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#ncpol: Holly Grange throws a fit

  “Do you know WHO I am ?????”   That’s a question that likely opens a lot of doors for state Rep. Holly Grange in the vicinity of Raleigh’s Jones Street and among Wilmington’s country-club set.  But earlier this week — out among “the real…

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Did Clinton crony have financial interest in Grange family business?

  Opinions seem to differ on that question:   Sidney Blumenthal has repeatedly claimed that he had no financial interests in a company seeking contracts in post-Gaddafi Libya that he pitched to Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state.   But notes from the…

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Benghazi. Hillary. And the Grange Family Business.

  In the upcoming primary for governor, we’re sure to hear a lot about Dan Forest and a guy named Eric Lindberg.  It’s only fair that we also get the straight story about the Grange family business and its relationship with the Hillary Clinton State…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature Politics

#ncga: In HD-20, Cohen (D) neck-and-neck in with Grange (R) in $$$ chase

Things are looking a little interesting in this very-Republican district. Incumbent Holly Grange (R) is running for her second full term in Raleigh.  (She was appointed to the seat in mid-2016 thanks to the incumbent’s resignation.) According to campaign reports, Grange raised $30,557 in the…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Attack web site goes up, fur continues to fly in Covil v. Grange

These ladies in New Hanover County are NOT playing softball. Republicans Tammy Covil and Holly Grange are duking it out for the GOP nomination for state House district 20.  There is no Democrat, so the winner of the primary gets a two year stay in…

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#ncga: Rabon, Cobey & GOPe cronies come out of closet for Grange

Raleigh is making it clear who they want to succeed Rick Catlin in Wilmington-centered house district 20.  Our pal Lady Liberty has managed to get a copy of an invite to a fundraiser for Holly Grange, one of two Republicans seeking the seat.  It reads…

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#ncga: EVEN MORE on The Granges, Blumenthal, Hillary, and Benghazi

Never before have I encountered a General Assembly matchup with a subplot that sounds so much like an episode of the Showtime series “Homeland.” Republican businesswoman Holly Grange and conservative activist and school board member Tammy Covil are facing off in a Wilmington area GOP primary…

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#ncga: More on Osprey, The Granges, and Sidney Blumenthal

There has been a lot of heated back-and-forth in the nascent GOP primary for a vacant NC House seat in the Wilmington area. Conservative activist and New Hanover school board member Tammy Covil has tied her potential opponent’s business to Sidney Blumenthal, Hillary Clinton and…

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#ncga: House GOP aiding-and-abetting Dem vote-by-mail scheme

      This will be one more example state Republicans can reflect on when they find themselves in the General Assembly’s minority after November.  Democrats and all kinds of liberal special interests have been hollering for more voting-by-mail, and it appears House Republicans are…

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Wednesday Morning Quarterback

  Well, the smoke has cleared.  The damage has been done.  Some people have celebrated.  Some are sobbing pitifully.  We’d like to take a few moments to recap Tuesday’s action and talk about what it may or may not mean for the future:   PRESIDENT:…