Oct 11, 2016 11:48 AM
NH1 News Political Director
CONCORD – A new installment of hacked emails from Hillary Clinton presidential campaign chairman John Podesta's account were released by Wikileaks on Tuesday.
And one of the emails that was sent to Podesta focuses on New Hampshire.
The email in question comes from ntanden, who most likely is Neera Tanden, president of the pro-Democratic group Center for America Progress. She’s a longtime friend and adviser to Bill and Hillary Clinton who was a top adviser to Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign. While she supports Clinton’s 2016 bid for the White House, she has no role in the campaign.
The email, sent to Podesta late in the evening on Feb. 4 of this year, asks “What is wrong w the people of Nh?”
The email may have been in reference to the polls in the weeks leading up to New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary, which was held on Feb. 9. In the race for the Democratic nomination, all the surveys at the time indicated Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont up double digits over the former U.S. secretary of state.
Sanders ended up winning the primary by 22 percentage points over Clinton, which propelled him into a marathon fight against Clinton for the nomination. Sanders eventually endorsed Clinton at an event in Portsmouth in mid-July, a couple of weeks before the Democratic National Convention. Since then he’s been back to New Hampshire three times (once with Clinton, twice without) to campaign for the Democratic presidential nominee.
In a tweet, the NHGOP wrote “Team @HillaryClinton trashing Granite Staters. Her campaign should immediately apologize.”
Podesta’s emails were obtained illegally. Last week the U.S. government formally named the Russian government as responsible for the recent hacks, saying Moscow’s trying to interfere with the U.S. presidential election.
In a statement on Friday, Podesta wrote that the “world now knows, beyond the shadow of any doubt, that the hack of the Democratic National Committee was carried out by the Russian government in a clear attempt to interfere with the integrity of our elections. The only remaining question is why Donald Trump continues to make apologies for the Russians. Trump's initial reaction to the hack in July was to invite further intrusions by the Russians. Even after he was reportedly briefed on the very findings that were just announced publicly by U.S. government officials, he stood on a debate stage one week ago and played dumb about Russia's role in this hack. He has repeatedly praised Vladimir Putin, outlined a list of pro-Putin policies, and has done hundreds of millions of dollars of business with Russian interests.”
9 hours 31 minutes agoAn inmate who escaped from a transport vehicle Thursday was captured in Concord Friday morning. (More)
10 hours 16 minutes ago38 teenagers were arrested on alcohol-related charges after police broke up a gathering in Georges Mills Thursday night. (More)
Jun 22, 2017 2:40 PMA man was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison for physically overpowering and raping a 14-year-old girl in an unused hallway of...
Jun 22, 2017 12:34 PMAn elderly woman confused the brakes in the car with the gas, launching her into Lake Winnipesaukee. (More)
Jun 21, 2017 8:49 AMMost Granite Staters have encountered a tick at least once in their lifetime, but a meat allergy caused by a bite from a southeastern...
Jun 22, 2017 9:37 AMWhile Manchester PD arrests 5 people for prostitution, undercover detective offered heroin and discovers man with crystal methamphetamine. (More)
Jun 22, 2017 6:20 PMThe United States Marshal's office is searching for an escaped inmate who may be in the area of Belknap or Merrimack counties. (More)
Jun 21, 2017 6:19 PMBefore planning a day trip to a New Hampshire beach or pond, make sure to check that the water is not contaminated with fecal...
Jun 22, 2017 9:47 AMThe Department of Health and Human Services report a syphilis outbreak in the state, which is consistent with the national trend. (More)
Jun 21, 2017 3:57 PMDuring an interview, an abused child told detectives the man 'always hurts me almost every time' the two are together. (More)
Jun 21, 2017 3:42 PMWho is Christina Fay? What we know about her before she was arrested for housing 84 Great Danes in deplorable conditions at her Wolfeboro...
Jun 21, 2017 11:51 AMA potential funnel cloud was caught on camera. (More)
Jun 21, 2017 12:22 PMOn Tuesday afternoon police arrested a man for allegedly abusing a young boy he was watching. (More)
Jun 20, 2017 2:06 PM15,351 students at the University of New Hampshire can sleep peacefully knowing their campus has been ranked as the safest school in the Uunited...
Jun 20, 2017 3:45 PMPolice are looking to speak with a Somersworth woman after finding a car involved in a hit-and-run that killed a 71-year-old woman. (More)
Jun 20, 2017 11:39 AMTwo young children were present when police searched a Massachusetts apartment Monday night and arrested a man on multiple drug distribution charges. (More)
Jun 20, 2017 2:28 PMNew Hampshire State Police are hoping that video surfaced out of California may help lead to clues to solve the case of a serial...
