People in Politics July 20, 2013 Print
People In Politics
Monday, 22 July 2013 09:56

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This week, supporters of Republican legislators turn the tables on the anti-Republican protesters at the General Assembly. We hear from N.C. GOP Vice Chairwoman Joyce Krawiec about the Thankful Tuesday event. Then host Host Donna Martinez talks with Correspondent Stephanie Hawco about the pro-GOP rally, the latest on the Moral Monday protest plans, and the fall from grace for one of the state’s most well known public officials: N.C. Rural Economic Development Center leader Billy Ray Hall. Then Tom Jensen of the Democratic polling firm Public Policy Polling discusses the latest survey data of North Carolinians, which shows an erosion of support for Gov. Pat McCrory. That’s followed by comments from the governor, Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R-Mecklenburg) about the historic tax reform agreement forged during the week. Next is a look at new fundraising numbers for some of North Carolina’s congressional and legislative delegation. Then we turn to former Gov. Beverly Perdue’s post-retirement plans, which include participating in a biography of her life and time in public office. Martinez talks with a co-author of the book, Barlow Herget of Herget talks about research into Perdue’s background, his discussions so far with Democratic movers and shakers about the Perdue legacy, and what the former governor hopes to accomplish with the book. And finally, the discussion turns to presidential politics. Martinez talks with Washington Examiner columnist Paul Bedard about the 2016 presidential race, which is already generating buzz in D.C.
Last Updated on Monday, 22 July 2013 09:57