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Harnett GOP officially rebukes David Lewis

    He’s being sued over some alleged debts.  He’s pleaded guilty to federal charges.  Now, David Lewis finds himself rebuked by the folks who know him best:

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Rowan GOP clamping down on internal effort to censure Richard Hudson?

Judging from an account shared on social media by some of our sources in the Eighth congressional district, there are some Republicans who are not happy campers when it comes to their congressman Richard Hudson: […] A great injustice was done tonight at your local…

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#NCGA: “Hey! Who put this horse head in my bed?”

Well, it appears Robert Brawley’s political career on Jones Street — and his relationship with the NCGOP powers that be — swims with the fishes.  Just like Luca Brasi.  He got censured by his Republican colleagues today. What did Brawley do to deserve this? Did…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media Politics Republicans South Carolina Tea Party

#SCSEN: ANOTHER censure for Lindsey Graham?

Boy, the problems keep mounting for South Carolina’s senior US senator.  He’s got four primary opponents.  He’s been censured by at least half a dozen county GOP organizations (including the one in his home county).  It appears some activists in Myrtle Beach want to add…

Posted in campaign 2014 Claude Pope Media NCGOP Politics

NCGOP cracks down on Republicans criticizing Republicans

We’re in the middle of the primary election season.  These times are all about internal debates / discussions between party members as they chart the direction of and craft an agenda for their parties.  Yet, it appears the NCGOP hierarchy — including The Pope himself…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Craven Co. GOP – Thom Tillis spat MAY cost Craven GOP chairman HIS JOB

You may recall our previous coverage of efforts by Craven County Republicans to censure state House Speaker Thom Tillis.   What is behind all of this? Well, local activists have long memories — just like their party’s mascot.  They recall stuff like THIS, THIS, THIS and…

Posted in campaign 2014 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Craven-Tillis tiff dominates 3rd CD GOP meeting

    You knew things were going to get interesting in New Bern this weekend when all non-members of the 3rd congressional district GOP executive committee were kicked out of the meeting hall.  Of course, we had several pairs of eyes and ears in the…

Posted in campaign 2014 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

E-Mail: Craven GOP chair thought Tillis censure, letter, and meeting were A-OK from the start

We’ve been getting disturbing reports from on-the-ground in Craven County about how county GOP chairman Paul Hill has changed course on — and is now opposing — the Tillis censure letter. The chairman and NCGOP officials have reportedly been claiming that the censure letter is…

Posted in campaign 2014 Media Moore County NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

Sources: NCGOP HQ siding with Tillis re: spat with Craven GOP

      We broke the story yesterday about the vote in Craven County to censure state House Speaker Thom Tillis.  Now come word, from sources close to the censure effort in Craven County, that county party chairman Paul Hill and officials with the state…

Posted in campaign 2014 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

CENSURED: Craven Co. GOPers have some choice words for The Speaker

      The executive committee of the Craven County Republican Party has voted to issue a letter of censure against state House Speaker Thom Tillis. (Read it in its entirety HERE.)  I asked a veteran NCGOP activist and current member of the state GOP…