Latest updates from the campaign trail: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

  • The state employees’ association is likely to stay neutral in the Democrats’ gubernatorial primary (Dome)
  • Meanwhile, the N.C. Association of Educators also will remain neutral in the same race (Dome)
  • Two candidates are gaining steam in the 11th Congressional District (Citizen-Times)
  • Anti-marriage amendment protesters will march on the state legislature on Thursday (Dome)
  • Former U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Democrat of Maryland, is going to ride to the rescue for incumbent Democrat Larry Kissell in the 8th Congressional District (Dome)
  • Republican Pat McCrory leads his potential Democratic foes by double digits, according to a new poll (PPP)
  • 680 WPTF-AM radio in the Raleigh area, known for its conservative commentary, is switching to a “more civil, not as toxic” platform (N&O)

David N. Bass

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

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