Category Archives: Politics

Video: A Drive Down Elm Street

News vans, camera crews, media tents campaign volunteers and even Occupy protesters were a fairly common sight on Elm Street in downtown Manchester, N.H., on Sunday, Jan. 8. I shot this clip driving down Elm Street between Blodget and Granite … Continue reading

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Welcome to Manchester

It’s a few hours before the Republican presidential debate at St. Anselm’s College, and I am setting myself at my parents’ house in Manchester. Above is the front page of today’s New Hampshire Union Leader with a front-page picture of … Continue reading

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Candidates Prepare for Final Push in N.H.

Downtown Manchester was largely quiet on this post-Christmas Monday, but Republican presidential candidates’ staffers and volunteers were hard at work 15 days before the first-in-the-nation GOP primary. Two volunteers with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s campaign stressed that presidential candidates … Continue reading

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Postcards from the Occupy DC Protest

The U.S. Capitol provided an arguably appropriate backdrop for the Occupy DC protesters who remained camped out across from the Wilson Building in downtown Washington, D.C., on Monday, Oct. 10. Those with whom this reporter spoke had no expectations that … Continue reading

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Protesters Camp Out at Philadelphia City Hall

Protesters remained camped out on the plaza around Philadelphia City Hall on Saturday, Oct. 8, in response to what they say is corporate greed on Wall Street and the politicians in Washington, D.C., who they maintain continue to support it. … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin Says She Will Not Run for President

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told radio host Mark Levin earlier on Wednesday, Oct. 5, that she will not run for president. “I have decided that I will not be seeking the 2012 GOP nomination for President of the United … Continue reading

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Rick Perry’s Race Problem

Texas Gov. Rick Perry remains on the offensive after the Washington Post reported on Sunday, Oct. 2, that a rock at the entrance of a hunting camp that both he and his father once leased contained a racial slur. Perry’s … Continue reading

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Campaigning on the End of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Will the end of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ prove a campaign issue in 2012? President Barack Obama signed the repeal bill into law late last year, so it would appear in his best interest to point that out to skeptical … Continue reading

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Local Democrats gear up for convention, general election

With the Democratic and Republican conventions two weeks away, local politicos continue to gear up to support their respective candidates and to continue to campaign on their behalf this fall. An article I wrote for both EDGE and the Fire … Continue reading

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A new era

The New Hampshire primary, which took place on January 8, seems like a arguable distant memory. The think overcast that hung over Fire Island today cannot contain the excitement of millions of Americans, myself included, over the history that was … Continue reading

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