When StateImpact reporter Emily Corwin set out to understand what the slogan 'we built this' means for business and the economy in New Hampshire, she thought she’d find a lot of disagreement. But in the end – it didn’t work out that way.
Republican Mitt Romney skipped politics during a stop at a Bow lumberyard. The Presidential hopeful's stop at Coastal Forest Products opened with a prayer and the candidate spoke for less than 4 minutes standing in front of an American flag. Romney asked citizens across the country to focus on loving each other, and to think of those affected by what Romney called a few moments of evil.
"There will be justice for those responsible but that will be a matter for another day. Today is a moment to grieve and remember and reach out and help."
Everybody is calling the race for Mitt Romney - the question now is by how much? The mood upstairs reflects his likely victory; supporters are dancing enthusiastically and waving campaign signs. They're packed shoulder to shoulder in what is probably a very warm and sweaty room... Nice and cool down here in the media room.
Republican Mitt Romney looks to solidify support here after his narrow win in Iowa.
New Hampshire is supposed to be where Mitt Romney wins big. But his first event only half filled a school gymnasium. With John McCain at his side, Romney cast himself as a candidate capable of uniting all Americans.
“I want America to remain one nation under god. I want to bring us together. I want to restore the principles that made us the hope of the earth, I don’t want to transform America into something that we don’t recognize. I want to restore America.”
Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign is starting to criticize Newt Gingrich -- and turning to former Governor John Sununu to lead the attacks. NHPR’s Josh Rogers reports.
Governor Sununu is practiced at delivering political put-downs. His flashed a sharp-tongue at the state house and relished the role of enforcer as President George H.W. Bush’s chief of staff. In a Romney campaign call with reporters, Sununu took aim at Newt Gingrich’s comment, since recanted, that Paul Ryan’s budget plan amounted to “right-wing social engineering.”