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#nc-03: Doctor Flip-Flop

  Nope.  THAT is not the newest Bond villain.   We’re talking about congressional candidate Joan Perry (R) of Kinston.  She’s getting  a lot of mileage from hugging babies in her campaign ads.  And she should.  As a veteran, respected pediatrician, she’s done a lot…

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#hayesscandal: Speaker Timmy, Chairman Costanza, & Berger also huddled with Lindberg. (Timmy & Wayne got some $$$. Phil, apparently, did not.)

  Insurance commissioner Mike Causey has hinted that more indictments are likely on the way in this mess.  Could some new drive by media reporting be pointing us in the direction of where this case goes next?:   Top Republican legislative leaders met repeatedly with…

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#hayesscandal: Hudson, McHenry, Budd may no longer have Lindberg cash, but they may have still benefited from it

    Apparently, indicted businessman Eric Lindberg’s cash got around DC too:   Three North Carolina congressmen say they’re giving up political contributions they received from a big donor charged in federal indictments with trying to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner.   Spokesmen for U.S….

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#hayesscandal: Did NCGOP $$$ finance (alleged) criminal activity?

  The indictment documents against state Republican Party chairman Robin Hayes and three others specifically mention meetings among the alleged conspirators at the Statesville Airport (“on or about March 5, 2018”) and at the Concord Regional Airport (“on or about February 14, 2018”, top of…

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#hayesscandal: Did the NCGOP PAY for an out-and-out LIE?

  Look at what hit certain mailboxes across the state — dated the same day as the Robin Hayes et. al.  federal indictments.      (Click on the link above  to view the actual documents. Zoom in to read page 2.)  It’s a letter from Robin…

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NC-09: congressional candidate forum in Fayetteville on Monday

  Okay,  this is short notice.  But here we go:     Here’s the website (along with directions) for the venue.  If you can go — GO.  Make sure your vote is an informed one.

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#hayesscandal: Still swimming in DENIAL

  Seeing his future employment prospects grow dimmer by the moment, Dallas Woodhouse is puffing up his chest and talking tough:   […] The executive director handles the day-to-day operations of the party staff. Woodhouse said the office is already moving on from Hayes’ indictment….

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#hayesscandal: Robin’s “appointed chairman” to run for NCGOP vice-chairman ???

  We understand communications are circulating among NCGOP activists improperly identifying 11th district chairman Aubrey Woodard — Robin Hayes’s pick to “act” as party chairman — as “appointed chairman”.  These same communications are hinting that Woodard will be a candidate for party vice-chairman at the…

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#hayesscandal: Dallas’s turn on THE HOT SEAT?

  The top governing committee of the NCGOP is convening to talk about, among other things, the future of Dallas Woodhouse’s relationship with the party:   A key group of North Carolina Republicans will meet Sunday to plot the state party’s path forward after the…

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#hayesscandal: Were previous NCGOP wire transfers also tied to Lindberg-Hayes affair?

  We reported earlier on how weird it was that Mike Causey received $240,000 from the NCGOP at a time when he wasn’t even on the ballot.  Now, we know why that happened.     Also in 2018, we reported on unusual money transfers from…