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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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Polling the NCGOP leadership races

  We’ve been getting reports from delegates to the upcoming NCGOP convention about unsolicited texts and phone calls from people seeking to know who they plan  to vote for in the races for party chairman, vice chairman, and other offices.  Of course, the callers and…

Posted in Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: IN-state tuition for illegals via the back door?

    Senate Republicans have passed a bill granting “residency” to North Carolina high school graduates. It’s bipartisan, with Randolph County’s Jerry Tillman, Harnett County’s Jim Burgin and Richmond County’s Tom McInnis providing the GOP cover.   It’s now in the House.  In case you…

Posted in Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Big names, Big money lining up behind Garland Tucker

  The GOP challenger to Thom Tillis has a fundraiser coming up in Raleigh on June 5.   Tickets run from $125 to $5600.   Take a look at some of the names hosting the gig.  A lot of these people you might have expected…

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#ncga: Senator Perry says he’s NOT a solar goon ( but thinks their cash would smell really, really nice).

  I’m willing to bet the Kinston freshman has been teased mercilessly for being tied politically to his colleague “Loony-Toons” Steinburg.  Here Perry is doing quite a precarious political dance in the pages of Goldsboro’s #1 FREE newspaper:   Our North Carolina economy is powered…

Posted in campaign 2019 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

NC-09: Dan McCready. solar panels. Red China. ‘national security threat.’

  It looks like G.I. Ginger and his solar panels might be playing with fire on this one:   A Democratic Congressional candidate trying to win a seat in September’s special election has promised to “get tough with China,” even as he invested in a…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Veterans or campaign cash? Tillis chooses $$$.

  In 2014, the Tillis campaign for US Senate smacked Kay Hagan around for skipping an important hearing for a campaign fundraiser.  In 2020, it appears ol’ Thom and his team are  doing the SAME DOGGONE thing they jumped on Miss Kay about:   Senator…

Posted in campaign 2019 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

NC-09: Oh, look. A poll …

  These things just seem to pop up out of nowhere:   A new poll released this week shows the Republican candidate for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District special election with an early lead over his Democrat challenger.   Of the 350 respondents, all of which…

Posted in campaign 2019 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

NC-09: The drive-by media “discovers” B-roll video footage

  I swear these people remind me of the monkeys in this scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey.      The drive-by media has come across a YouTube page featuring stock footage — known in the industry as ‘B-Roll’ — of Dan Bishop and his…

Posted in campaign 2019 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

‘Circle of Death’? (Seriously ????) Drive-Bys, GOPe fight to save Tilli$$

  Never mind the polling that shows he’s got 40 percent support with 30 percent undecided in a FOUR-WAY race.  Or 90% name Id and 45% re-elect numbers.   Never mind his 59% conservative rating from Heritage Action or his 38% rating from Conservative Review….