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NC-03: Murphy returns from DC confab with Meadows, Freedom Caucus; unveils TV and radio ads highlighting his relationship with them

  GOP candidate Greg Murphy  wants Third District voters to know that, in most House debates, you’ll find him alongside Mark Meadows, Jim Jordan and the rest of The House Freedom Caucus.  The Freedom Caucus is known as one of the most loyal groups to…

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Tilli$$$, LGBTQ, and “The Equality Act”

  Most of the shock from this week resulted from Thom Tillis “coming out” as a gay rights activist.  But there is an even bigger angle to the story about his “coming out” party at that DC law firm.     The organizers seemed to…

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More on gay rights activist Thom Tillis

  While most of you in the Ninth congressional district were voting yesterday, your junior US senator was being honored by gay rights activists at quite the soiree held at one of DC’s preeminent law firms.     Apparently, we had some doubters when we…

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NC-09: GO VOTE

    A lot of questions get answered at the polls Tuesday.  Make sure your input is registered.    We KNOW there has been a  lot of nonsense surrounding this particular race for nearly a year.  And with recent revelations, there will likely be MORE….

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NC-09: A smoking gun that potentially clears Mark Harris, McCrae Dowless?

  In the latter part of the 2018 and the early months of 2019,  Democrats and the drive-by media (and some “helpful” Republicans)  regaled us with sordid stories of “vote fraud” by McCrae Dowless and his patron, Republican candidate Mark Harris, in the Ninth District…

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NC-03: ‘Women For Trump’ stump for Greg Murphy

  Some ladies who really really really love our president are touring the Third Congressional District in support of US House candidate Greg Murphy (R).  Murphy is facing off against fellow Republican Joan Perry for the GOP nomination to replace the late Walter Jones in…

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NC-09: Oh, look. A poll.

  The  drive by media is making a YUGE deal out of a poll of The Ninth District GOP primary by Public Policy Polling (PPP) that got regurgitated nationally by Hotline.  Naturally,  I am dubious of anything PPP puts out.     First,  it is…

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NC-09: Dan & Stony, a budding bro-mance

  The fireworks in the special election for the Ninth Congressional District seem to be relegated to the campaigns of Union County commissioner Stony Rushing (R) and state senator Dan Bishop (R-Charlotte).   Early voting is already underway.  Election day is May 14.   What…

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NC-03: Meadows endorses Greg Murphy, calls him “clearly the conservative pick”

  This move has been a long time in the making.  But it finally got here:   Republican state Rep. Greg Murphy, who topped a 17-way primary Tuesday night for U.S. House in Eastern North Carolina, picked up a key endorsement Wednesday morning ahead of…

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NC-03: The Doctors Are IN! (Murphy, Perry top the field at the end of the night)

  And THEN there were two (doctors).   Voters in the Third Congressional District spoke today — whittling down the massive 17 member GOP field to two physicians:  Dr. Greg Murphy of Greenville and Dr. Joan Perry of Kinston.     Unofficial results show Murphy…