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NC-03: National Tea Party leaders endorse Greg Murphy

    Mark Meadows and The House Freedom Caucus have given a thumbs up to the Greenville physician.  Now it appears one of the nation’s more prominent Tea Party leadership groups is following suit:    Tea Party Express, the nation’s largest grassroots Tea Party political…

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The Never-Trumper SMEAR

  It’s quite amusing watching all of these GOPe types thumping their chests and proclaiming their long-enduring love for Donald Trump.  One of the more popular GOPe stunts this election cycle is to slam your opponent as a ‘Never-Trumper.’   Oh, we do have some…

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NC-09: Bishop says Meck sheriff needs to go, dept needs to cooperate with ICE

  State senator Dan Bishop, GOP nominee for the Ninth Congressional District, is laying down the law with the Mecklenburg County sheriff:   Republican state Sen. Dan Bishop on Tuesday called on Mecklenburg Sheriff Garry McFadden to resign over what he called the “reckless policies”…

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#hayesscandal: Trial by Sept. ?

    Thaaaaaaaaat is what the drive-bys are reporting.     Robin Hayes,  NCGOP chairman UNTIL YESTERDAY,  and his three co-defendants could be in  front of a trial judge as early as September of this year.   (Meanwhile,  Republican candidates will be facing off against…

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NC-03: Another day, ANOTHER Joan Perry misstatement?

  The Joan Perry campaign has been frenetically painting their gal as a diehard supporter of President Trump and all his efforts to control illegal immigration and to secure the southern border.  Perry, herself, reiterated those comments last night at the candidate forum at Pitt…

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NC-03: Dr. Joan and the tell-tale (deleted) tweet

  Joan Perry and Greg Murphy, the two GOP combatants for the Third Congressional District,  got together for a rather contentious chat at Pitt Community College last night.     Things started off with a bang during Murphy’s opening statement.  He cited the falsehood-laden attack…

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NC-09: Dan McCready. solar panels. Red China. ‘national security threat.’

  It looks like G.I. Ginger and his solar panels might be playing with fire on this one:   A Democratic Congressional candidate trying to win a seat in September’s special election has promised to “get tough with China,” even as he invested in a…

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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….