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Monkey Business Report: Did NCGA aid strong-arming of state agency for ex-speaker’s lobbying client?

Blinkin’ Chris, Scowlin’ Rob and the crew over at WRAL’s political wing may be on to something here.  Granted, they’re upset from the leftist POV on environmental issues.  Really, the most disturbing part of this story is that, apparently, ex-House Speaker Harold Brubaker felt comfortable…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Law & Order Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Thom & Bru: Mutual back-scratching at its best

Thom Tillis and Harold Brubaker have quite a special political bond. They are the only two Republican speakers of the North Carolina House since Reconstruction.  The two became very close upon Tillis joining the House in 2006.  On the eve of Brubaker’s 2012 departure from…

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McNeill surfaces in hunt for Brubaker replacement

      The Randolph County GOP’s vice chairman’s name has popped up as a leading contender to replace former House Speaker Harold Brubaker — who resigned from the legislature earlier this week after nearly 36 years of service. Allen McNeill, a retired sheriff’s department…

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Brubaker: SO LONG, SUCKERS!

“Let the door knob hit you where the Good Lord split you!” — George Jefferson      The mainstream media was full of glowing tributes to former House Speaker and 36 year legislature veteran Harold Brubaker (R) yesterday as word of his resignation from the…