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Friday News: Just shoot me now edition

3 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

U.S. Rep. McHenry, State Sens. Apodaca, Jackson, Rep. Jeter backing Jeb Bush (AP) — U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry is chairman of Jeb Bush's 2016 presidential bid in the state. Co-chairmen are state Sens. Tom Apodaca and Brent Jackson, along with state Rep. Show More Summary

House Deputy Whip Job Often Springboard to Bigger Things

Rep. Patrick McHenry, the North Carolina Republican serving as chief deputy whip for the House GOP, isn’t the first lawmaker to gain prominence in the low-visibility but highly influential role.

Republicans Want to Pass a Law Preventing Liberals From Banning Rifle Ammo, They Need YOUR Help

A new bill has been introduced in Congress that would prevent liberals from banning any kind of rifle ammunition. It was introduced by Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC)

Will Export-Import Bank Get an August Rebound?

Rep. Patrick McHenry (R., N.C.) said Monday that the Export-Import Bank should be reauthorized because of its support for U.S. jobs, the latest sign of GOP backing for the bank.

Darrell Issa’s Latest Circus Has Lawmakers Upset That DOJ Is Fighting Fraud

Darrell Issa and his fellow Republicans seem upset and shocked that “petty fraud” is being fought by the Justice Department. “In essence, this is a government hit list!” declared Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.), in what could have been confused for a comment on drones. “Indefensible and irresponsible,” concluded Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.). “If you don’t [...]

With Cantor Gone, GOP — and Tea Party — Loses Major Fundraiser

“I’m in shock,” Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) said in response to the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to David Brat, a small-town tea party activist, in Tuesday’s Virginia primary. No kidding: McHenry has received at least $60,000 from Cantor’s extensive fundraising network over the years — and he’s not the only one who’s…

Mike's Blog Round Up

Left is Right: Conservatives believe in the market for health care, except when they don’t. Feministing: Life expectancy for low income American women is declining. Zandar Versus the Stupid: GOP Rep. Patrick McHenry says give them death. Burnt...Show More Summary

Britt McHenry (Finally) Joins ESPN

Not only is today St. Patrick’s Day, it’s also someone’s first day at ESPN! We’ve reported the announcement (as well as the rumors) that Britt McHenry, formerly a sports reporter with WJLA, had taken a new gig with ESPN based here in Washington. Show More Summary

WJLA’s Britt McHenry to ESPN

Stop the presses, Britt McHenry is headed to ESPN. But don’t worry, she’s not leaving DC. The WJLA Sports Reporter announced on Facebook as did the ESPN MediaZone that starting St. Patrick’s Day she’s switching to ESPN. Washington has...Show More Summary

Housing and Urban Development Officials Called to Testify Before Congress over Scandal

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation Chairman Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) is calling on the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide key current and former officials for testimony at an upcoming hearing on the scandal at their agency. Show More Summary

13 Experts and 13 Trends That Will Dominate Crowdfunding in 2014

If politicians were awarded Olympic medals, then Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) and U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) would each be given gold in the crowdfunding biathlon for their sheer endurance and fortitude in helping create and deliver on a reasonable bill to allow any business to raise money via private markets. Show More Summary

The 2013 version of the Obamacare town meeting

Rep. Joe Heck (R-NV) is another recipient of a well-informed, Obamacare-supporting constituent schooling, just like Reps. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) and Daniel Webster (R-FL). Heck was confronted by a small business owner in Nevada, an employer...Show More Summary

Carolina conservatives want more opposition in DC

LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — Republican Patrick McHenry's loudest constituents have no desire to see conciliation on gridlocked Capitol Hill, unless it comes from President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats.

Mother Confronts Rep. Patrick McHenry Over Obamacare At Town Hall

Thankfully, Tea Partiers are not the only voters showing up as congresscritters hold their summer town halls. Florida congressman Patrick McHenry (a forner GOPer who switched parties and is arguably the most conservative Democrat in the House) needs to answer this mother’s question: A grieving mother whose son was denied insurance because of a ‘pre-existing […]

Rep. Patrick McHenry Confronted About Obamacare At Town Hall

A grieving mother whose son was denied insurance because of a 'pre-existing condition' and later died of colon cancer asks why Congressman Patrick McHenry would repeal "Obamacare." Nearly 300 citizens in North Carolina attended a town hall held by Rep. Show More Summary

Constituents Want Answers For Rep. McHenry's ACA Repeal Votes

Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) wasn't expecting what he got when he held a town hall meeting this week. Instead of being cheered for his votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act, he was greeted by angry constituents, including this mom, who is grieving the death of her uninsured son. Show More Summary

So what comes after repeal, Mr. Republican Congressman?

August 2013 is not looking a whole lot like August 2009, not where town meetings are concerned, anyway. Wednesday night, Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC), an ardent Obamacare foe, didn't face an adoring crowd of teabaggers there to shoutShow More Summary

Open thread

2 years agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Patrick McHenry, North Carolina's only not-gay Congressman, announced this week that he won't be running against Kay Hagan for US Senate. Smart move, Pat. read more

More McHenry sleaze

3 years agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Nothing surprising here: Wesley Clayton Golden is a confidant of Patrick McHenry who used to sit on a key McHenry campaign committee. Golden, a local conservative activist and former Cherryville city councilman, was arrested by the FBI yesterday as part of a massive bribery and extortion ring. Show More Summary


3 years agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

With all eyes on the U.S. House of Representatives, Patsy Keever is running the best campaign in the state right now. If you can contribute, please do. She's up against the execrable Patrick McHenry, a creature unworthy of representing any decent human being in North Carolina. Show More Summary

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