CONCORD — John McCain hopped onto a makeshift stage in front of the State House here to address a mid-afternoon rally of a few hundred supporters. He took note of a group of environmental protesters in the front row who held giant signs that read, “Make Global Warming A Priority.”
“I will make global warming Read More
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Reporters were mostly only half-listening moments before Hillary Clinton’s eyes welled up with tears in a coffee shop here early this afternoon.
It was another of the increasing number of hour-plus gatherings put on by her campaign, and the majority of the reporters were scrolling around on Blackberrys or reading the Read More
DOVER–Hillary Clinton is back on stage, this time at a high school, taking questions and hitting her opponents for she says is their failure to stand up to special interests, achieve health care reforms and or take consistent positions on the war in Iraq.
There’s more of the hardwood gym floor visible than usual behind Read More
Downtown Nashua (an intersection with a town green on the north) is torn apart by two competing demonstrations. On opposite sides of Main and Amherst Streets, Obama and Clinton supporters are jumping and shouting. The Clinton team is chanting “What do we want? Experience!”
On the other side, one of the dozens for Obama has Read More
PORTSMOUTH—Marianne Pernold Young, the 64-year-old woman whose question prompted Hillary Clinton to choke up at a coffee shop earlier, said she had no doubt that Hillary’s reaction was genuine. “Could you do that?” she asked a TV reporter who raised the question of Clinton’s sincerity. “Could you cry like that?” Read More
HUDSON—Rudy Giuliani has now picked up hecklers.
In the midst of a carefully stage-crafted appearance (there was theme music! It was dramatic!) at a town hall-style meeting with hundred or so supporters and undecideds, a man asked, “Are you going to end the baby-killing?” He encouraged Giuliani not to accept communion before repenting from killing Read More
Ron Paul is the only presidential candidate who doesn’t embrace the idea that the United States has an obligation to provide economic, military and diplomatic support to Israel.
This could be taken as an extension of Paul’s non-interventionist foreign policy, which calls for all nations to be treated neutrally—no foreign aid and no “entangling alliances,” Read More
PORTSMOUTH–Responding to a question from a voter asking how she manages to get up and run and look so good everyday, Hillary Clinton teared up.
“Luckily, I do have help,” she said.
“If you look at some of the Web sites and listen to some of the commentators, they always find me on the day Read More
NASHUA—A woman named Gina Weathers, 37, approached Rudy Giuliani as he ambled down Main Street towards City Hall.
Where can I get a job, she asked; she said she had two kids and a working husband but doesn’t have a place to stay. Giuliani told her that he would “boost the economy.”
She looked dissatisfied Read More
PORTSMOUTH—Hillary Clinton is meeting right now with undecided voters, most of them women, in a coffee shop, where she said she would answer any question to help them and others in New Hampshire make up their minds “on their own.”
She is running up against the full force of the compressed calendar, as new surveys Read More