Latest dispatches from the campaign trail: Friday, March 16, 2012

  • A television interview with Frank Palombo, who is challenging fellow Republican Walter Jones in the 3rd Congressional District (WWAY-TV)
  • Newt Gingrich picks up North Carolina endorsements in his bid for the GOP presidential nomination (Dome)
  • Are elected officials violating the law through their use of social media? (Charlotte Observer)
  • Republican Nathan Tabor loses his appeal to be on the ballot in the 6th Congressional District (WXII-TV)
  • After Gov. Bev Pedue’s move toward fracking, contenders for the Democratic nomination for governor chime in (Dome)
  • Meredith College will host a panel discussion on the marriage amendment (Dome)
  • Incumbent House Democrats battle in Granville County (WRAL-TV)

VIDEO: Americans for Prosperity and the Civitas Institute release a joint ad in support of the state budget:

David N. Bass

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

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