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When George Holding first ran for Congress, I wrote a series of reports about how campaigns are built day to day. Now, four years later, George has a primary with Congresswoman Renee Ellmers and I’m going to do the same

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Old people watch for signs: Pains shooting down a man’s arm, a hardly discernible lump in a woman’s breast, all either portents of disaster or false alarms and in politics there’re signs too: Like Roy out-raising Pat by $1.2 million.

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A couple of years before the Berlin Wall fell a writer, gazing into his crystal ball, predicted communism was done for because ‘even the people who believed in it didn’t believe in it anymore’ – then, by way of explanation,

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It was one of those rare moments when a candidate’s lips moved and, in the next breath, clairvoyance dawned. The moderator at the New Hampshire debate looked across the stage at Marco Rubio and told him that Chris Christie had

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Marco Rubio’s bad moment got the most attention at the New Hampshire debate but there was another moment we may see again. When Ted Cruz was asked why his campaign had told Ben Carson’s supporters in Iowa that Carson was

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At first the President figured he could whip ISIS without putting a single foot soldier on the ground in Iraq. It didn’t work. Then he figured he could whip ISIS with 300 foot soldiers he called advisors. That didn’t work

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Sometimes it’s the little things that trip a fellow up. Last year, Governor McCrory called a routine meeting so two of his supporters could sit down with state officials to discuss their contract with the Department of Prisons. But then

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For years I’ve thought of the people who vote in Republican Primaries as the salt of the earth – as old-fashioned, common sense patriots who might get bamboozled by a politician now and then but who in the end, blessed

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Back in 1979 when Ayatollah Khomeini took over our embassy in Tehran we “froze” $400 million in Iranian cash. The cash sat there, frozen, until last week when two things happened: Iran released four American hostages. And the President announced

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The Washington Republicans, trapped between a rock and a hard place, asked themselves, Who can we make the best deal with –Trump or Cruz? And that was all it took. The ole Master Dealmaker couldn’t resist. Flinging all his anti-Washington

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