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PNS Daily Newscast - November 15, 2019 


President Trump asks SCOTUS to block release of his tax returns; use of the death penalty is on the decline across the country; and a push to make nutrition part of the health-care debate.

2020Talks - November 15, 2019 


Former MA Gov. Deval Patrick is officially running for president, saying he can attract more Independents and moderate Republicans than other candidates.

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Public News Service - NH: Civic Engagement

Preparations are under way for the White House Conference on Aging. New Hampshire advocates hope that retirement security will be top-of-mind, especially when about half of Americans approaching retirement age have no savings. Credit: Mike Clifford

CONCORD, N. H. – It's a ten-year look ahead on aging issues, and New Hampshire advocates expect retirement security to be key at next month's White House Conference on Aging. Stephen Gorin, executive director, New Hampshire Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, took part in a

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, right, with Will and Zeke Stewart at a recent Brunch with Bernie event in Manchester. Sanders is refusing super PAC money in his bid for the White House. Credit: W. Stewart

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Senator Bernie Sanders intends to win the White House by knocking on doors and supporters in the Granite State say don't underestimate the power of grassroots campaigns. Elizabeth Ropp hosted a "Brunch for Bernie" in Manchester. She says Sanders' average campaign contribution is

PHOTO: Advocates in New Hampshire and the nation say Congress deserves a failing grade on the environment for the first 100 days. They say that is especially true for the GOP-led Senate. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons - Scrumshus

CONCORD, N.H. - Congress marked its first 100 days in session on Wednesday, and environmental groups in New Hampshire and the nation say lawmakers deserve a failing grade on key issues. Republicans in Congress say they are trying to promote economic growth by easing regulations, but according to Ro

PHOTO: Former Col. Lawrence Wilkerson is in the Granite State this week, warning about wasteful Pentagon spending and the corrupting influence of big money on the race for the White House. Courtesy: College of William and Mary

DURHAM, N.H. - The ranks of declared presidential candidates keeps growing and today a foreign policy expert is warning Granite Staters about what he calls wasteful military spending. Lawrence Wilkerson is a retired colonel who served as Chief of Staff to U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell. Wilk

PHOTO: As New Hampshire lawmakers get back to work, one bill pending (HB650) would require background checks for all commercial advertised gun sales. Credit: Wiki Commons

CONCORD, N.H. – Lawmakers get back to work today in Concord, and among the bills pending is one that would require criminal background checks for all commercially advertised firearm sales. Rep. Katherine Rogers (D-Merrimack) says Granite Staters already go through background checks at gun st

PHOTO: The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund is one of 10,000 nonprofits and organizations worldwide participating in #GivingTuesday. You can get involved by making a donation or just spreading the word. Credit: from GivingTuesday.org

CONCORD, N.H. - It's a global day dedicated to giving back, and New Hampshire nonprofits are among the 10,000 organizations worldwide that will take part tomorrow in Giving Tuesday. Julie Eades, president with the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, says the day was started to balance out all the sho

PHOTO: The state House is in recess, but a stark choice faces lawmakers who want to put a plug in the flow of so-called

CONCORD, N.H. - The state House of Representatives is in recess, but members who are trying to curb the flow of so-called "dark money" into the Granite State are pondering some difficult options. Some legislators, such as Rep. Bob Perry, want to put a plug in the flow of outside money. They face a s

PHOTO: Steve Griffin has been guiding civic engagement for AARP New Hampshire in Presidential Primaries since 2007. Tonight, Granite Staters can start making an impact at a non-partisan event at WMUR in Manchester. Credit: Reshma Mehta/AARP

CONCORD, N.H. – Don't look now, but the 100th anniversary of New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation presidential primary is fast approaching – and tonight, Granite State voters can start getting involved. Two years is just around the corner when it comes to presidential politics, according

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