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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-03: House Freedom Caucus steps up to defend Murphy

  The House Freedom Fund, the political wing of the Mark Meadows-chaired House Freedom Caucus, has returned fire via a mass e-mail  at the group that earlier launched an attack ad against congressional candidate Greg Murphy:     (Oh, here’s the documentation about her endorsing…

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NC-03: DC ‘dark money’ group releases Murphy-bashing ad that plays fast and loose with the truth

  Politics is a contact sport.  And one of the biggest players in the effort to bring gender quotas to the Republican Party is taking the gloves off in the runoff for the Third Congressional District.   Winning for Women, a national group dedicated to…

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#hayesscandal: Two months since The Big-I, the NCGOP is at a crossroads.

  Today marks the two month anniversary of NCGOP chairman Robin Hayes being dragged kicking, screaming and crying in front of a federal judge and slapped with  FIVE – count ’em — FIVE criminal counts for his alleged role in a plot to bribe state…

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NC-03: NY Rino-ette, Joan Perry’s BFF in DC, pushes ‘lady parts’ over principles and ideology

  The drive-by media looooooooves congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY).  She’s the youngest member of the House, and votes a lot like a Democrat.  The national Republicans have bought into the concept being pushed by the Democrats and the drive-bys  that the party needs gender quotas…

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NC-09: Oh, look. ANOTHER POLL.

  This one is from a  group called Atlantic Media & Research:   Atlantic Media & Research completed 358 surveys of registered voters who said their chances of voting in the September Special Election for Congress were “definite” or “very likely” on May 20-23 and…

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They’re broke, and they aren’t cutting a dime’s worth of spending.

  That’s YOUR Robeson County school board:   Before hearing the first of 30 appeals from employees whose contracts were slated to be terminated, the Board of Education of the Public Schools of Robeson County voted 6-5 in a special meeting Wednesday night at the…

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Polling the NCGOP leadership races

  We’ve been getting reports from delegates to the upcoming NCGOP convention about unsolicited texts and phone calls from people seeking to know who they plan  to vote for in the races for party chairman, vice chairman, and other offices.  Of course, the callers and…

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#ncga: IN-state tuition for illegals via the back door?

    Senate Republicans have passed a bill granting “residency” to North Carolina high school graduates. It’s bipartisan, with Randolph County’s Jerry Tillman, Harnett County’s Jim Burgin and Richmond County’s Tom McInnis providing the GOP cover.   It’s now in the House.  In case you…

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Big names, Big money lining up behind Garland Tucker

  The GOP challenger to Thom Tillis has a fundraiser coming up in Raleigh on June 5.   Tickets run from $125 to $5600.   Take a look at some of the names hosting the gig.  A lot of these people you might have expected…