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Gregg: Wooing Women

U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, a Fox News favorite, is broadening her repertoire. The first-term New Hampshire Republican has played a prominent role, on television, raising objections to U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice’s potential nomination to become secretary of state. A Washington Post story last week called her “an influential new voice” in the GOP, and the paper’s conservative-leaning blogger, Jennifer Rubin, separately wrote that Ayotte “spoke in measured tones, with the attention to detail that those immersed in national security policy and high-stakes fiscal negotiations are

Gregg: Concord Shuffle 

With Democrats having swept back into power in the New Hampshire House, several Upper Valley lawmakers are again likely to play central roles in setting fiscal and budget policy. Although Democrats still have to settle who will be the Speaker next term at their caucus on Saturday — Portsmouth Democrat Terie Norelli, the former speaker, is trying to fend off a challenge from Nashua Democrat David Campbell — it’s likely that Hanover Democrats Sharon Nordgren and Bernie Benn will play top roles on the House