October 24 in Manchester, NH began with an idyllic fall day of sun, crisp air and bountiful colors in the trees. Thousands converged on St Anselm College to hear Elizabeth Warren fire up the crowd in anticipation of Hillary Clinton’s talk to her supporters. Also in attendance where Colin Van Ostren, candidate for governor, Governor Maggie Hassan, candidate for US Senate, Annie Kuster and Carol Shea Porter, candidates for congress. Victory was in the air.
Paige Sutherland of New Hampshire Public Radio interviewed me for some incites on the campaign. Here is the link to her article and audio. Mike Munhall gives his opinion
This morning I was listening to NPR’s Diane Rehm Show when they were discussing the difference between Hillary’s and Bernie’s events. “the feel in Hillary’s events is one of obligation whereas in Bernie’s events you get a sense of passion.” Bernie isn’t about fluff, he is about substance, ideas, the future, helping middle America and people who go to his events are there because they too see many things in the country that need changing and are looking to this new face to lead those chose changes. These photos were taken in Peterborough, New Hampshire yesterday.
Today I received an email from the Hillary campaign which to me demonstrates the passion with which Bernie supporters see him.
There’s something that’s been keeping me up at night lately: Every national poll of this election shows that we have significantly more supporters than Bernie Sanders does, but way more of his supporters are stepping up and donating to his campaign.
That may have been OK in the run-up to voting, but we’re down to the wire here, and it’s time for everyone to step up.
If you’re with Hillary, can you chip in $1 to show it today? With the polls this close, there’s never been a more important time:”
Bernie’s supporters are WAY MORE stepping up and donating…putting their money where there heart is.
Bernie Sanders was on a roll this weekend in New Hampshire; he gave five long talks in as many towns over two days, hitting Manchester, Exeter, Franklin, Claremont and the Dover area. Enthusiastic crowds greeted him at each stop. His son, Levi, introduced him at the Claremont Town Hall meeting while Bernie beamed with pride. The most dramatic response from the crowd in Claremont came when the Senator said that income inequality had to change.
Having attended Sanders events since April before he was an announced candidate, it has been fascinating watching him become more confident as a speaker and more animated with his audiences. He seems to be really enjoying this campaign now. I had an opportunity to speak with Levi and see him as much of a quality guy as his dad. I continue to #feelthebern.
Bernie Sanders of Vermont is shaking up the Democratic primary with a grassroots campaign that is taking on the special interests and billionaire donor class. Among other things, he is also pressing for: breaking up the big banks, free education, lessening income inequality, and undoing the Citizens United decision with a Constitutional amendment. These photos were taken at an home gathering in Hanover, NH before he was an official candidate and one in Manchester, NH just after his formal announcement. In Hanover, Bernie arrived to speak with about 20 of us with his driver and campaign director, Nick Carter at the home that was marked by signs left over from his last senate campaign. In Manchester, just a few weeks later, there were 10x as many people and the signs were homemade. If you want to help, go to https://berniesanders.com
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton came to New Hampshire November 2, 2014 to support the all-female ticket of Hassan, Shaheen, Kuster and Shea-Porter. A rally of several hundred supporters gathered at Nashua Community College.