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Candidate Interview: Sam Ervin IV

When you go to the poll this November, you won't just vote on political offices. You'll also choose local and state judges. Among the open judiciary seats is one on the North Carolina Supreme Court currently help by Justice Paul Newby. He's challenged by Sam Ervin IV, who currently serves on the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Judge Ervin talked with us about his run for the high court and the challenges of being part politician part judge.

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Sam Erwin IV Interview

Its a well known fact that SE's father, Senator Sam Erwin (D-NC)and Rufus Edminsten ( former N.C. Atty General and Erwin's Assistant ). He had the 'guts' to issue Subpoenas against Richard M. Nixon & his Watergate Conspirators in 1974 and remove nixon from the White House and sent the Conspirators to the Federal "Pen" .

We wonder if this Sam Erin IV has the same "guts" as his father had to go about removeing the current President Obama, also a fellow Democrat from the White House. Why hasn't He, (Erwin ) NOT 'lifted a finger' ? Cold Political Feet -- An Election Year ??

Senator Sam J Ervin, Jr was

Senator Sam J Ervin, Jr was the judge's grandfather. FYI.