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#ncga: Let the jockeying begin!

Mike Hager’s chair is not even cold, but there are already at least two rear ends fighting to sit in it.  The majority leader’s resignation became official today and all kinds of his Republican colleagues are feeling out their fellow Republicans about replacing him in…

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#ncga: The dawn of the post-Tillis era

With Mr Big Boy Pants stepping down from the speaker’s dais to seek a “promotion” to DC, a huge power void has been created on Jones Street.  It’s looking pretty clear that the GOP will still own the General Assembly when the smoke clears in…