presidential election http://nhpr.org en The Forgotten Vice President http://nhpr.org/post/forgotten-vice-president <P>A Vice President seems like an obvious choice at the end of any President’s second term, but President Obama’s right-hand man may face an “over-the-hill” battle for the nomination. <STRONG>Steve Kornacki </STRONG><A href="http://www.salon.com/2013/01/11/the_forgotten_vice_president/i">writes about </A>why Joe Biden so frequently gets left off of the presidential short list.</P> <P> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 14:22:54 +0000 Virginia Prescott 20100 at http://nhpr.org Recapping the Presidential Debates! http://nhpr.org/post/recapping-presidential-debates <p>We'll look back at the three debates between President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney, as well as the faceoff between VP Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan, Tuesday on the Exchange. We'll look at the major themes raised and see how their answers may have affected your vote.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 15170 at http://nhpr.org Recapping the Presidential Debates! Fact-Checking the Debates http://nhpr.org/post/fact-checking-debates <p><iframe class="ap-embed" src="http://hosted.ap.org/interactives/2012/presidential-debate-2012/?SITE=[YOUR_SITE_ID]" style="border: 1px solid #eee;" height="480" width="100%">Your browser does not support the <code>iframe</code> HTML tag. Try viewing this in a modern browser like Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer 9 or later.</iframe></p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:03:39 +0000 Associated Press 15306 at http://nhpr.org Live Blog: Obama & Romney's First Debate http://nhpr.org/post/live-blog-obama-romneys-first-debate President Obama and his Republican challenger, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, engaged Thursday night in a sometimes spirited, but always cordial, debate that got very technical at times.<p>It was the "corporate executive" (Romney) vs. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 01:32:26 +0000 Mark Memmott 14133 at http://nhpr.org Live Blog: Obama & Romney's First Debate Special Coverage: Presidential Debates http://nhpr.org/post/special-coverage-presidential-debates <p>NHPR&nbsp; will air special coverage for all the presidential debates and the vice presidential debate on October 3, 11, 16 and 22.&nbsp; In addition, <a href="http://www.wnyc.org/" target="_blank">WNYC</a> Radio's "<a href="http://www.wnyc.org/section/itsafreecountry/" target="_blank">Swing State Radio Network</a>"&nbsp; in New York is providing a special one-hour live call-in show that will air from 8 - 9 p.m. before each debate specifically for the swing states.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Oct. 3:</strong> First presidential debate on domestic policy</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 22:25:34 +0000 NHPR Staff 13927 at http://nhpr.org Special Coverage: Presidential Debates Laugh Break: Jill Biden And What She's Seen Of Joe 'Up Close' http://nhpr.org/post/laugh-break-jill-biden-and-what-shes-seen-joe-close <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NI0HgFCVzgo</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:58:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 13479 at http://nhpr.org Laugh Break: Jill Biden And What She's Seen Of Joe 'Up Close' President Obama and Mitt Romney Visit N.H. Friday http://nhpr.org/post/president-obama-and-mitt-romney-visit-nh-friday <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">New Hampshire voters can check out both President Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney on the same day later this week. </span> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 20:30:24 +0000 Associated Press 12305 at http://nhpr.org Special Coverage: The Democratic National Convention http://nhpr.org/post/special-coverage-democratic-national-convention <p>NHPR will have special NPR live coverage of the Democratic National Convention being held in Charlotte, NC Sept. 4 - 6, each evening between 8 - 11 pm.</p><p>Listen to the radio, or stream on the NHPR <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nhpr-radio/id419275776?mt=8" target="_blank">iPhone app</a> and by clicking the Listen Live button at the top of the page to hear this coverage. Find more information about the DNC coverage on <a href="http://%20http://apps.npr.org/2012-democratic-national-convention/" target="_blank">npr.org</a>.</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 18:48:58 +0000 NHPR Staff 12197 at http://nhpr.org Special Coverage: The Democratic National Convention After Week Apart, Romney And Ryan Campaign In N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/after-week-apart-romney-and-ryan-campaign-nh Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Melissa Block.<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>And I'm Audie Cornish. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan reunited on the campaign trail today. They held a town hall meeting on a college campus in New Hampshire, the same state where President Obama campaigned Saturday. It was the running mates first event together since Romney added Ryan to the ticket one week ago. Mon, 20 Aug 2012 22:02:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 11245 at http://nhpr.org Romney, Ryan Campaign In New Hampshire http://nhpr.org/post/romney-ryan-campaign-new-hampshire <p>Speaking at an outdoor rally that drew close to 3000 people, Mitt Romney said the first victim of an Obama campaign has been the truth. The former Massachusetts governor added that he has made a promise not to increase taxes, and that he will stick to it.</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 14:15:05 +0000 Josh Rogers 11179 at http://nhpr.org Romney, Ryan Campaign In New Hampshire Obama Returns to N.H. and Hits GOP Budget Plans http://nhpr.org/post/obama-returns-nh-and-hits-gop-budget-plans <p>Speaking&nbsp;in the sweltering&nbsp;gymnasium&nbsp;of&nbsp;Windham High School, Mr. Obama told a crowd of 2300 that the policies of Mitt Romney and Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan would benefit the rich and hurt the middle class. Mr. Obama argued that under the budget supported by Ryan, Romney would pay less than 1 percent of his income in taxes. The President also said Romney’s plans would raise taxes on middle class families by $2000 a year. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sat, 18 Aug 2012 20:04:36 +0000 Josh Rogers 11132 at http://nhpr.org Obama Returns to N.H. and Hits GOP Budget Plans