People in Politics May 28, 2016 PDF Print E-mail
People In Politics
Friday, 27 May 2016 05:31

It’s a tie! New polling shows why North Carolina’s gubernatorial race is likely to be the most watched in the country. Public Policy Polling data shows Republican incumbent Pat McCrory is locked in a tie-game battle with his Democratic rival Roy Cooper. Host Donna Martinez looks at the race and the potential impact of House Bill 2 on the race with Rick Martinez, Vice President of News & Information for Curtis Media Group. The two also discuss Congresswoman Virginia Foxx’s role at the upcoming Republican National Convention and discuss bad news for Hillary Clinton this week in the in the form of an Inspector General report about her use of a private email server. Then People in Politics Special Correspondent Patrick Johnson talks with Lt. Gov. Dan Forest about the Trump nomination’s possible impact on Forest’s tight race against Democrat Linda Coleman. Forest also strikes back at critics of HB2 who say it’s hurting North Carolina. Then Martinez offers an in-depth look at North Carolina’s most heated congressional primary race. The June 7 primary ballot features a three-person battle among Republicans seeking the party’s nomination for the 2nd District seat. Incumbent Renee Ellmers is taking heat from her two opponents, current 13th District Congressman George Holding and Tea Party favorite Dr. Greg Brannon. You’ll hear all three in their own words.

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