Elections (page 9)

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    Schultz serves up more than just coffee to the kooks

    Caitlin Yilek reports for the Washington Examiner on the latest pronouncement from Starbucks founder and potential independent presidential candidate Howard Schultz. Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz rejected Democratic complaints that his Independent 2020 campaign will guarantee President Trump’s re-election, and said Democrats themselves will guarantee a Trump victory…
    Mitch Kokai, February 20, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on highlights from the second day of a hearing on North Carolina’s 9th District congressional controversy. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights philanthropy’s important role in society.
    Mitch Kokai, February 20, 2019
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    CJ reports: Fireworks at 9th District hearing as Dowless refuses to testify

    Carolina Journal‘s Dan Way reports: The political operative at the heart of the 9th Congressional District scandal won’t tell his story under oath — yet. McCrae Dowless, the main person of interest in an alleged ballot harvesting ring that helped Republican Rev. Mark Harris defeat Democrat Dan McCready in…
    Anna Manning, February 19, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on first-day highlights from the N.C. State Board of Elections hearing into the 9th District congressional controversy. The Daily Journal notes that Gov. Roy Cooper and major media outlets responded differently to a recommendation that North Carolina add armed resource officers…
    Mitch Kokai, February 19, 2019
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    Biden as an alternative to Trump

    Victor Davis Hanson of National Review Online compares former Vice President Joe Biden to our current president. He may be the only Democratic candidate who could likely win back some of the “deplorables,” “irredeemables,” and “clingers” of the critical Midwestern swing states. But all of that said, the…
    Mitch Kokai, February 15, 2019
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    Pushing back against attacks on PACs

    Bradley Smith uses a National Review Online column to question Democrats’ latest campaign finance proposals. Is it “super legal” for a “bad guy” to fund a congressional campaign entirely with contributions from corporate political action committees (PACs), to use that “dark money” to “pay hush money” and “pay…
    Mitch Kokai, February 15, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The newly formed N.C. State Board of Elections meets next week to discuss the investigation into absentee ballot irregularities in the disputed 9th District congressional race. Rick Henderson previews the meeting for Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops dissects North Carolina’s latest teacher turnover report. Jonah Goldberg of…
    Mitch Kokai, February 15, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the first bill filed this year to reform the N.C. electoral redistricting process. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal addresses the morality of wealth.
    Mitch Kokai, February 14, 2019