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‘Lesser of Two Evils’: Surprising number of women sticking with Cunningham over Tillis

  I’ve talked with some political professionals this past week and they tell me there is not much in the way of truly undecided voters at the top of the ballot (president, senator, governor).  Republicans have been licking their chops over L’affaire Cunningham — convinced…

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Is Cunningham being stalked, blackmailed?

  Once again,  I am completely disgusted by BOTH major party candidates in our state’s November US Senate race.  I think we lose if either of these two wins the seat.   The media and the political class want us to believe Cal Cunningham is…

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News Flash: The Internet is FOREVER.

  Try scrubbing a certain piece of information from cyberspace.   Good luck.  There are so many screenshots, links, and the like out there.  The minute you type something into a web browser, or a email program or chat program (and hit send)  it’s OUT…

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Tillis 2020 re-elect campaign lifts strategy from failed 2017 VA GOP governor effort

    Hey, if you’re going to copy someone,  make sure it’s someone who suffered the worst beat-down in the state’s political history:   Sen. Thom Tillis’ (R-NC) campaign spokesman acknowledged on Friday that he had copied large portions of a general election strategy memo…

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Vultures already circling Richard Burr? (TIMMY for Senate ???)

    Things are looking rough for US senator Richard Burr.  The FBI is paying a lot of attention to him.  (They have his iPhone, as well.). He’s lost his committee chairmanship.     If, for some reason, Richard Burr were to leave office early…

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Burr steps down as Intel committee chairman

      This Richard Burr-stock market story has grown some legs and really picked up some traction:   U.S. Sen. Richard Burr is stepping down as chairman of the Senate Intelligence committee as a federal probe of his financial activities in the early days…

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Richard Burr, lawyering up.

  He’s been hit with all kinds of bad publicity about his stock trades that coincided with special briefings he received as Intelligence Committee chairman.  One investor has filed suit against him in federal court.     Now, it appears the US Justice Department as…

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Tillis getting dragged into Burr mess?

    Believe it or not, the one who appears to be doing the dragging is a Republican congressman known as a solid conservative and rock-solid Trump loyalist on Capitol Hill:   […] On Friday, Burr spokeswoman Caitlin Carroll sent a statement from Burr on…

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Turning up the heat on ‘Tricky Dick’

    Our senior senator —  a guy who has survived so many elections by people reassuring / saying to themselves “He’s better than Erskine Bowles / Elaine Marshall / Deborah Ross”  —  can’t seem to shake the scrutiny of his investment practices, which are being…

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What IF Richard Burr’s Senate seat were to become vacant?

  With various folks in the conservative media calling for our senior senator’s resignation and prosecution for insider trading,  all kinds of questions are being raised.  One big one for politicos appears to be:  What happens if Burr resigns or is removed from his seat?…