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Former Governor Sununu Roasted To Raise Cash For GOP



More than 200 Republicans gathered in Windham last night for a roast of former Gov. John H. Sununu. 


John Sununu has always been known for his biting comments. But on this day, almost all of those were directed his way. Former U.S. Sen. John E. Sununu, the former governor’s eldest son, was quick to share his father’s nickname on a local softball team.

“Sewer Pipe, Sewer Pipe Sununu.”

Former Governor Sununu’s domineering style and vanity over his intelligence were big themes at the GOP fundraiser. When it was his turn to talk he urged the crowd to take November very seriously, and to tell others to do the same.

“Remind them they’ve got to show up at the polls or otherwise the Democrats will pack the polls with socialist-leaning constituencies that have no idea what the New Hampshire difference is all about.”

The Republican State Committee expects to raise about $40,000 from the Sununu roast.

Josh has worked at NHPR since 2000.

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