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NC-09: Oh, look. A poll …

  These things just seem to pop up out of nowhere:   A new poll released this week shows the Republican candidate for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District special election with an early lead over his Democrat challenger.   Of the 350 respondents, all of which…

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NC-09: The drive-by media “discovers” B-roll video footage

  I swear these people remind me of the monkeys in this scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey.      The drive-by media has come across a YouTube page featuring stock footage — known in the industry as ‘B-Roll’ — of Dan Bishop and his…

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‘Circle of Death’? (Seriously ????) Drive-Bys, GOPe fight to save Tilli$$

  Never mind the polling that shows he’s got 40 percent support with 30 percent undecided in a FOUR-WAY race.  Or 90% name Id and 45% re-elect numbers.   Never mind his 59% conservative rating from Heritage Action or his 38% rating from Conservative Review….

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NC-03: Push-polling 101

  Voters in the Third Congressional District are getting some rather wild phone calls ahead of July’s runoff primary for Congress. They’re called push polls.  So,  the Greg Murphy campaign is doing a little public service to help voters know when they are being victimized…

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NC-03: Murphy returns from DC confab with Meadows, Freedom Caucus; unveils TV and radio ads highlighting his relationship with them

  GOP candidate Greg Murphy  wants Third District voters to know that, in most House debates, you’ll find him alongside Mark Meadows, Jim Jordan and the rest of The House Freedom Caucus.  The Freedom Caucus is known as one of the most loyal groups to…

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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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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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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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NC-03: Murphy tells Burr to back off Trump Jr.

  It’s rare to have elected members of the same party publicly criticizing each other.  A lot of DC Republicans have been sinking their teeth into US senator Richard Burr over his harassment of presidential son Donald Trump Jr.  and his continued pursuit of this…

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NC-09: Bishop on fast track to facing McCready in general?

  THAT is apparently what National Journal’s Hotline is reporting.  So take it for what it’s worth: […] NC-09: “Three private polls conducted by both parties in late April suggest that” state Sen. Dan Bishop (R) is on track to secure the nomination in Tuesday’s…