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Dems Outspent The GOP In North Carolina
Races But Here's How Republicans Came
Out Victorious

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Posted By: Imright, 9/11/2019 5:22:31 AM

Although the Democrats were heavily focused on winning in North Carolina's 3rd and 9th Congressional Districts and they outspent the GOP heavily, Republicans Dan Bishop and Greg Murphy came out victorious on Tuesday night. But how did they win when the odds were stacked against them, at least on the monetary front? According to Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, President Donald Trump rallied voters and helped push the candidates over the finish line. In particular, Trump's last minute stump on Monday night gave Bishop a last minute boost,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cindiana 9/11/2019 5:40:03 AM (No. 176917)
I was initially very concerned about the Chairwoman, but she has proven to be solid, steady, and strong. She seems to be of the Sarah Sanders mold.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: winmag 9/11/2019 6:08:07 AM (No. 176927)
Watch how quickly MSLSD and Commie News Network bury this.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: chance_232 9/11/2019 6:12:57 AM (No. 176929)
Watch how quick the dems spin this as winning by losing. The story is quick to point out that it was a narrow win, attempting to throw cold water on it.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: OBX Pete 9/11/2019 6:18:46 AM (No. 176934)
We can only hope and pray that this is an omen of things to come. With all the crazies the dims have come up with it should ensure Trump an overwhelming win next year !!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: MattMusson 9/11/2019 6:32:12 AM (No. 176941)
The Democrats fielded a Young White Male Veteran running as a Conservative and it still did not work thanks to President Trump's campaigning.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 9/11/2019 6:57:25 AM (No. 176961)
Bishop won by 2.3% All of the lamestream media is describing this as a "narrow" win. If the Democrat had won by 2.3%, they would be screaming that it was a landslide of historic proportions and a sign from the gods that Trump is finished.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: MuncsSister 9/11/2019 6:57:37 AM (No. 176962)
The people of NC 9 have been staring at presidential campaign level Dan McCready yard sign litter and social media ads for 27 months. 27!!! Bishop won because he is a fighter (he proved it after surviving the “bathroom bill” fallout) but, I think McCready lost because his 2.5 year long campaign made him the most annoying candidate in NC history.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Scrubber 9/11/2019 7:17:10 AM (No. 176971)
But, but, that can’t be. Everyone in the whole wide world hates Trump. Everybody.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Daisymay 9/11/2019 7:49:04 AM (No. 176989)
Well, I guess that's that! All of the commentators have been saying this Race will determine how strong Trump will be in 2020, so I guess Trump can count on being re-elected! Of course, the Democrats will NOW say this Race really didn't mean much! I personally think it showed, once again, Trump will travel to every state and hold a Rally where needed in order to win. And where he goes, He will win! He will do it for Congressional Seats, he will do it for Senate Seats and he will do it to win a second term!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: hershey 9/11/2019 8:51:45 AM (No. 177025)
Good News, Good News!!!!!! Trump's chariot is comin' ......and he's gonna kick liberal butt!!!!!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Strike3 9/11/2019 8:51:58 AM (No. 177026)
The current crop of democrats do not have a candidate or an idea at any level that resonates with real Americans. We are going to see a lot more of this as dim voters vent their frustration by either staying home or switching their votes to the GOP. The crazy fringe gets all of the media attention but trust and/or interest in the media is long gone. If most of those "news" organizations were not subsidized by liberal billionaires they would have closed their doors long ago.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: lakerman1 9/11/2019 8:58:41 AM (No. 177032)
I looked at MSNBC last night just to see how they would report the special election. The same hyperactive young man who did analysis in 2016 over the course of the evening showing how DJT could not possibly win, last night was sweating bullets. He kept touching his smart board map but he knew when the early votes were first counted, Republican Bishop would win, and couldn't bring himself to say it. President Trump is nationalizing congressional races, just as Newt Gingrich did in 1994. Smart move.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: NorthernDog 9/11/2019 9:22:49 AM (No. 177042)
Dems threw everything they had into this race and came up short. The other special election in NC was a blowout win for Republicans, but was largely ignored.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Muguy 9/11/2019 9:27:27 AM (No. 177047)
#5, that seems to be the strategy--get a Vet to run, and try to "look" republican so the choice is confused to those who don't know the difference because they are not educated on the issues. The way the demonrat socialists are going these days with open borders, gun confiscation, and FREE EVERYTHING at the expense of the AMERICAN citizen, we must make them OWN IT, even on the state and local level. There literally are LOTS of republicans out there who are traditionalists who DESPISE the what the SOCIALISTS are doing, and THOSE are the people who in my opinion put Bishop and Murphy over the top.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Arby 9/11/2019 10:27:24 AM (No. 177117)
Whatever it takes, baby. Our way of life is at stake.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bigfatslob 9/11/2019 10:32:16 AM (No. 177122)
Leftist socialist like clever sounding words they even make some up on a daily basis who remembers 'gravitas'? I'll use one on them 'bellwether'. Future things to come.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: edgar 9/11/2019 10:49:02 AM (No. 177135)
I will watch MSM news today to see if they note what BIG WINS for Trump these 2 NC elections are. My guess, if they cover it all, they will merely state who won. SOOO much winning! Trump came to NC and campaigned for these GOP candidates. The Dems just sent a check.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: sherlock1 9/11/2019 1:13:04 PM (No. 177240)
I can only imagine the late nights pulled at the NPR newsroom, filling in the slots that were to be used this morning to tout the Democrats' victories. I listened to two hours, and the only mention of the results was in a generic "Politics" piece that started with the Bolton resignation. The 2% margin was slim, both sides spent a lot, nothing to see here except that the Dems outperformed expectations, so this could bode ill for Trump, blah, blah, blah. One can only imagine how the newscast would have changed had the Democrat won either race!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: cor-vet 9/11/2019 2:25:32 PM (No. 177308)
The wife and I have been getting annoying emails daily for the past couple of months, telling us how we are going to retake NC and also how we need to get rid of 'Citizens United', because that group is donating big bucks to Republicans. Soros and Bloomberg and the other billionaires, Hollywood money and Wall Street money flowing into the democrat coffers is not mentioned. This morning, the email senders were upset, because the Republicans poured millions into these races and outspent the poor democrats and bought those 2 elections. The spin is on!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Penney 9/11/2019 2:46:17 PM (No. 177321)
The vile dem party has oodles of money and their 24/7 media fawning for their demented ideology and tyrannical policies but it is becoming apparent they haven't been able to sell their yarn fabri acted to win the hearts & minds of those who actually do cherish Life, Liberty & Justice for All! The lefties' endless propaganda cons just don't work on freedom loving people in general and Americans in particular!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: SueDotSue 9/11/2019 6:37:35 PM (No. 177483)
Bishop's +3937 winning vote margin was huge. The Nov. 2018 Republican candidate Harris only beat McCready by 905 votes. In CD3, Dr. Greg Murphy won by 27,572 votes. The best part about that is Dr. Murphy won his candidacy by crushing a GOP Establishment candidate in a July 2019 runoff. Many thanks to the great Diamond and Silk who headlined Trump's 9/9/19 rally in Fayetteville, NC.
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