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    Snafu in Republican FEC complaint in 13th Congressional District race

    Veteran Greensboro News & Record reporter Taft Wireback covers the controversy (if you will) surrounding a supposed complaint to the Federal Election Commission by the state Republican Party against 13th District Congressional District candidate Kathy Manning, who is running against incumbent Rep. Ted Budd. Wireback is very thorough…
    Sam Hieb, October 4, 2018
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    Colbert’s children’s book about Trump’s N.C. visit

    Just when you thought things couldn’t get any weirder, we read the that the talk show host Stephen Colbert has written a children’s book based on President Trump’s visit to North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Colbert’s book is based around Trump’s attempt to add…
    Sam Hieb, October 3, 2018
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    GPD chief responds to ACLU lawsuit over Facebook ads

    Greensboro News & Record looks at memos written by Greensboro Police Chief Wayne Scott in reaction to the ACLU complaint that the department’s Facebook recruiting ads discriminated against women: “Any allegation that women were illegally excluded in the Facebook ad campaign is false,” Scott wrote in the Sept.
    Sam Hieb, October 1, 2018
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    13th District Congressional race “biggest culture clash in the country”

    Greensboro News & Record passes along this Cook Political Report post counting the 13th Congressional District race between incumbent Rep. Ted Budd and challenger Kathy Manning “maybe the biggest culture clash in the country”: Budd is a gun store owner and first-term Freedom Caucus member who homeschools his…
    Sam Hieb, September 27, 2018
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    N&R editorial writer misses the point on Kavanaugh column

    In today’s column, you know where Greensboro News & Record editorial writer Steven Doyle is heading the second you begin reading. Doyle recounts his days as a member of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity at the University of Mississippi. Either Doyle belonged to the most-straight-laced fraternity in the history…
    Sam Hieb, September 26, 2018
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    We’re losing the war on poverty. Professor Jacobs explained how at yesterday’s Shaftesbury talk.

    Professor Micheal Jacobs joined us yesterday for a fascinating report on how progressive initiatives are actually increasing poverty and hurting those who most need help.  This hour long video is well worth your time and guaranteed to make you think about how policies intended to help the poor are actually…
    Becki Gray, September 25, 2018
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    Michelle Obama book tour not coming to N.C. So you can hold on to your wallet.

    Former first lady Michelle Obama’s junket to promote her book “Becoming” is not coming to North Carolina. Looks like the closest venue is the Capital One Arena in Washington D.C. I’ll count this as a positive, because then I will not be tempted (not that I would anyway) to…
    Sam Hieb, September 24, 2018
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    NC voters most interested in health care leading up to 2018 midterms

    On November 6th, 2018 midterm voters will head to the polls in what is sure to be a very contentious election. Google has a midterm election tool to show what issues potential voters are most concerned with. It’s no surprise what the most popular issue for North Carolina voters:…
    Jordan Roberts, September 21, 2018