Stein kicks off the 2024 cycle

Stein kicks off the 2024 cycle

Well, my 2023 predictions are off to a good start. Kevin McCarthy became speaker of the House after a very ugly battle. Now, North Carolina Attorney Josh Stein has announced his candidacy for governor, though a bit earlier than I anticipated.  Stein’s...
North Carolinians supporting roles

North Carolinians supporting roles

Well, my first prediction of the year came true, even though I had serious doubts. Kevin McCarthy was elected Speaker on the 15th ballot. I expected the vote to get ugly but was surprised how ugly it got. By the time McCarthy won, the GOP tensions had reached the...
Patrick McWho?

Patrick McWho?

We’re heading into day four of the vote for Speaker of the House. As of this writing, Kevin McCarthy has lost eleven times. This morning, though, the media says there’s a framework of a deal. We’ll see, but if it happens, North Carolina Congressman Patrick McHenry...

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