People in Politics June 14, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
People In Politics
Friday, 13 June 2014 09:02

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A big surprise on Monday for the anti-Republican protesters as Senate Leader Phil Berger sat down and talked with them for more than an hour after they staged a sit-in outside his office. Host Donna Martinez gets reaction to the GOP's olive branch when she talks with Democratic political consultant Thomas Mills and conservative activist Francis DeLuca of the Civitas Institute. Both analysts weigh in on the politics of the move and give Berger high marks for talking with people who've leveled ugly attacks his way. Then DeLuca discusses the latest polling numbers for state legislators and Gov. Pat McCrory, and weighs in on the stunning defeat of the U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in Virginia's GOP primary. Then we turn to the July runoff between Democrats seeking their party's nomination for North Carolina's 5th District seat in the U.S. Congress. Martinez talks with candidate Gardenia Henley about her views and why she wants to oust Republican incumbent Virginia Foxx. And finally, we take a look at the debate over debates in the U.S. Senate race. Martinez talks with Carolina Journal Managing Editor Rick Henderson about Republican Thom Tillis' push for 10 debates with his Democratic rival Kay Hagan. 

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