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Hassan waits to choose her adventure in New Hampshire

DOVER, N.H. Gov. Maggie Hassan stands in front of a green screen. To her left, a stick-on motif on the wall prompts her to "Choose Your Adventure Here." While Hassan is merely exploring one of the exhibits at the New Hampshire Children's Museum during a state Executive Council breakfast in Dover on Aug. 26, it is a timely coincidence as the clocks ticks down for her to decide which statewide office to seek next year. Hassan must choose whether to go for a third term as chief executive of the Granite State in 2016, or challenge GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte in a Senate contest that will be crucial to which party controls the chamber. Many Democrats here hope Hassan chooses the...