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Democrats set to shake up start of 2024 presidential primary

Feb. 04, 2023 00:13 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrats are poised to reorder their presidential primary schedule beginning next year, replacing Iowa with South Carolina in the leadoff spot as part of a major overhaul meant to empower Black and other minority voters critical to the party's base of support. ...

DeSantis eyes 2024 from afar as GOP rivals move toward runs

Feb. 03, 2023 10:48 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis may be months away from publicly declaring his presidential intentions, but his potential rivals aren't holding back. No fewer than a half dozen Republicans eyeing the White House have begun actively courting top political...

After bitter RNC meeting, Democrats look to project unity

Feb. 02, 2023 10:41 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A week after bitter divisions dominated a national Republican gathering, Democrats holding their own meeting are eager to showcase just how much they agree on. There will be no party chair fight since Jaime Harrison isn’t up for reelection until 2025. There is...

Daniels has 20, New Hampshire downs NJIT 74-67 in OT

Feb. 01, 2023 22:33 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Clarence O. Daniels II had 20 points in New Hampshire's 74-67 overtime victory against NJIT on Wednesday night. Daniels also had 13 rebounds for the Wildcats (11-10, 6-3 America East Conference). Matt Herasme scored 14 points and added eight rebounds. Kyree...

Fed building evacuated in hazmat response out of 'caution'

Jan. 31, 2023 14:08 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. District Court building in Concord was evacuated Tuesday morning because of a possible hazardous substance, but preliminary testing suggested that it wasn't hazardous, an FBI spokesperson said. The agency, along with New Hampshire State Police, the...

New Hampshire still challenged by youth center abuse scandal

Jan. 31, 2023 12:34 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Six years have passed since David Meehan told police he was brutally beaten and raped as a child at New Hampshire’s youth detention center. It’s been three years since he sued the state and almost two years since a broad criminal investigation produced any arrests. Trial...

July trial planned for man accused of killing Concord couple

Jan. 30, 2023 14:06 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man accused of killing a New Hampshire couple who had gone out for a walk on a hiking trail is scheduled to face trial in July. Logan Clegg, 27, appeared in Merrimack County Superior Court on Monday following his recent indictment on two counts of...

Trump opens 2024 run, says he's 'more committed' than ever

Jan. 28, 2023 19:17 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump kicked off his 2024 White House bid with stops Saturday in New Hampshire and South Carolina, events in early-voting states marking the first campaign appearances since announcing his latest run more than two months ago. ...

New Hampshire defeats UMass Lowell 69-65

Jan. 28, 2023 15:40 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Clarence O. Daniels II had 22 points in New Hampshire's 69-65 win over UMass-Lowell on Saturday. Daniels added 13 rebounds for the Wildcats (10-10, 5-3 America East Conference). Jaxson Baker scored 14 points while shooting 5 for 10, including 4 for 8 from beyond...

Chris Ager elected chair of New Hampshire Republican Party

Jan. 28, 2023 15:08 PM EST

SALEM, N.H. (AP) — Chris Ager was elected chairman of the New Hampshire Republican Party on Saturday after promising to take a bolder approach in defining the party. Ager, a Republican National Committee member, defeated another longtime GOP activist, Lou Gargiulo. He said he...