WMUR: Conversation with the Candidate

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Former New York governor takes questions from voters

Potential Republican presidential candidate George Pataki joined WMUR Political Director Josh McElveen and an audience of New Hampshire voters for the first installment of the Conversation with the Candidate series.

The former New York governor touched on a host of issues, including education, ISIS, the economy and federal spending.

View the entire Conversation with the Candidate event here.

People Over Politics.

  • The current Republican field cries out for a shakeup . . . Do not underestimate [Pataki] . . . He's a stone-cold political killer.
    Huffington Post
  • Don't underestimate the impact of his big brain on the debate stage.
    Mark Halperin
    Bloomberg News
  • Of all the potential candidates, Mr. Pataki has made the most trips to New Hampshire, something that has drawn attention . . .
    Thomas Rath
    former New Hampshire National Republican Committeeman
  • Anyone who says that the 2016 stage has been set has not met George Pataki.
    Ken Salazar
    Former United States Secretary of the Interior
  • George Pataki would make a more formidable Republican candidate than many seem to appreciate.
    Bernie Quigley
    New York Observer
  • Here's a guy who was mayor of Peekskill and figured out how to become Governor of New York. So I wouldn't underestimate him ...
    John McLaughlin
    Gannet Syndicate