Jun 19, 2017 1:13 PMA New Hampshire school district is mourning the loss of their superintendent after he died from a sudden illness. (More)
Jun 19, 2017 8:11 AMWhile investigating suspected money laundering, FBI recorded the man claiming he won money while in Colorado hunting Bigfoot. (More)
Jun 19, 2017 12:57 PMMany parents in New Hampshire probably believe their baby is the cutest in the state, but one competition is looking to say otherwise. (More)
Jun 19, 2017 4:30 PMPolice released the identity of a Massachusetts man who was killed after being involved in a three vehicle crash along Route 3A. (More)
Jun 18, 2017 2:32 PMThose looking to adopt the Great Danes rescued at a suspected New Hampshire puppy mill may have to wait up to a year to...
Jun 18, 2017 8:42 PMThunderstorms are likely to be strong Monday afternoon and evening. (More)
Jun 19, 2017 12:25 PMA Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for all of New Hampshire until 8 p.m. Monday. (More)
Jun 18, 2017 10:23 AMThe Somersworth Police Department are searching for the suspected driver who hit and killed a pedestrian. (More)
Jun 18, 2017 12:11 PMThree New Hampshire teenagers have been charged with assaulting a popular street performer in Boston who plays music while dressed as a bear. (More)
Jun 18, 2017 10:46 AMOfficers arrested three men at a New Hampshire homeless shelter after they resisted arrest by trying to take an officer's gun and hitting officers,...
Jun 18, 2017 11:17 AMDonations to The Humane Society of the United States helped ease the rescue of 84 Great Danes from a New Hampshire puppy mill. (More)
Jun 16, 2017 5:21 PMA Barnstead man is speaking out after his 2-year-old pool is unusable due to what he claims is an installation error. However, weather may...
Jun 16, 2017 2:34 PMAfter a stabbing victim arrived at Elliot Hospital, police and SWAT surrounded a Manchester house believing more victims could be within. (More)
Jun 16, 2017 2:07 PMAutopsy for suspect of a high speed chase through multiple states revealed the officer-involved shooting to be a homicide. (More)
Jun 15, 2017 3:40 PMTimothy Dearborn arraigned of several charges in Merrimack County Superior Court after allegedly shooting a gun Thursday night in downtown Concord. (More)
Jun 15, 2017 2:06 PMPolice in Mass. are investigating the death of a dog that was left in a car in a country club parking lot on a...
Jun 16, 2017 7:42 AMAn hour-long police chase that began in Massachusetts has ended in a crash in New Hampshire with the suspect dead. (More)
Jun 14, 2017 3:18 PMThe Strafford County Drug Task Force has arrested 13 people on drug charges over the past three months as a result of Operation Granite...
Jun 15, 2017 11:57 AMWitnesses told police Timothy Dearborn, 33, of Concord, showed them a 9mm pistol before walking to the Low Avenue area where he then fired...
Jun 15, 2017 2:50 PMPolice arrested two New York brothers who allegedly used counterfeit $100 bills in the city. (More)
Jun 14, 2017 4:02 PMA Portsmouth man shot and killed by officers died from multiple gunshot wounds, the Chief Medical Examiner said. (More)
Jun 14, 2017 2:00 PMA family living in a Nashua apartment complex are the apparent target of racist graffiti left in the laundry room. (More)
Jun 14, 2017 3:39 PMA NH judge ruled that the Concord man suspected of stabbing a woman to death in May would be held without bail after his...
Jun 14, 2017 11:49 AMTwo people were arrested on drug charges after police noticed suspicious activity in a 7-Eleven parking lot Wednesday. (More)
Jun 14, 2017 9:34 AMNew Hampshire's federal delegates are reacting to the shooting of top House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana, at a congressional baseball practice. (More)
Jun 13, 2017 8:54 PMOfficers shot and killed a Portsmouth man allegedly on his way to Lawrence, Massachusetts to get drugs. (More)
Jun 13, 2017 1:28 PMPolice have captured a wanted mother of two children taken away from their father's apartment after being found covered in feces and living in...
Jun 13, 2017 4:47 PMNew Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) has issued a cyanobacteria warning for those who recreate on Silver Lake. (More)
Jun 13, 2017 4:24 PMBoyfriend of murder victim is being held without bail in a Virginia jail for possession and intent to sell numerous illegal narcotics. (More)
Jun 12, 2017 1:06 PMA woman key to the return of a North Conway teen after she had been kidnapped and held hostage for months has been granted...
Jun 14, 2017 8:20 AMRep. Mike Bishop, R-Mich., said Scalise was "a sitting duck." (More)
Jun 13, 2017 1:59 PMThe shooting occurred shortly after 12:30 p.m. at the southbound New Hampshire State Liquor Store on Interstate 95 in Hampton. (More)
Friday, 11:30 a.m. - President Donald Trump signs the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
Friday, 1 p.m. - Vice President Mike Pence gives keynote remarks at Focus on the Family's 40th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, 2 p.m. - Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan hold an emergency hearing on Republican leadership’s health care repeal bill