Both WNC congressmen, Reps. Patrick McHenry and Mark Meadows, represent districts that are staunchly Republican. But most of the money they used to run their campaigns and boost GOP candidates in more competitive races came from outside of North Carolina.
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“You can be sure the Republicans are pouring millions into stopping her so they can continue to take away voting rights, due-process rights, the rights of municipalities to prohibit discrimination, etc.”
“He submitted a bill that would have pre-emptively banned future U.S. Postal Service innovations in its products and services, such as affordable, basic banking (low-cost check cashing, small-dollar loans, savings accounts, money transfers).”
The Council of Independent Business Owners hosted a debate at Highland Brewing Company between two candidates for the District 10 seat in the U.S. House of Representatives: Incumbent Patrick McHenry, a Republican, and challenger David Wilson Brown, a Democrat.
David Wilson Brown Democrat Website: dwb4congress.com Occupation: IT Consultant Previous candidacy or offices held: N/A Key endorsements (please list no more than five): NC AFL/CIO (WNC CLC); EqualityNC; Indivisible (AVL/WNC & Black Mountain); NASW; Governor Howard Dean Amount of money raised: $80k Top three donors: Individuals — no PACs Why are you running for Congress? […]
“Each of Brown’s proposals will put middle- and lower-class families in significantly better positions than they are now.”
“He is sincere and dedicated to decency, fairness, honesty and to representing common people.”