The Political Interest Hello George, New Hampshire's Calling

Hello George, New Hampshire's Calling

NASHUA, N.H. As the news of John Sununu's fall blared from the television set last Tuesday, a smile of sweet revenge crossed Hugh Gregg's face, and his hand, which had turned purple from strangling a golf putter in anticipation of the announcement, finally relaxed. "A great day," said Gregg, who has guided George Bush through the bruising world of New Hampshire Republican politics since 1979, when the two men first toured the state in Gregg's Pontiac station wagon. "This will really help the President here."

For the G.O.P., which has controlled the Granite State's politics since the beginning of time, intraparty...

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