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#ncpol: Is Forest campaign “buying off” potential McCrory 2020 comeback fans?

  Former Governor Pat McCrory is not keeping it a secret that he’s eyeing either a run for governor or the US Senate in the near future.  That’s surely a concern to Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and his team.  Forest has made no secret of…

Posted in campaign 2018 Congress Media NC legislature NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

McCrory putting the shiv to Raleigh Republicans

They hated his guts while he was governor.  But ol’ Pat sure is giving the lefties what they need these days. Exhibit 1:  McCrory has teamed up with the other living former governors (Hunt, Easley, Perdue, Martin) to publicly campaign AGAINST two of the constitutional…

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Pat McCrory campaign STILL alive and kicking

Pat McCrory has been away from that big house on Raleigh’s Blount Street for about 18 months now.  But his campaign operation — The Pat McCrory Committee — is still rolling right along. The website is down, but there are still a lot of financial…

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EVERYBODY gets a show !!!

Now, where’s MINE?  Bill Lumaye, formerly of WPTF radio in Raleigh, is up and running on Facebook — of all places. Dan Forest has a TV studio.   Now comes word that Pat McCrory has a regular radio gig on WBT-AM in  Charlotte. *Finally, the big…

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#ncpol: STILL not getting it …

Hillary Clinton can’t get past November.  And, apparently, neither can Pat McCrory:  Former Gov. Pat McCrory says Trump voters who voted for the Libertarian candidate in the governor’s race were partly to blame for his loss last year, and he says he’ll wait until next…

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CCA, NC Chamber & solar interests behind McCrory comeback tour?

Pat McCrory sure has been visible lately.  We’ve been hearing behind the scenes for months that he was feeling folks out for a political comeback in 2020.  At recent political events in Raleigh, McCrory would not rule out a 2020 run for governor. Now comes…

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Can we call it a ‘Comeback’?

Former Gov. Pat McCrory has been here and there criticizing the media — and other folks in Raleigh he feels let him down — to anyone who will listen.  It’s been mostly behind the scenes.  Until NOW.  Look at what popped up on Twitter:  …

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N&O chides McCrory for shielding state jobs, but ignores Perdue’s similar, if not worse, antics in 2012

Yes, the N&O’s young Mr. Colin Campbell has once again been released from his exile among the urinals to stir up some nonsense and claptrap elsewhere:  After Roy Cooper’s election, the legislature ordered that the new Democratic governor should have hundreds fewer political appointees than…

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Aw-kward.

Yep, that’s how it feels to find oneself on the same side of a debate with the ACLU: Officials with the ACLU of N.C. are taking aim at a Republican state lawmaker’s blistering response to this weekend’s scathing street-shaming of former Gov. Pat McCrory. In…

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#ncga: McClatchy giggles over McCrory’s gay lefty stalkers, but one Mecklenburg senator is not laughing.

The drivebys at the failing Charlotte and Raleigh papers were all atwitter about an online video appearing to show hecklers /stalkers following Pat McCrory around DC this past week:  If a Facebook video was any indication, Pat McCrory did not receive a warm welcome during…