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Jones wins NC Republican primary for 3rd District
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 9:16pm.

US Rep. Walter Jones has won the Republican nomination for North Carolina's 3rd Congressional District, turning back a challenge from Frank Palombo.

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ONLY ON 3: Congressman says he's too busy for voters in New Hanover, Pender
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 10:58pm.

video When voters in Pender County and parts of New Hanover County go to the polls, they may be surprised by who they're voting for for Congress. The area is now part of the 3rd Congressional District, but incumbent Rep. Walter Jones has spent little time in his new territory.

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THE RANT: Where's Walter?
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 10:32am.

When the North Carolina General Assembly redrew the 3rd Congressional District, it extended it from the Virginia state line, down through Pender County and into Downtown Wilmington. I guess Rep. Walter Jones didn't get the memo, because to my knowledge, he's made no effort to come down and introduce himself to his new constituents.

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VOTE 2012: Washington Post blogger thinks Walter Jones is ripe for losing
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 6:14pm.

Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC): If there’s one guy who’s ripe for a conservative primary challenge, it’s Jones. Jones frequently votes against his party on the major issues of the day, the most recent being Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) budget. In fact, it’s a wonder he’s escaped serious opposition in recent years. That could change this year, with former New Bern Police Chief Frank Palombo running against him and the Campaign for Primary Accountability targeting him. We’ll see if Jones is actually threatened, but he’s a ripe target.

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