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New Hampshire lawmakers fail to abolish capital punishment after deadlocked vote

BOSTON (Reuters) – New Hampshire’s Senate failed to repeal the death penalty on Thursday, in a vote that capped weeks of emotional debate while focusing attention on the state’s lone death row inmate. The Senate deadlocked 12 to 12 on a bill to abolish capital punishment, meaning it did not…

Anti-gay group attacks New Hampshire Republicans who ‘betrayed marriage’

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) has launched a newspaper advertising campaign aimed at ousting Republican legislators that voted this year against a ban on same sex marriage. The bill would have repealed New Hampshire’s 2-year-old same sex marriage law and replaced it with a civil unions law. The Republican-led…

New Hampshire Going the Way of Texas — Defunding Planned Parenthood

Today, the New Hampshire Senate Health and Human Services Committee debated HB 228 — pithily named the Whole Woman’s Health Funding Priorities Act —  which bans taxpayer dollars from going to any group (like Planned Parenthood) that performs abortions even though existing state law and the Hyde Amendment already prohibit…

New Hampshire legislature kills same sex marriage repeal bill

The Republican-led House of Representatives in New Hampshire rejected legislation on Wednesday that would have rolled back the state’s same sex marriage law. The bill would have repealed New Hampshire’s 2-year-old same sex marriage law and replaced it with a civil unions law. The House voted 211 to 116 to…

U.S. making energy progress despite critics: Obama

NASHUA, New Hampshire — President Barack Obama said Thursday the United States is making progress in curbing its dependence on imported petroleum as he defended his energy policy in the face of criticism from Republican rivals. Speaking in New Hampshire, Obama sought to deflect election-year charges that he is to…

New Hampshire Republican proposes end to lunch break law

A Republican State Representative in New Hampshire has found a way to create a new front in the war on workers, proposing a bill that would repeal the state’s law requiring that workers get a 30-minute lunch break after five hours of labor. State Rep. J.R. Hoell (R), a supporter…

WATCH LIVE: C-SPAN coverage of New Hampshire primaries

Watch live video from C-SPAN 1, as Republican voters gather throughout New Hampshire to choose a nominee, below:  …

Romney dodges multiple marijuana questions

The group Students for a Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) has sent dozens of its members to New Hampshire to question the Republican presidential candidates about their views on medical marijuana and other drug laws, but they have so far failed to get much of a response from former Massachusetts Gov.…

Police investigating Gingrich staffer for shoving protester

Police in Manchester, New Hampshire are investigating allegations that a staffer for Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich assaulted an Occupy Wall Street protester Sunday, according to a report. Lieutenant Maureen Tessier told BuzzFeed that authorities were looking into the claim that Rebecca Burton (pictured, center) was violently shoved and grabbed…

Romney: ‘I like being able to fire people’

President Barack Obama’s campaign got a huge political gift on Monday when Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney declared that he liked “to be able to fire people.” During a Chamber of Commerce breakfast in Nashua, New Hampshire, the former Massachusetts governor touted the idea of Americans buying their own insurance…

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