Category: Politics

#ncpol: The Lesson of Robeson County

Robeson County is one of the most diehard Democrat counties in the state.  Republican presidential, gubernatorial, legislative and congressional candidates regularly get their feelings hurt there at election time.  But that has changed dramatically in recent years. Especially in November…

#ncga: Paying yourself to campaign for, um, YOURSELF.

After six years of observing these folks on Jones Street, I don’t get surprised anymore.  They’ve all got campaign funds stocked mostly by lobbyists with needs from the General Assembly.  If you’re in the majority, you get a lot more…

#ncpol: Um, Party Disloyalty?

WRAL ran this cutesy item about one Charlotte mayoral candidate getting some help from the other side of the aisle: […] State Sen.Joel Ford‘s mayoral bid in Charlotte got a boost from colleagues across the aisle. State Sens.John Alexander, R-Wake,…