- John Kasich came second, secured 16% of vote in Republican new Hampshire primary
- Noel Rubinton: Kasich's upbeat message could transform the election
Noel Rubinton is a freelance journalist who covered the New Hampshire primary. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)The real story of Tuesday's New Hampshire primary is that America's newest Happy Warrior was born, one with the potential to transform this election year.