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Saturday, August 8, 2015
North Carolina Voter Registration Data as of 8-8-15
Just posted some data on Twitter and am posting here from the August 8, 2015 data from NC State Board of Elections:
NC donors favor GOP super PACs over candidates
Jim Morrill of the Charlotte Observer has an article about the flood of money from NC going into super PACs rather than the GOP candidates, and that supports a lot of stories about the role of money in this year's presidential primary season and the fact that super PACs are dominating.
Friday, August 7, 2015
Some thoughts on the GOP Presidential Debate
Now that the dust has settled after the GOP Presidential Debate, some thoughts on how each candidate did and what the debate may do to the race, via my other blog at WFAE, The Party Line.
Political Round-Up on WUNC's "The State of Things"
I had the opportunity to join Ken Rudin with host Frank Stasio on WUNC's noon show, "The State of Things," talking about the GOP debate and the retirement of Jon Stewart.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Talking about NC Budget Politics this morning and then news this afternoon
Was pleased to be on WFAE's Charlotte Talks about the NC budget politics; then, in the same day, Senate Republicans have come up with a compromise to get talks moving.
NC Secretary of Health & Human Services Resigns
Some comments on the second major resignation from the McCrory administration in a week.
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