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Campaign 2012: Why Renee Ellmers has SO MANY opponents

            David Bass, with Carolina Journal, is looking into why SO many people have filed to run against Congresswoman Renee Ellmers in her first reelection bid: Why did freshman U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers draw three Republican primary challengers? That question…

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Renee Ellmers: live and in living color

    One of the first people I bumped into at Saturday’s Moore GOP event was our new Member of Congress, Renee Ellmers of Dunn.  Ellmers won a close race in 2010 against a 14 year Democrat incumbent thanks, in large part, to the work…

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Renee Ellmers getting back to her Tea Party roots

          Congresswoman Renee Ellmers has re-discovered her Tea Party roots just in time for the 2nd congressional district’s GOP primary.  Many political observers say the work of The Tea Party was CRUCIAL in her 2010 upset of incumbent Bob “Boom Boom”…

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Renee Ellmers: throwing the Tea Party under the bus, mastering the art of DC double-talk

        You need radar to track the movement of  Renee Ellmers’s positions on the issues.  Elected in 2010 as a grassroots Tea Party populist, the 2nd district Republican congresswoman has spent most of her first term at the right hand of House…

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Renee Ellmers: THERE she is …

      Renee Ellmers is beginning to give a lot of ‘street cred’  to those blonde jokes. I watched a recent floor speech by the 2nd district congresswoman dealing with concealed carry  legislation.  It was such a rambling, incoherent mess.  I thought — for…

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Q & A with Renee Ellmers

        I am sure you were sitting around wondering what the favorite dessert of  our soon-to-be congressional representative is. If that question, and others like it, were eating away at you, check out Roll Call’s quickie interview with the Dunn Republican: Every…

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Renee Ellmers “grows in office” …

That spells BIG trouble for us, fellow taxpayers. You see, The New York Times — like The Raleigh News & Observer — does not care for ANYTHING even remotely conservative. In either of those publications, if you see a mention of a conservative’s name, you…

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EVERYBODY gets a 100 ! (Wait. What’s Renee still doing here?)

Over at Civitas, they’re handing out perfect conservatism scores to Jones Street legislators like Halloween candy.  (The place has been anything BUT conservative this session.  *Corrupt, maybe.*) Uncle Art and Lil’ John must really be worried about hurting some feelings over on Jones Street —…

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NC-02: Lefties @ IndyWeek endorse Ellmers

Wow.  An endorsement from The Independent Weekly in a GOP primary.  *What more could a Republican candidate ask for?*: U.S. Representative Renee Ellmers is, by no stretch of the imagination, good at her job.[…]  *Um, wait.  I thought this was supposed to be an ENDORSEMENT.* …

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#nc-02: Drivebys perplexed by Right’s rejection of Ellmers

First it was The Club For Growth. Now, Americans For Prosperity is reaching out to smack Big Govt Barbie.™  This has the driveby media just flummoxed.  HOW — HOW can these right-wingers be against the darling of the Trump campaign?  How ???  Nee-nee is eating…