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PNS Daily Newscast - August 14, 2020 


Trump rebuffs Biden's call for a national mask mandate; nurses warn of risks of in-person school.


2020Talks - August 14, 2020 


Responses to President Trump's suggestion that he opposes more Postal Service funding in part to prevent expanded mail-in voting; and Puerto Rico's second try at a primary on Sunday.

Public News Service - NH: Civic Engagement

A new poll suggests a close, five-way horse race ahead of the Iowa caucuses. (Focus on Rural America/David Binder Research)

CONCORD, N.H. -- The New Hampshire primary results may be even more important in light of a new poll of likely Iowa caucus voters that shows a close five-way race for the Democratic presidential nomination there. The poll also suggests the voters generally like all the leading candidates. The surve

Sen. Jean Shaheen, D-N.H., says dark money is making the work of Congress much more difficult. (Office of Sen. Shaheen)

CONCORD, N.H. -- As the tenth anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision approaches, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., said the nation's "broken" campaign-finance system has stopped Congress from fixing the issue of surprise medical billing. As Shaheen recalled, lawmakers had been

After a spike of initial interest, spiritual advice author Marianne Williamson's presidential campaign stalled. (Becker 1999/Wikipedia)

CONCORD, N.H. -- Ahead of a debate tonight, the Democratic presidential field has been rapidly thinning. But even former candidates are voicing renewed faith. New Jersey Senator Cory Booker suspended his campaign on Monday. And spiritual advice author Marianne Williamson dropped out last week. Nei

In a new poll sponsored by AARP, more than half of older women voters said they had an unfavorable view of national leadership. (Jessica Whittle Photography/Creative Commons)

CONCORD, N.H. - According to a new Harris poll sponsored by AARP, 95% of women 50 and older say they're likely to vote in the 2020 presidential election. While older women are expected to be a reliable voting bloc, 7 out of 10 say they still don't know who they're going to vote for. AARP New Hamps

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is rising in Democratic primary states Iowa and New Hampshire, ranking second and third, respectively, in the most recent polls. (Pete for America website)

ROCHESTER, N.H. — Mayor of South Bend, Ind., and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released his veterans plan on Monday in New Hampshire, and appealed directly to Vietnam veterans. An Iraq war veteran himself, Buttigieg went off script during his address at the Rochester Opera

The Library of Congress' Veterans History Project has collected more than 100,000 recorded interviews with veterans, from the World War I era through current conflicts. (Adobe Stock)

CONCORD, N.H. — As veterans are celebrated today across New Hampshire and the nation, the director of the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project is encouraging people to collect the first-person narratives of the military veterans in their families and neighborhoods. Project Director

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaking at a UNH town hall Wednesday. (NEWS CENTER Maine/Facebook)

DURHAM, N.H. – Democratic Party presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts visited the University of New Hampshire on Wednesday. She has been portrayed as having plans for many things, but not health care – yet. Warren, like Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, backs Me

For the first time, former Vice President and Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden says President Donald Trump should be impeached. Biden made these remarks at a town hall meeting Wednesday in Rochester, N.H. (Biden's Twitter page)

ROCHESTER, N.H. – Former Vice President and Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden for the first time is unconditionally supporting the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Biden called for Trump's removal from office Wednesday at a town hall meeting in New Hampshire. "To prese

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