Voter Shaming Mailer

A flier mailed to voters in New Hampshire this week.Credit Courtesy of Christopher Crawford By Nicholas Confessore – – – – A controversial voter-turnout tactic employed by Senator Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign in Iowa is cropping up in New Hampshire, this time by way of a mysterious organization about which few public details are available. Voters […]

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton acknowledges supporters after filing papers to be on the Nation's earliest presidential primary ballot at The Secretary of State's office Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

By LAURA MECKLER – – – – Hillary Clinton’s campaign strategists look at the primary calendar and see possible losses ahead—not just on Tuesday in New Hampshire, where they are bracing for a double-digit defeat, but in caucus states that typically favor the candidate who draws support from liberal activists. The key, they say, is not to […]

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By JULEANNA GLOVER – – – – After months of political coverage and speculation about Donald Trump, the political world is focused on New Hampshire. Whatever the outcome of today’s primary, Republicans risk undermining their chances of winning the White House if they push hard to narrow the field right away. The question of the past […]

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BY SAMANTHA PAGE – – – – The Clinton campaign released the first component of its climate plan, outlining how efficiency programs could reduce the average American’s household bills by $600 a year — a national decrease of $70 billion. The plan calls for reducing energy waste in American buildings — including homes, businesses and government […]

Hundreds of voters wait in line on the front lawn of Davie and Cooper City Regional Library west of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida November 2, 2008 as they wait to cast early votes for Tuesday's Federal Elections. Wait times were estimated at over 4 hours.  REUTERS/Hans Deryk  (UNITED STATES)  US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA) - RTXA6C7

BY BRYAN DEWAN – – – – The leader of the federal agency that oversees elections has sided with Republican officials in Kansas, Georgia, and Alabama who have attempted to restrict ballot access by requesting proof of citizenship upon registering to vote. Brian Newby, who directs the Election Assistance Commission, penned a letter to officials […]

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BY CHRISTOS MAKRIDIS – – – – Walmart is giving more than one million of its employees a raise later this month as part of a plan that will lift all but its newest hires to at least $10 an hour. The move, first announced last year, follows an aggressive campaign to get the largest private employer […]

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BY JEET HEER – – – – After her paper-thin victory over Bernie Sanders in the Iowa caucuses, it’s abundantly clear that Hillary Clinton has a problem with young voters. According to entrance polls, Sanders received 84 percent of the vote from those 17 to 29 years old, as against 14 percent for Clinton. Sanders won a […]

Senator Ted Cruz of Texas

By Steve Eder – – – – – Last fall, Mike Valde attended a Ted Cruz speech, where the Texas senator delivered his standard presidential promise to repeal President Obama’s signature health care law. As he sat in the audience, Mr. Valde, 63, of Coralville, Iowa, thought of his brother-in-law, Mark Gaffney, who had recently […]

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Gov. John Kasich of Ohio left the New Hampshire Statehouse in Concord after addressing state representatives on Jan. 20.Credit Ian Thomas Jansen-Lonnquist New York Times By Alexander Burns- – – –  Gov. John Kasich of Ohio and Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey are locked in an increasingly bitter fight in New Hampshire. Both men […]

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