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#ncpol: Woodhouse LIED about ties to Karl Rove

Boy, the decision to hire that reality TV star to run the state GOP operations is sure working out well, huh?  There was that infamous election night interview.  He’s also the focus of a formal complaint about his work with his previous employer.  And also…

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#ncpol: Drivebys latch onto Dallas

Normally, you’d expect an executive director of a political party to be out there promoting the agenda of said party.  In North Carolina, the NCGOP executive director has apparently become a bigger story than his party:  ONE corner of the world of “dark money” just…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

#ncpol: Carolina Rising (IRS watching?)

It looks like Robert Pittenger might not be the only NCGOP figure facing scrutiny from the Internal Revenue Service.  The IRS is being asked to take a good hard look at a group called Carolina Rising:  A social welfare group called Carolina Rising spent 97 percent…

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Carolina Rising is McCrory’s “hitman” on senators

Since our story from yesterday, we’ve gotten all kinds of communication from Raleigh insiders pinning the push-polling against three key GOP senators on Carolina Rising, a 501-c(4) run by former AFP-NC boss (and recent reality TV star) Dallas Woodhouse.     Said one insider: “Dallas has…

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#ncsen: Dallas says NO Rove tie. We beg to differ.

We must have struck a nerve at Carolina RIsing HQ with our earlier post regarding Crossroads Media.  Dallas Woodhouse, the boss at Carolina Rising, sent us this note: As a Conservative I thank you for your work. However you post about or organization is simply…