Friday, August 03, 2007

Clinton To Deliver Major Policy Address on August 7th

The New Hampshire for Hillary Campaign today announced that Senator Hillary Clinton will return to the Granite State this Tuesday, August 7. She will mark her 12th visit to New Hampshire with a policy address at the Ernest P. Barka Elementary School in Derry, NH.

Tuesday, August 7, 2007
Senator Clinton to deliver major policy address in New Hampshire on August 7th
Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
Ernest P. Barka Elementry School Gymnasium
21 Eastgate Road
Derry, NH

For more information please visit the New Hampshire for Hillary webpage at

Richardson To Visit North Country

Governor Bill Richardson returns to the Granite State next week for grassroots events in Strafford, Carroll and Coos counties. The Governor's trip will feature three "Presidential Job Interviews" in New Hampshire's North Country, as well as a lunchtime address before the National Education Association of New Hampshire Summer Learning Conference.

Wednesday, August 8th

When: 8:30 AM
What: Local Media Interviews
Where: Seacoast Region

When: 1:00 PM
What: National Education Association of New Hampshire Summer Learning Conference
Where: Bull Moose Room, Attitash Grand Summit Hotel, Route 302, Bartlett

When: 3:00 PM
What: Berlin "Presidential Job Interview"
Where: Teabird's Café, 101 Main Street, Berlin

When: 5:00 PM
What: Groveton "Presidential Job Interview"
Where: Groveton High School, 65 State Street, Groveton

When: 6:45 PM
What: Whitefield "Presidential Job Interview"
Where: The Woodburn House, 30 King Square, Whitefield

Thursday, August 02, 2007

Huckabee To Visit Manchester Republican Committee

The Manchester Republican Committee will host Governor Mike Huckabee on Friday, August 17th. Here are the details:

Friday, August 17
Tower Cafe
Brady Sullivan Tower
1750 Elm St.
All-You-Can-Eat Sphaghetti Dinner
Donation $10

Please RSVP to or call Kelly Hurst at 603-219-6129

Bishop Robinson Endorses Obama

Today, Bishop Gene Robinson endorsed Barack Obama. The New Hampshire Episcopalian Bishop said, "As my work shows me every day, leadership means bringing people together and inspiring them to live out their values. Barack Obama sees beyond the partisanship and hopelessness that have dominated in recent years, and the movement he's building is bringing vital new energy and optimism into our democratic process. I'm excited to work with Barack to bridge the old divides and make this country one again."

Rep. Hatch Endorses Biden

From the Biden campaign:

Biden for President Campaign today announced another key addition to their New Hampshire organization as State Representative Bill Hatch (D-Gorham), a Vietnam Veteran and long-time Democratic activist joins the team. Rep. Hatch will serve as a Regional Field Director for the North Country. Additionally, he will be reaching out veterans across the Granite State as part of the national Veterans for Biden Committee

McCain, Rudy Upcoming Visits

Proving why he's the best New Hampshire political reporter, John DiStaso learns that John McCain" will return to the state on Aug. 9-11 with stops from Portsmouth to North Conway to New London." He also reports that "When Rudy returns in two weeks, one event on will be a meet-and-greet at the home of Brad and Shannon Galinson in Amherst on Aug. 17."

McCain Picks-Up NH Media Consultant

The Granite Status has learned that "Sean Owen of Wedu, a Manchester-based marketing strategist with a long list of local and national clients" has volunteered to "resurrect" John McCain's presidential campaign.

Richardson Gains Endorsements

According to James "The Primary Source" Pindell, "Manchester Mayoral candidate and state Representative Jane Beaulieu endorsed Bill Richardson's presidential campaign." Joining Beaulieu are State Representatives, Pat Long, Maurice Pilotte and Joel Winters

Wednesday, August 01, 2007

NH House Speaker Endorses Clinton

This morning, over a cup of coffee with New Hampshire voters, New Hampshire House Speaker Teri Norelli endorsed Hillary Clinton for President. In a campaign press release, Norelli said, "Now, I know a thing or two about how government works, and experienced leadership is critical to bringing about meaningful change."

Clinton has now gained the endorsements of Speaker Norelli, House Majority Leader Mary Jane Wallner and Assistant House Majority Leader Bette Lasky.

