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Tillis finally cuts Tom Farr loose

  President Trump is nominating a new candidate for a federal judgeship covering the Carolinas:   President Donald Trump nominated UNC-Chapel Hill law professor Richard E. Myers on Wednesday to fill the longest federal judicial vacancy in the country.   Trump had twice nominated Raleigh…

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Poll: A Tillis collapse

  The Garland Tucker campaign has released internal polling showing that Thom Tillis is undergoing  a “spectacular” collapse in support among Republican voters:   You see it once every thirty or forty years in politics: An incumbent Senator collapsing in his own primary.   Garland…

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Constitution Party now bigger than the Greens in NC

  North Carolina’s newest political party – The Constitution Party – has made some significant inroads, but it still has its work cut out for it if it wants to play with the “big boys.”   According to state board of elections statistics, Democrats have…

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‘Draining the swamp’? Officially, now a JOKE.

    With President Trump’s endorsement of the man whose biggest dream upon arriving in DC was chairing the National Republican Senatorial Committee,  we can officially attach a ‘jk’  (just kidding) emoji to Trump’s whole ‘Drain The Swamp meme.   Trump came out with an…

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Tillis: Being ‘Too Conservative’ is HARD.

  You wonder how some people have the gall to claim  what they claim.  Political uber-consultant Paul Shumaker has this template for his clients where they try to hide their ‘Screw Trump’ track record with a bunch of ‘I LOVE DJT’ babbling.  It didn’t work…

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NC-03: NY Rino-ette, Joan Perry’s BFF in DC, pushes ‘lady parts’ over principles and ideology

  The drive-by media looooooooves congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY).  She’s the youngest member of the House, and votes a lot like a Democrat.  The national Republicans have bought into the concept being pushed by the Democrats and the drive-bys  that the party needs gender quotas…

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NC-09: Oh, look. ANOTHER POLL.

  This one is from a  group called Atlantic Media & Research:   Atlantic Media & Research completed 358 surveys of registered voters who said their chances of voting in the September Special Election for Congress were “definite” or “very likely” on May 20-23 and…

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NC-03: Murphy returns from DC confab with Meadows, Freedom Caucus; unveils TV and radio ads highlighting his relationship with them

  GOP candidate Greg Murphy  wants Third District voters to know that, in most House debates, you’ll find him alongside Mark Meadows, Jim Jordan and the rest of The House Freedom Caucus.  The Freedom Caucus is known as one of the most loyal groups to…

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#ncpol : Tucker for Senate off to rocky start

  Garland Tucker is a lucky man.  He’s going up against arguably one of the most despised human beings on the planet Earth.  Otherwise, the early missteps of his campaign staff might have placed him in an inescapable hole before the 2020 US Senate fight…

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NC-09: Oh, look. A poll.

  The  drive by media is making a YUGE deal out of a poll of The Ninth District GOP primary by Public Policy Polling (PPP) that got regurgitated nationally by Hotline.  Naturally,  I am dubious of anything PPP puts out.     First,  it is…