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Monkey Business Report: NCGOP convention edition

Jim Womack is at it again.  He’s asked some tough questions of the plotters seeking to oust party chairman Hasan Harnett. Now, the Lee County Republican — an Army veteran, former county commissioner, and current NCGOP executive committee and resolutions committtee member — senses there…

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Robin Hayes’s battle with foot-in-mouth disease

        I am really amazed that Robin Hayes survived as long as he did in Washington.  I’ve seen plenty of video of him in action as NCGOP chairman.  It appears that his brain and his mouth have a laissez-faire relationship.  Whatever happens,…

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Reports: Grassroots move against GOP establishment

Quite  a few details are leaking out about the NCGOP executive committee meeting in Cary on Saturday.  The long-rumored ascent of Wayne King to the party chairmanship has been put on hold — FOR NOW.  Party sources for months had been suggesting that NCGOP chairman…

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Peace, Love & Granola at the NC Democrat convention

            Rob Christensen has been SO concerned lately about a “hard right”  turn in the NCGOP. There were no public reports of crotch-punching at the recently completed state Democrat convention.  But it does appear that the Chapel Hill-Carrboro crowd pretty much…