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With rivals heading to California, Biden eyes New Hampshire

Aug. 20, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

Joe Biden won't be among the parade of White House hopefuls in California this week, as he's skipping the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting to campaign in New Hampshire instead. The former vice president wants the nation's first primary state mostly to himself as his closest competitors jockey for...

Boosting violence survivors' bank accounts and self-esteem

Aug. 20, 2019 10:01 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Erica cried when she realized her ex-husband's ongoing financial abuse meant she'd have to defer going back to school for a year. But her tears lasted just 45 seconds before she pulled herself together and refocused. "I picked myself back up and said, 'OK, this is where we're at right...

Emotional highs, lows mark hiker's record-setting project

Aug. 18, 2019 1:50 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — While setting a speed record for New Hampshire hiking, Philip Carcia was sometimes struck with a sort of reverse déjà vu. Halfway through a hike, he'd question whether he had completed an earlier one on his list. "I'd get fanatical about checking that I had been to peaks," he...

Energized liberals fear Warren, Sanders can't beat Trump

Aug. 16, 2019 2:16 PM EDT

BERLIN, N.H. (AP) — They want fundamental change: single-payer health care, debt-free college, environmental protections and the end of big money in politics. But as liberal voters size up the two leading candidates running on those values — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren — one question...

Trump ties US success to 2nd term: 'You have to vote for me'

Aug. 16, 2019 7:18 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire, a state that he hopes to capture in 2020, that their financial security depends on his reelection. "Whether you love...

The Latest: Trump focuses on mental illness, not gun control

Aug. 16, 2019 6:32 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's campaign rally in New Hampshire (all times local): 8:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says that in the wake of two mass shootings in Ohio and Texas this month that he wants to focus on mental illness to prevent mass gun violence, not gun control....

Trump throws support behind possible Lewandowski Senate run

Aug. 15, 2019 3:22 PM EDT

MANCHSTER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday threw his support behind his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, who is considering a run for Senate in his home state of New Hampshire. Trump praised Lewandowski as "a very outstanding guy" in an interview on the "New Hampshire Today" radio...

Sanford mulls GOP challenge to Trump, heads to New Hampshire

Aug. 13, 2019 2:26 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, is heading to another early voting state as he considers mounting an uphill challenge to President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. A spokeswoman confirmed that Sanford would travel Tuesday night...

Man charged with drunken driving twice within hours

Aug. 12, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been charged with driving drunk twice within a few hours. State police say they got a call about a car being driven erratically around 11:45 p.m. Sunday in Brentwood, New Hampshire. Troopers stopped the car and charged 36-year-old Kenny Nguyen with driving...

New Hampshire governor vetoes 3 gun control bills

Aug. 9, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed three gun control bills Friday, saying New Hampshire is one of the safest states in the nation that has a long and proud "tradition of responsible firearm stewardship." The bills passed by the Democratic-controlled Legislature included background...