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Republican Mark Sanford Wants to Be President – Thinks Now Is the Time to Run

Mark Sanford is challenging Trump for the Republican nomination. But he has his work cut out for him. His own party isn’t holding a Republican primary in his home state of South Carolina. The South Carolina Republican Party executive committee … Continue reading

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Get ready for 2020 first-in-nation primary campaign to begin

HERE THEY COME. It’s like clockwork. Every midterm election year, the New Hampshire first-in-the-nation primary campaign gets underway – informally if not officially – and 2018 will be no exception, as candidates stop by to help New Hampshire candidates while also … Continue reading

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California Moves Up Presidential Primary, Political Implications Abound

California announced this week it will hold its 2020 presidential primary on March 3, moving up three months in a decision with the potential for an intriguing political impact. Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed the Prime Time Primary Act into law on … Continue reading

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Free State Project Impact Felt in Manchester Municipal Elections

A split has recently emerged in local Republican circles on how to address the Free State Project (FSP) in the lead-up to Manchester’s municipal elections this fall. On Sept. 13, Granite State Progress (GSP), a progressive political advocacy group, released a … Continue reading

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Someone Finally Found A Reason To Drop New Hampshire’s First Primary Status

What would it take for either party to finally step up and challenge New Hampshire’s first in the nation primary status? We’ve finally found out. Turns out that all they needed to do was pass a voter ID law and … Continue reading

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NH Poll: Kasich leads Trump among likely GOP primary voters? I don’t Think So…

So there’s a poll out putting John “everyman™” Kasich ahead of President Trump among “likely” Republican primary voters which translates to, likely to not be on Vacation in the first week of August, willing to pick up the phone for a number … Continue reading

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RCP: In Defense of New Hampshire’s First in the Nation Primary

Sure, it’s an institution with plenty of flaws, but to paraphrase Winston Churchill’s assessment of democracy, the New Hampshire primary is the worst way to begin the process of picking presidents … except for all of the other ways. | … Continue reading

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