Sunday Feb 16
Voter ID: Why It's a Pain In The Ass
I was encouraged to diary this in Denise Oliver's FP article today about the Raleigh Moral March she attended last week.
Buncombe man to battle Meadows
A Buncombe County Democrat plans to run against incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows in the 11th Congressional District.
John Locke Foundation
Daily Beast on Clay Aiken: 'Can B-List Hollywood Stars Shine in Washington?'
Former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken 's bid to unseat Republican incumbent Renee Ellmers in North Carolina's Second Congressional District elicits the following analysis from Michelle Cottle for The Daily Beast.
The Daily Beast
B-Listers for CongressBy Michelle Cottle
Clay Aiken got a lot of votes on 'American Idol,' but whether this sweet-faced, liberal-leaning crooner can beat a GOP incumbent for Congress remains a mystery worth tuning in for.
Christian Science Monitor
Clay Aiken running for Congress: Can he win in North Carolina?
The 35-year-old Aiken is expected to face former state commerce secretary Keith Crisco of Asheboro and licensed professional counselor Toni Morris of Fayetteville in the Democratic primary.