UPDATE: The Clinton campaign has announced that Norelli will also serve has the Co-Chair of New Hampshire for Hillary.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

McCain To Hold Three Town Hall Meetings From August 9th-August 11th.

John McCain will visit New Hampshire from Thursday, August 9th through Saturday August, 11th. In an e-mail to supporters, the McCain camp urged people to bring undecided voters with them because "As you know, the more undecided voters who attend a McCain for President event, the more supporters we sign up for this campaign."

Here is a listing of the events and we're told that more events will be added throughout the coming weeks.

John McCain Merrimack Town Hall Meeting
Thursday, August 9th
6:30 pm
John O'Leary Adult Community Center
4 Church St.
Merrimack, NH 03054
Or call: 603-369-4945

John McCain Wolfeboro Town Hall Meeting
Friday, August 10th
6:30 pm
The Wright Museum
77 Center St.
Wolfeboro, NH 03894
Or call: 369-4946

John McCain Conway Town Hall Meeting
Saturday, August 11th
9:15 am
American Legion Post 46
47 Tasker Hill Rd.
Conway, NH 03838
Or call: 369-4947

Romney's Updated Schedule

Here is an updated schedule of Mitt Romney's upcoming visit.

NOTE: The change of venue in Pelham and the addition of the famed Red Arrow Diner in Manchester.

Wednesday, August 1, 2007:

8:45 a.m.
Governor Romney Hosts a Meet and Greet in Pelham
Chunky's Cinema Pub
150 Bridge Street
Pelham, NH

10:15 a.m.
Governor Romney Tours Cirtronics and Meets with Employees
528 Route 13 South
Milford, NH

11:45 a.m.
Governor Romney Hosts an Amherst Meet and Greet
Moulton's Market
10 Main Street
Amherst, NH

4:15 p.m.
Governor Romney Meets with Area Residents
Red Arrow Diner
61 Lowell Street
Manchester, NH

ARG: Obama, Clinton Tied; Rudy Leads Romney

According to a new ARG poll, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are now tied in the Granite State at 31%. Also, the poll shows Rudy Giuliani leading the Republican field. Previous polls showed Romney ahead his fellow Republicans. Here is the breakdown:


Clinton: 31%
Obama: 31%
Edwards: 14%
Richardson: 7%
Biden: 2%
Dodd: 1%
Kucinich: 1%
Gravel: --
Undecided: 13%


Giuliani: 27%
Romney: 26%
F. Thompson: 13%
McCain: 10%
Gingrich: 6%
Brownback: 1%
Huckabee: 1%
Hunter: 1%
Paul: 1%
Tancredo: 1%
T. Thompson: --
Undecided: 13%

For more information, go here:

State Senator Jackie Cilley Endorses Obama

New Hampshire Democratic State Senator Jackie Cilley announced today that she has endorsed Barack Obama. Cilley was elected in 2006 and represents Barrington, Rochester and Somersworth.

According to an Obama press release Senator Cilley said:

"New Hampshire voters don't want to hear partisan talking points—they want real solutions. Barack Obama is striking a chord with folks here because his approach is a welcome departure from what we've seen in Washington over the last few years. As I've watched him campaign across in New Hampshire, I've been struck by his commitment to bringing about fundamental change and bringing people together to make progress again. He's exactly what we need in our next President."

Obama Announces Environmental Forums

From The Obama campaign:

Senator Barack Obama's New Hampshire campaign will kick off its fourth round of community issue forums today, with seven discussions on environmental issues planned across the state over the next two weeks.

Please find below the schedule for the environmental issue forums:

Tuesday, July 31st
Milford Town Hall
1 Union Square
(603) 673-2257

Wednesday, August 1, 2007
6:00 pm
Epping Town Hall
157 Main Street
(603) 679-5441

Thursday, August 2nd
Portsmouth Library-Hilton Garden Room
175 Parrott Avenue
(603) 427-1540

Tuesday, August 7th
Hancock Library
50 Main Street
(603) 525-4441

Wednesday, August 8th
6:00 pm
Academy Center building
183 Dorchester Road, Lyme
(603) 795-4639

Thursday, August 9th
6:00 pm
NH Community Technical College, Room 137
2020 Riverside Drive, Berlin
(603) 445-4525

