Posted in campaign 2018 Congress Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

NC-09: At SBoE, Malcolm OUT and, um. Woodhouse IN?

It looks like the guy who started this whole fracas that threw the Ninth Congressional District race into limbo won’t be around to make any  more trouble.  Josh Malcolm of Robeson County does not appear to have been  reappointed by Governor Cooper. Malcolm was besieged…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media Politics

A list of potential Trump appointees?

The fact that this list went to Buzzfeed and TPM FIRST screams major questions about its validity and credibility. But here we go: Secretary of State: John Bolton, former U.S. Ambassador to the UN Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee,…

Posted in Media

McCrory admin stocking up on Dems

In the early days of the McCrory administration, we heard from transition insiders moaning about how Bev Perdue had loaded the bureaucracy with Democrat loyalists — even in posts typically meant to be gubernatorial appointments — before leaving office.  But as we’ve moved further into…