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#nc-09: While Pittenger hugs Rove, Harris hugs up to Breitbart, Bannon

Remember when Robert Pittenger earned national attention refusing — on video — to vote to repeal ObamaCare?  Well, he’s back in the national spotlight AGAIN:  When is a wall not a wall? When it is a euphemism. Speaking at Lumberton High School earlier this week,…

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NC’s solar goons accused of misleading GOP candidates, voters

The Washington Examiner has the story:  Would you be more or less likely to vote for a congressional candidate in 2018 if that candidate supported expensive, inefficient, environmentally-hazardous wind farms in your community? As a Nevada resident in a critical swing state, would you be…

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Pittenger + ROVE

Yes, the horned one from the hot place down below is showing himself within the confines of our pristine state once again. This time Karl Rove  appears to be trying to save THE MOST LIBERAL Republican representing North Carolina in the US House from the grasroots…

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#ncga: Twiddy jumps in coastal senate race

Dare County businessman Clark Twiddy is making it official: He is IN the District 1 state Senate race to win. Sources close to Twiddy say that he changed his focus from the 2018 lieutenant governor’s race to the state Senate in response to pleas from…

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Dallas and his imagination

Jim Womack is looking like quite the prophet. He told us time and again during his recent run for NCGOP state chairman that Republicans would fall into third place in terms of statewide voter registration by October. Drive by media reports indicate they met that…

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#ncga: Carl Ford swapping House for Senate

We may be losing a conservative champion (Bill Cook) in the North Carolina Senate, but we may be gaining one further out west. North Carolina Rep. Carl Ford (R) confirmed for us on Tuesday that he will forsake a primary showdown with fellow House conservative…

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#ncga: Moore County losing Jerry Tillman?

Randolph County’s Jerry Tillman (R) has been representing Moore County in the North Carolina Senate since the retirement and passing of Moore County native Harris Blake. Multiple sources tell us that it is now appearing — thanks to the court-ordered redistricting for legislative districts —…

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#nc-03: Dacey lobbied Clintons to kill pro-Republican Indian tribe’s casino deal

THAT is according to a 1997 article in a Racine, Wisconsin newspaper:  A trio of Wisconsin Indian tribes waged a furious lobbying effort to derail a controversial off-reservation casino project in the Minnesota-Wisconsin border city of Hudson, newly disclosed court documents showed last week. Following…

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#NC-03: Dacey v. Jones

Craven County commissioner Scott Dacey made it official today.    Sources in Raleigh and DC confirm for me that uber-consultants Carter Wrenn and Paul Shumaker have been instrumental in pushing Dacey into the ring with Jones.  Dacey, a career lobbyist with a DC lobbying firm, has…

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Dacey, D.C. coming after Walter Jones?

They tried with Taylor Griffin.  Now the GOPe appears to be saddling up a new horse to try and take out congressman Walter Jones:   Scott Dacey is a career lobbyist who — like Griffin — has close political ties to GOPe figures like John…