Scott Brown Is Proof All Politics Is Now National

By: Thursday October 23, 2014 11:21 am

There is no better sign that our federal politics are becoming dominated by strong coherent parties than the unusual career of Republicans Scott Brown. He was elected senator in Massachusetts during a special election but lost in the next general. After looking around for other offices to run for in the state, he decided to [...]

Scott Brown Moves Towards Senate Run in New Hampshire

By: Friday March 14, 2014 10:18 am

After losing re-election in his own state former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown has relocated to New Hampshire and is moving towards a Senate run there. Multiple news organizations, including Politico, ABC News, and CBS News, have confirmed that Brown is going to set up a Senate exploratory committee in the very near future. He would [...]

Rubio Drops Significantly in New Hampshire During Immigration Push

By: Thursday August 8, 2013 2:56 pm

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has seen a huge drop in support among New Hampshire Republicans since last April, according to a newly released WMUR Granite State poll. Back in April Rubio was tied for first place with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) with 15 percent each. Now Rubio stands in fifth place with just 6 percent. [...]

Biden Leaves Options Open for 2016 Run and Why It Matters

By: Thursday January 24, 2013 1:25 pm

If Vice President Joe Biden actually ran for President he would be 74 when he took office making him the oldest first term president ever. Despite his advanced age though Biden hasn’t shut the door on a possible run. In fact, he has taken several steps to hold this option open. For example, Biden paid [...]

Marist: Obama Leads in IA, NH and WI

By: Thursday November 1, 2012 9:50 am

President Obama holds a small lead in Iowa, New Hampshire and Wisconsin according to the latest NBC/WSJ/Marist polls. If Obama wins Ohio, as most of the polling now indicates he will, he would need only one or two more swing states to get to 270. Iowa Marist (10/28-29) Barack Obama 50% Mitt Romney 44% Other [...]

Obama Maintains Lead in Nevada, New Hampshire and North Carolina

By: Friday September 28, 2012 10:05 am

Mitt Romney continues to trail in every single swing state. The latest NBC/WSJ/Marist polls show Obama with a small two point lead in Nevada and North Carolina. Obama holds a seven point lead in New Hampshire. Nevada Marist (9/23-25) Barack Obama 49% Mitt Romney 47% Other 1% Undecided 3% North Carolina Marist (9/23-25) Barack Obama [...]

Race Is Tight in Michigan, North Carolina and New Hampshire

By: Thursday June 28, 2012 3:04 pm

It seems almost every day there are new presidential polls of swing states showing the race is tight but with the advantage for President Obama, today is no different. New Marist-NBC News polls show Obama has a small lead in Michigan and is effectively tied with Romney in North Carolina and New Hampshire. Michigan Marist [...]

Ron Paul and the Future of the GOP

By: Thursday January 12, 2012 3:36 pm

Ron Paul may not be on a path to winning the Republican party’s presidential nominee but the strength of his campaign is making a serious statement about American politics and the potential future of the Republican Party. By getting 21.4 percent in Iowa and 22.9 percent in New Hampshire, Paul is showing that his anti-foreign [...]

On Every Level a Great Night for Mitt Romney

By: Wednesday January 11, 2012 10:26 am

Last night was simply a great night for Mitt Romney. The New Hampshire primary almost couldn’t have gone better for him. Romney won the state by a huge double digit margin over his nearest rival. He ended up with roughly 40 percent of the vote, right in line with polling and expectations, which suggests his [...]

The Final State of the New Hampshire Primary

By: Tuesday January 10, 2012 11:16 am

At long last!  Today is finally the date of the New Hampshire primary.  People all over the state are currently going to the polls to vote on who they want to be the Republican Party’s presidential nominee. Here is a look at the current state of the race. The final set of polls in New [...]

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