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Gubernatorial News

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Nov. 25, 2014
NHPR: Hassan orders $18 million in budget cuts
Seacoast Online: Gov. Hassan asks agencies for $18M in budget cuts
WMUR: Hassan issues executive order to cut budgets
Concord Monitor: $18 million in NH budget cuts a ‘first step;’ more reductions to come

Nov. 24, 2014
Foster's Daily Democrat: Hassan to present budget reductions

Nov. 17, 2014
Seacoast Online: Agencies present requests for next budget

Nov. 15, 2014
Seacoast Online: City has ‘very good meeting’ with governor

Nov. 14, 2014
NHPR: State agencies present budget requests to Gov. Hassan
Seacoast Online: Hassan kicks off insurance sign-up season

Nov. 13, 2014
Union Leader: Havenstein, Hassan spent more than $1m each in general election
WMUR: More than $5.5 million spent in governor's race
Concord Monitor: Hassan introduces new SEC nominees

Nov. 12, 2014
NHPR: Governor, Congressional leaders honor state's 130,000 vets
Seacoast Online: Hassan nominates Rye lawyer to PUC committee
Concord Monitor: FHassan changes nominations to Site Evaluation Committee
Foster's Daily Democrat: Hassan makes nominations to PUC, energy committee

Nov. 10, 2014
WMUR: Hassan declares November as Carbon Monoxide Awareness month

Nov. 8, 2014
WMUR: -Governor will face Republican-controlled House, Senate

Nov. 7, 2014
Foster's Daily Democrat: GOP's Havenstein to stay active; mum on future run
NH1: Walt Havenstein won't rule out a second run for office

Nov. 6, 2014
NHPR: In second term, Hassan faces GOP-led Legislature, Executive Council
Nashua Telegraph: New Hampshire Democrats keep US Senate, governor

Nov. 5, 2014
NHPR: Hassan wins second term as governor
Seacoast Online: Gov. Maggie Hassan wins second term
Union Leader: Hassan holds off Havenstein challenge to return to corner office
WMUR: Hassan wins re-election bid for governor
Concord Monitor: Strong returns vault Hassan to another term as governor
Foster's Daily Democrat: Hassan wins second term
Nashua Telegraph: NH exit poll results: 'Carpetbagger' tag sticks to Brown; Hassan picks up GOP crossover votes
NH1: Maggie Hassan tops Walt Havenstein to win 2nd term as governor

Nov. 4, 2014
NHPR: Christie makes fifth NH visit to campaign for Havenstein
Union Leader: GOP's Christie gets on the bus to stump for NH candidates
Union Leader: Hassan talks apples and politics during Londonderry campaign stop
Union Leader: On the issues: Gubernatorial candidates, at a glance
WMUR: Hassan, Havenstein campaigning as race for governor tightens
Conway Daily Sun: Hassan and Havenstein spar in Conway

Nov. 3, 2014
Foster's Daily Democrat: Hassan, Havestein making closing arguments to voters
Foster's Daily Democrat: Christie to make 5th NH stop for Havenstein
Nashua Telegraph: Clinton, Hassan, Shaheen rally voters at Nashua Community College
NH1: New NH1/NEC poll - NH Governor and Senate contests all knotted up

Nov. 2, 2014
WMUR: Candidates for governor, Senate, and Congress campaign in New Hampshire Saturday
Foster's Daily Democrat: Hassan, Havenstein making closing arguments to voters

Oct. 31, 2014
Seacoast Online: Havenstein touts economic plan
Seacoast Online: Democrats hit Havenstein on raises amid scam probe
Union Leader: Hassan says helping veterans remains a priority
Concord Monitor: U.S. Senate, gubernatorial races breed big ad spending
Eagle-Tribune: Hassan, Havenstein spending same amount

Oct. 30, 2014
NHPR: Hassan, Havenstein face off in last debate
NHPR:  Hassan says state will take action to enforce 21-day Ebola quarantine
Seacoast Online: Hassan, Havenstein trade barbs over economy
Seacoast Online: Hassan, Brown and Guinta win matchstick poll
Union Leader: Candidates for governor take on economy, Ebola in debate
Union Leader: Gubernatorial candidates spend about $1.2 million each
WMUR: Analysis: Grading the NH governor debate
WMUR: Hassan, Havenstein debate economy, energy, Ebola
WMUR: Poll shows Hassan increasing lead over Havenstein
Concord Monitor: Hassan, Havenstein get in last-minute jabs during final televised debate
Conway Daily Sun: Hassan wants to continue bipartisan progress
Keene Sentinel: A look at the issues: NH governor's race

Oct. 29, 2014
Seacoast Online: Havenstein at Portsmouth Rotary on Thursday
WMUR: Debate preview: New Hampshire governor
Citizen of Laconia: Governor labels drug use as serious public safety problem
Foster's Daily Democrat: Hassan, Havenstein to meet in final TV debate

