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Meadows already making waves in his new job

      Mark Meadows has apparently exported the hard-nosed style that made him famous (or infamous) on Capitol Hill down the street to his new digs at 1600 Penn:   President Donald Trump’s new chief of staff, Mark Meadows, has escalated tensions in the…

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From the US House to The White House

    The worst kept secret in Washington got let out of the bag today.  North Carolina’s Mark Meadows resigned from the US House to take on the position of chief of staff in the Trump White House.   The big question that we’re left…

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NC11: Davis, Bennett pulling away from the rest of the pack?

    That is what we’re being told by authoritative sources (not on the payroll of any campaign) who are keeping a close eye on the race to replace Mark Meadows in Congress.   We’re told that privately-conducted polling shows state senator Jim Davis leading…

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NC11: House Freedom Caucus NOT supporting Wayne King to replace Meadows?

    THAT is what a recent email from The House Freedom Fund — the caucus’s political / fundraising arm — appears to suggest.  In fact,  the email lists a number of “important election dates”:   Notice anything?   North Carolina’s primary elections are in…

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NC11: Meadows, family BACKING Lynda Bennett ?

  Ah, the plot thickens.  Just as it looked like Mark Meadows was setting Wayne King up for a congressional seat,  the drive-bys in   DC come up with a new angle:   Rep. Mark Meadows’ shock retirement — revealed just 30 hours before the…

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#ncpol: Meeting & Greeting SOMEBODY ELSE’S voters

This is Congressman Mark Meadows’s Democrat opponent in November. Could someone please provide him with a map?   This guy is running in the 11th congressional district.  The Sheraton Chapel Hill is in the 4th congressional district. Check out the map below and see if…

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Mark Meadows: Evidence shows Obama directed FBI spying on Trump

The North Carolina Republican, representing the state’s 11th congressional district, dropped this bombshell today in an interview with Raleigh radio personality Patrick Johnson.  (We obtained a tape of a segment of the interview, which has yet to be publicly broadcast.) Meadows says on the tape:…

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#ncpol: John Boehner disses Meadows, praises McHenry

Politico has a lengthy profile on the speaker-in-exile.  It offers some real insight into the former DC powerbroker-turned-golf-cart-jockey.  (Especially about how foul-mouthed he is.) In the article, Boehner singles out two members of the North Carolina delegation: […] Cantor’s loss triggered a leadership shuffle: McCarthy…

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#ncpol: GOP argues amongst itself on killing ObamaCare

They got their majorities in Washington on the promise to kill ObamaCare.  They got The White House too, based partially on the promise to kill ObamaCare. You’d figure the GOP — fully in the driver’s seat — would be going on a de-regulation and cutting…

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WNC Rally. For Mark Meadows. Monday.

FreedomWorks and a bunch of other friends of this site are putting together a quick show of appreciation Monday in the big city of Waynesville — in the heart of Meadows’s district — to show appreciation to the man who led the fight to slay…