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Trump’s success in New Hampshire being seen as wake-up call for rivals

Trump’s success in New Hampshire being seen as wake-up call for rivals

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump under-performed in Iowa, but his success in New Hampshire is being seen as a wake-up call for his rivals.

While Trump’s Granite State victory does not guarantee him the party’s nomination for the nation’s top political post, his notable margin of around 20 per cent can not be easily dismissed. His success has proved that he enjoys a fairly broad support.

New Hampshire House approves Medicaid reauthorization bill

New Hampshire House approves Medicaid reauthorization bill

The New Hampshire House has approved the measure that would expand the state's Medicaid program beyond the end of this year, keeping as many as 48,000 people on their insurance plans.

The bill in question includes work requirements for recipients and asks insurance firms and hospitals for covering the state's share of the Medicaid program's costs.

New Hampshire lawmakers approve ‘Jury Nullification Bill’

New Hampshire lawmakers approve ‘Jury Nullification Bill’

New Hampshire lawmakers have approved the 'jury nullification bill' that intends to make juries more aware about their rights to exonerate criminal defendants who are guilty under the law.

The measure would require courts in New Hampshire to tell juries about their powers to nullify in criminal cases. Nullification refers to jurors' ability to acquit a defendant even if evidence points to guilt. Juries would be able to exercise the power if rendering a guilty verdict would create an unjust result.

N.H. mill workers speak particular American variant of French

N.H. mill workers speak particular American variant of French

Berlin in New Hampshire is considered as an out-of-the-way type of place. It is interesting to note there that Berlin is the largest town in the Coös County, where the border of New Hampshire meets Québec.

A huge paper mill of the town closed around 10 years back, but its formers workers and the families are still attracting attention, thanks to the unique language that they speak.

N.H. lawmakers defend man charged in Nevada ranch standoff

N.H. lawmakers defend man charged in Nevada ranch standoff

Numerous N. H. lawmakers defended Gerald DeLemus, who was recently arrested in connection with the 2014 Cliven Bundy standoff in Nevada, saying he is a law-abiding negotiator who deserves to be released on bail.

DeLemus, a resident of Rochester, has been accused of being an organizer of a conspiracy to recruit, organize, train and provide support to armed men involved in the Cliven Bundy ranch standoff.

N.H. high school students add to their education by leaving school

N.H. high school students add to their education by leaving school

Sixteen-year-old Nick Fratto is one of the students at a high school in Hampton, New Hampshire, who added to their education by leaving school.

Instructors at the Winnacunnet High School allowed students to leave campus in November last year on as many as three days per week. The students drove toward North Hampton and did not return for around a couple of hours.

While leaving school could make an outsider believe that the students were cutting class, they indeed added to their education by gaining firsthand experience in the marketing business.

Jim Rubens plans to challenge incumbent Rep. Sen. Kelly Ayotte

Jim Rubens plans to challenge incumbent Rep. Sen. Kelly Ayotte

Former New Hampshire State Sen. Jim Rubens has announced his decision to make another run for the U.S. Senate. He plans to challenge incumbent Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte.

The Hanover resident said he plans to challenge Ayotte for the nomination in the Republican primary in the fall this year. Rubens said he worked with Ayotte to get her elected in 2010, but now he is upset with her standpoints on some major issues.

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