“When he talks of opposing ‘the far left’s schemes,’ I wonder, is this a reference to constituents like me who support Medicare for All and Democratic Socialist institutions like public schools and libraries, the police and fire departments, highways, roads, bridges?”
“My hope is that when they start looking for people to charge in the aftermath of the events in Washington, they follow the trail right to the door of Madison Cawthorn and that he be expelled from Congress.”
“[T]he residents of the 11th District deserve someone who will put the integrity of the U.S. Constitution and the interests of the people of Western North Carolina first.”
“If you want to see the beginning of a discussion to help solve America’s problems, vote for Deborah Ross.”
Speaking to a crowd of around 20 supporters and staff in her campaign headquarters, Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy announced this morning that she has officially filed the paperwork to run for US Congress.
Cecil Bothwell is running for U.S. Congress in Western Northern Carolina. He is looking to unseat the conservative pro-corporate Blue Dog Democrat Heath Shuler in the next Democratic Party primary to be held on May 8, 2012. This is a rare opportunity for the people of Western North Carolina to elect an honest and forward-thinking […]
Rep. Heath Shuler defied national trends last year when, as a Democrat in a Republican-leaning district in a year that saw major GOP gains, he defeated Hendersonville businessman Jeff Miller by a 9 percent margin. While Shuler's caucus, the conservative Blue Dogs, lost more than half its membership, he not only survived but went on […]
District 11’s new congressman is the least likely of 12 freshman Democrats to vote with his party in the U.S. House, new analysis says.