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NC-03: Yet ANOTHER ONE?

  It appears the Jacksonville area and Onslow  County will be well-represented in the campaign to replace retiring US Rep. Walter Jones in 2020. Vanessa Sapp of Sneads Ferry has released a video and website announcing the formation  of an exploratory committee for a congressional run in The Third Congressional…

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NC-09: Dallas & Gramps make “an exception” for Mark Harris

  This email hit inboxes this week: Dear Friend — This is an important message. As policy, the NCGOP does not engage its list of donors and supporters to solicit donations to individual candidates and causes. We don’t do this because of the financial needs of the Party and sheer volume…

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NAACP’s challenge to NC Voter ID running out of gas (and/or CASH)????

That’s what one could be led to think from reading this filing submitted to the federal court hearing this case by the high-powered, high-dollar law firm repping the NC NAACP. Why would this Big Dog firm be bailing on this case which really just got started?  One could think MONEY….

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Dark Money PAC coming after Dale Folwell

  This is the sad part about politics.  You get into government, make an honest attempt at doing some good to benefit the taxpayers, and a bunch of anonymous leeches on the government teat compile a bunch of  special interest money to finance turning you into a grease spot on…

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Retired Raleigh financier eyeing primary challenge to US senator Thom Tilli$$$?

  THAT is the word on the street.   Garland Tucker III is the retired CEO of Raleigh’s Triangle Capital Corporation.   He’s a Harvard Business School grad and a senior fellow at The John Locke Foundation and board member at Civitas.  Tucker is an author whose best know work is Conservative Heroes:…

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NCGOP spokesman fell for FAKE NEWS re: KY students and Indian protester

  Believe it or not, the NCGOP actually has a communications staffer.  The 2018 campaign had many of us believing  state party HQ was trying to keep info about their candidates TOP SECRET,   Someone  named Jeff Hauser is supposedly in charge of the party’s messaging.  Jeff is a “special…

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NC-03: Going really really really really LOW …

  I’ve seen some despicable, low-down things in my time around politics.  But spreading false rumors about the death of someone struggling with a  serious illness ranks right down there with the worst: Some of you may recall that Mr. Parrott was Jones’s 1996 opponent in the Third Congressional District…

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Dallas, Grandpa submit TWO replacement recommends for SBoE

  We told you about Governor Cooper shooting down the previous NCGOP recommendations of Buck Newton and Francis DeLuca as potential members of  the new state board of elections.  Well, the brain trust on Hillsborough Street has come up with two replacement names: David Black, chairman of the Cabarrus County…

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Cooper strikes Newton, DeLuca from NCGOP’s SBoE recommendation list

Governor Roy Cooper has advised Dallas and his Grandpa over on Hillsborough Street to  submit two new names ASAP for consideration for the NCGOP’s two seats on the new five-member state board of elections. NCGOP leadership was initially asked to submit four recommendations for the party’s two seats on the…

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#ncpol: Chief Justice Martin (R) to resign, solidifying leftist control of state courts for years to come

It’s news like this that makes those electoral losses by Pat McCrory, Robert Edmunds and Barbara Jackson especially painful: North Carolina Chief Justice Mark Martin said Friday he’s leaving the state’s Supreme Court after 20 years to become a Virginia law school dean. The resignation means Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper…