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Gaston YR straw poll: Daoud leads NCGOP chairman field

A Republican organization in the backyard of establishment favorite Craig Collins has released the results of a straw poll showing Collins in second place in the race for the NCGOP’s top job.   I know, I know.  Straw polls are typically quite dubious. It’s typically…

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#ncgop: Gloves coming off in state party leadership races?

We may have  a real-life episode of House of Cards breaking out here.  Judging from A.J. Daoud’s Facebook page, “President Frank Underwood”  is making a cameo appearance in the nascent stages of this year’s NCGOP leadership races: Is somebody getting that upset over the 6th…

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#NCGOP: All the way with A.J.?

Claude Pope isn’t running again for state chairman.  All kinds of establishment types have fallen behind somebody named Craig Collins to replace him.  Somebody named Hasan Harnett is also seeking the chairmanship.    Of course, Carolyn Justice — a reformed (?) Richard Morgan groupie  — is…