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Walter Jones called one of “Ten Most Likely” to lose their House primaries

          “The Fix” — The Washington Post’s online politics blog — has tapped North Carolina congressman Walter Jones as one of the top ten incumbents MOST LIKELY to lose their primary races this year: […] Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.): If there’s one…

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McHenry, Jones facing spirited 2012 primary challenges from the right

    Republican congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) is being hit hard by his GOP primary opponent Ken Fortenberry, a retired newspaper journalist and publisher in Lincoln County.  Fortenberry suggests McHenry is talking the Tea Party talk, but is in reality too comfortable with the Washington…

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Frank Palombo (R) for Congress

Congressman Walter Jones’s (RINO-NC) best friend, kooky presidential candidate Ron Paul, has come out to condemn the “assassination” of terrorist Anwar al-Awlaki: Paul said al-Awlaki, a U.S.-born Islamic cleric suspected of involvement in several terror plots, should have been afforded a trial as an American…

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Walter Jones has worn out his welcome

I used to be impressed with the 3rd congressional district’s Walter Jones (RINO).   While serving in the state legislature as a Democrat, he frequently broke with the leftist majority in his caucus on key votes.  He lost to Democrat Eva Clayton in a primary…