Oct. 28, 2014
Conway Daily Sun: Havenstein outlines economic priorities as he vies to unseat Gov. Hassan
NH1: New NH1/NEC poll Governor and Senate contests all knotted up

Oct. 27, 2014

NHPR: John McCain campaigns with Walt Havenstein in Manchester
Union Leader: Candidates offer contrasts at Manchester breakfast debate
Union Leader: Sen. John McCain stumps for Havenstein in Manchester
WMUR: Candidates for governor out in full force

Oct. 26, 2014
Concord Monitor: Havenstein draws on military, business experience for leadership lessons
Concord Monitor: For Hassan, inclusion and opportunity guide path as governor

Legislature News

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Nov. 26, 2014
Nashua Telegraph: Statehouse eyes turned toward O’Brien’s style in second go as House Speaker

Nov. 24, 2014
Union Leader: Tough task for NH budget writers

Nov. 23, 2014
Seacoast Online: The return of Bill O'Brien: Area reps hope for greater bipartisanship
Union Leader: A kinder, gentler House Speaker?
Union Leader: Gary Rayno's State House Dome: Get ready for some undoing in Concord
Eagle-Tribune: O'Brien's return as NH House speaker sparks concern 

Nov. 21, 2014
NHPR: Rules set for new medical marijuana dispensaries
Seacoast Online: Marijuana dispensary eyed in Epping
Concord Monitor: Medical marijuana treatment center rules approved
Conway Daily Sun: Chandler won't seek Democratic support for Speaker
NH1: Medical marijuana rules approved; first big hurdle cleared for NH law

Nov. 20, 2014
Union Leader: Will the past be prologue in the State House with 'O'Brien II?
WMUR: O'Brien, targeted by Democrats in election, set to return as speaker
Foster's Daily Democrat: New reps learn rules of New Hampshire House

Nov. 19, 2014
NHPR: O'Brien picked for House speaker; Republicans expect less conflict, more cooperation
Seacoast Online: O'Brien nominated for NH House speaker
Union Leader: GOP gives nod to Bill O'Brien's return as House speaker
WMUR: O'Brien nominated as next NH speaker
Concord Monitor: Bill O’Brien named Republican speaker of the House
Conway Daily Sun: O'Brien edges Chandler by four votes for Speaker
NH1: Bill O'Brien voted back into role as NH House Speaker

Nov. 18, 2014
Union Leader: No result changes in final election recounts
Concord Monitor: State representatives on choice for speaker of the House, in their own words
NH1: NH House Republicans choose between two ex-speakers to lead them

Nov. 17, 2014
Seacoast Online: O'Brien, Chandler compete for House speaker post
Union Leader: David Nixon remembered at New Boston memorial service

Nov. 16, 2014
Union Leader: Chandler, O'Brien jockey for support ahead of vote for NH Speaker
Union Leader: Garry Rayno's State House Dome: One big decision remains in Concord
Concord Monitor: Battle for speaker of the House boils down to leadership styles

Nov. 15, 2014
Union Leader: Tie goes to Dems
Concord Monitor: All three legislative ties settled by recount
Keene Sentinel: McConnell takes NH House seat by three votes after recount 

Nov. 14, 2014
NHPR: Rep. Laurie Sanborn drops from House speaker race, big name Republicans back Chandler
Seacoast Online: Cushing wins House seat after tie-breaker recount
Union Leader: Sanborn withdraws from Speaker's race
Citizen of Laconia: Andrew Hosmer prevails in State Senate recount
Concord Monitor: New Hampshire House speaker race down to Chandler, O’Brien
NH1: NH House Speaker's race heats up; political elite tab Gene Chandler

Nov. 13, 2014
Seacoast Online: House Democrats elect Penacook's Shurtleff leader
Union Leader: Ayotte, other NH GOP heavyweights urge support of Gene Chandler as Speaker
Union Leader: So far, recounts don't change state election results
Concord Monitor: Hosmer named District 7 state senator after recount

Nov. 12, 2014
Eagle-Tribune: Hike Safe law takes effect Jan. 1

Nov. 11, 2014
NHPR: Recount in store for state Senate seat, 18 other NH races
Union Leader: NH Sec. of State schedules 19 recounts
Eagle-Tribune: Lawmakers authorize lawsuit against county

Nov. 10, 2014
Union Leader: Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Wind blows a new direction in Concord

Nov. 9, 2014
Concord Monitor: State law bars daughter from pressing sex assault charges against father

Nov. 8, 2014
Seacoast Online: State reps threaten to sue commissioners
Union Leader: Democratic caucus chooses Woodburn as Senate minority leader
Concord Monitor: For Free State pols, seemingly harsh policies are for the best
Concord Monitor: Nineteen recounts requested, process to begin next week
Keene Sentinel: All eyes in NH House on election of next speaker
Keene Sentinel: Rindge rep vows to fight possible O'Brien speakership 

