In just a few days New Hampshire Republicans and Democrats will choose their nominees for Governor….after a lively campaign on both sides, with competing ideas on some major issues….such as taxes, prisons, and health care. We’ll look at all the candidates, what they’re saying and how they might stack up against each other in a general election.
Today we talk to a roundtable of New Hampshire Democrats attending their party's convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. We'll get their thoughts on some of the DNC's speakers, their party's platform, their hopes for President Obama's address Thursday night and how they hope it may give their Party a boost as they head into a tough Presidential election season.
Our coverage of the New Hampshire Gubernatorial primary continues with Democrat Jackie Cilley. A former State Representative, Senator and UNH Business Professor, Cilley has been vocal about not taking the traditional anti-tax pledge. We’ll talk with her about that, and other issues in this primary campaign, including why she thinks she's the best choice for Democrats this fall.
Jackie Cilley - Former State Representative, Senator, UNH Business Professor and current Democratic Candidate for Governor
We continue our coverage of the New Hampshire gubernatorial primary, with Republican Kevin Smith. A former State Representative and lobbyist, Smith is a social and fiscal conservative, emphasizing in this race his plans to improve the state’s business climate. We’ll get his stance on that and other issues including why he thinks he’s the best choice for Republicans this fall.
Kevin Smith - Former State Representative, Lobbyist and Republican Gubernatorial Candidate.
Our coverage of New Hampshire’s Gubernatorial Primary continues today with Republican Ovide Lamontagne. The Manchester lawyer and former candidate for Senate, Congress and Governor is once again running for the state’s highest office, as a solid conservative on both social and fiscal matters. We’ll get his stance on the issue and why he thinks he’s the best choice for Republicans this fall.
Ovide Lamontagne - Manchester Attorney and a Republican Candidate for Governor.
William O'Brien, The Republican House Speaker from Mont Vernon, has kept himself in the headlines over the past two years, both for his leadership and for dramatic changes in state government. Some Granite Staters praise O’Brien for following through on promises made during the election and shaking up state politics, but others call him a “polarizing figure” and even a “bully.” We sit down with him to talk about the past two years and his hopes for the November Elections.