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That didn’t take long: Senator Thom Tillis already trying to cash in on his new DC gig

There’s a new player in the political cash-gobbling game: THOMPAC.  Yes, the FEC received a filing formalizing the creation of a leadership PAC called Together Holding Our Majority (T.H.O.M) Political Action Committee. (Turn to page two of the document and you will see the confirmation…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

#NCSEN: The Longleaf Pine PAC (Kay’s slush fund?)

We’ve heard a lot of belly-aching from the drive-by media about how much money the Koch brothers have put into the Tillis campaign. We’ve heard from the Hagan campaign about how Tillis is captive to “Raleigh special interests.”  But we’re not hearing much about The…

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#NCSEN: For Chuck Schumer’s sock puppet, it’s all about the (special interest) Benjamins

Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) — affectionately referred to in many parts as Chuck Schumers’ sock puppet — is in complete agreement with one Mr.P- Diddy:  It’s ALL about the Benjamins. A few weeks back, CBS’ 60 Minutes had one heck of a bombshell report on…