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Greg Murphy for GOVERNOR ???

      I’ve been around politics for a while.  In this game, rumors are as bountiful as pine straw in my neck of the woods.  Though, sometimes they do pan out.   Dr. Greg Murphy of Greenville has been quite the rising star.  He…

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US Rep. Greg Murphy’s prescription for coping with, coming back from coronavirus

    One of North Carolina’s newest Members of Congress has offered up his two cents on the current crisis and how to find our way out:   Periods of adversity have been a hallmark of human existence. Wars, natural disasters, and past pandemics have…

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#NC-03: Wannabe Murphy aide causing confusion, giving congressman’s team a headache

  Sometimes, folks get so enthusiastic about the candidates they support that they cause more problems than they solve.  That appears to be the case with GOP activist Dianne Layden and rookie congressman Greg Murphy.  Media and political types all over the NC political universe…

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#ncpol: Bishop apparently kisses (up) better than Murphy

  There are some signs coming out of DC that Dan  Bishop will be more at home with Kevin McCarthy, Patrick McHenry and Virginia Foxx than with Mark Meadows.  Bishop and the 3rd district’s Greg Murphy just got sworn in as North Carolina’a newest members…

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NC-03: Just sworn in, and already gets a 2020 primary opponent

    It looks like this district’s reputation for Republican slugfests at congressional primary time will continue on past the Walter Jones era.  Greg Murphy — after running in a primary, runoff, AND general election — has JUST been sworn in as the district’s new…

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SO. Whatcha’ doin’ on Tuesday?

  If you’re a fan of this site, and haven’t yet voted,  you BETTER MAKE TRACKS TO THE POLLS.  If you have friends who haven’t voted,  drag them  along.     We’v got TWO congressional seats — the Third and Ninth — that have been…

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$1.4 million. Lady parts, and forty percent of the vote.

  Yep.  That pretty much sums up how the Third District GOP runoff election went yesterday.  The RNC, the House Republican leadership,  and the rest of the Republican-registered swamp in DC invested $1.4 million in the candidacy of Joan Perry.  They have , as have…

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NC-03: Early voting numbers looking good for Greg Murphy

  That’s the take from Civitas:   […W]hile [Joan] Perry has won the headlines this week, there is evidence that [Greg] Murphy is quietly winning the vote. Through the first two days of early (one stop absentee) voting, turnout in Pitt County has far outpaced…

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NC-03: The NRA likes Greg Murphy in GOP runoff

  It’s been a big week for Greg Murphy.   First, Tea Party Express gave him their blessing.  And now comes the nation’s largest and most effective gun rights group:   […] Dr. Greg Murphy has received another key endorsement, this time from the National…

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NC-03: National Tea Party leaders endorse Greg Murphy

    Mark Meadows and The House Freedom Caucus have given a thumbs up to the Greenville physician.  Now it appears one of the nation’s more prominent Tea Party leadership groups is following suit:    Tea Party Express, the nation’s largest grassroots Tea Party political…