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
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.
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 […]
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
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
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
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
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
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
Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan is bad for North Carolina and bad for America. On March 29, 2012, Paul Ryan, aided and abetted by my opponent, Patrick McHenry, passed a budget in the U.S. House of Representatives that betrayed every...Show More Summary
It's hard to find a soul in North Carolina who thinks Congressman Patrick McHenry is an important asset for humanity. There are many riding his coattails to personal advantage, and many more who count on him as a reliable right-wing extremist. Show More Summary
North Carolina members of Congress helped lead the charge to block an effort to cut military spending on NASCAR. U.S. Reps. Larry Kissell, Patrick McHenry, and Sue Myrick were among the most vocal members advocating to continue the spending and...
Some rather unexpected rational insight out of Bernanke responding to Patrick McHenry's question on whether and how much more QE the Fed can do: "I assume there is a theoretical limit on QE as the Fed can only buy TSYs and Agencies" "If...Show More Summary
Carolina Journal is running a series of articles on the upcoming primaries. Just out: a look at the Democrats that want to take on Patrick McHenry in the 10th Congressional District.
Rep. Patrick McHenry wanted Elizabeth Warren to not be head of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He got his wish. But now Massachusetts has a fearsome Senate candidate who has Republican Sen. Scott Brown very nervous.
Long-time BlueNC readers know that Congressman Patrick McHenry ranks among the most hypocritical of all elected officials when it comes to so-called family values. Will this be year that his closet door swings open? Challenger Ken Fortenberry sure seems to think so. read more
Hello, All With the Primary coming up in six weeks, I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself as one of the three candidates for the Democratic nomination for US House in District 10. My name is Timothy Murphy. I am an independent contract for a local newspaper (translation: Rural Paper Carrier) and a minimum wage earner. Show More Summary
Representative Patrick McHenry (R-NC) gave anti-Energy Secretary Steven Chu an earful yesterday during a hearing on oil prices. McHenry ripped Che for the administration’s policies that have prevented access to domestic oil and gas. “You’re telling me my constituents need … Continue reading ?
enlarge Remember when Patrick McHenry tried to humiliate Elizabeth Warren at a committee hearing? I believe Patsy Keever is about to turn the tables on North Carolina's tiny little reactionary. If she beats him, Congress will suffer one less corporate shill. Show More Summary