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#ncpol: N&O’s ‘Randy Andy’ breaks from Twitter to lead new driveby assault on GOPer

  The newest kid on the block at The N&O has learned that place’s playbook very quickly and very well.  You’ll typically find Paul A. “Andy” Specht on social media posting selfies, hawking subscriptions to his employer’s money-bleeding, dying flagship publication, or generally making snarky comments…

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NC-03: If I had a dime for every person who filed for Congress …

  I’d be $2.60 richer! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, the deadline for filing for the Third Congressional District seat in the US House has come and gone.  And boy have you folks in that district got a crowd to sift through.   We’ve got 17…

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NCGOP’s treasurer has a history of financial reprimands, penalties

  If you check out the North Carolina Republican Party’s campaign finance filings with the state board of elections and the Federal Elections Commission, you will see they are signed by one Jason Lemons, identified as the party’s “treasurer.” Lemons is currently chairman of the…

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NC-03: A consultant-palooza! (Up to 18 candidates, with one day to go.)

    This special election to replace the late, great Walter Jones is turning into quite a full-employment act for political consultants.  We’ve got quite a crowd in the race already.  And I detect at least FOUR who were recruited by political consultants seeking an…

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The next scandal to smack Raleigh

  To get a preview, just look at what’s already happening south of our state border: Horry County Schools’ $220 million deal with a contractor to build five new schools prompted a state law enforcement investigation, the district revealed Tuesday in a statement.   The…

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Dallas Rising?

Michele Nix has abandoned ship to run for Congress.  Robin Hayes is off napping somewhere — occasionally waking up to guest-star in FBI surveillance operations.  So, like Kevin McAllister, Dallas Woodhouse is Home Alone.   In this current state of chaos and confusion and scandal…

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NC-03: Gettin’ kinda crowded in here

  We’ve got two more days left to file for this race.   Apparently, there are a helluva lot of people with dreams of working in Washington, DC. As of RIGHT NOW, we have FOUR DEMOCRATS, ELEVEN REPUBLICANS, ONE LIBERTARIAN, AND ONE CONSTITUTION PARTY candidate….

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Report: NCGOP chairman Hayes on FBI surveillance tape

My mama always told me that if you’re attending gatherings the FBI is interested in recording, you probably need to find some new friends.  We told you earlier about Mike Causey wearing a wire for the FBI.  It looks like he stumbled across Robin Hayes…

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Did NCGOP HQ drop the ball on Robeson vote fraud?

Some emails we’ve obtained would seem to suggest that. Just the other day,  the state board of elections voted along party lines to certify a Robeson County judicial election that had been  caught up in the hubbub over the Ninth Congressional District race.  The entirety…

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NC-03: Is that sulphur I smell?

  I knew that the wide-open opportunity in this congressional race would be too much for NCGOPe uber-consultants Dee Stewart and Paul Shumaker to pass up. All sorts of indicators are telling me that this duo  are beating the bushes to get former state senator…