The World Affairs Council of New Hampshire hosts international visitors, and provides public lectures and programs on foreign affairs to promote understanding and citizen involvement. Kim Tyndall is a longtime member of the Council.
Questions continue about Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain and allegations of sexual harassment. Just as those reports first surfaced about two weeks ago, NHPR sat down with a group of Republican voters in Dover.
The focus was on the candidates and the primary. The issue of Cain’s relations with women was not on the table and three of the participants spoke highly of Herman Cain. We got back in touch to see what they think now.
On October 31st, Brian Albertelli was ready to say, if the election were held today, Cain would be his pick.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie rallied volunteers at Romney's campaign headquarters in Manchester. He told them he knew that Romney was the "man for the job" and the person who could defeat President Obama.
Christie said he was headed to Iowa on Romney's behalf and would be coming back to New Hampshire.
A group of North Country leaders has sent Sen. Kelly Ayotte a letter expressing their unhappiness over her voting against a bill that - among many other things - included funding for the federal prison in Berlin.
Last week Sen. Kelly Ayotte voted against a wide-ranging bill that included about $28 million in funding to open the new federal prison in Berlin.
The prison would bring about 330 jobs to the area.
Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain arrives at a summit for the conservative Americans For Prosperity foundation in Washington on Friday. Days after sexual harassment allegations surfaced, he was greeted here with standing ovations.
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At the Defending the American Dream Summit on Friday in Washington, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney spent about 30 minutes methodically laying out the steps he would take to balance the budget.
Herman Cain and Mitt Romney, the two current front-runners in the Republican presidential race, spoke in Washington on Friday at a conference for the conservative group Americans for Prosperity.
Their speeches came as a new Washington Post-ABC poll found they're running almost even among Republican voters. And on Friday, the two candidates underscored the differences in their appeal to activists.
GalleyCat's Jason Boog talks about Amazon's foray into the publishing biz with some major authors signing on. And Alyssa Rosenberg, culture critic and contributor to The Atlantic, talks about how campaigns on shows like Glee compare to real-life political races.
The state Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that names and individual pension amounts are public information. The ruling opens the door for media to scrutinize how much former public workers collect in retirement.
About 18 months ago, the Union Leader asked to see the names and payouts to the 500 individuals with the highest pensions.
Citing vague language in the Right-to-Know law, the New Hampshire Retirement System declined to hand over the documents.
Jennifer Horn, House Speaker William O'Brien, and Kevin Smith call press conference to tell media to stop reporting "innuendo" about Rick Perry's speech to Cornerstone Action. NHPR's Josh Rogers reports.
The congressional “super committee” is only tasked with cutting one point two trillion dollars from the federal debt. But Second District Republican Congressman Charlie Bass is asking the panel to cut even deeper, even if it taxes are thrown into the mix.