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Nation's longest-serving secretary of state faces challenge
The nation's longest-serving secretary of state and guardian of New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation presidential primary is facing a serious challenger for the first time in decades
President Trump launches commission on 'election integrity'
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order today establishing a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression in the American election system. Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach were announced today as the Chair and Vice Chair of the
The Note: Your New Hampshire Primary Primer
NOTABLES --EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TODAY: Regardless of who wins, there’s a reason for Granite Staters to celebrate: Tuesday marks the 100th anniversary of the New Hampshire primary . Here’s your primer on all the details, courtesy of ABC’s BRAD MIELKE : httpabcn.ws/20SRMrZ --RECORD
The Note: The Jeb Files
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES --BUSH INSISTS 'NO WAY' HE'LL DROP OUT OF CAMPAIGN BEFORE IOWA : GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush said yesterday he will not drop out of the presidential race before the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses, despite his sinking poll numbers. ABC’s JONATHAN KARL joined Bush on his
Bernie Sanders Plans to Get On The New Hampshire Ballot Today Might Be Tricky
MANCHESTER, NH – This afternoon, the longest-serving independent in Congress, Bernie Sanders , will declare himself a “Democrat” in order to appear on the New Hampshire primary ballot. Like many other presidential candidates this week, Sanders plans make an official stop at New Hampshire Secretary
The Note: Marco's Moment
NOTABLES --RUBIO DEFLECTS ATTACKS ON PERSONAL FINANCES: Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio defended himself today against attacks over his personal finances, ABC's RYAN STRUYK and INES DELACUETARA note. "I only have one debt in the world, which is my mortgage on a home for me and my
Let the Madness Begin: Less Than 100 Days Out From Primary, Candidates Swarm New Hampshire
White House hopefuls have been visiting New Hampshire for months. But on Wednesday, the real parade begins. Over the next 17 days, dozens of candidates will arrive at the state capitol in Concord to officially file paperwork for the New Hampshire primary . And all of them, from front-runners to
New Hampshire Voting Starts Slow But Record Turnout Predicted
Election officials predicted record turnout in today’s New Hampshire primary, but early indications from across the Granite State showed that voter turnout was low. That, of course, could change by the time the last ballots are cast by the 8 p.m. ET closing. New Hampshire Secretary of...
New Hampshire Primary: Record Turnout Expected as Voting Begins
Mitt Romney Is the Clear Front-Runner in the Race, With Ron Paul and Jon Huntsman Vying for No. 2 Finish
Is Eight Enough? Where Mitt Romney And Rick Santorum Go From Here (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) DES MOINES — It doesn’t get any closer than this: eight votes separated the winner of the 2012 Iowa caucuses, Mitt Romney, from runner-up Rick Santorum. After a disappointing second-place finish in Iowa four years ago, Romney...