New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers en Protesters Greet Scott Brown At New Hampshire GOP Event Scott Brown still knows how to make an entrance.<p>The former Massachusetts senator — and a <a href="">soon-to-be official resident</a> of Rye, N.H. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:33:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 50522 at What An All-Female Delegation Says About N.H. The 2012 elections will be remembered for the pivotal role female voters played in re-electing President Obama. But in New Hampshire, it will be remembered as the year women swept all major races.<p>Democratic Congresswomen-elect Ann McLane Kuster and Carol Shea-Porter will join Sens. Sat, 10 Nov 2012 10:45:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 23171 at Tiny N.H. Draws Big Money And Names To Gubernatorial Race There are 11 gubernatorial races this fall, and one of the most competitive is in the swing state of New Hampshire.<p>There, Republican Ovide Lamontagne and Democrat Maggie Hassan<strong> </strong>are vying to replace a popular Democrat who opted not to seek a fifth term. Both political parties and outside advocacy groups are pushing hard in a race where neither candidate enjoys a clear edge.<p>The fact that New Jersey Gov. Sat, 27 Oct 2012 20:27:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 22364 at Women Seen As Key In N.H, Both As Voters And As Candidates The decisive role female voters may play in the key battleground state of New Hampshire hasn't been lost on President Obama and his political allies.<p>If Democrats sweep the swing state's major races on Election Day, New Hampshire would become the first state to have women hold its entire congressional delegation and the governor's office. Thu, 25 Oct 2012 16:28:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 22263 at Ayotte Would Add Youth, Conservatism As VP Choice That New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte is even being considered as Mitt Romney's running mate is somewhat remarkable. After all, New Hampshire has just four electoral votes, and Ayotte has been a U.S. Sat, 04 Aug 2012 09:53:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 17123 at Romney: Obama's Health Mandate Is A Tax Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney spent his July Fourth holiday marching in a New Hampshire parade, and backtracking statements a top adviser made about the individual mandate in the Obama health care law.<p>There was something for almost everybody in Wolfeboro's Independence Day parade: a local brass band, bonnet-wearing Daughters of the American Revolution, a Zumba instructor shimmying across the bed of a pickup truck, and even a Jimmy Durante impersonator, complete with prosthetic nose.<p>Romney, who has a house on Lake Winnipesaukee, was decidedly at ease as he marched down Wo Thu, 05 Jul 2012 08:46:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 15141 at N.H. GOP Moves To Revise State's Contraception Law New Hampshire, one of the least religious states in the nation, has become the latest front in the political battle over contraception. State GOP leaders oppose the new federal rule compelling insurers to provide birth control to employees of religious organizations. Fri, 24 Feb 2012 06:44:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 5919 at N.H. Lawmakers Consider Rolling Back Gay Marriage As several states debate measures to legalize gay marriage, New Hampshire is considering a repeal of its same-sex marriage law. The repeal has the backing of some top leaders in the GOP-controlled Legislature. But rescinding rights is never easy, particularly in a state that takes its liberties seriously.<p>Supporters of New Hampshire's 2-year-old same-sex marriage law like to stress its purity, that it was enacted without a court order or the threat of one. So do its opponents. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 05:01:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 5396 at Tweeting All The Way, Buddy Roemer Continues His Quixotic White House Bid You may not have heard of Buddy Roemer. But he's running for president. And despite an impressive resume and gift for turning a phrase, Roemer barely registers in the<a href="" target="_blank"> polls</a>. He's conducting his quixotic run for office without accepting campaign contributions that exceed $100.<p>Roemer's credentials sound plenty presidential. He's been governor of Louisiana. He served four terms in Congress. Thu, 22 Dec 2011 18:00:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 818 at Looking For Boost, Candidates Hit The Ground In N.H. With three weeks to go before the New Hampshire primary, presidential campaigns are working at full speed to reach out to voters.<p>Political strategists say a good ground game — a campaign's ability to identify voters and get them to the polls — is worth 3 points at the ballot box. That's a boost any candidate would want.<p>Earlier this month, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney kicked off a canvassing drive that his campaign called "Earn It With Mitt" this way: "You guys are going to knock on doors. We're going to make calls. Tue, 20 Dec 2011 20:00:00 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Josh Rogers 707 at