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WSJ: Mike Causey “cooperated secretly” with FBI probe in NC? (Ruh-Roh!)

  The Wall Street Journal dropped quite a stink bomb on #ncpol today: […] A federal criminal investigation, made public in October after subpoenas were issued, is looking into Mr. Lindberg’s political donations and his relationship with North Carolina regulators, according to people familiar with…

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NC-09: Surveying the post-Harris field

  Mark Harris has learned a painful lesson. After his 2014 loss in the US Senate primary, Harris decided to be a team player and campaign for nominee Thom Tillis.  While 2014 conservative standard-bearer Greg Brannon told them all to ‘pound sand,’ and went on…

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Folwell: Rats in NC House to cost taxpayers an extra $1.3 BILLION

  The rat-weasel hybrids in the North Carolina House seeking to strip state treasurer Dale Folwell of some of his most important duties and kick the can on fixing  the troubled state health plan down the road a little further have added two more “Republicans”…

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#ncga: Statist math (and a ponderous question)

  I ran across this on Twitter tonight. HOW does something called “Paid” which targets state employees — who are paid by tax dollars — cost the taxpayers “zero dollars”? *Will the law firms of Messrs.  Chaudhuri and Britt be picking up the tab?* (Asking…

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#nc-03: “Fairweather” Francis takes back his denial, packs up his carpet-bag

  It seems like just yesterday when THIS got posted on our site: (He had been.  But that’s for another time.)   Yep, Francis DeLuca — former deputy to John Hood at that toothless tiger known as Civitas —  tried to tell us all he…

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NC-03: Ready, Set, Vote! (Cooper’s schedule announcement answers, raises questions.)

    Well, we now know when folks will be voting to replace Walter Jones in Congress.  We just don’t know exactly HOW MANY people will be running or HOW MUCH it’s going to cost those small, poorer northeastern counties who were counting on ONE…

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#ncpol: Once again, WHERE are the reports?

  If you listen to the drive bys and all the talking heads in Raleigh, the investigation into “vote fraud” in southeastern North Carolina is DONE.  ONE GUY, working for Republicans  of course, has been charged.  Roughly 1800 pieces of evidence, and more than 70…

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Deja vu and The tale of the e-mail.

    Two years ago, Dallas & co. at the state GOP HQ played games with the chairman’s race.  They managed to get incumbent Robin Hayes all the info he needed to campaign  for reelection.  But challenger Jim Womack hit roadblock after roadblock in trying…

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Robin & Dallas’s lawyer running for NCGOP vice-chairman

  Michele Nix is abandoning the sinking ship at NCGOP HQ to run for Congress.  In their bid to cling to power,  Dallas Woodhouse and his Grandpa have recruited the party’s attorney to try and replace her.   (Miriam Chu, a party activist widely and…

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NC-09: Were Bladen DEMS tipped off about pending state board of elections probe of McCrae Dowless?

  THAT is what it’s starting to look like: […] The President of the Bladen County Improvement Association says he was tipped off that the North Carolina State Board of Elections would be investigating McCrae Dowless and absentee ballot programs in Bladen County during the…