Nov. 7, 2014
Union Leader: Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Morse expected to face no opposition at GOP caucus to lead state senate
Concord Monitor: More people posting ballot selfies online in protest of law; legislators say they will move to repeal
Concord Monitor: Secretary of state’s office sees about a dozen recount requests filed
Eagle-Tribune: GOP could have big impact in Legislature
Keene Sentinel: Recount requested in local NH House race that ended in tie 

Nov. 6, 2014
NHPR: North Country incumbents hold their own
Seacoast Online: Stiles credits constituent service for win
Seacoast Online:  O'Brien seeking return to NH House speaker role
Seacoast Online: Cushing, Sheffert await recount
Union Leader: Outspoken Rep. Steve Vaillancourt defeated
Union Leader: Republicans take control of House and Executive Council
WMUR: Republicans likely to regain control of NH State House
Citizen of Laconia: Hosmer edges out Lauer-Rago to retain senate seat
Concord Monitor: In Merrimack House District 9 one Moffett in, another waits
Eagle-Tribune: Republicans fared well in Southern NH
Foster's Daily Democrat: 'Frugal’ Watters runs a clean(up) campaign 
Foster's Daily Democrat: Martha Fuller Clark wins fifth term in state Senate 
Keene Sentinel: Democrats win all six Keene races for NH House 
Nashua Telegraph: Despite success at the top of the ticket, Democrats beaten badly in state races
NH1: GOP wins in House set stage for possible return of Bill O'Brien as speaker

Nov. 5, 2014
NHPR: Republicans add to NH Senate majority
Seacoast Online: Cali-Pitts defeats Thorsen for state rep
Seacoast Online: Stiles defeats Muns to retain Senate seat
Seacoast Online: Hampton's Cushing stunned with tie in House race
Seacoast Online: Prescott defeats Schlachman in Senate race
Seacoast Online: Fuller Clark defeats Nazzaro
Seacoast Online: Borden, Sherman returned to House
Seacoast Online: Lovejoy keeps NH House seat
Union Leader: GOP appears to solidify hold on state Senate; Vaillancourt loses House race
Citizen of Laconia: Forrester re-elected for third term in state senate
Concord Monitor: Feltes easily wins NH Senate District 15 seat
Concord Monitor: NH HOUSE: Tight races across state in fight for House
Conway Daily Sun: Butler, Chandler, Buco and Umberger retain seats; McCarthy edges White
Conway Daily Sun: Bradley re-elected to state Senate
Eagle-Tribune: House District 13 stays Republican 
Foster's Daily Democrat: Watters the likely Senate 4 winner
Nashua Telegraph: Lasky tops Hohensee for third State Senate term
Nashua Telegraph: Avard beats Gilmour in senate District 12

Nov. 4, 2014
NHPR: With spending push, Republicans hope to retain state Senate majority
Concord Monitor: Legislative recommendations for Fish and Game revenue include new fees

Nov. 3, 2014
Keene Sentinel: Two vying for NH Senate District 12 seat

Nov. 2, 2014
Concord Monitor: Can Republicans capture the NH Legislature?
Foster's Daily Democrat: Why do they run? State legislators earn just $100

Nov. 1, 2014

Concord Monitor: Only Libertarian state representative candidate in the state is running in her eighth election
Concord Monitor: State representative running in new district

Oct. 30, 2014
Concord Monitor: Three candidates vie for one seat on the Concord School Board in District B
Concord Monitor: Elementary school teacher, college professor compete for District C school board seat
Conway Daily Sun: Clear differences between White and Bradley in race for state Senate
Conway Daily Sun: Chandler reacts to NH ranking 48th in the nation in corporate tax study
Eagle-Tribune: Hampton residents face off in Senate District 24
Foster's Daily Democrat: Fuller Clark says she can work with Republicans for betterment of state

Oct. 29, 2014
Seacoast Online: Cali-Pitts faces challenge from Thorsen
Concord Monitor: Senate District 6 candidates are clearly divided
Eagle-Tribune: Four seats up for grabs in House District 14 
Union Leader: App offers a comprehensive look at all candidates

Oct. 28, 2014
Concord Monitor: Challengers for Odell’s NH Senate seat spar over minimum wage, future of key district

Oct. 27, 2014
Seacoast Online: Moynahan challenges Beavers in District 2 state rep race
Seacoast Online: Whitmyer challenges incumbent Rep. Tucker
Concord Monitor: State Senate District 17 features Reagan/Fraher rematch
Eagle-Tribune: Morse faces challenge for Senate seat
Eagle-Tribune: Eight seek Windham House seats
Eagle-Tribune: Saren challenges Oligny in House District 34

Oct. 26, 2014
Seacoast Online: Democrats look to stop swing in Rye, New Castle
Union Leader: As vote nears, where you live matters
Union Leader: Checking voter residence affidavits a slog for New Hampshire investigators

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