George Will: Showdown in Tar Heel country
Tillis will also suggest that Obamacare, which Hagan pluckily says she would vote for again, portends a dismal future of government-run health care akin to that offered in today's alarming VA hospitals, including a troubled one in
"If I thought there was a way to get [a Senate Republican majority] without
After the 2008 elections, Democrats controlled the state
The state has added more than 200,000 jobs in three years. Unemployment has fallen from 10.4 percent in
Although Tillis has been an enthusiastic enactor and implementer of the conservatism that North Carolinians voted for, the Republican
The Republicans' supposed civil war is just a manifestation of what has been called "the narcissism of small differences," the phenomenon of people with minor disagreements being more bitter about them than are people with large differences.
Hagan, who is in her first term, defeated
Including spending by national groups, this will probably be the year's second-most (behind
Democrats intervened in the Republican primary, spending millions in attempts to drive Republican voters away from Tillis with ads on television and conservative talk radio questioning his conservative credentials. Now Hagan says his conservatism is extreme. Intellectual whiplash is an occupational hazard of crimson liberals in purple states.
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