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VOTE 2012: Palombo hopes to unseat Congressional incumbent in newly expanded 3rd District

Thanks to redistricting, our area will be served by two members of the US House of Representatives. Much of Pender County and part of Wilmington are now in the 3rd Congressional District. Rep. Walter Jones has held that seat for 18 years, but this year he has a challenge in the Republican primary from former New Bern Police Chief Frank Palombo. Today Palombo discussed why he believes Congress needs term limits and why folks in our area should not feel marginalized in their new district.

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Poll shows Pantano has 2 to 1 lead over Rouzer

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A new poll shows Ilario Pantano with more than double the support of David Rouzer for the Republican nomination for North Carolina's 7th District seat in the US House, reports Politico. Full story...
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McIntyre files to run for ninth term in Congress

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Rep. Mike McIntyre has filed to run for re-election in North Carolina's 7th District seat in the US House. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: Pantano hoping 2010 experience propels him to 2012 success

In 2010, Ilario Pantano easily won the Republican nomination for North Carolina's 7th District seat in Congress before losing to incumbent Rep. Mike McIntyre in the general election. Pantano has been working ever since to try again. He says a lot has changed since his first run for Congress.

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VOTE 2012: David Rouzer hopes state Senate experience leads to Congress

David Rouzer is in the middle of his second term in the state Senate. Now the Republican from Johnston County wants to serve in Washington. Rouzer filed to run for US House yesterday in North Carolina's 7th Congressional District, which has a much different look this election year.

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Pantano files for US House run

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It's no secret Ilario Pantano was going to run for Congress. Today he made it official. Full story...
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McIntyre will run again for Congress, not governor

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Rep. Mike McIntyre wants to return to Washington instead of taking a new office in Raleigh. Full story...
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Sue Myrick won't seek re-election to Congress

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US Rep. Sue Myrick of Charlotte says she won't run again for re-election to North Carolina's 9th Congressional District. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Election filings show Pantano Campaign has only $8,900 in cash

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videoThe latest filing with the Federal Election Commission shows Republican Congressional candidate Ilario Pantano's campaign has only $8,912.24 cash on hand. His primary opponent, State Sen. David Rouzer, has more than $221,000 cash on hand. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: Poll of GOP Primary voters like Pantano over Rouzer almost 2 to 1; Rouzer responds

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Ilario Pantano's campaign released the results of a new poll today that show the Republican candidate for the 7th Congressional District leads State Senator David Rouzer 48.3% to 21.1% among GOP Primary voters. More than 30% though are still undecided. Full story...
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Rep. McIntyre expands on possible run for NC governor

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videoOn the heels of Gov. Bev Perdue's announcement that she will not seek re-election, the focus now is on who will take her seat. Many names are being tossed around with local and state leaders showing interest. One of those is Rep. Mike McIntyre. Full story...
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McIntyre bids farewell to fellow Blue Dog Giffords

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Like Giffords, Rep. Mike McIntyre is a Blue Dog Democrat. Today he said he will miss his friend and colleague. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: McIntyre Campaign has more than $1 million heading into primary

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The Mike McIntyre For Congress Campaign Committee announced today that the campaign raised $852,000 in 2011 and begins the 2012 election year with $687,000 cash on hand. Full story...
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Rep. Giffords to resign from Congress this week

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona announced Sunday she intends to resign from Congress this week to concentrate on recovering from wounds suffered in an assassination attempt a little more than a year ago. Full story...
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Staffer: Rep. Coble released from hospital

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US Rep. Howard Coble is home from a Greensboro hospital after recuperating from the effects of a respiratory ailment. Full story...
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