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#ncpol: Holly Grange throws a fit

  “Do you know WHO I am ?????”   That’s a question that likely opens a lot of doors for state Rep. Holly Grange in the vicinity of Raleigh’s Jones Street and among Wilmington’s country-club set.  But earlier this week — out among “the real…

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Did Clinton crony have financial interest in Grange family business?

  Opinions seem to differ on that question:   Sidney Blumenthal has repeatedly claimed that he had no financial interests in a company seeking contracts in post-Gaddafi Libya that he pitched to Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state.   But notes from the…

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Benghazi. Hillary. And the Grange Family Business.

  In the upcoming primary for governor, we’re sure to hear a lot about Dan Forest and a guy named Eric Lindberg.  It’s only fair that we also get the straight story about the Grange family business and its relationship with the Hillary Clinton State…

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The ‘Lady Parts’ Brigade sets its sights on the 2020 Governor’s Race

  They got a  Democrat elected governor and a Republican and a Democrat elected senator in North Carolina.  (None of those ended up working out very well.)     They tried to get someone with ‘lady parts’ elected to the Third Congressional District, but THAT…

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#ncga: Things that make you say “WHAAAAAAAAAAA ….????”

  Um, Ms. Grange? Holly? Um, ma’am?  I don’t think THIS is what the gals had in  mind when they came up with the hashtag #METOO:     There are very strong indications that forces aligned with senator Thom Tillis are guiding state Rep. Holly…

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“Gunning” for Lt. Dan?

  She’s only been in big league politics since 2015.  But SOMEONE — reportedly associates of senator Thom Tillis —  is promoting a gubernatorial run by state Rep. Holly Grange (R-Wilmington.)     In her first race — a special election — Grange was hit…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature Politics

#ncga: In HD-20, Cohen (D) neck-and-neck in with Grange (R) in $$$ chase

Things are looking a little interesting in this very-Republican district. Incumbent Holly Grange (R) is running for her second full term in Raleigh.  (She was appointed to the seat in mid-2016 thanks to the incumbent’s resignation.) According to campaign reports, Grange raised $30,557 in the…

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#ncga: Aquarium brouhaha brings ethics complaint against coastal House, Senate members

THESE kinds of shenanigans are what people when they speak of THE SWAMP that needs to be drained:  Several state representatives and a Wilmington developer have been named in an ethics complaint that alleges bid-rigging, undocumented lobbying and antitrust violations in the planning of a…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Lawyering up in HD-20

It was only a matter of time.  This GOP primary between two very tough ladies — Holly Grange and Tammy Covil —  has been one of the more interesting fights this election year. Hillary Clinton and Benghazi have been players — for the first time…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Rabon, Cobey & GOPe cronies come out of closet for Grange

Raleigh is making it clear who they want to succeed Rick Catlin in Wilmington-centered house district 20.  Our pal Lady Liberty has managed to get a copy of an invite to a fundraiser for Holly Grange, one of two Republicans seeking the seat.  It reads…