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NC-02: Ellmers wades into contested county GOP chairman election

Only a small sliver of Cumberland County sits in the Second Congressional District, but incumbent US Rep. Renee Ellmers is extracting her dark brown nose from leadership rectums on Capitol Hill and inserting it into the county GOP’s leadership elections this morning.  Check out this email…

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Pro-Amnesty Group praises Ellmers, Pittenger & co. for their “courage”

The establishment crowd is pulling out all the stops to save Big Government Barbie and her friends: The American Action Network, a group allied with House Republican leadership, is placing a six-figure buy for television advertisements to thank several GOP lawmakers for voting to fund…

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Nurse Ellmers Goes to Guatemala

What the world needs is more nurses in power.  THAT appears to be the thesis of an op-ed written by Reps. Renee Ellmers(R-NC) and Diane Black (R-TN) about their recent congressional junket to Guatemala:  ”[…] We met Manuala last month when we traveled to Guatemala to…

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Ellmers cheerleading for No Child Left Behind reauthorization

Tea Party and anti-Common Core activists are up in arms over the proposed Student Success Act (HR 5) under consideration in the Congress.  The legislation basically extends the life of the horrid No Child Left Behind albatross that George W. Bush blessed us with.  …

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NC-02: Liberal GOPers fawn over Renee

The Ripon Society — a left-leaning Republican group that basically wants to evict the church-going, Ronald Reagan / Barry Goldwater / Hesse Helms — idolizing crowd from the GOP — has published a fawning interview of US Rep. Renee Ellmers in the latest issue of…

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NC-02: Jim Duncan is “testing the waters.” (It begins?)

It appears that outgoing Chatham County GOP chairman Jim Duncan is hearing the calls for change in the Second Congressional District.  He’s formed something called a ”testing the waters committee” — quite similar to the exploratory committees that you hear about in presidential races. The…

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Renee Ellmers & the 2012, 2013 AND 2015 late-term abortion bans

US Rep. Renee Ellmers recently made a mess for herself on an issue that should have been a slam-dunk for her.  Ellmers has regularly been endorsed by pro-life activists.  Yet, last month, she stirred up a ruckus by pulling her sponsorship of a late-term abortion…

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Ellmers: ‘I was, um, like, MISQUOTED, or something. ‘

Big Govt Barbie has been prancing around DC proclaiming herself the champion of millenial women.  Well, she got a surprising earful from some millenial women who were pretty miffed at her double-cross on the recent late-term abortion ban legislation:  […] After about a dozen or…

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Ellmers spox: ‘Feds NOT in biz of saying what IS and IS NOT RAPE.’

Renee Ellmers’s taxpayer funded political hacks are still trying to spin her out of her self-made mess on that later-term abortion bill.  And National Review has the audio.     I’ve been following politics for a long time.  I’ve heard my share of dumb statements and…

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A (bottle blonde) political bombshell?

  In 2009, The National Enquirer broke an explosive story about an up-and-coming North Carolina politician.  Supporters of said politician dismissed the report saying: “Hey, it’s the Enquirer.” (And where is John Edwards now?) Now, another controversial media outlet — the web site GotNews.com — has…