A Trump Nomination to Heal the Party: Kelly Ayotte
The Trump transition team is quickly getting to work to identify the best choices for Cabinet posts, as well as for a Supreme Court nominee to fill the seat of the late Antonin Scalia, which has remained vacant since last …
Can Kelly Ayotte Outrun Donald Trump?
Portsmouth, N.H. — Four miles away from the Toyota dealership where Donald Trump had, half an hour earlier, suggested Hillary Clinton might have been on drugs during last Sunday’s debate, New Hampshire senator Kelly Ayotte was having a beer …
Kelly Ayotte’s Fight for Political Survival
The starting gates for the New Hampshire Senate race opened last week when the state’s Democratic governor, Maggie Hassan, announced her bid for Republican Kelly Ayotte’s seat. It wasn’t a surprise to anyone, least of all Ayotte …
Kelly Ayotte: ‘It’s Important to Make Sure We Enforce the Laws on the Books.’
Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire also addressed the NRA Convention with a video message.
“I know from my experience as a prosecutor that it’s important to make sure we enforce the laws on the books, and that we go …
Speaking in Tampa: Ayotte, Davis, Jindal, Mack, McDonnell, and Portman
This morning, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus announced to Campaign Spot six more speakers for the party’s national convention in Tampa:
U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte, United States Senator from New Hampshire and former New Hampshire Attorney General.
The New Hampshire GOP Field Is Strong, but Take Nothing for Granite
The New Hampshire Senate race is one that made a lot of noise early in the cycle, and has slid back out of the headlines as Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Nevada, Ohio, Florida, and other states have generated more fireworks.
Republicans have …
A Second Look at Those PPP Numbers in California and New Hampshire
I have gotten to the point where when I see good news for a Democrat candidate in the PPP poll, I figure it’s probably just a shift in the partisan divide in their polling sample.
One of my regular …
As New Hampshire goes, So Goes the Senate?
Manchester, N.H. — In 1936, President Franklin Roosevelt defeated Kansas’s Governor Alfred Landon in 46 of the 48 states, thereby creating the jest, “As Maine goes, so goes Vermont.” Eight decades later, New England has gone from the Republicans’ last redoubt …
In a New Ad, Kelly Ayotte Says Trump’s Not Perfect, and Neither Is She
Senator Kelly Ayotte is launching a new ad Wednesday that attempts to address and move past her comments in a debate Monday evening that she would “absolutely” call Republican nominee Donald Trump a “role model” for young people.
The comment …
‘He’ll Give Everything He’s Got for New Hampshire.’
Here’s a new ad from Scott Brown’s campaign, featuring Senator Kelly Ayotte, New Hampshire Republican:
Notice the issues mentioned: the economy, the debt, and Obamacare. Ayotte says Brown stands for “fiscal responsibility, accountable government, a health-care plan that works for …
New Hampshire Crowd Forgets Media Narrative, Applauds Ayotte
Hey, remember how you heard that Republican senator Kelly Ayotte was running into hostile crowds at her town-hall meetings up in New Hampshire, allegedly as a result of her vote on the Toomey-Manchin background-check proposal? Well, take a look at …
If You’re Ahead by 6, 30 Days Out, History’s on Your Side.
An interesting new rule of thumb from Nate Silver:
Senate candidates who have a lead of between 6 and 9 points in the simple polling average, with 30 days to go until the election — about where Mr. Toomey’s lead stands now — are …
After the Cap & Trade Tax, Poor Grandma Could Use Some Global Warming
This new ad from the American Action Network does several things simultaneously: It hits Paul Hodes, the New Hampshire House Democrat likely to be his party’s Senate nominee; it presumes state attorney general Kelly Ayotte will win the GOP …
Paul Hodes Gives New Hampshire Voters a Push
The New Hampshire Republican party is filing a complaint with the state attorney general’s office, arguing that Paul Hodes, the Democratic congressman who’s running for Senate in that state, is behind a push poll meddling in the GOP primary. Allegedly, …