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#ncpol: NBC’s July poll says Burr up, McCrory down

It’s a mixed bag for the top two Republicans in North Carolina, according to NBC and The Wall Street Journal:  […] In North Carolina, incumbent Republican Sen. Richard Burr is up over Democratic challenger Deborah Ross, 48 percent to 41 percent. And in the Tar…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Attention, Wal-Mart Shoppers: Atlas HAS SHRUGGED!

Ayn Rand and George Orwell are starting to look like real prophets. We’ve got record unemployment, bankruptcies, foreclosures, and business closings.  We’ve been humiliated overseas.  Our embassies have been overrun and our ambassador has been killed.  The recipe was perfect for a change of command…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Obama Politics

Campaign 2012: Folks who KNOW clue us in on where things stand in NC

During the past few days I’ve had the chance to pick the brains of a few of the wise men — and women — (Read: political insiders) on both sides of the aisle about what things look like, right now, for the November races. I…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

N&O tries to carry Bev across the finish line

Rob Christensen and the boys in the N&O newsroom appear to be quite excited about a new poll from Colorado-based Magellan Strategies showing Pat McCrory only leading Madame Governor by ONE point. If you go to Magellan’s site and study the survey data, you will…