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Fortenberry getting personal with McHenry in NC-10 GOP congressional primary

Lincoln County newspaperman Ken Fortenberry is throwing everything but the kitchen sink at incumbent congressman Patrick McHenry in the race for the GOP nomination in the state’s 10th congressional district. Fortenberry has released an ad endorsing the proposed state constitutional amendment on the May 8th…

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Congressman McHenry’s GOP opponent levels crony capitalism charge

          Ken Fortenberry, Congressman Patrick McHenry’s GOP challenger in NC’s 10th district, is alleging that McHenry utilized his office and taxpayer funds to financially benefit himself and a business partner: A business partner and major political supporter of U.S. Rep. Patrick…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Larry Kissell Media NCGOP Politics

When will the NCGOP learn?

            This little jewel just popped up on our Twitter feed:   @scott_lasterScott Laster RT @McHenryCampaign: We need your help to reach our Facebook goal. Like our campaign page & help us reach 600 tonight!facebook.com/ReElectMcHenry… Scott Laster is the “executive director”…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Howard Coble Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics Republicans Walter Jones

McHenry, Jones facing spirited 2012 primary challenges from the right

    Republican congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) is being hit hard by his GOP primary opponent Ken Fortenberry, a retired newspaper journalist and publisher in Lincoln County.  Fortenberry suggests McHenry is talking the Tea Party talk, but is in reality too comfortable with the Washington…