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Ask Matt ... how Cawthorn will navigate in Congress

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Q. What physical challenges will newly elected Madison Cawthorn face in our nation’s Capital given his physical disability?   Read Story »

Tags: NC 11th Congressional District | Ask Matt | 2020 congressional races

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Cawthorn, Davis on masks, gun control, poverty

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Congressional candidates Madison Cawthorn and Moe Davis hold sharply different views on mask wearing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, with Davis calling a Cawthorn rally a "super spreader" event and Cawthorn declaring that he encourages supporters to make the decision "that is best for them."   Read Story »

Tags: 2020 congressional races | Moe Davis | Madison Cawthorn

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Cawthorn, Davis swap charges on character, white nationalism, military service

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The Republican and Democratic nominees for the open 11th Congressional District seat swapped charges on character, military service, health care, gun control and more Friday night during a debate streamed live on Facebook.   Read Story »

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Cawthorn, Davis to face off in three forums

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The Democratic and Republic nominees for the 11th Congressional District seat made vacant by the resignation of now-White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows will hold three debates over the next seven days.   Read Story »

Tags: NC 11th Congressional District | 2020 congressional races

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Invoking Founding Fathers and Lincoln, Cawthorn says his youth is an asset

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Invoking two Founding Fathers and President Lincoln, 25-year-old Madison Cawthorn told a prime time Republican National Convention audience that he's not too young to serve in Congress.   Read Story »

Tags: 2020 congressional races | Madison Cawthorn

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Cawthorn and Trump Campaign advisor discuss elections at Hendersonville meetup

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Madison Cawthorn, GOP nominee for the 11th congressional district, and John Pence, Trump campaign senior adviser and nephew of the vice president, spoke about the upcoming elections during a meetup at the Henderson County Republican Party office hosted by Trump Victory on Wednesday.   Read Story »

Tags: politics | political | NCGOP | President Trump | presidential campaigns | 2020 congressional races | Madison Cawthorn

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Polls open until 7:30 p.m. in congressional runoff

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Polls are open until 7:30 p.m. today in the 11th Congressional District Republican runoff between Lynda Bennett and Madison Cawthorn, the only runoff election in the state.   Read Story »

Tags: NC 11th Congressional District | 2020 congressional races

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Early voting in runoff election ends Saturday

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Early voting ends Saturday in the Republican runoff in the 11th Congressional District   Read Story »

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Bennett dodging debate, Cawthorn says

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Congressional candidate Madison Cawthorn says his opponent in the runoff for the Republican nomination is dodging his efforts to meet face to face in a debate, accusing her of a "Joe Biden strategy."   Read Story »

Tags: NC 11th Congressional District | 2020 congressional races | Madison Cawthorn | Lynda Bennett

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Trump endorses Bennett in 11th District runoff

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President Trump on Thursday endorsed Lynda Bennett in the 11th Congressional District runoff for the Republican nomination, calling her a "great fighter and ally" who would be strong on issues of crime, the U.S.-Mexico border and military veterans.   Read Story »

Tags: NC 11th Congressional District | 2020 congressional races | Madison Cawthorn | Lynda Bennett

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Early voting starts Thursday for congressional runoff

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Early voting begins Thursday in the Republican runoff in the 11th Congressional District.   Read Story »

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State announces safety precautions for congressional runoff voting

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In the first North Carolina election since the pandemic, people voting in the 11th Congressional District runoff next month will encounter numerous safety precautions at the polls.   Read Story »

Tags: 2020 congressional races | 2020 11th Congressional District | 2020 NC 11 runoff | coronavirus elections

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Cawthorn hosts tailgate event to support restaurants and shops

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Congressional candidate Madison Cawthorn is hosting the nonpartisan Great American Tailgate event from 1 to 3 p.m. today to rally support for downtown restaurants and shops.   Read Story »

Tags: NC 11th Congressional District | 2020 congressional races | Madison Cawthorn | Lynda Bennett | 2020 NC 11 runoff

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Democratic nominee is 'no pushover,' Cawthorn warns

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To hear them tell it, Lynda Bennett and Madison Cawthorn are crucial warriors on the ramparts against socialism in America, trusted soldiers under President Trump in a last-gasp battle to preserve capitalism.   Read Story »

Tags: NC 11th Congressional District | 2020 congressional races | Madison Cawthorn | Lynda Bennett | 2020 NC 11 runoff

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Rivals endorse Cawthorn in runoff

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Madison Cawthorn, who finished a strong second in the Republican primary for the 11th Congressional District, on Wednesday announced the support of four Republicans who finished behind him and confirmed that he will call for a runoff.   Read Story »

Tags: 2020 congressional races | 2020 11th Congressional District

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Cawthorn, Bennett in runoff for GOP nomination

