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New Hampshire Democrats, Republicans rail against expected DNC ‘First In The Nation’ shakeup

On Thursday, the Democratic National Committee released a letter from President Biden, sharing Biden’s thoughts that the first Democratic Presidential Primary in 2024 should be in a state with black, brown, Asian American and Pacific Islander voters.

Although New Hampshire was not mentioned in the letter, it has been interpreted as an attack on the Granite State’s First in the Nation Primary status given Biden’s oversized role in the Democratic Primary process in his role as defacto party leader, the fact that New Hampshire is just over 88 percent white according to the 2020 census, and Biden placed fifth in the 2020 New Hampshire Democratic Primary.

New Hampshire Democrats were quick to respond to the news. READ MORE

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Shaheen Announces Additional ERA2 Rental Assistance

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led the New Hampshire congressional delegation in announcing $2,084,533 from the U.S. Department of Treasury for the State of New Hampshire through the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program. These funds, allocated under the ERA2 program authorized by congressional Democrats’ American Rescue Plan Act and signed into law by President Biden, assists New Hampshire renters with rent and other housing expenses, including energy and utility costs.   READ MORE