Latest dispatches from the campaign trail: Thursday, December 15

At Carolina Journal Online: “Convicted Perdue Donor Reichard Involved in Scheme to Hide Illegal Contributions”

  • Republican Wayne Langston announces bid for Senate District 1 seat, currently occupied by Sen. Stan White, D-Dare (Washington Daily News)
  • Lawsuit filed in Guilford County over same-sex marriage. How will it play heading into a vote next spring on the marriage amendment? (News & Record)
  • U.S. Sen. Richard Burr: N.C.’s May 8 presidential primary is well positioned, and this year may prove why (Charlotte Observer)
  • Newt Gingrich announces 2012 election team in N.C. — and they are heavy hitters (News & Record)
  • Public Policy Polling survey: Both Republicans and Democrats in the legislature are unpopular with voters (PPP)
  • President Obama thanks troops at Fort Bragg (N&O)
  • Businessman Andy Wells announces his candidacy in the 96th House District race (Hickory Daily Record)

David N. Bass

Communications Director and Grants Officer for the John William Pope Foundation. Views expressed are his own.

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