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NC-09: Dan Bishop romping through the Ninth District GOP field

  With 160 of 210 precincts reporting,  state senator Dan Bishop led the GOP field with 48 percent of the vote.  Union County commissioner Stony Rushing followed behind him with 21% of the vote, and former Mecklenburg County commissioner Matthew Ridenhour was in third place…

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Tilli$$$ to be honored as a ‘Pro-LGBTQ Republican member of Congress”

    Yessirree.  In fact, a reception is even being thrown in his honor to celebrate that designation:         Wow.  And not a conservative rating ABOVE 50 in the whole bunch.     (Looks like the cheap seats start at just under…

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NC-09: SPLAT! (What just hit the fan?)

  The Ninth Congressional District race is being redone today as the result of a state investigation.  Now, it looks like state elections authorities might have screwed up the second round:   The North Carolina State Board of Elections is investigating after absentee ballot envelopes…

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Lemons paid fines for his Harnett GOP screwups with NCGOP cash

  This story just keeps getting, um, better.   We’ve  told you about how NCGOP treasurer Jason Lemons — current Harnett County school board chairman and college buddy of David Lewis, Dee Stewart, and Dallas Woodhouse — has been serving as treasurer of the state…

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THIS drive-by HAS a point.

  Occasionally, it happens:     All of you folks who thought it was just brilliant to let Robin hang around during this whole “unpleasantness” with the US Department of Justice must now realize you’ve painted a big ol’ bulls-eye on the party.  I mean,…

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#ncpol: Harnett GOP cleaning up Jason Lemons’s mess

  He’s the money man for the state GOP.  He’s no longer the money man for the Harnett County GOP.   Jason Lemons has had more than his fair share of issues with campaign finance compliance.  Running lower-level, county organizations has been a challenge for…

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NC-09: GO VOTE

    A lot of questions get answered at the polls Tuesday.  Make sure your input is registered.    We KNOW there has been a  lot of nonsense surrounding this particular race for nearly a year.  And with recent revelations, there will likely be MORE….

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Dallas’s gal-pal thrown into NCGOP vice-chairman race by the Tillises?

  The Tillis reign of terror is apparently continuing.  Our very own version of Bill and Hillary Clinton are busily primarying Dan Forest for the 2020 GOP gubernatorial nomination.  They’re trying to  force Mike Whatley in as NCGOP chairman.  They’re slithering around behind the scenes…

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Mike Pence fundraising for Tilli$$$$

  News like this makes you wonder how seriously we can take all of this ‘cleaning up the swamp’ talk:   Vice President Mike Pence will attend a fundraising dinner with Sen. Thom Tillis in Greensboro on May 22, an important sign of support from…

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DC getting a lot of SAY in picking Dallas’s replacement

  Don’t you  find this a bit curious?     Oh, by the way, I’ve got mail:   To: NCGOP Central Committee   From: Acting Chair Aubrey Woodard   Re: Process to begin finding our next NCGOP Executive Director   After speaking with many of…