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New Hampshire presidential towns largely ignored in campaign

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All presidential candidates want to get to Washington, D.C. But what about Washington, New Hampshire? Incorporated a dozen years before George Washington‘s first inauguration, Washington is one of a half-dozen New Hampshire towns named after presidents. But, along with most other communities, it has largely been bypassed by those hoping to become president. Contrary to the perception that presidential candidates travel to every nook and cranny across the state to win votes in the nation’s first primary, they mostly stick…

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Marco Rubio says U.S. may have to attack Iran or live with them having nukes

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Being from multicultural Miami, Marco Rubio is fully aware of the diversity of the country, and as a Cuban-American, some analysts say he could help sway Latino voters to the GOP side if he were to become the party’s nominee for president next year. But concern for minorities wasn’t a top concern expressed by those asking questions to Rubio at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit from Nashua, New Hampshire on Friday night. A woman complained that when her…

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Mitch Perry Report for 4.17.16 — In search of where the GOP stands

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Happy Friday to you all. Greetings from Nashua, N.H., where the latest cattle call of GOP presidential aspirants and possible aspirants are congregating for the next two days. I’ve long criticized the way we elect presidents,  putting so much emphasis — too much emphasis — on two states, Iowa and New Hampshire, to define who should be leading the free world. Yes, they can do retail politics here in a way that they can’t in say, Florida (because of our state’s…

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