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The Force of Soft Power: Pat O'Connor on 'Private Peaceful'
Writer and Film Critic from Kansas City
In promoting his new film adaptation of
, a book by
author Michael Morpugo looks back at a way of life that's long gone with only the slightest hint of sentiment.
Maggie Hassan Sworn In As New Hampshire Governor
Hassan's election is part of a larger movement of women gaining more influence in New Hampshire politics, including the state's
Terie Norelli, New Hampshire House Speaker, Expects Budget, 'Common Sense' To Dominate
"If our revenues are flat, our expenses are going to need to be flat," Norelli said. "That will take Democrats and Republicans
Voter Law In New Hampshire Sparks William O'Brien, New Hampshire House Speaker, To Challenge Attorney General
"The attorney general's office is turning the Constitution on its head in order to compel the court to gag the Legislature
Jackie Cilley, New Hampshire Governor Candidate, Releases Tax Pledge Zombie Ad
On the "Pledge Zombies" website, Cilley says that her commercial is having "fun," but stresses her desire to discuss the
Tea Party Legislators Pass 'Dangerous' Law
New Hampshire Governor Vetoes Medical Marijuana Bill
New Hampshire Governor Vetos Medical Marijuana Bill
New Hampshire Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill Vetoed By John Lynch
By Reuters, Reuters
By Jason McLure For the moment, Lynch's move halts the spread of medical marijuana dispensaries in New England. Nineteen
New Hampshire Voter ID: Bill Vetoed By Gov. John Lynch
Gov. John Lynch on Thursday vetoed the Voter ID bill passed by the House and Senate earlier this year. "The right to vote
New Hampshire Abortion: Lawmakers Adopt 24-Hour Waiting Period
The steps do not have to be outlined in the event of an abortion to save a woman's life. In the case of an emergency abortion
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The Nation's 10 Most Popular Governors
Tough economic times are rough on all politicians, but even more difficult for governors who have to find ways to balance
New Hampshire Medical Marijuana: Gov. John Lynch Expresses Concern
While he has empathy for those ill patients who need medical marijuana to get through their recoveries, Gov. John Lynch, D
New Hampshire Lawmakers Override Governor's Redistricting Veto
It was a chaotic afternoon at the Statehouse in Concord Wednesday as the House voted to override Gov. John Lynch's veto of
Birth Control Debate: New Hampshire Lawmakers Pass Repeal Of Contraception Coverage
"I never thought that in 2012 the New Hampshire Legislature would be debating the use of contraceptives. This issue is settled
New Hampshire Republican: Push To Revoke Gay Marriage Law Will Spark 'Backlash Against Republicans'
While Republicans hold majorities in both the House and Senate of the "Live Free Or Die" state, Cohn argued the controversial
New Hampshire Lawmakers Pass Law Allowing Parental Objections To Curriculum
State Democratic Chairman Ray Buckley released a statement Wednesday afternoon calling the bill "reckless and irresponsible
Harry Accornero, New Hampshire GOP Lawmaker, Accuses President Obama Of Treason
"I'm kind of overwhelmed that this thing has taken off like it has," he said. "But I have received hundreds of calls from
New Hampshire Minimum Wage Restricted By Republicans
"New Hampshire has had a minimum wage law since 1949, and neither our citizens nor our businesses have called for its repeal
NH-Sen: 54% Ayotte (R), 36% Hodes (D) (UNH 10/27-31)
University of New Hampshire for WMUR 10/27-31/10; 885 likely voters, 3.3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews
NH-Gov: 51% Lynch (D), 45% Stephen (R) (Rasmussen 10/27)
Rasmussen 10/27/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release New Hampshire 2010 Governor
NH-Sen: 56% Ayotte (R), 41% Hodes (D) (PPP 10/27-29)
2010 Governor 53% Lynch (D), 44% Stephen (D) (chart) New Hampshire Jump to comments Public Policy Polling 10/27-29/10; 1,308
NH-Gov: 51% Lynch (D), 38% Stephen (R) (UNH 10/7-12)
University of New Hampshire / WMUR Granite State Poll 10/7-12/10; 709 likely voters, 3.7% margin of error Mode: Live telephone
NH-Gov: 51% Lynch (D), 41% Stephen (R) (ARG 10/3-5)
American Research Group 10/3-5/10; 600 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (ARG release) New
Obama, the Arts, and Soft Power
Raymond J. Learsy
I have always been struck by the paucity of interest and support our government gives to the arts. In Obama's opinion it appears the arts have become essential to reengage our standing in the world.
Moral Majority or Immoral Minority?
Associate Editor, Project Syndicate
One wonders when Republicans are going to figure out how to appeal to people rather than traditions.
White House Speechless on Marriage Progress
Lane is a recovering political hack with a newfound passion in...
We are in the midst of a revolution. The White House and other Democrats should shed their feigned distaste for equal rights for gays. Now is the time.
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