Category Archives: New Hampshire

N.H. Lawmakers to Vote on Marriage Equality Repeal Bill

New Hampshire lawmakers are scheduled to vote later this afternoon on a measure that would repeal the state’s marriage equality law on March 21. The expected vote in the House of Representatives will take place a week after state Rep. … Continue reading

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N.H. Newspaper Calls for Marriage Referendum

New Hampshire’s largest newspaper on Sunday called for a referendum that would allow voters to decide whether same-sex couples can marry in the state. Union Leader publisher Joseph W. McQuaid referenced an amendment to state Rep. David Bates’ measure that … Continue reading

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Sponsor of N.H. Marriage Equality Repeal Bill Supports Return to Civil Unions

The sponsor of a bill that would repeal New Hampshire’s marriage equality law said on Tuesday that he would support the reinstatement of a statute that allowed civil unions for same-sex couples. State Rep. David Bates (R-Windham) told the Associated … Continue reading

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Shaheen Backs Proposal to Add Marriage Equality to 2012 Democratic Party Platform

New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on Tuesday endorsed a proposal to add marriage equality for same-sex couples to the Democratic Party’s 2012 platform. “Any Democratic statement of core beliefs about the importance of families must include all our families, gay … Continue reading

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Lynch Again Promises to Veto Marriage Equality Repeal Bill

New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch on Tuesday once again vowed to veto a bill that would repeal the state’s marriage equality law. “New Hampshire has a long and proud tradition of fighting for the rights of all of our people … Continue reading

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Former RNC Chair Speaks Out Against N.H. Marriage Equality Repeal Bill

In an op-ed published in the New Hampshire Union Leader on Thursday, former Republican National Committee Chair Ken Mehlman urged state lawmakers to vote against a bill that would repeal the Granite State’s marriage equality law. “Stripping away the right … Continue reading

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N.H. Lawmakers Delay Vote on Marriage Equality Repeal Bill

A leading New Hampshire Republican has confirmed that a vote on a bill that would repeal the state’s marriage equality law has been delayed until at least next month. “We must deal with some critical financial and economic-related legislation first, … Continue reading

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N.H. Lawmakers Expected to Vote on Marriage Equality Repeal Bill Next Week

New Hampshire lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill next week that would repeal the state’s marriage equality law. Sources familiar with the legislative calendar indicate that the vote will likely take place on Jan. 18. The measure is … Continue reading

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Video: Santorum Positions Himself As a "True Conservative"

Speaking to supporters at the Derryfield Country Club in Manchester late on Tuesday, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum positioned himself as a “true conservative” who can take on President Barack Obama in November. “We have an opportunity to be the … Continue reading

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Postcards from the First-in-the-Nation Primary State

Here are a few snapshots from the first-in-the-primary state. I will continue post more pictures from New Hampshire over the next couple of days. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich supporters gather outside the Dana Center at St. Anselm’s College in … Continue reading

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