlett Packard CEO and former California U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina.
Real Clear Politics
GOP's 2016 Quandary: Why No Women Candidates?
The wide-open fight for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination appears certain to showcase a range of credible candidates, who differ from one another in both style and substance.
Export-Import Bank chairman tours NH business
But it would have taken longer and it helped that the "U.S. government had my back."
Thu Jul 24, 2014
NH man's wife flies to Rome, meets Pope Francis after giving birth on death row in Sudan
Pope Francis blesses Meriam Yehya Ibrahim of Sudan and her baby during a private meeting at the Vatican Thursday.
Graham: 'Administration throwing Israel overboard'
Sen. Lindsey Graham on Thursday said the Obama administration is "throwing Israel overboard" and Secretary of State John Kerry is "bailing Hamas out."
Scott Brown announces veterans coalition
The three co-chairs are Paul Chevalier of Nashua, Bill Grimm of Franklin, and Theresa Negron of Nashua.
Shea-Porter welcomes woman's release from Sudan
Members of New Hampshire's congressional delegation are relieved to hear a Sudanese woman once sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith is now in Italy, en route to the United States.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Bob Dole returns to Capitol, takes on GOP critics of disability treaty
Former Sen. Bob Dole appears at a news conference on Capitol Hill, where he visited to support ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Congessional delegation seeks study on propane trains
Three of the state's four congressional representatives have sent a letter to federal officials asking them to study the impact of Sea-3's increase in rail cars carrying propane through the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.
1st CD Gop hopefuls split over Patriot Act, raising gas taxes
Former Congressman Frank Guinta of Manchester and businessman Dan Innis of Portsmouth politely sparred Wednesday over the federal Patriot Act, raising gas taxes and career politicians during the first, broadcast debate of Republican candidates in the First Congressional District.