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Thom Tillis reaches 3-1 fundraising edge over GOP rivals in N.C. Senate race
Charlotte Observer ^ | Jim Morrill

Posted on 04/24/2014 6:54:55 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal

Political action committees representing U.S. Sen. John McCain and the Koch Brothers helped Republican Thom Tillis to a 3-1 fundraising edge over his GOP rivals heading into the final month of their U.S. Senate campaign.

Donations from McCain’s “Country First” PAC and the Koch Industries PAC contributed to Tillis’ total fundraising of $3.1 million, according to a report posted Thursday by the Federal Election Commission.

(Excerpt) Read more at charlotteobserver.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: 2014midterms; brannon; grant; harris; nc2014; tillis
It should say McCain's Mexico First PAC.
1 posted on 04/24/2014 6:54:55 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

If McCain is for him then I am very suspicious. Seems like another Candy Graham from the Carolinas for McCain to be Sugar Daddy to.


2 posted on 04/24/2014 7:02:25 PM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Audentis Fortuna Iuvat)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

RINO ALERT! RINO ALERT!

Brannon for senate!


3 posted on 04/24/2014 7:04:21 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

If Tillis gets the nod...he’ll VERY quickly place himself into McConnell’s back pocket and will simply be a yes-man for the GOP-E. The more I hear/read about Greg Brannon, methinks I’ll support him. :)


4 posted on 04/24/2014 7:04:57 PM PDT by NCDragon ( Americans will always do the right thing, after they've exhausted all the alternatives. WC)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

It’s political season here in NC. Six robo calls today plus wall to wall mus slinging commercials all over the place.


5 posted on 04/24/2014 7:05:11 PM PDT by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

We’ve got the best government money can buy. The big spenders on the extreme left are about to go all out buying it all up in November.


6 posted on 04/24/2014 7:05:27 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: NCDragon

Brannon is the man!


7 posted on 04/24/2014 7:07:05 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Are the Koch brothers stupid? The very ones trying to destroy them is trying to destroy the country.

Why support those who will help the left go after them?


8 posted on 04/24/2014 7:18:10 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: OneVike

Im trying to find the filing.

Did Koch Industries PAC donate the maximum 5,000 or 10,000 to Tillis? What benefit does that amount of money give Tillis.

Tillis already had millions. The Koch Brothers seem to do the right thing in other races like Amash, Walter Jones and Bentivolio.


9 posted on 04/24/2014 7:23:42 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Who is Mel Tillis for?


10 posted on 04/24/2014 7:43:15 PM PDT by Theodore R. (It was inevitable: Texans will always be for Cornball and George P.!)
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To: Theodore R.

“Who is Mel Tillis for?”
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Tillis is for Mitch McConnell and the GOPe across the board. We do not need yet another establishment RINO in the Senate.

Support the Constitutional Conservative in the race—Greg Brannon.

http://gregbrannon.com/


11 posted on 04/24/2014 7:50:30 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

This race has gotten a lot of attention for confusion. On the ground, those that know him know that Greg Brannon is a bit of an empty suit who talks a good game but hasn’t actually DONE anything for the cause yet besides talk.

Meanwhile, Thom Tillis is a Gingrich-type conservative leader. He’s walked the walk and he led the conservative takeover of the state house for the first time in pretty much forever. The biggest knock against him is that the establishment likes him. Look at what he has actually done and what he actually stands for and you’ll find out he’s a good, conservative candidate.


12 posted on 04/24/2014 7:51:39 PM PDT by pgyanke (Republicans get in trouble when not living up to their principles. Democrats... when they do.)
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To: pgyanke

Gingrich was a disaster as Speaker and folded like a cheap suit in the face of the Government “Shutdown” of 1995. Tillis is another establishment type we do NOT need.


13 posted on 04/24/2014 8:16:27 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: pgyanke

State legislator Tillis championed a bill making it easier for North Carolina employers to hire foreign workers. Instead of temporary guest workers coming in for a few months a year to do farm work, Tillis’ bill expanded “farm labor” to “all industries,” and expanded “seasonal” to “nine months.”

This wasn’t an idle vote cast thoughtlessly: After the Republican governor vetoed Tillis’ job-killing bill, Tillis led the legislature to override his veto.

http://www.humanevents.com/2014/04/16/back-any-candidate-you-want-as-long-as-its-one-of-these-three/

Coulter hates Rand Paul, Ron Paul, libertarians, isolationists and she still won’t back Tillis.


14 posted on 04/24/2014 8:19:41 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Viennacon

Brannon for senate!

Just voted for Brannon in early voting today.

I don’t want another RINO. Brannon is proud to be associated with the Tea Party.


15 posted on 04/24/2014 8:22:38 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: pgyanke

“...Meanwhile, Thom Tillis is a Gingrich-type conservative leader....”
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I suspect he’s the Jeff Flake type of conservative-—which is why the RINO Establishment is supporting him with such riches. Tillis has sold his “conservative” soul to the GOPe.


16 posted on 04/24/2014 8:28:31 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Koch - McCain seems like an odd alignment.


17 posted on 04/24/2014 8:33:59 PM PDT by Baynative (Got bulbs? Check my profile page.)
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To: Viennacon
Amen! Tillis is the "establishment" candidate. Even the NRA has backed him, but he's just another rino.

Brannon is my choice too...

18 posted on 04/24/2014 8:38:29 PM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: C. Edmund Wright
I am planning to vote for Brannon in the primary, but, if Thom Tillis ends up being the nominee, I will vote for him in a heartbeat to get rid of Kay Hagan!
19 posted on 04/24/2014 9:52:46 PM PDT by srmorton (Deut. 30 19: "..I have set before you life and death,....therefore, choose life..")
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To: srmorton

agreed!!


20 posted on 04/25/2014 3:48:59 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: srmorton

Ditto - I make my fight in the primary.


21 posted on 04/25/2014 5:23:56 AM PDT by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

The Observer kind of glosses over all the millions Kay Hagan has stashed away and where it came from.


22 posted on 04/25/2014 5:34:47 AM PDT by csmusaret (Will remove Obama-Biden bumperstickers for $10)
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To: NCDragon

I don’t care whose back pocket he is in so long as he defeats the demo-rat Kay Hagan. I detest blood sucking democrats. No RINO has ever hurt my living standard like all the DemoRats have.


23 posted on 05/05/2014 3:14:24 PM PDT by entropy12 (I am sick of people who think Obama is no worse than Romney, as bad as Mitt was.)
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