A look at what’s been making headlines: Rep. Heath Shuler concluded his bid for speaker of the House last week, and controversial Buncombe GOP Chair Chad Nesbitt bowed out of a second term. Also, snowy weather continued to blanket WNC.
Rep. Heath Shuler’s vote against repealing the “Don’t ask, don’t tell” law is the latest in a line of hot-button issues where he’s split with the Democratic Party. If the results of the recent primary challenge is any indication, that approach is costing him support in his party.
With a low turnout (12.2 percent in Buncombe) voters spoke in today’s primary elections.
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius will visit Asheville on Friday, Sept. 19, in support of Sen. Barack Obama.
Come on, America, do you want moose burgers or veggie burgers?