Democratic Hopefuls for Congress Court Party Faithful



All six Democratic candidates for the state’s 1st Congressional District participated in a forum in Manchester on Saturday hosted by the N.H. Democratic Party. They are vying to fill the seat currently held by Democrat Carol Shea-Porter, who isn’t seeking re-election in 2018. Inside the Manchester Public Library, lesser known candidates were given the chance to introduce themselves, while well-known names talked up their credentials. Rochester City Attorney Terence O’Rourke told the audience to win next November, the party must broaden its appeal. “The Democratic Party must return to its roots. It must return to the promise it made my great-grandfather: a job, a home, food, education, health care, and opportunity. The promise of a good life worth...

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