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NC-09: Leigh Brown. The story keeps getting, um, “better.”

    She tried to run for governor as an independent in 2012.  She primaried state legislator (and conservative stalwart) Larry Pittman in 2014.  In 2015, she donated cash to congressman Joe Crowley (D-NY) — since vanquished by AOC — and the ethically challenged George…

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NC-09: Republican candidate, Democrat donor

  Leigh Brown is  an interesting character.  She’s part of the gaggle of Republicans seeking the GOP nomination in the Ninth Congressional District.  She’s getting a lot of publicity for all the money a national realtor PAC is investing in her.  But is there more…

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#nc-03 Money Talk (Part II) : Moore, Boyd, Cairns, Murphy

  As we said, FEC reports are in.  Again, these numbers cover February 1 through April 10.   Here is our second group of candidates who have filed their financial info:     Jeff Moore Contributions: $104,281.40 Expenditures:  $82,829.38 Cash-on-Hand: $21,452.02     Graham Boyd…

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NC-09: Club For Growth money flows toward Stony Rushing

  The DC-based Club For Growth made its voice heard in our state in this election cycle by backing Republican Celeste Cairns in the Third Congressional District primary.     Now, it appears the Club is making some noise in the Ninth Congressional District.  According…

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#nc-03 Money Talk (part I): Nix, Law, DeLuca, Clark, and Rouse

  FEC reports came due.  These first reports cover the period of February 1 through April 10.   Let’s take a look, shall we?   Michele Nix (R)    Contributions: $45,003.50 Expenditures:  $36,283.41 Cash-on-Hand:  $11,720.09 (*No loans or other debts reported)   Phil Law (R)…

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#nc-03: Mystery national group ponies up $$$$ for Cairns ad-buy

  And NO it is not named The Club For Growth.  Our sources tell us that an independent expenditure (an “IE” in political weenie talk)  called “Awake Carolina” has purchased $60,000 in broadcast advertising time to benefit GOP candidate Celeste Cairns.   It looks like…

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NC-03: Gambling on the FEC not paying attention.

  Scott Dacey’s back.  The third-place finishing (2018), Indian casino-lobbying, former Paul Shumaker client is poking around in the 2019 edition of the Third Congressional District’s GOP primary.  Sources on the ground in the district tell us he’s trying to help GOP candidate (and Thom…

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#nc-03 voting turnout update

  (Thanks to our friends at Civitas.)  As of the close of business today,  there have been 6,993 votes. Women still have about a 200 vote edge over men.    Republicans are still outpacing Democrats  by about the same  margin as our last report.  The…

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#nc-09: McCready FINALLY coughs up the Hijab Honey’s money. (Allah Akbar!)

  We were the first ones to call the Anointed Ginger One out on his anti-semitic pro-terrorist associations.  Dan McCready had Ilhan Omar’s money since November, but has been silent on it.  Instead, he’s been loudly questioning the moral compass of a certain Baptist preacher….

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NC-03: White, 60+, female, REP voters topping voter turnout thus far

  Civitas has a great tool for tracking the early voting in the Third Congressional District’s special election.  Here’s a summary of what we’re seeing through today: 5730 total votes cast thus far only 730 of those votes were cast by blacks Republican turnout is…