1st Congressional District http://nhpr.org en An Early-Bird Look At N.H.'s Midterm Races http://nhpr.org/post/early-bird-look-nhs-midterm-races <p>In mid-March, with the sap has hardly running, November seems a lifetime away. But in the political world, eight months goes by quickly, especially for those preparing for mid-term elections. Although the filing period isn’t until June, there’s already a solid list of Republicans hoping to face the three Democratic incumbents. In the 1st Congressional District, former Congressman Frank Guinta and former UNH business school Dean Dan Innis look to go against Carol Shea Porter. In Congressional District 2, state Rep. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 44694 at http://nhpr.org An Early-Bird Look At N.H.'s Midterm Races Dean of UNH Business School Announces Congressional Run http://nhpr.org/post/dean-unh-business-school-announces-congressional-run <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Republican Dan Innis, dean of the University of New Hampshire&#39;s business school, is running for Congress in the state&#39;s First District.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 04:01:00 +0000 Associated Press 36404 at http://nhpr.org Lame Duck Congress Set To Negotiate Fiscal Cliff http://nhpr.org/post/lame-duck-congress-set-negotiate-fiscal-cliff <p>Today , New Hampshire’s lame duck congressmen are back in Washington.&nbsp; Charlie Bass and Frank Guinta will join their Republican colleagues in negotiating with President Obama and the Senate to ward off the fiscal cliff.&nbsp;</p><p>That’s when the payroll tax cut and Bush-era tax cuts expire and sequestration hits--simultaneously--in January.&nbsp; And while Second District Congressman Charlie Bass lost his seat, the pressure’s on for the lame-duck Congress to find a compromise.&nbsp; But Bass says there’s not nearly enough time to reach a “Grand Bargain.”</p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 12:30:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 16563 at http://nhpr.org Lame Duck Congress Set To Negotiate Fiscal Cliff Shea-Porter Wins Seat In Another Squeaker http://nhpr.org/post/shea-porter-wins-seat-another-squeaker <p></p><p>The tightest race in New Hampshire lived up to expectations last night. Carol Shea-Porter eked out a victory over Frank Guinta by four points, or just&nbsp;fewer than&nbsp;14,000 votes.</p><p>While the race was close all the way through, indications that it would be a good night for Shea-Porter rolled in early. It was the wee hours of the morning when Carol Shea-Porter thanked a dwindling crowd of night-owl supporters for handing her back the seat in the US House of Representatives that she lost two-years ago.</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 19:58:00 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 16392 at http://nhpr.org Shea-Porter Wins Seat In Another Squeaker A Look Back At Guinta's, Shea-Porter's Past Victories http://nhpr.org/post/look-back-guintas-shea-porters-past-victories <p></p><p>This race is real bellwether for a number of reasons: the district itself demographically perfectly balanced between liberal and conservative voters, both candidates have held the seat before meaning they are more-or-less on equal footing in terms of name recognition, and both are party stalwarts have voted with their partys’ leadership high in 90<sup>th</sup> the percentile.</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 22:32:35 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 16330 at http://nhpr.org A Look Back At Guinta's, Shea-Porter's Past Victories On Jobs and the Economy: Brendan Kelly http://nhpr.org/post/jobs-and-economy-brendan-kelly <p>This week we’ve been talking about jobs and the economy with candidates in New Hampshire’s 1<sup>st</sup> Congressional District.</p><p>We wrap up the series with the Libertarian nominee, Seabrook selectman <a href="http://www.brendankellylpnh.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Brendan Kelly</strong></a>. He talks with All Things Considered host Brady Carlson.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 21:51:39 +0000 Brady Carlson 15541 at http://nhpr.org On Jobs and the Economy: Brendan Kelly Guinta And Shea-Porter Both Reading From The Same Playbook http://nhpr.org/post/guinta-and-shea-porter-both-reading-same-playbook-0 <p></p><p>This time around in the first congressional district the names are the same but the roles are flipped; Republican Frank Guinta, once the challenger, is now the incumbent. But&nbsp;that’s not the only way this year’s race is like a mirror image of last election.</p><p>When Congressman Frank Guinta goes out knocking on the doors of independents in Manchester – his political backyard – most everybody knows who he is.</p><blockquote><p><em>Guinta: Good Morning!</em></p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 20:26:21 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 15524 at http://nhpr.org Guinta And Shea-Porter Both Reading From The Same Playbook On Jobs and the Economy: Carol Shea-Porter http://nhpr.org/post/jobs-and-economy-carol-shea-porter <p>This week we’re talking about jobs and the economy with the candidates in New Hampshire’s 1st congressional district. Today All Things Considered host Brady Carlson talks with <a href="http://www.sheaporter.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Carol Shea-Porter</strong></a>, who served two terms in Congress and is once again the Democratic nominee in the district.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 21:44:05 +0000 Brady Carlson 15455 at http://nhpr.org On Jobs and the Economy: Carol Shea-Porter On Jobs And The Economy: Frank Guinta http://nhpr.org/post/jobs-and-economy-frank-guinta <p>This week we continue our series on jobs and the economy by talking to the candidates in the 1st congressional district.</p><p>We start with the incumbent, Republican <a href="http://teamguinta.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Frank Guinta</strong></a> of Manchester. He talks with All Things Considered host Brady Carlson.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 20:54:03 +0000 Brady Carlson 15352 at http://nhpr.org On Jobs And The Economy: Frank Guinta