Debates http://nhpr.org en Republican Candidates For U.S. Senate Debate, Scott Brown Declines Invite http://nhpr.org/post/republican-candidates-us-senate-debate-scott-brown-declines-invite <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Republican candidates for U.S. Senate Karen Testerman, Jim Rubens and Bob Smith debated in Bedford Tuesday night. The tone was cordial and while some disagreed on points of policy, they were united in their criticism of the absent candidate: Scott Brown.</p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:30:00 +0000 Ryan Lessard 46435 at http://nhpr.org Republican Candidates For U.S. Senate Debate, Scott Brown Declines Invite Hassan, Lamontagne Tangle Over Infrastructure Funding http://nhpr.org/post/hassan-lamontagne-tangle-over-infrastructure-funding <p>Candidates for governor, Maggie Hassan and Ovide Lamontagne, met in Manchester to debate business and economic&nbsp;development in the Granite State.</p><p>A key part of the debate centered on improving infrastructure.&nbsp;Both Ovide Lamontagne&nbsp;and Maggie Hassan agree that the state needs to improve its infrastructure and complete the widening of I-93. But they clashed over how to fund it.</p><p>Lamontagne ruled out tax increases, instead suggesting the use of federal government-backed bonds. He criticized Hassan for not doing the same:</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 20:46:09 +0000 Jonathan Lynch 15080 at http://nhpr.org Hassan, Lamontagne Tangle Over Infrastructure Funding Hassan And Lamontagne Spar Over Right-To-Work http://nhpr.org/post/hassan-and-lamontagne-spar-over-right-work <p>Gubernatorial candidates Ovide Lamontagne and Maggie Hassan met at New England College on Thursday for their fourth debate in as many days. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 20:00:07 +0000 Jonathan Lynch 14194 at http://nhpr.org Hassan And Lamontagne Spar Over Right-To-Work The Art of Debate...In High School http://nhpr.org/post/art-debatein-high-school <p>Tonight the country will get a chance to witness a quadrennial spectacle, the first of three presidential debates. There are many examples of debates that have shifted, even defined Presidential campaigns, sometimes, just because of a memorable turn of phrase.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 14:34:07 +0000 Virginia Prescott 14066 at http://nhpr.org The Art of Debate...In High School Hassan And Lamontagne Clash Over Health Care, Again http://nhpr.org/post/hassan-and-lamontagne-clash-over-health-care-again <p>New Hampshire's candidates for governor continue to clash over how to fund health care reform.</p><p>Republican Ovide Lamontagne and Democrat Maggie Hassan met for their fourth debate at the Capitol Center for the Arts, in a 90-minute gathering sponsored by the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits.</p><p>Hassan sought to align Lamontagne with House Speaker Bill O’Brien.&nbsp; She pointed to Lamontagne’s refusal to accept federal funds for setting up a healthcare exchange or expanding Medicaid.</p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 20:34:33 +0000 Associated Press and NHPR newsroom 14013 at http://nhpr.org Hassan And Lamontagne Clash Over Health Care, Again Candidate Forum: New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional District http://nhpr.org/post/candidate-forum-new-hampshires-2nd-congressional-district <p>We present the second of our candidate forums on business and the economy. We&nbsp;sit down with the candidates for New Hampshire’s&nbsp;2nd Congressional District:&nbsp; incumbent Republican Charlie Bass and Democratic challenger Ann McLane Kuster.&nbsp; We’ll examine the issues -- from deficits to health care to job growth.</p><p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 13098 at http://nhpr.org Candidate Forum: New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional District Candidate Forum On Business And The Economy http://nhpr.org/post/candidate-forum-business-and-economy <p>The Business and Industry Association, New Hampshire Public Television, New Hampshire Public Radio and New Hampshire Union Leader are partnering to host a second round of gubernatorial and congressional debates on Sept. 17, 18, and 19 at&nbsp;the New Hampshire Institute of Politics &amp; Political Library at Saint Anselm College at 9:00 am.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:20:26 +0000 NHPR Staff 10801 at http://nhpr.org Candidate Forum On Business And The Economy GOP Candidates Strive to Highlight Differences in Hooksett Forum http://nhpr.org/post/gop-candidates-strive-highlight-differences-hooksett-forum <p>GOP Candidates for Governor Ovide Lamontagne and Kevin Smith met in Hooksett last night to make their cases before republican voters.&nbsp;But despite their efforts the two continue to have a hard time drawing a sharp contrast between each other.</p><p>Lamontagne and Smith answered questions on everything from budgeting to education, gambling, the liquor commission, energy and the developmentally disabled.</p><p>The two biggest applause lines were for Smith pumping the recently passed voter ID bill –</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 02:23:53 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 11888 at http://nhpr.org GOP Candidates Strive to Highlight Differences in Hooksett Forum