The Republicans see a glimmer of hope in the noisy, crowded, dirty New Hampshire house race

Republican hopefuls for the New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District, from left to right, Eddie Edwards, Michael Callis, Andy Martin, Jeffory Denaro and Andy Sanborn to participate in a debate at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N. H., Sept. 6.


MANCHESTER, N. H. – Sen. Rand Paul parachute in the midterm-election campaign in New England this weekend, a rare endorsement in a GOP congressional primary school.

To support he was back in New Hampshire for the first time in 2016 “my friend and your next Congressman, Andy Sanborn.”

The famous Kentucky senator is hardly the only national figure you jump in the fight from the First district congressional race, with a late-season primary on Tuesday. It is one of the most crowded and closely watched race of the year, and to draw 2018, the few opportunities for the Republicans to a seat from Democrats.

Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-stand Porter at the rest “makes the seat a real jump ball,” Republican consultant Ryan Williams said.

Send “in the light of the party-political tendencies of the city and its historical willingness of Republicans in Washington, it is a tremendous pickup opportunity for the party, what could be a big year for the Democrats,” said Williams, a DC-based consultant, pointed out over the years to GOP campaigns in New Hampshire and the state party.

For the first time in 16 years, no incumbent up for re-election for the seat, which ping-ponged between Democratic and GOP control of the last four elections.

The Democrat-held district is also one of the few nationwide, the President Trump won in the 2016 presidential elections. That is why the Republicans the seat flip can hope for from blue to red, since you play mostly on the defensive elsewhere, in the hope of keeping their house majority.

But first, the party must choose its candidates at the conclusion of a brutal primary.

Five Republicans are running in the Sept. 11 primary ballot, but the nomination battle is really a two-person contest between four-term state Sen. Sanborn as Paul, a conservative with a libertarian streak – and Eddie Edwards, could go down in history as New Hampshire, the first black member of Congress.


Edwards, a U.S. Marine veteran and former police chief of a small town, that was the state liquor Commission’s chief law enforcement officer, landed his own high profile endorsement this summer: Rudy Giuliani.

The former New York City mayor and top Prosecutor and cable news surrogate for Trump described Edwards as “a strong conservative who believes in low taxes and is a supporter of the “America First” agenda of President Trump.”

The race between Edwards and a personal slugfest, with both candidates lie, accuse each other of past controversies

Among them is Sanborn’s behavior in the state Senate. He studied for the production of “crass” comments, for a traineeship in 2013. The probe is disabled by Sanborn of any wrongdoing. Sanborn accused the GOP establishment, from the beginning to the charges, to take down his campaign.

During a surreal party-organized debate last month, Edwards was once asked to step down from the stage – in the midst of the chants and cries of the supporters of the two candidates – after the refusal, promise to support the eventual candidate, if Sanborn elementary school won.

The democratic congressional candidate for New Hampshire, 1. District seat will speak at an Aug. 30 forum in Manchester.

(Paul Steinhauser)

In their final debate, the Edwards, his rival accused to demonstrate “predatory behavior in our Capitol,” and claimed that, when Sanborn wins the nomination, “he’ll drag us down.”

Sanborn his rivals in office, criticized the alcohol Commission and has repeatedly described Edwards as a “government bureaucrat.”

He is also a lighted Edwards’ time at a non-profit board that funded planned Parenthood, and accusations that his rival received payments for lobbying while he was a congressional staffer.

It is only the GOP is not primary, experience of open warfare. There is a lot of crossfire among the whopping 11 candidates for the democratic nomination.

Among those attacks is Levi Sanders, son of sen Bernie Sanders of Vermont.

The younger Sanders, legal services analyst, has always struck again, Executive Councilor Chris Pappas, one of the two front-runners in the race over his lack of support for a ‘Medicare for all’ single-payer health care plan.

Sanders said in the last forum, that it “wins a disgrace, both for the United States of America as well as the people in New Hampshire”, if Pappas is the choice.

But Sanders – who has not been confirmed by his famous father, is the only one in the attack. A trio of other progressive candidates have repeatedly knocked Pappas and Maura Sullivan – the other front-runner for “the enormous amounts of special interest and PAC money.”

Sullivan, a U.S. Marine and Iraq war veteran, also in the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Pentagon in the Obama administration, before he was accused to New Hampshire last summer, a carpetbagger’s.

Progressive candidate Deaglan McEachern charged, last week, to do that, Sullivan ” tried their hand first in Illinois, then to Virginia and New Hampshire decided, was the place, district shopping, because New Hampshire would be a cheaper state.”

Sullivan and Pappas also have fire traded in the last few weeks, with the sharp, more and more fierce to protect, through the day.

The big question for both sides – you can dial quickly unite following knock-down-drag-out primary fights, for the short two-month sprint in November, the General?

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