Category Archives: New Hampshire

Primary Day!

Tuesday, February 11th – the day of reckoning is here! I’m writing this about 4 pm, with the polls still open. Maybe I’ll drop in to the nearest one (there is a convenient list online) and ask the workers about … Continue reading

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Warren Report

It’s Monday, February 10th. One day before the primary. One more day to reach the voters, shake the hands, snap the pictures, wave the signs. The end is nigh. For me, one more drive to make, to join a crowd … Continue reading

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A Day with Joe

Sunday morning I woke up about 9:30 after a good nine hours’ sleep. My first and only event today is a Biden rally scheduled to open at 3:15. Anyone who knows me well can surmise what I did next: rolled … Continue reading

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The Party Throws a Party

The annual McIntyre Shaheen Dinner of the New Hampshire Democratic Party is, according to the Boston Globe, generally a relatively calm affair. I’d say it usually draws a couple hundred party bigwigs and donors for a sit-down dinner where accomplishments … Continue reading

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Bernie’s Town Hall

I drove from the Law Forum in Concord about 40 miles east to Rochester, New Hampshire, for a Bernie Sanders town hall I had signed up for.  The event was scheduled for 1:30 but the online notice said the doors … Continue reading

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Sleepless Saturday

I find it’s not a good idea to see the dawn. Whether it approaches stealthily at the end of a late night, or it meets me head-on as I rise early from slumber, dawn is a confrontation I rarely win. … Continue reading

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Team Bernie

I was up on Friday by about 8 o’clock as I wanted to see my hosts off. They are traveling for a week or so – first New York for a visit, then London, Mike’s home town.  Their car, Uber … Continue reading

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Pete

Less than half an hour south of Hookset, on the other side of Manchester, is Merrimack, home of American Legion Post 98, on Baboosic Lake Road. Pete Buttigieg was to speak there, doors opening at 2:30. I wanted to get … Continue reading

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Amy, and Jim and Kevin, and Sigrid

My first official event Thursday was a visit at noon to the World Affairs Council’s ‘conversation with Amy Klobuchar.’ The Council is based at Southern New Hampshire University, located next door to Manchester in the town of Hookset. Google’s driving … Continue reading

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Immersion

I don’t know how your day went, but I met one (unknown) presidential candidate and was interviewed twice – once by a videographer for Scripps, then by a print reporter for the Union-Leader. And that was before I’d finished breakfast. … Continue reading

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