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#ncsen: CNN poll says Hagan 46, Tillis 43, Haugh 7

THAT is among Likely Voters. If you consider registered voters, the split is Hagan 46, Tillis, 39, Haugh 9.   The poll was conducted Sept. 22 through 25.   A total of 1010 voters were surveyed.  The margin of error for registered voters was +-3.5…

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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…

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#ncpol: Communication breakdown

Here we are in the heat of campaign season. If you want to believe the drive-by media and the Democrats, the GOP-controlled legislature has spent the last two years, among other things, (1) taking grandma’s Medicare, (2) snatching our kids’ textbooks, and (3) banning birth…

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NC-02: She wants us to PAY for WHAT ???

Renee Ellmers must have been itching for some more coverage on this site.  It’s been a while since she graced our home page. Miss Harnett County has apparently introduced a bill mandating that the feds reimburse local authorities for taking care of illegal aliens.  : Congresswoman…

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#ncsen: The campaign trail tap-dance. ( Jeb WHO ????)

Why on God’s green earth would you have someone campaign for you who so fundamentally disagrees with you on the issues?  That’s the story the Tillis campaign tried to sell The New York Times and North Carolina voters Wednesday:  […] Standing alongside Thom Tillis, the…

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#ncsen: Hagan, Tillis and Obama’s stimulus

The 2009 so-called “stimulus” passed by the Congress was one of the biggest budget-busting, deficit-growing, big-government, cronyism-enabling scams to ever come out of our capital city.  It appears that BOTH major party candidates in North Carolina’s US Senate race — and some close to them…

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#ncsen: what the voters REALLY care about this year

THIS should be required reading for ANYONE with influence in the GOP campaign to unseat Kay Hagan. Kay Hagan wants to talk about birth control pills and public school classroom size.  Thom Tillis wants to talk about his paper route.  American Insights has decided to throw…

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#ncsen: All about Jeb, Kay’s “strength”, and a “headache” for the GOP

There are a lot of Republicans around who would LOVE to see a poll with a number next to Thom Tillis’s name that is bigger than the number next to Kay Hagan’s name.  (It’s been a while.)  The news media covered former Florida Gov. Jeb…

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#ncsen: Gravis-Human Events poll says Hagan 46, Tillis 42

There’s another poll out.  This one is a joint venture between Gravis Marketing and the conservative web site Human Events.  It seems to follow the pattern of what we’ve seen from other recent polls. This survey was of 860 likely voters, with a margin of…

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Chmn of state common core review commission — apppointed by Gov. Pat — is BIG FAN of Common Core

Ruh-roh.  State legislators organized a commission to review public school curriculum standards and make a recommendation to the state Board of Education and General Assembly.  This was seen by many Common Core opponents — like state senator Jerry Tillman — as a great way to…