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In SC, yet another Democrat primary surprise

  Remember Alvin Greene — Jim Demint’s underfunded surprise Democrat challenger in 2010 who shocked the country by knocking off the party establishment’s well-funded favorite? Well, it appears something similar is happening again in The Palmetto State’s 7th congressional district Democrat primary: Gloria Bromell Tinubu…

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McIntyre to stick with re-election campaign to Congress

        Congressman Mike McIntyre (D), an 8th Congressional District resident, will be on the ballot for  the 7th Congressional District race in May and November.  (YAWN.)  He issued the following statement to clarify his decision to forego a bid for governor and…

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NC’s 7th CD race: lobbyist parties, the death of a controversy, and an incumbent who lives in NC-8 (Oh, my)

    In May,  Illario Pantano of New Hanover County — the 2010 GOP nominee for this congressional race — and state Senator David Rouzer (R-Johnston) will face off for the privilege of taking on incumbent Democrat congressman Mike McIntyre in November. McIntyre, who has…