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#ncga: Devil in the details …

House Republicans have a group of young guys and gals holed up at NCGOP HQ implementing the caucus campaign strategy (buying ads, issuing press releases, etc.).  Sometimes the individual legislator campaigns take care of stuff.  Here’s one example from Facebook that has some heads all across #NCPOL land being scratched:…

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#ncga: HD-51’s Sauls about as conservative as his Dem predecessor

Meet The New Boss.  Same as the old boss. Folks in Lee and Harnett counties who thought they were voting for a change in 2016 DID NOT GET much of one.  They traded a Democrat House member, Brad Salmon, for a Republican named John Sauls.   If you check the…

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#ncga: In HD-51, Mathis (D) outrai$ing incumbent Sauls (R) for ALL of 2018

This Lee County-based district has bounced back and forth between  Rs and Ds for the past few years.  Will it happen again in 2018? According to the latest fundraising reports,  state Rep. John Sauls (R) raised $5,050 for the second quarter of 2018.  His Democrat challenger Lisa Mathis reported raising…

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Repealing HB2=Protecting Women in the Bathroom ??? (Hunh.)

      Conservative Leadership Coalition.  THAT, my friends, is a group set up by your NC House Republican Caucus,and financed by a lot of special interests shaken down by the leadership of said caucus, meant to spin and explain away some of the charlie foxtrots from this session —…

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#ncga: Lee County’s tax-and-spend-and-spend RINO rides again

John Sauls is no stranger to the North Carolina House.  The Lee County Republican previously served in the House a  decade ago.  The highlights of his tenure then included sponsorship of  a sales tax increase for his constituents and support for financial aid for community college tuition for illegal aliens. Well,…