Following yet another loss in a special election to fill a vacancy in the State Legislature -the eight loss in ten special elections- and a resounding defeat for incumbent GOP Mayor of Manchester Ted Gatsas, GOP State Chair Jeanie Forrester told one of WMUR’s #BuckleysBoys that
“[w]e have worked hard, but have to work harder on getting the base motivated and getting them out to vote.”
The problem with Forrester’s assessment, in my opinion, is that the State GOP is not giving voters much to be motivated about.
There is no shortage of candidates for biggest local political loser.
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Tagged 2016, Chris Christie, Colin Van Ostern, Donald Trump, Jeanie Forrester, Joe McQuaid, Kelly Ayotte, losers, Maggie Hassan, New Hampshire, politics, Union Leader, winners |
Recently, Bryan Gould, writing in #DyingPaper, a.k.a. the Union Leader, argued that conservatives
“owe Sen. Forrester their serious consideration in the governor’s race” because she “voted against reauthorizing expanded Medicaid.”
The problem with Gould’s argument is that the vote that really mattered was the vote to authorize expanded Medicaid two years ago. Indeed, in Gould’s own words:
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Tagged Bryan Gould, Governor, Greg Moore, Jeanie Forrester, Koch, Medicaid Expansion, New Hampshire, Obamacare, uncompensated care, Union Leader |
The latest salvo in the budget stalemate between Governor Hassan and the GOP legislature is an op-ed by GOP State Senator Jeanie Forrester. Forrester charges that Hassan’s veto of the budget has left the State “in a holding pattern” with respect to combatting heroin addicition: