WASHINGTON, D.C. — A group of Republican political consultants, one of whom has North Carolina ties, have launched a new self-serve digital advertising platform called RepublicanAds.com. Citing censorship of conservative views and ads on other platforms, a press released dubbed RepublicanAds.com “the free speech platform.” The press release says “Everywhere, conservatives are being censored. Everyone…

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6:26 p.m.: we’re signing off, but the convention is being live-streamed here: 6:20 p.m.: N.C. Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby, who is running for Chief Justice, addresses the convention: 6:18 p.m.: The alternate elector slate has been approved. 6:06 p.m.: the elector slate was approved; now voting on alternate electors. The slate is comprised of…

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N.C. Political News will live-blog today’s virtual N.C. Republican Party convention, which is slated to begin at 12:30 p.m. Click here to view the live blog. The early-afternoon business is comprised of party reports, such as credentials, resolutions, plan of organization, and platform. The elections of the National Committeeman, National Committeewoman, national convention delegates and…

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Senator Thom Tillis’ re-election campaign distributed a news release on Tuesday stating that the Washington Free Beacon had uncovered that Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham’s company received millions in Paycheck Protection Program loans, all while he criticized the program for “harming communities.” Tillis’ release says that “this development is just another example in…

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Senator Thom Tillis issued the following statement on the June jobs report:  “We have a long way to go, but today’s jobs report makes clear that the Paycheck Protection Program is working and we are on the road to a strong economic recovery. The question that is now before North Carolinians is whether…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to an analysis by Gallup, high levels of voter satisfaction are not necessary for incumbent presidents to be re-elected, but there does appear to be a minimum satisfaction threshold required for an incumbent president to win re-election. According to Gallup, re-elected incumbents have won when satisfaction ranged from a low of…

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CARY, N.C. — Catherine Truitt, a former classroom teacher and the Republican nominee for N.C. Superintendent of Public Instruction, outlined her approach to re-opening North Carolina’s schools on Tuesday. Truitt currently serves as Chancellor of non-profit Western Governors University North Carolina (WGU NC) and has three children in Wake County Public Schools. “Tomorrow, Governor Roy…

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