Mark Meadows’ political protégé calls for reopening state’s economy despite health risks

Republican congressional-candidate Lynda Bennett, who hopes to win the District 11 seat recently vacated by her political patron Mark Meadows, is calling for an immediate end to North Carolina’s stay-home order, calling pandemic restrictions an infringement “on our rights and freedom.” In a radio interview with ultra-conservative Breitbart News last weekend and infrequent follow-up comments… READ MORE >

The COVID-19 campaign: Political candidates are staying home, too

Morris “Moe” Davis had hoped to spend this spring roaming Western North Carolina, meeting voters one on one and building a campaign organization able to flip to the Democratic Party the congressional seat recently vacated by Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows. Instead, the Democratic nominee in the 11th Congressional District is stuck tweeting regularly and… READ MORE >