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Brad Miller is an ideal Congressman: serious, sincere and hard-working. Here is how decent a guy Brad is: He chaired the Senate committee that drew up his Congressional district, but his friends say he didn’t make the district nearly Democratic

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The fall elections have been looking pretty bleak for Republicans, lately. After President Bush’s stands on the United Arab Emirates ports deal – letting a company owned by the Emirates run U.S. Ports – and immigration proved to be unpopular,

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The Charlotte Observer reports (3-9-06) there will be no election at all in almost half the 170 races for State House and Senate this fall. In addition, in the races all but a handful of the races that are contested,

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There are two words that strike fear in a politician’s heart: Grand Jury. Especially when they appear in a newspaper headline like this: ‘Top Black Aide Appears before Grand Jury’ (News and Observer, March 15). Which is what happened last

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‘Pay to Play’ is the name the media has given the scandals that are going on in Raleigh. It means, roughly, lobbyists ‘pay’ (by making contributions) – if they want legislators to ‘play’ (listen to them or act on what

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Jerry Meek, Chairman of the State Democratic Party, denounced the N.C. Republican Party for seeking church membership lists. Jerry said churches are “sacred” places that should be free of politics. As a Democrat, I know how heavily Democratic candidates have

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I actually read part of Richard Moore’s little speech to the NCCBI in the Winston-Salem Journal. It turns out he’s not quite the towering populist I thought when I read Gary’s blog. There are a lot of good arguments that

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I read on the Blue NC blog that “State Treasurer (and likely gubernatorial candidate) Richard Moore is calling for a $1 increase in North Carolina’s minimum wage.” Click here to read the article: The website post says Moore: “made the

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Raleigh city politics are getting more party-centered. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. But Raleigh Democrats may be heading in a direction that is plenty wrong. An important test will come next Tuesday. The City Council is scheduled to

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In the 70s and 80s, Brent Hackney was a familiar figure in Raleigh political circles. Yesterday, I got the bad news that he had died – at 57 – at his home in Moore County. Brent came here in the

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