Jon Huntsman http://nhpr.org en Steady Primary Turnout http://nhpr.org/post/steady-primary-turnout <p>Polling supervisors describe turnout as steady as the primary gets underway.&nbsp;</p><p>The early birds were waiting outside the &nbsp;Cawley Middle School when the polls opened at 6.&nbsp; &nbsp;By 7:30, about 300 people had cast their ballots.</p><p>Hooksett resident Diana Brighton picked Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.</p><p>&ldquo;Well, I think he can beat Obama and I like his politics.&rdquo;</p><p>Electability and the prospect of defeating the current president were reasons given often by Romney voters.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 16:31:36 +0000 Jon Greenberg 1298 at http://nhpr.org Steady Primary Turnout Republican Presidential Candidates Make Last Push http://nhpr.org/post/republican-presidential-candidates-make-last-push <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Mitt Romney spent his Monday focusing vote-rich southern New Hampshire. He started at a chamber of commerce breakfast Nashua, where a comment he made about choice in health care,</p><p>&ldquo;I like being able to fire people who provide services to me,&rdquo;</p><p>became a late-breaking flashpoint. &nbsp;Democrats and republicans rivals Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman all piled on. So much so that at Romney&rsquo;s next stop in Hudson he called a press conference, his first since the Iowa caucuses, to defuse the matter.</p> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 22:20:46 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown, , Amy Quinton, Josh Rogers & Jon Greenberg 1290 at http://nhpr.org Republican Presidential Candidates Make Last Push Robocall Revenge and the Hidden Branding in Campaign Signs http://nhpr.org/post/robocall-revenge-and-hidden-branding-campaign-signs <p>A company promises to pester politicians with robocalls from YOU. And an ad man breaks down the hits and misses of the current crop of campaign signs.</p> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 17:50:50 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie & Virginia Prescott 1251 at http://nhpr.org Robocall Revenge and the Hidden Branding in Campaign Signs NH Watches Iowa http://nhpr.org/post/nh-watches-iowa <p>Tonight, all eyes are on Iowa.&nbsp; Tomorrow, they will shift to New Hampshire.&nbsp; The presidential candidates never fail to remind Granite State voters of the unique role they play.&nbsp; Much is made of Yankee independent thinking, but it would be a mistake to overlook how the outcome in Iowa can shape the results in New Hampshire.</p><p>Some voters relish the task of picking the next potential president.&nbsp; Matt McCormack isn&rsquo;t one of them.</p><p>&ldquo;I actually have not paid much attention to this point.&rdquo;</p> Tue, 03 Jan 2012 20:35:31 +0000 Jon Greenberg 1192 at http://nhpr.org NH Watches Iowa On Caucus Day, Huntsman Maintains NH Focus http://nhpr.org/post/caucus-day-huntsman-maintains-nh-focus <p>Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman is the only high-profile candidate not fighting it out in Iowa. Campaigning in Pembroke this morning, Huntsman suggested that the Iowa caucus results would prove extremely perishable.</p><p>&ldquo;We&rsquo;ll remember them for about seven hours and then people will be focused on New Hampshire. And this will be the ballgame here because this is a primary, because this will be a broad-based turnout of Republicans and&nbsp;independents and even some Democrats.&rdquo;</p> Tue, 03 Jan 2012 20:34:44 +0000 Josh Rogers 1183 at http://nhpr.org Huntsman Puts It All On NH http://nhpr.org/post/huntsman-puts-it-all-nh <p>Most presidential hopefuls see a strong showing in the N.H. primary as important. For republican Jon Huntsman, it is essential. The former Utah Governor has staked his whole campaign on the first in the nation primary. NHPR&rsquo;s Josh Rogers reports.</p><p>&nbsp;Jon Huntsman travelled to NY city this past weekend to poke fun at his New Hampshire-centric approach on Saturday Night Live.</p> Tue, 22 Nov 2011 23:33:59 +0000 Josh Rogers 564 at http://nhpr.org Huntsman Puts It All On NH Republican Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman http://nhpr.org/post/republican-presidential-candidate-jon-huntsman <p>We sit down and talk about the issues with Presidential Hopeful Jon Huntsman.</p> Thu, 17 Nov 2011 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 427 at http://nhpr.org Republican Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman Huntsman on Energy: More Domestic Fossil Fuels and Everything Else http://nhpr.org/post/huntsman-energy-more-domestic-fossil-fuels-and-everything-else <div class="transcript"><p>Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman says energy security would be a driving force behind his administration.&nbsp; Huntsman laid out a three-part strategy that is unlikely to&nbsp; find favor with either farmers in Iowa or environmentalists nationwide.</p> Tue, 01 Nov 2011 21:55:00 +0000 Jon Greenberg 204 at http://nhpr.org Huntsman on Energy: More Domestic Fossil Fuels and Everything Else Huntsman Put Out by Sununu Picking Romney http://nhpr.org/post/huntsman-put-out-sununu-picking-romney <p>Following former Governor John Sununu&#39;s endorsement of Mitt Romney, the Huntsman campaign released a public letter to Sununu. &nbsp;The letter begins with:</p><p>&quot;Over the course of this campaign you have made it abundantly clear that you would endorse a conservative governor &ndash; a laudable criterion.</p><p>However, I am surprised that you believe Mitt Romney meets that threshold.&quot;</p> Mon, 24 Oct 2011 21:34:56 +0000 Jon Greenberg 102 at http://nhpr.org