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NC11: Meadows, Jordan, Freedom Caucus ALL IN for Lynda Bennett

    The Freedom Caucus,  whose members are arguably President Trump’s most loyal foot soldiers in the US House, has gone public with its endorsement of Haywood County GOP activist Lynda Bennett in the race to replace Mark Meadows in DC.  (One would have to…

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#ncpol: Mr. Folwell rightly scolds our goofy Guv.

  Roy Cooper is a master at  running to the media and taking credit for stuff he had LITTLE to NOTHING to do with.  (Don’t believe me?  Check out the video from some of his press conferences during his AG days.)  Now, he’s taking credit…

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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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Cooper-appointed judge charged with DWI

    District Court Judge Tim Smith already had a tough primary race.   Events in recent days are likely to make the race even tougher:   A District Court judge from the area was charged Friday in Jones County with driving while impaired, according…

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KING Arthur for, um — Moore / Hoke District Attorney ???

      I had always thought fantasy role-playing (in public) was an activity reserved mainly for young children, as well as high school and college students who can’t get dates.  Apparently, there are tens of thousands of people nationwide actively pretending to be  living…

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The Dacey Family Business: Run for SOMETHING. Hug up to Trump. (Repeat.)

    We told  you earlier about Judge Peter Mack down on the coast.   On December 19th, the next to last day of filing, Jennifer Dacey – wife to Indian casino lobbyist and failed congressional candidate Scott — filed to run AGAINST Mack The…

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RINO hunting season in full-swing

  We’ve told you about Supreme Court candidate Tamara Barringer– the former state senator once tied to a PAC whose mission was to primary conservative critics of Jim Black and Richard Morgan.  We’ve told you about the Moore  County D.A. candidate , running as a…

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#ncpol: The March of the RINOs

  Judicial races typically come in under  the radar in political news coverage.  But we’ve all seen the damage some of these folks in black robes can do. (For instance, using personal political ideology to overturn laws that were overwhelmingly popular with the general public.)…

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2020 Polling. Governor AND Senate. (Yay.)

  The Morning Consult, a DC-based bunch,  has released their latest numbers tracking the popularity of all 50 governors and all 100 senators.     Here’s what they have on Roy Cooper:       What it all means:       As of the…