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Political Editor — Christian Science Monitor

Why young women abandon Hillary Clinton

csmonitor.com — As the Clinton campaign turns its attention to South Carolina, its drubbing in New Hampshire suggests Hillary Clinton's feminist credentials simply don't appeal to young women. Explaining Hillary Clinton has long been a thriving subculture in American punditry. After New Hampshire, there's a new wrinkle: Why are young women abandoning her?

New Hampshire's big test: Can the establishment strike back? (+video)

csmonitor.com — Despite all the talk about this unusual primary season, Ted Cruz won Iowa by playing to the classic political playbook. Now John Kasich is trying to do the same in New Hampshire. By the conventional rules of the New Hampshire primary, Ohio Gov.

New Hampshire's big test: Can the establishment strike back?

csmonitor.com — Despite all the talk about this unusual primary season, Ted Cruz won Iowa by playing to the classic political playbook. Now John Kasich is trying to do the same in New Hampshire. By the conventional rules of the New Hampshire primary, Ohio Gov.

Presidential election looks very different from N.H. town halls

csmonitor.com — The presidential election can often look loud and angry. New Hampshire's town halls offer more substantive view. The iconic images of the 2016 presidential race are outsize personalities and massive rallies peopled with "angry voters" who, in some respects, often function as convenient props, cheering on cue.

How Trump is forcing Republicans to rethink poverty

csmonitor.com — The Donald Trump phenomenon is driven in large part by working-class voters under economic strain. Republicans are increasingly talking about antipoverty programs as a way to help lift some up. Well before Donald Trump ever became a political phenomenon, Rep. Paul Ryan told his fellow Republicans that poverty should be a Republican issue.

How Donald Trump is forcing Republicans to rethink poverty

csmonitor.com — The Donald Trump phenomenon is driven in large part by working-class voters under economic strain. Republicans are increasingly talking about antipoverty programs as a way to help lift some up. Well before Donald Trump ever became a political phenomenon, Rep. Paul Ryan told his fellow Republicans that poverty should be a Republican issue.

Back on the agenda in Washington: a biometric exit system for travelers

csmonitor.com — New technologies - and a new commitment from Congress to fund them - are making a reliable exit system for visa holders viable. In Washington, it's been a rare week of progress on what has been one of Congress's more protracted issues: setting up an exit system to track the departure of people leaving the country.

Will Trump adulation or Yankee flint win over New Hampshire voters?

csmonitor.com — New Hampshire voters have long cultivated a reputation as hard to get. But the Trump rally Monday night left some residents wondering what happened to their famously flinty-hearted neighbors. Luke Santos began waiting in the bitter cold outside the Pennichuck Middle School in Nashua, N.H., nearly seven hours before the Donald Trump rally began Monday night.

Will Trump adulation or Yankee flint win with Granite State voters?

csmonitor.com — New Hampshire voters have long cultivated a reputation as hard to get. But the Trump rally Monday night left some residents wondering what happened to their famously flinty-hearted neighbors. Luke Santos began waiting in the bitter cold outside the Pennichuck Middle School in Nashua, N.H., nearly seven hours before the Donald Trump rally began Monday night.

Why deficit hawks are missing in action on budget, tax bills

csmonitor.com — The House approved a $1.15 trillion spending bill Friday, as part of a year-end fiscal deal that also includes a package of tax breaks that passed Thursday. The Senate was also expected to approve the legislation Friday. [Update: This story was updated at 10:45 a.m. to include the results of Friday's vote.]
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Feb 12, 2016

Note to presidential hopefuls: read this. Europe's churches find new spirit from unexpected source: Muslim refugees fw.to/YUouzmb

Feb 09, 2016

Watch Kasich. New Hampshire's big test: Can the establishment strike back? fw.to/YwYqDWM

Feb 09, 2016

New Hampshire's big test: Can the establishment strike back? fw.to/YwYqDWM

Feb 06, 2016

#GOPDebate Kasich, Bush, Christie: New Hampshire must be good for focusing the mind and spirit of governors. best debate for all three.

Feb 06, 2016

John Kasich: 'Any one of my town hall meetings was more fun that what I've seen so far tonight." yea, verily. fw.to/KvJg4iP

Feb 06, 2016

In N.H., town-halls put heroin on the agenda. fw.to/KvJg4iP


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