Craig Benson http://nhpr.org en Sen. Ayotte Backs Scott Brown, Despite Differences On Gun Rights http://nhpr.org/post/sen-ayotte-backs-scott-brown-despite-differences-gun-rights <p>On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte threw her support behind fellow Republican Scott Brown, who is running for the state’s other Senate seat.</p><p>Brown also picked up endorsements from former Republican governors Steve Merrill and Craig Benson.</p><p></p><p>Standing before a large crowd of Brown’s supporters in Nashua, Ayotte described the former Massachusetts Senator as a proven leader who will get things done for New Hampshire.</p><p>“And I am very proud to stand here today and endorse Scott Brown. Working together, I can assure you we’ll put New Hampshire first,” she said.</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 02:09:19 +0000 Michael Brindley 49203 at http://nhpr.org Sen. Ayotte Backs Scott Brown, Despite Differences On Gun Rights Lamontagne Stumps With Rubio And Former Governors http://nhpr.org/post/lamontagne-stumps-rubio-and-former-governors <p>Flanked by Former Governors John Sununu, Steve Merrill, and Craig Benson, Ovide Lamontagne told a boisterous crowd&nbsp; at Browns’ Lobster Pound in Seabrook, that the GOP needs to recapture &nbsp;the office its held for only two of the last 16 years.&nbsp;&nbsp;Lamontagne heaped special praise on Benson, N.H.'s last Republican Governor. Mon, 15 Oct 2012 21:49:36 +0000 Josh Rogers 14827 at http://nhpr.org Lamontagne Stumps With Rubio And Former Governors Sounds of the Stretch Run http://nhpr.org/post/sounds-stretch-run <p>If you haven&#39;t seen an earnest and energetic campaign worker waving a sign today, you probably haven&#39;t left your house. Mon, 04 Nov 2002 20:58:53 +0000 Josh Rogers 6747 at http://nhpr.org