Clinton, Christie Making N.H. Campaign Stops

Hillary Clinton makes a stop in the Granite State for her second town hall in just two weeks.

Tuesday, the Democratic presidential candidate discussed everything from Medicare to ISIS, and even a little but about love.

When a young boy asked Clinton, "What is the most important thing in life?"

Clinton responded by saying love, adding, "I've been asked a million questions, but never that."

Not all answers came so easy on Tuesday. When one voter asked a "yes or no" question about whether the does the former Secretary of State support the expansion of the Keystone XL Pipeline, Clinton responded by saying it's not her place to second guess the President.

"If it's undecided when I become president, I will answer your question," Clinton said.

Clinton laid out her economic proposal for the crowd of hundreds in Nashua Tuesday saying her focus is raising income for hard working Americans.

"I want the economy to work for everyone, not just those at the top, the deck is stacked for those at the top," Clinton said.

Clinton told voters she will incentivize more profit sharing, remove unnecessary, unfunded mandates on businesses, and ensure women are treated fairly in the workplace.

"If being for equal pay for equal work is playing the gender card then deal me in," Clinton said to a cheering crowd. "I am ready to play."

The leading democrat in the race for the white house also answered questions about what voters called one of the biggest threats to national security.

Clinton says defeating ISIS will take more than just attacking the group physically.

"We've go to shut down their internet presence which is posing the principal threat to us," Clinton said.

Clinton promised to vigorously defend marriage equality, and a woman's right to choose.

And when a young fifth grade girl asked to shake the hand of the "first woman president," Clinton ended her town hall stop with a hug instead of that requested handshake.

"Thank you, Emily," She said to the little girl. "I am not asking you to vote for me cause I am a woman but because of my merits, and one of my merits is that I am a woman."

Clinton spent Tuesday evening at a grassroots organizing event in Hopkinton.

New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris Christie, meanwhile, has traveled to the state frequently as he seeks to break out in a crowded Republican field. His town hall Tuesday in Newport follows a similar event Monday evening in Keene.

Christie will be back in the state next week alongside nearly every GOP candidate for a forum hosted by the New Hampshire Union Leader.

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