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#ncga: Carl Ford swapping House for Senate

We may be losing a conservative champion (Bill Cook) in the North Carolina Senate, but we may be gaining one further out west. North Carolina Rep. Carl Ford (R) confirmed for us on Tuesday that he will forsake a primary showdown with fellow House conservative…

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From toilets to Twitter: It’s, um, (good?) to be Colon Campbell

Apparently, getting stuck on the HB2 beat means you hardly ever get to leave the lavatory.  THAT must be why much of young Colon Campbell’s non-HB2 work involves trolling the social media accounts of conservatives.  (Twitter works JUST FINE in public restrooms. Or,um, so I’m…

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#ncga: An end to ETJs?

Extraterritorial jurisdictions have been a source of controversy for years.  Muncipal leaders and their advocates LOVE them.  They gain influence over territory and residents who can’t even vote for them.    Residents seeking the pleasures of life outside city limits still get hit with the…