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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., hugs a supporter during a campaign stop Tuesday at Nashua’s Ward 3 polling location, Amherst Street School.

Buttigieg comes in second to Sanders in N.H.

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NASHUA – With each passing hour after the polls closed in New Hampshire on Tuesday, the narrower the margin between former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., became. Despite being unable to edge past Sanders in New Hampshire’s ...

Warren betting that getting personal can help campaign

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PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) – Elizabeth Warren still “has a plan” for everything. She’s just trying to put a more personal face on them. Being a proud policy nerd helped catapult the Massachusetts senator into front-runner status last summer but may have carried her as far as it can. She ...

AP VoteCast: N.H. Democrats angry, seek alternative to Donald Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic voters in Tuesday’s N.H. primary were angry at President Donald Trump’s administration and eager to pick the candidate most likely to oust him from office. Roughly three-quarters of voters said they were not just dissatisfied but also angry with the Trump ...

Biden departs Nashua early for S. Carolina

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NASHUA – As votes were counted in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden opted to shift his attention to South Carolina. The former vice president was in the Gate City early Tuesday, visiting Martha’s Exchange in downtown Nashua, but departed later in the day for the Palmetto ...

Klobuchar faces tough questioning in case

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NEW YORK (AP) – As voters made their way to the New Hampshire polls, Sen. Amy Klobuchar faced pointed questions Tuesday about her oversight of a high-profile murder case in which a black teen was sentenced to life after a flawed police investigation. “I mean, how do you defend something ...

Bloomberg stop and frisk audio resurfaces

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Michael Bloomberg is under fire for resurfaced comments in which the Democratic presidential candidate says the way to bring down murder rates is to “put a lot of cops” in minority neighborhoods because that’s where “all the crime is.” The billionaire and former ...

Windsor’s oak voting machine still works after 130 years

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WINDSOR – There “ain’t no app” to mess up voting in this town of 122 registered voters. Just an oak ballot box that since 1892 has been collecting the paper ballots on election day with a hand crank. Yup, it’s still used today. Then the ballots are counted by hand. On the 100th ...

Small New Hampshire town votes for Bloomberg in primary

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DIXVILLE NOTCH (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is not even on the ballot, won the votes of a tiny New Hampshire community that barely hung onto its tradition of being among the first to make their picks in the presidential primary. Dixville Notch’s five ...

Yang, who created buzz with freedom dividend, ends 2020 bid

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Democrat Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur who created buzz for his presidential campaign by championing a universal basic income that would give every American adult $1,000 per month, suspended his 2020 bid on Tuesday. His national press secretary, Erick Sanchez, confirmed the decision. It came ...

Trump easily wins GOP nod in Granite State

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NASHUA – President Donald Trump strolled to an easy victory in New Hampshire Tuesday in the first-in-the-nation primary. With 259 of 301 precincts reporting, the president earned 85.47% of the overall vote, with former Mass. Gov. Bill Weld getting just 9.2%. Trump earned 117,780 votes to ...

Trump hosts rally in Manchester

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MANCHESTER – On the eve of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary, President Donald Trump reminded Granite Staters he also is on the ballot today in his ongoing effort to “Keep America Great.” “We are going to keep on winning, winning and winning,” Trump told the ...

Candidates scramble to gain votes

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Democratic primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua Monday noontime, and a couple of hours later Bernie Sanders stood on a loading dock at the rear of his Greater Nashua headquarters in Hudson to fire up a legion of supporters ready to canvass for votes on the eve of ...

National pollster weighs in on N.H. primary

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NASHUA – On the eve of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary, presidential hopefuls flocked to the Granite State, making last-minute stops in hopes of securing support for their 2020 White House bids. President Donald Trump also stumped in the state Monday night, hosting a rally at ...

Panel reviews rulings in search for school funding plan

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CONCORD – Court decisions on the state’s education funding system were reviewed Monday for members of the Commission to Study School Funding as they begin to craft a new more equitable plan for state schools. Department of Justice Solicitor General Daniel Will and attorney John Tobin of ...

Nashua poll workers gear up for a busy day

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NASHUA – Ward 8 moderator John Lisle anticipates quite a large turnout at his polling location today during the New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary. City polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., and upon opening the doors at his location, Lisle is expecting a line of 50-75 voters. He ...

Klobuchar vows to ‘restore decency’ to politics

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NASHUA – A mix of Amy Klobuchar supporters and undecided Democratic voters who filled the Fairgrounds Middle School gym to capacity late Sunday afternoon heard from a fired-up candidate who, in the words of Nashua native and longtime supporter Bill Barry, is “smart, compassionate, ...

Buttigieg appears at GOTV rally

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NASHUA – Democratic presidential primary hopeful Pete Buttigieg wasted no time in inticing his overflow audience into a round of raucous cheers moments after he took the stage for Sunday’s get-out-the-vote campaign rally in Nashua. “I’m asking you to form in your mind the image that ...

Ambulance service discussion continues

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WILTON – Temple officials are unhappy with the apportionment of funds for supporting the ambulance service, but part of the problem appears to be a lack of communication among their departments. On Feb. 3, members of Temple’s Budget Advisory Committee met with the Select Board, “because ...