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The Primary Circus

The 2016 New Hampshire presidential primaries was the impetus into a year where dissent of government and division along party-lines grew deeper than ever. With proclamations of victimhood and corruption echoing from both Democrats and Republicans, candidates visited the battleground state to feed voters well rehearsed rhetoric at private fundraising parties and community events. Every four years New Hampshire becomes a national stage where the candidates hit the pavement to test their message and brand, acting for voters at across the state.

The Primary Circus

The 2016 New Hampshire presidential primaries was the impetus into a year where dissent of government and division along party-lines grew deeper than ever. With proclamations of corruption echoing from both Democrats and Republicans, candidates visited the battleground state to feed voters well rehearsed rhetoric across private fundraising parties and community events. This is a look at the sidelines of these orchestrated events that puts New Hampshire on the national stage as candidates hit the pavement to test their brand and message.

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