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NC-09: Club For Growth money flows toward Stony Rushing

  The DC-based Club For Growth made its voice heard in our state in this election cycle by backing Republican Celeste Cairns in the Third Congressional District primary.     Now, it appears the Club is making some noise in the Ninth Congressional District.  According…

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#nc-03 Money Talk (part I): Nix, Law, DeLuca, Clark, and Rouse

  FEC reports came due.  These first reports cover the period of February 1 through April 10.   Let’s take a look, shall we?   Michele Nix (R)    Contributions: $45,003.50 Expenditures:  $36,283.41 Cash-on-Hand:  $11,720.09 (*No loans or other debts reported)   Phil Law (R)…

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#nc-03: Mystery national group ponies up $$$$ for Cairns ad-buy

  And NO it is not named The Club For Growth.  Our sources tell us that an independent expenditure (an “IE” in political weenie talk)  called “Awake Carolina” has purchased $60,000 in broadcast advertising time to benefit GOP candidate Celeste Cairns.   It looks like…

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NC-03: Gambling on the FEC not paying attention.

  Scott Dacey’s back.  The third-place finishing (2018), Indian casino-lobbying, former Paul Shumaker client is poking around in the 2019 edition of the Third Congressional District’s GOP primary.  Sources on the ground in the district tell us he’s trying to help GOP candidate (and Thom…

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#nc-03 voting turnout update

  (Thanks to our friends at Civitas.)  As of the close of business today,  there have been 6,993 votes. Women still have about a 200 vote edge over men.    Republicans are still outpacing Democrats  by about the same  margin as our last report.  The…

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#nc-09: McCready FINALLY coughs up the Hijab Honey’s money. (Allah Akbar!)

  We were the first ones to call the Anointed Ginger One out on his anti-semitic pro-terrorist associations.  Dan McCready had Ilhan Omar’s money since November, but has been silent on it.  Instead, he’s been loudly questioning the moral compass of a certain Baptist preacher….

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NC-03: Club For Growth endorses — Celeste Cairns ?????

  I struggled to find ANY information about the Emerald Isle Republican when she first filed.  No web presence whatsoever.  But the DC-based Club For Growth appears to know all they need to know:     The Club For Growth was founded a number of…

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#hayesscandal: The verdict is IN …

  The NCGOP’s ruling body met for SEVEN HOURS yesterday to discuss the fate of Robin Hayes and Dallas Woodhouse.  As you may have heard by now, NCGOP chairman Hayes has been slapped with FIVE federal criminal indictments.  Yet, he has been allowed — in…

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NC drive-by media asleep at the keyboard in #nc-03, #nc-09 special elections

  Members of the waning, depleted corps of drive-by media like to thump their chests and proclaim themselves as ‘informers of the people’, ‘protectors of the First Amendment’,  and that kind of thing.   We’ve got a historic news situation here in North Carolina:  TWO…

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Ally, donor to #nc-09’s Dan McCready: Al Qaeda threat is overblown

  Sudanese immigrant Ilhan Omar has made quite  a name for herself since arriving in Washington.  She was one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress.  Her BIG MOUTH inspired a bipartisan anti-hate resolution to pass the House overwhelmingly.     Omar has…