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#NC-03: Wannabe Murphy aide causing confusion, giving congressman’s team a headache

  Sometimes, folks get so enthusiastic about the candidates they support that they cause more problems than they solve.  That appears to be the case with GOP activist Dianne Layden and rookie congressman Greg Murphy.  Media and political types all over the NC political universe…

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#ncpol: Bishop apparently kisses (up) better than Murphy

  There are some signs coming out of DC that Dan  Bishop will be more at home with Kevin McCarthy, Patrick McHenry and Virginia Foxx than with Mark Meadows.  Bishop and the 3rd district’s Greg Murphy just got sworn in as North Carolina’a newest members…

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NC-03: Just sworn in, and already gets a 2020 primary opponent

    It looks like this district’s reputation for Republican slugfests at congressional primary time will continue on past the Walter Jones era.  Greg Murphy — after running in a primary, runoff, AND general election — has JUST been sworn in as the district’s new…

Posted in campaign 2019 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

SO. Whatcha’ doin’ on Tuesday?

  If you’re a fan of this site, and haven’t yet voted,  you BETTER MAKE TRACKS TO THE POLLS.  If you have friends who haven’t voted,  drag them  along.     We’v got TWO congressional seats — the Third and Ninth — that have been…

Posted in campaign 2019 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

$1.4 million. Lady parts, and forty percent of the vote.

  Yep.  That pretty much sums up how the Third District GOP runoff election went yesterday.  The RNC, the House Republican leadership,  and the rest of the Republican-registered swamp in DC invested $1.4 million in the candidacy of Joan Perry.  They have , as have…

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NC-03: Early voting numbers looking good for Greg Murphy

  That’s the take from Civitas:   […W]hile [Joan] Perry has won the headlines this week, there is evidence that [Greg] Murphy is quietly winning the vote. Through the first two days of early (one stop absentee) voting, turnout in Pitt County has far outpaced…

Posted in campaign 2019 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

NC-03: The NRA likes Greg Murphy in GOP runoff

  It’s been a big week for Greg Murphy.   First, Tea Party Express gave him their blessing.  And now comes the nation’s largest and most effective gun rights group:   […] Dr. Greg Murphy has received another key endorsement, this time from the National…

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NC-03: National Tea Party leaders endorse Greg Murphy

    Mark Meadows and The House Freedom Caucus have given a thumbs up to the Greenville physician.  Now it appears one of the nation’s more prominent Tea Party leadership groups is following suit:    Tea Party Express, the nation’s largest grassroots Tea Party political…

Posted in campaign 2019 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

NC-03: Dr. Joan and the tell-tale (deleted) tweet

  Joan Perry and Greg Murphy, the two GOP combatants for the Third Congressional District,  got together for a rather contentious chat at Pitt Community College last night.     Things started off with a bang during Murphy’s opening statement.  He cited the falsehood-laden attack…

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NC-03: House Freedom Caucus steps up to defend Murphy

  The House Freedom Fund, the political wing of the Mark Meadows-chaired House Freedom Caucus, has returned fire via a mass e-mail  at the group that earlier launched an attack ad against congressional candidate Greg Murphy:     (Oh, here’s the documentation about her endorsing…