The national party had sought written assurances that NH laws would be updated to make way for SC to take top spot in Democratic presidential primary lineup.
New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation presidential primary stitches together federal, state and local politics in the Granite State, with a crescendo every four years. Campaigning for 2024 is well underway.
For the political elite, there's a lot at stake in preserving the state's primacy.
The success of New Hampshire's 2024 primary would depend heavily on what the DNC does to enforce its new calendar.
Also: Leaders leaving NH GOP posts; voter confidence committee still revising final report; an unusual recount appeal has been dropped.
With a battle-tested state law on their side, NH Democrats insist their first-in-the-nation presidential primary will happen one of two ways: either with or without DNC approval.
The president 'failed to understand the unique role' NH plays in nominating process, Dem senator said.
Whatever recommendation the committee makes will go to the full DNC, whose members will meet in early January.