Tag: US House

#ncpol NC-02: Radio hosts weighing in GOP field for US House

Religious right leader and national radio host James Dobson has already thrown his support behind Kay Daly. Now, Erick Erickson — founder of the RedState blog, a Georgia-based national radio host, and occasional fill-in for El Rushbo — has thrown his…

US House Republicans and those ObamaCare votes

All of us have heard the spin plenty of times from our “favorite” GOP member of the US House. Republicans have voted 30 — no, 40 — make that, 50 times — to repeal ObamaCare. Usually it’s from a Republican…

NC-02: Getting franked by Renee Ellmers

The GOP primary challengers in congressional districts 2 and 3 were in The N&O today bashing the GOP incumbents for allegedly using their congressional franking (AKA free mailing) privileges for political purposes. You hear that every election year in districts…

NC-07: Roughly 75% of McIntyre campaign $$$ from PACs

Democrat congressman Mike McIntyre narrowly won reelection in 2012.  He was running in a GOP-majority district with his hometown gerrymandered out.  Barry Obama was on the top of the Democrat ticket.  With a Barry-less ballot, Republicans are counting on a…

Renee Ellmers: Reina de Amnistía

I’ve been hearing some rather disconcerting stuff being whispered about plans for our congressional representative from the Second District.  DC sources tell me plans are in place for Renee Ellmers to be a point-person for the House leadership on immigration…