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#ncga: Curtis, we hardly knew ya.

Here’s the announcement from the Mecklenburg County GOP’s Facebook page: “The work he has done this past year”  ????  Is she talking about his effort to recruit opponents against Republican legislators OUTSIDE of the county?  Is she talking about his THREE paying gigs that fly…

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#ncga: MeckGOP chairman doubles down on dissing Hager, floats trial balloon about state Senate run

I am baffled as to how Curtis Watkins still has his post with the party.  (But then again, Dallas Woodhouse is STILL employed by the NCGOP.)  If you haven’t been following the story, we’ve learned that MeckGOP chairman Watkins (a) is a bona-fide solar industry…

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Rucho Roars at MeckGOP chairman

A dentist-turned-legislator sounds like he wants to perform a root canal on his county party chairman — without anesthetic. We told you last week about MeckGOP chairman Curtis Watkins trying to arrange a primary for House majority leader Mike Hager.  Hager punched back — calling…

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#ncga: Hager targets MeckGOP chairman

It appears Curtis Watkins brought a knife to a gunfight. ( Mike Hager appears to be packin’ heat.)  The majority leader has responded to Watkins’s tactics via an email to colleagues and supporters:  It was reported yesterday in the Daily Haymaker that Curtis Watkins, Chairman of…

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#ncga: Solar goons OWN MeckGOP?

The professional and political connections of Mecklenburg County GOP chairman Curtis Watkins are making this election season more and more interesting.  We’ve learned that Watkins has been busted trying to recruit a primary opponent for House Majority Leader Mike Hager.  We’ve learned that Watkins is…