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NC-02: Duncan keeping pace with Ellmers in fundraising

The race for the Second Congressional District is usually settled in the GOP primary.  Since 2012, those primaries have been contentious affairs featuring under-funded, lesser-known Tea Party candidates going after ex-Tea Party darling Renee Ellmers. Ellmers, in a position to load up on PAC money that…

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NC-02: Money is talking in GOP US House primary race

And it is not saying very nice things about Frank Roche.   Judging from what we found on the FEC web site, the Cary Republican appears to be repeating his dismal fundraising performance from his 2014 run against incumbent Renee Ellmers. The incumbent, Ellmers, is…

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NC-02: Jim Duncan steals the show at district’s GOP convention

Over 200 Republican leaders in North Carolina’s Second Congressional District gathered in Sanford today for their party’s district convention.  As expected,  there were candidates for the 2016 election cycle pressing the flesh and pitching for support.  All three announced candidates for the 2016 GOP primary…

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NC-02: A three-way for the GOP?

Just when you thought  you couldn’t get enough of Frank Roche — he throws his hat back in the ring for the 2nd congressional district race.  The second place finisher in the 2014 GOP primary for this congressional seat will join Chatham County GOP chairman…

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NC-02: He’s in! Duncan done testing waters, ready to tackle Ellmers in 2016

The worse kept secret in North Carolina’s Second Congressional District is finally out there for all to see:  Chatham County’s Jim Duncan is coming after John Boehner and Kevin McCarthy’s favorite member of the North Carolina congressional delegation.  Here’s what the retired entrepreneur and former…

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NC-02: Jim Duncan is “testing the waters.” (It begins?)

It appears that outgoing Chatham County GOP chairman Jim Duncan is hearing the calls for change in the Second Congressional District.  He’s formed something called a ”testing the waters committee” — quite similar to the exploratory committees that you hear about in presidential races. The…

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The Lyin’ Queen: Amnesty, gay marriage, govt spending, late-term abortion, ObamaCare and Renee Ellmers

Is she unbalanced?  Is she a pathological liar?  Or is she merely just not as skilled in the art of deception and flim-flammery as the rest of her colleagues are?  Those are just some of the questions being posed by the angry and perplexed constituents…

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Chatham County’s Duncan spanks Big Gov’t. Barbie over amnesty votes

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers has shown her true colors this week in regard to amnesty for illegal aliens.  Jim Duncan, chairman of the Chatham County GOP in Ellmers’s district, has stepped forward via Facebook to call out his member of Congress:   Duncan was being aggressively…

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Ellmers says NO to deporting illegals who molest kids, beat their spouses

I know, it’s baffling.  Just when I think she can’t get any more outrageous, she comes through.  Renee Ellmers, the 2nd district representative to the US House, was the only Republican  to join 148 Democrats in opposing an amendment to boot those reprobates from our…

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”Big Gov’t. Barbie” Strikes Again! (PAGING JIM DUNCAN.)

Here she is — in all her, um, “glory”: Monday on NewsMax TV’s “Midpoint,” Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) without naming names blasted members of Congress who have come out against House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) in his bid for a third term as speaker. Ellmers…