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McIntyre not saying no to Senate run

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Senator Richard Burr continues to get heat for telling his wife to take money out of the bank at the height of last year's banking crisis. So far no one has challenged the Republican senator, but in a recent poll of nearly a thousand voters across the state, Congressman Mike McIntyre is just five points behind Burr in a hypothetical senate race. He's the closest Democrat in the polling other than Attorney General Roy Cooper, who leads Burr by four points. Good Morning Carolina's Kevin Wuzzardo asked McIntyre this morning if the congressman is interested in the US Senate. "You never say never to anything," McIntyre said, "but I will tell you this, my job right now is the United States Congress. That's what I'm working on. We're already looking ahead to get ready for next year's election to the US Congress, and that's where my concentration is." McIntyre also said he believes the federal stimulus plan is working, but he says he still does not support any government bailouts for specific industries like last year's auto and bank bailouts.

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I hope he does not run

North Carolina needs better Dems to run not conservadems.go cooper

Democrats vote with their

Democrats vote with their party in the Senate. McIntyre will vote with Pelosi, and this means more taxation, more government control, and more give-away programs. You may love Mike as a local, "bring it home" boy, but once in the Senate, he will follow the liberal thinking of his PARTY.

Congressman McIntyre would

Congressman McIntyre would make an outstanding US Senator and has been a wonderful Congressman for our district. He IS conservative--look at his voting record! Further, he has always represented the interests of EVERYONE in our district in Washington and is very accessible--he comes back here nearly every weekend! Keep up the good work, Mike!

What good work?

Conservative? McIntyre? The same guy who was a Superdelegate for Obama, voted twice to make Pelosi the speaker of the House, voted for SCHIP which expanded socialized medicine for illegal immigrants and the McIntyre that LIED to us about his 6 term limit when he was first elected in 1996? What about the McIntyre that refuesed to debate his Republican opponent for Congress last election, Will Breazeale? Or the McIntyre that voted against the surge in Iraq only to flip-flop once he saw it working? Or the McIntyre who is from the 3rd poorest county in the U.S.- Robeson. What about the earmarks he votes for totaling over $300 Million so far this year? NONE of this is conservative or good representation. Let's retire McIntyre in 2010!

He WAS conservative

Since the gavel changed hands, he's been Nancy's hand puppet.

Face it - the state is lost

Those of us with a few years under our belt remember a very nice, conservative Southern state called Maryland in the Sixties. By the end of the Seventies, it was a haven for the left-wing loons. Virginia was totally lost by the Nineties. It's our turn now: Too many Northeastern liberal retirees, a concerted effort by academia and the media, and increasing minority voting mean that North Carolina is simply the latest victim of a new kind of "blue flu." The four S's (Socialists, simpletons, suckers, and sc**bags) are in control, and as long as they're in the majority, you're going to accomplish nothing via the ballot box.

You said it plain, and you

You said it plain, and you said it right. Conservative Senators have saved this country in the past, and many have came from the South. Let us only hope Senator Burr is sent back to Washington, to vote against this crazy liberal spending, this carzy liberal social policy, and this crazy view that the world is a warm and fuzzy place. I call it liberal lunacy.

Big spendin' Mike

Is Mike willing to explain how the so-called "stimulus" plan (you know, that TRILLION DOLLAR government welfare bill he voted "yes" on) has helped the American people? Where are the jobs, Mike? Who has to pay for it, Mike? Straight answers only, please. No political doubletalk.

LOL

Stimulus and bailouts...LOL the companies are LAUGHING all the way to the bank...here was their plan all along and they are carrying it out.. Banks get money from the government...really the TAXPAYERS...US Banks LAUGH...HA HA HA...WE aren't going to pay this back...so they raise the interest rates, increase fees and basically do everything they can to steal the money out of the very hands they borrowed form to BEGIN WITH.... They borrowed money from taxpayers...now the TAXPAYERS are paying it back thru THEM!

More Liberals?

I believe the best government is a balanced one. I hope voters think very hard about sending more Democrats to Congress. That means higher taxes and more government control, and certainly more give-away programs. I think we already have enough of those, and I don't approve of monopolies. I also believe in the Republican vales of economic 'opportunity' and personal freedom. They also need to be in the mix. Let's some send balance...let's send some conservatives.

Not Only

"I hope voters think very hard about sending more Democrats to Congress. That means higher taxes and more government control, and certainly more give-away programs." Always with the liberals are going to control us. Conservatives assert their control as well. Lets take away a woman's right of choice, Lets ban funding of stem cell research (Which is just plain stupid.) "I also believe in the Republican vales of economic 'opportunity' and personal freedom. They also need to be in the mix. Let's some send balance...let's send some conservatives." If by economic opportunity, you mean the way a republican controlled congress from 1995-2006 drove our economy into the ground, then I will pass.