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State Democrats To Hold Reception Honoring Elected Officials PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Monday, 14 September 2015 05:48

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The Goodwin House in Raleigh is the place to be for committed Democrats on September 21. In an email from the state party, supporters are invited to a reception honoring elected officials.

They are listed as:
-- Congressional Delegates
Alma Adams // G.K. Butterfield // David Price

-- Council of State
Attorney General Roy Cooper // Secretary of State Elaine Marshall // State Treasurer Janet Cowell // State Auditor Beth Wood // State Superintendent June Atkinson // Commissioner of Insurance Wayne Goodwin

-- Senate Minority Leader Dan Blue
& Senate Democratic Caucus Members

-- House Democratic Leader Larry D. Hall
& House Democratic Caucus Members

The email also lists categories of supporters as:

-- Trustees
Steve DeCherney // Lisbeth Evans // Ken Eudy, Jr. // Victor Farah // Mitchell Gold
Wade Smith // Allen Wellons // Richard & Elaine Williams // John I. Wilson

-- Hosts
Frank Daniels // Tony Dowling // Bruce Thompson

-- Supporters
 Linda Edmisten // Jeanette Hyde // Nina Szlosberg-Landis // Jon Sasser
Eddie Speas // Smedes York

-- Friends
Max Adams // Yevonne Brannon // Sejal & Jay Chaudhuri // Mary Braxton Joseph // Charles Johnson
Ellis Hankins // Larry McAdams // Cornelia McMillan // Susan Oller // Carol Teal // Colon Willoughby

(Current as of August 24, 2015)
Host $1,000   Supporter $500   Friend $250   Guest $50   Young Dem $25
Host, Supporter and Friend sponsorships include 2 tickets to the event

Judge Linda Stephens Launches 2016 Re-Election Campaign PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Monday, 14 September 2015 05:22

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Court of Appeals Judge Linda Stephens has launched her re-election campaign to the court she has served since 2006.

The announcement came in an email, which included an endorsement from former Chief Judge John Martin.

“The citizens of North Carolina could have no finer judge on their appellate courts than Judge Linda Stephens," according to the news release, which also says she has been endorsed by former chief judges Sid Eagles and Gerald Arnold.
Judge Stephens is one of 15 judges on the second highest court.

Judge Stephens previously was an attorney in private practice. She earned her law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in 1979.

She is active in numerous professional and community organizations.

Bernie Sanders, Democratic Presidential Candidate, To Visit Greensboro PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Thursday, 10 September 2015 05:37

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - He's drawing thousands to his campaign rallies and now Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders hopes scores of North Carolina Democrats will show up Sunday night in Greensboro to hear his message.

Sanders is scheduled to appear at 7 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.

Sanders is proving to be a tough competitor against Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton. His appeal to the left wing of the party presents a challenge for Clinton who was once thought to have an easy dash to the nomination.

Will Bush Bash Back at Trump During Triangle Visit? PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Wednesday, 09 September 2015 06:01

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Donald Trump has been jabbing at Jeb Bush for weeks, but it may be Bush's turn as he heads to the Wake County suburb of Garner for an economic policy speech Wednesday.

Bush will reportedly announce major tax overhaul and reduction plans, a favorite among the conservative Republicans who are on board the Trump train.

Trump has released an ad showing a sleeping Bush supporter during one of the candidate's rallies. Bush has now released an ad showing Trump praising Hillary Clinton.

The Busn event will be held at Morris & Associates in Garner.

North Carolina's presidential primary will be much more of a factor in 2016, as legislators have moved it from May to March.


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