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NH Primary Source: Endorsements, visits, debate parties, office openings on tap

Original article published on WMUR by John DiStaso available here

New Hampshire Primary Source SOURCE: WMUR

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK. While much presidential campaign attention is focused this week on tonight’s debate in Houston, it’s not entirely quiet in the Granite State this week.

Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign says she has been endorsed by state Rep. Rebecca McWilliams of Concord, environmental policy analyst Bonnie Christie of Hopkinton and Keene State College student Erin McNemar. The new supporters cited Warren’s the climate plan she released last week.

Joe Sestak

Former U.S. Rep. and Admiral Joe Sestak today will wrap up a five-day campaign swing through New Hampshire by meeting at 10 a.m. at the home of Janet Breslin Smith, 33 Woodmeadow Drive, Salem.

Tim Ryan

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan did not make the Democratic National Committee’s cut for the debate. Instead, he will spend the next three days in the first-primary state.

Ryan will speak at a forum at the UNH Law School, 2 White St., Concord, tonight at 6 p.m.

On Friday, he will meet with members of the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic Violence at 100 N. Main St., Concord, at 11 a.m. At 1:45 p.m., he will attend a “Mindfulness in Society” conference at New Hampshire Technical Institute campus in Concord.

Ryan on Saturday at 11 a.m. will attend the traditional Glendi Festival at the St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 650 Hanover St., Manchester.

Bill Weld

Republican candidate for president and former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld has been in New Hampshire throughout the week.

On Thursday afternoon, Weld will head up the Mt. Washington Auto Road for a tour of the mountain and to host an environmental policy discussion.

Weld on Friday will address the Bow Rotary Club, 91 Bow Center Road, at 7:30 a.m.. He will speak with Concord High School students at the school auditorium at 9:30 a.m. and will tour the Prescott Environmental Education Center, 928 White Oaks Road, Laconia, beginning at 2 p.m.

Weld will tour the Appletree Nursery, 992 Laconia Road, Tilton, at 3:30 p.m.

On Saturday, Weld will attend the Hollis Old Home Day Breakfast at the Congregational Church of Hollis at 9 a.m. and the Pelham Old Home Day festivities at 10:35 a.m.

He will attend “Biketemberfest” at The Broken Spoke in Laconia at 2 p.m. and a Climate Town Hall at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 20 Madbury Road, Durham, at 6 p.m.

Biden campaign office

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign will open a campaign office in Berlin on Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. The office is located at 38 Glen Ave., Unit 103. The campaign said it is the seventh Biden for President field office in the state, with other offices located in Nashua, Portsmouth, Concord, Manchester, Keene and Dover.

Debate parties

The campaigns of U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar, former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke and Mayor Pete Buttigieg announced house parties for tonight’s debate.

O’Rourke’s campaign said it will host parties in Amherst, Bedford, Charlestown, Concord, Durham, Hanover, Hampstead, Keene, Nashua and Newmarket.

Booker’s campaign will hold parties in Concord, Conway, Derry, Dover, Exeter, Holderness, Keene, Manchester, Nashua, Plainfield and Windham.

Buttigieg’s campaign said it will have 26 parties. They will be held in Bethlehem, Concord, Conway, Derry, Durham, Enfield, Grantham, Hanover (multiple events), Keene, Laconia, Lebanon, Manchester, Moltonborough, Nashua, New London, Newmarket, Orford, Peterborough, Portsmouth, Rochester, Salisbury, Somersworth, Stratham, Sutton and Weare.

Klobuchar’s campaign said it will host parties in Lebanon, Manchester, Portsmouth, Nashua, Keene, Hampton and Lancaster.

Details are available on the websites of the campaigns.

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