Category: NCGOP

Waiting on Howard

  Howard Coble, the Republican congressman representing North Carolina’s Sixth District,  appears to be playing the part of Hamlet here at the end of 2011.  Fresh off of hospital stays in DC and Greensboro, the congressional delegation’s senior member says…

Recipe for 2012 GOP gubernatorial victory missing key ingredients

The three modern day successes for the NCGOP in governor’s races came in 1972, 1984, an 1988. What do those three years have in common? A Republican presidential candidate cruising to victory.  Nixon was stomping McGovern in 1972, and Reagan…

NC Democrats offer peek at plan to divide conservatives, McCrory

  The North Carolina Democrat Party realizes they have a sorry record and sorry gubernatorial and presidential candidates to present to the state’s voters in November 2012.  So, they are resorting to pointing out the flaws in their opponents —…

Why does NCGOP keep giving the AG’s race a pass?

  Every four years we see the same phenomenon in The Tar Heel State: a gaggle of GOP gubernatorial wannabees, followed by a bunch of also-rans lower down the ticket for Council of State races.  North Carolina has one of…