Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Ellmers: I never was one of those Tea Party people

  Ah, the truth comes out so late in the election season.  Take this segment of an article in today’s edition of The Southern Pines Pilot introducing the candidates in the Second Congressional District race: […]“In the last election, we had a chance to send…

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What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas

    I’ve continued my perusal of Renee Ellmers’s campaign finance report.   Check it out HERE (specifically p.94).  It appears that her reelection campaign fund picked up the tab for “food and beverage” on March 21 and March 24  at The Palazzo in fabulous…

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Pants on Fire: What are you cutting, Renee?

      South Carolina congressman Joe Wilson is talking to Renee Ellmers again. In today’s Raleigh News & Observer, congresswoman Ellmers speaks up in support of her boss John Boehner: Ellmers knows the criticism against her. But she says it will take time to…

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Renee Ellmers: It’s an honor to stand with John Boehner

        Congresswoman Renee Ellmers thinks those annoying folks back home need to just shut up and deal with her new best friend: “I hear this many times back home that, ‘Oh you shouldn’t be standing there with John Boehner,’ ” she said….

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

North Carolina congressional Republicans circle the wagons to protect themselves from angry primary voters

Howard Coble has endorsed Mother Jones magazine’s favorite Republican, Walter Jones,  in 2010 and 2012.  Renee Ellmers has endorsed David Rouzer in the 7th district GOP primary.  Virginia Foxx endorsed Howard Coble in his race for the GOP nomination in the new 6th district.  (This…

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Pants on Fire: The Pilot’s editorial page

There Steve goes again with his cheap shots, twisted facts and exaggerations in an unsigned editorial.  I am really going to keep South Carolina congressman Joe Wilson BUSY this election season.  (First off, on behalf of the conservative community, I want to thank you for…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Howard Coble Media Moore County NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers Walter Jones

A seismic event in NCGOP congressional primaries?

    Political insiders suggest that there is a VERY good chance that Virginia Foxx could be the ONLY incumbent Republican Member of Congress from North Carolina to survive the May 8th primaries. Renee Ellmers in the 2nd, Walter Jones in the 3rd, and Patrick…

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Pants on FIRE: Renee Ellmers and “traditional marriage”

    North Carolina Second District congresswoman Renee Ellmers is airing an ad in the district which claims she fights for “traditional marriage between one man and one woman.” To the folks at the Ellmers reelection campaign:  How does THAT CLAIM square with THIS?   This…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Keep an eye on Ellmers

        Veteran politicos all over North Carolina’s Second  Congressional District are telling me that the political establishment and the news media could be in for a heck of a surprise on May 8.    One loyal reader, active in the GOP at…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Gender moves to forefront of NC’s 2nd congressional district GOP race

            DC Republicans are making a huge deal out of female Members of Congress taking the lead on the recently passed “Small Business Tax Cut.”   Second District incumbent Rep. Renee Ellmers, up for reelection in a newly-configured district, is…