Tuesday, August 14th
6:00 pm
Moultonborough Public Library
4 Holland Street
(603) 476-8895

Monday, July 30, 2007

Romney Updated Schedule: Pelham, Milford, Amherst

Governor Romney is coming back to New Hampshire THIS WEDNESDAY

Here is an updated schedule:

8:45 a.m.
Governor Romney Hosts a Meet and Greet in Pelham
Pelham Fire Department
65 Old Bridge Street
North Pelham, NH

10:15 a.m.
Governor Romney Addresses Employees
528 Route 13 South
Milford, NH

11:45 a.m.
Governor Romney Hosts an Amherst Meet and Greet
Moulton's Market
10 Main Street
Amherst, NH

Kucinich National Campaign Director To Visit Concord

Kucinich campaign director to meet with top organizations in New Hampshire

Members of the NH and NE press are invited to The Barley House on Main Street, across from the State House in Concord, Wednesday at 11AM.

Michel Klein, recently named National Campaign Director for Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich's Presidential campaign, will be in Concord to meet with directors and representatives of NH's leading advocacy organizations to discuss the importance of NH's first-in-the-nation primary and to underscore the candidate's commitment to the local and statewide issues that will attract national attention in the process.

Klein will be calling attention to the restructuring of the NH campaign designed to take advantage of progressive grassroots support. One of the changes was the naming over the weekend of longtime NH grassroots organizer Susan Bruce as NH Campaign Director for the Kucinich campaign.

Hillary's NH Campaign: By The Numbers

From The Clinton Campaign:

NH for Hillary: By the Numbers Campaign Update

-$1 Billion per year for a Green Building Fund
-50,000 Jobs created: The Green Building Fund would stimulate growth and create 50,000 new jobs.
-144,000 New Hampshire Voters: With a total of 48 State Representatives supporting Senator Clinton, approximately 144,000 New Hampshire voters are represented by Hillary supporters.
-52 Granite State Legislators
-19,240 People Attend New Hampshire Events
-600 Bagels: Keene residents enjoyed 600 bagels served up by the local Bagelworks at the July 13th Rally for Change
-200 Volunteers: Campaign from volunteers helped with various aspects of the Rallies for Change
-12 Club44 Debate Watch House Parties
-1 HillCam

Romney To Visit Pelham, Amherst, Manchester

On Wednesday August 1st, Mitt Romney will be visiting Pelham, Amherst and Manchester. Governor Romney will be at the following locations:

Wednesday, August 1st

Pelham Meet and Greet
Pelham Fire Department
65 Old Bridge Road North
Pelham, NH

Amherst Meet and Greet
Moulton's Market
10 Main Street
Amherst, NH

Manchester Meet and Greet
Merrimack Restaurant
786 Elm Street
Manchester, NH

RSVPs are appreciated, but not required.

Sunday, July 29, 2007

The 411 on the 603

Rudy's Campaign Changes

The Nashua Telegraph's Kevin Landrigan has the latest on Rudy Giuliani's staff changes. Landrigan reports that Chris Wood, Coalitions Director, has left the campaign; while Misty Haungs, Field Director, has been moved to Delaware.

Revised Rudy Schedule

**REVISED SCHEDULE ** Mayor Giuliani Visit

Join Mayor Rudy Giuliani in New Hampshire !

Monday, July 30

Great Northern Trading Company
Mill Falls Marketplace
312 Daniel Webster Highway
Meredith, NH 03253

The Old Country Store and Museum
1011 Whittier Highway
Moultonborough, NH 03254

The Whittier House
2415 Route 16
West Ossipee , NH 03864

Bailey's Bubble
5 Railroad Avenue
Wolfeboro, NH 03894

Town Hall
The Margate on Winnipesaukee
Mariah Room
76 Lake Street
Laconia, NH 03246
Doors open at 6:00pm, Program begins at 6:15pm

RSVP to Kevin Conroy at 603-369-8091 or

Tuesday, July 31

Town Hall
The Governor's Inn
78 Wakefield Street
Rochester, NH 03867
Doors open at 10:00am, Program begins at 10:15am

RSVP to Jeff Semprini at 603-369-8136 or