Elections (page 6)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that Mark Harris will get a chance to argue in court that he should be declared winner of North Carolina’s 9th District congressional election. John Trump’s Daily Journal reminds us that words matter.
    Mitch Kokai, January 4, 2019
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    Facism, Exorcism, and Maintaining Your Sangfroid

    Speaking to those on the left who unreflectively believe the specter of Facism has reared its head in the United States and elsewhere, Mark Lilla offers cautionary advice in response to a critique of a recent essay he wrote on the French Right. For those concerned about the antiliberal forces gaining…
    Kory Swanson, January 3, 2019
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    Boston columnist claims Warren candidacy will make Trump’s day

    Howie Carr explains in a Boston Herald column why he believes U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential bid could end up helping Donald Trump. Consider her own words — the statement that will launch a thousand tweets, and that’s just from POTUS. She wants Americans “to be able to…
    Mitch Kokai, January 3, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on Gov. Roy Cooper’s decision to drop his plan for an interim state elections board to deal with the 9th Congressional District controversy. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal focuses on building trust between parents and school teachers.
    Mitch Kokai, January 3, 2019
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    An anti-endorsement of Elizabeth Warren

    Editors at the Washington Examiner tell us what they really think about U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren‘s presidential bid. Although she says the problem starts in Washington, with a “bought and paid for” government, she inexplicably wants to give the government more power. Big government is a home game…
    Mitch Kokai, January 2, 2019
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    Mitch Kokai on C-SPAN: Key Issues Facing North Carolina As 2019 Begins

    Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses North Carolina’s 9th District congressional dispute and Gov. Roy Cooper’s political prospects for 2019. Kokai offered these comments during the Jan. 1, 2019, edition of C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal.” WATCH Mitch Kokai talk about North Carolina.
    Donna Martinez, January 2, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online on a Republican Party attorney’s assessment that Gov. Roy Cooper cannot create his own temporary state elections board. John Hood’s Daily Journal urges policymakers to rely more on evidence.
    Mitch Kokai, December 31, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The Republican-led General Assembly has had success in recent years cutting tax rates, increasing spending on high-priority items, setting aside money for a rainy day, and still balancing the state budget. They’ll face new challenges in the new year. Joseph Coletti dissects those challenges in the next edition of…
    Mitch Kokai, December 21, 2018