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#ncpol NC-02: Radio hosts weighing in GOP field for US House

Religious right leader and national radio host James Dobson has already thrown his support behind Kay Daly. Now, Erick Erickson — founder of the RedState blog, a Georgia-based national radio host, and occasional fill-in for El Rushbo — has thrown his support behind retired businessman and…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers

NC-02: Well, THAT didn’t take long.

In an earlier post, we mused about how long it would take for “Pastor Randy” to show up in this congressional campaign.  For those of you not familiar with that particular episode from the 2004 GOP primary in the Fifth Congressional District, click here for…

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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: Nobody knows what it says, but Renee says TPP / TPA is A-OK.

Congress is busy ramming through the fast-tracking of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.  The document is classified — locked up under guard in The Capitol. It reportedly gives Barry Obama a bunch of new powers in the twilight of his lame duck term. Republican leaders have admitted…

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NC-02: That giant SUCKING sound

The second congressional district has a representative in DC whose attitude — and job performance — suck.  Our district also has a plethora of lefty driveby outlets standing ready to SUCK UP to Madame Ellmers — thanks to her penchant for bucking her party’s platform…

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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: Is Aiken’s “incentivizing” MORE or LESS GOVT?

Renee Ellmers’ Democrat challenger Clay Aiken has been throwing around the word “incentivize” a lot lately — on topics ranging from economics to education. “Incentivizing” can have a different meaning for you depending on your political ideology.  Leftists, socialists, Keynesians and that ilk believe it…