N.H. primary FAQ: Google users want to know

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Most people know who the front-runners are in the horserace underway in New Hampshire and a little bit about each candidate.

But still there are questions– some serious, some not so much – that aren’t being answered every day in newspapers or every 15 minutes on the news stations. In an attempt to help you find the answers to some of these burning questions, we did what most people would do if they had the time – we googled it.

Below are some random answers to some random questions about the New Hampshire presidential primary:

1.) Where did Dennis Kucinich find his young wife? When were they married? How Kucinich found love

2.) Does Romney have to win New Hampshire in order to have a chance at winning the presidency?

Romney told the Union Leader newspaper on Dec. 22 that in order to win the White House he needs to win both New Hampshire and Iowa. He has since changed his mind.

3.)How would a Hillary Clinton presidency differ from a Bill Clinton presidency? Hillary Clinton presidency wouldn’t be Bill repeat

4.)Is John McCain really older than dirt? He says so

5.) Is the nation ready to elect a black person or a female president? Gallup poll says ‘yes’

6.) How did New Hampshire end up with such a prominent spot on the primary calendar?

yahoo N.H. started tradition in 1920

7.) Why is McCain so popular in New Hampshire?

OK. For this one, we didn’t need Google. Globe political reporter Michael Kranish has a theory on why it’s tough for McCain's opponents to change voters' minds in New Hampshire.

8.) Who was the last winning presidential candidate to win the NH primary?

wikipedia George W. Bush in 2004

But he ran unopposed. The last candidate to win the New Hampshire primary who ran opposed and went on to become president?

wikipedia George H.W. Bush

9.) Will Rudy Giuliani's strategy to focus on elections outside of Iowa and N.H. work? Guiliani zags while others zig

10.) What does Ralph Nader think about all of this? Not much

11.) Who is running Obama’s campaign behind the scenes? David Axelrod is his chief strategist

12.) Is Chuck Norris’s support of Huckabee having any impact? ‘He certainly had a surge with the endorsement from Chuck Norris’

13.) Will Chuck Norris hurt me if I don't vote for Huckabee? Huckabee: Vote for me or Chuck Norris gets you

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