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Hendersonville native Madison Cawthorn finished second in the Republican primary for the 11th Congressional District, setting up a likely runoff against Lynda Bennett, the Maggie Valley real estate agent who had the endorsement of the retiring incumbent, Mark Meadows.   Read Story »

Tags: 2020 congressional races | 2020 11th Congressional District

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Miller announces endorsement of Wayne King for Congress

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Jeff Miller, the Hendersonville City Council member, president of HonorAir Inc. and Co-Founder of the Honor Flight Network, on Thursday announced his endorsement of Wayne King for the Republican nomination for North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District.   Read Story »

Tags: 2020 congressional races | Wayne King

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Knives come out in GOP primary for Congress

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The knives are out in the Republican primary for the 11th Congressional District.   Read Story »

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Driscoll, Bennett, Davis had early lead in campaign fundraising

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Republicans Dan Driscoll, an Iraq War veteran and attorney, and Lynda Bennett, who has the endorsement of incumbent Mark Meadows, and Democrat Moe Davis raised the most money in early fundraising in the 11th Congressional District election.   Read Story »

Tags: 2020 congressional races | Moe Davis | Lynda Bennett | Dan Driscoll

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Democrats hope voter fervor flips 11th District

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Democratic candidates for Congress hope the enthusiasm they’re seeing at campaign events translates into a big voter turnout that propels their party’s nominee to an upset win in November.   Read Story »

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Commissioner Edney endorses King for Congress

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Henderson County Commissioner Mike Edney on Friday joined several other Henderson County officials in endorsing Wayne King in the Republican primary to replace outgoing U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows.   Read Story »

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GOP congressional candidates on sanctuary cities, gun control, abortion

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'Never Trump' tape 'has been doctored more times than Pelosi's eyes,' Bennett says

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Celebrating an endorsement from the popular incumbent she hopes to replace, Lynda Bennett is also doing damage control over a ‘never Trump’ comment caught on tape.   Read Story »

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GOP leader fumbles attempt to expel press from candidate forum

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ASHEVILLE — Republican candidates for the 11th Congressional District nomination were 18 minutes into a campaign forum on Saturday afternoon when district chair Aubrey Woodard rose to make an announcement.   Read Story »

Tags: 2020 congressional races | 2020 11th Congressional District | Jim Davis | Madison Cawthorn

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11th District GOP candidates make opening arguments

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ASHEVILLE — Ten candidates for the Republican nomination for the open 11th Congressional District seat gathered at an AB-Tech auditorium  Saturday to introduce themselves, make their opening arguments to Republican voters and pledge their unwavering support of President Trump.   Read Story »

Tags: 2020 congressional races | 2020 11th Congressional District | Jim Davis | Madison Cawthorn

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THE TOP 10 (4, 3, 2, 1): Yellow Jackets, greenways, Big Yellow Taxi, red district donnybrook

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Here's the Top 10 news stories of 2019, part 3:   Read Story »

Tags: NC 11th Congressional District | Top 10 news stories | 2020 congressional races

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Griffin and seven other WNC sheriffs endorse King for Congress

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Wayne King, who is seeking nomination for the 11th Congressional District seat, won the endorsement from Henderson County Sheriff Lowell Griffin and seven other Republican sheriffs in Western North Carolina sheriffs, the candidate announced.   Read Story »

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Meadows' top district aide files for seat

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Wayne King, deputy chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, officially filed for the seat on Friday, saying that he wanted to keep constituent service "paramount" in the 11th District and touting his familiarity with the 17-county area.   Read Story »

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19 candidates file for 11th Congressional District

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Nothing like an open congressional seat to bring out the candidates.   Read Story »

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A fourth Democrat files for Congressional seat

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The Democratic primary for the 11th Congressional District, which becomes an open seat next year's election, is getting crwoded.   Read Story »

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'Our nightmare is over,' Democratic congressional candidate says

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Prospects for Democratic candidates to flip the 11th Congressional District from eight years of Republican control brightened somewhat with the unexpected announcement that U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows won't seek re-election.   Read Story »

Tags: 2020 congressional races | Gina Collias | Moe Davis | Steve Woodsmall

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Meadows' sudden announcement creates scramble in GOP

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U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, who rose quickly as a conservative leader in Congress and became one of President Trump's most staunch supporters, won't run for re-election, he announced today. The announcement, which came one day before filing closes for the 2020 elections, convulsed the Republican Party in Western North Carolina and set off a scramble among people who were looking at the race or being urged to.   Read Story »

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Attorney and businesswoman files for Congress

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Gina Collias, an attorney and businesswoman from Asheville, announced Monday that she is running for the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows in the 11th Congressional District.   Read Story »

Tags: Mark Meadows | 2020 congressional races | Gina Collias