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Shaking down legislators, NCGA lobbyists to save ol’ Thom?

  Once again, we’ve got mail.     Lunch on  a Monday in Raleigh with lil’ Timmy, fossilized Leo, and Phil  Berger’s beard stubble.  *Golly, gee. Clear my calendar.* Garland Tucker has lined up a fundraiser  whose sponsors include  four dozen or so heavy hitters…

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#ncpol: More on Wayne Goodwin’s $$$-grab in Charlotte tonight

  We tipped you off earlier about a fundraiser in Charlotte tonight for incumbent Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin (D).  As time passes, we’re learning more and more about this out-of-state, bipartisan bunch seeking to fill Goodwin’s campaign coffers. For the longest time, I wondered why…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

Southern Pines Pilot newspaper owner on invite list for Dalton fundraiser

    Democrat gubernatorial nominee Walter Dalton has a fundraiser scheduled in Raleigh on Tuesday that includes a veritable ‘Who’s Who’  of the state’s Democrat establishment.   (Speaking of the word ‘Who’  — Bob Etheridge is on the list of those scheduled to attend.) The…