Uncategorized | 1:30 pm | January 9, 2008 | By Nniarchos

Vermin Supreme: Standing for time travel and tooth brushing

NASHUA, N.H., 1:30 p.m. — Vermin Supreme has been described by some as “obnoxious.” But, he told the News in an interview last night, this year, he had a warm reception here in New Hampshire.Speaking after John McCain’s victory speech last night, where he ascended the stage after the 71-year-old candidate disappeared, he invited the »

Uncategorized | 12:51 am | January 9, 2008 | By Jduboff

Duboff’s New Hampshire Takeaways

BOSTON, Mass., 12:49 a.m. — 1) Did primaries always get so much media attention? Granted, I was a clueless high school senior last time ’round, but this amount of scrutiny just seems insane. Yesterday I watched Access Hollywood’s sultry Maria Menounos ask Hillary Clinton how she would spend a free Saturday night. Hillary’s response and »

Uncategorized | 4:45 am | January 8, 2008 | By Nniarchos

‘So goes Hart’s Location, so goes the nation’

HART’S LOCATION, N.H., 4:30 a.m. — It is the land of moose crossings and low, clinging fog; a place, in the immortal opening words of Twin Peaks, where “an orange light still means slow down.” But Hart’s Location, N.H. has attracted the attention of the nation every four years since 1996 when it restarted the »

Uncategorized | 2:28 am | January 7, 2008 | By Thomas Kaplan

Obama as a white man (?) and Hillary’s broken watch

SEABROOK, N.H., 2:28 am. — We’re down to one day before the polls open, and for the candidates, it is game time. A few musings from the trail today: Chris Dodd’s former New Hampshire chair, Joe Keefe, has endorsed Senator Barack Obama, and he was the first speaker at the Obama rally in Manchester on »

Uncategorized | 3:41 pm | January 6, 2008 | By Thomas Kaplan

Off-message songs and Chris Matthews sightings

SEABROOK, N.H., 3:41 p.m. — The campaign trail is hopping today. A few items to consider: Senator Barack Obama’s even this morning was scheduled for 9 a.m.; it began at 10:21 a.m. Are rallies supposed to begin fashionably late, or something? Third pseudo-celebrity sighting of the trip: MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, standing in the lobby of »