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ELLERBE — Eric Trump, son of President Donald Trump, contrasted his father’s policies with those of former Vice President Joe Biden — and Democrats in general — during a Friday afternoon rally in the field behind Ellerbe Springs Inn.

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RALEIGH — Former Vice President Joe Biden holds a razor-thin lead over President Trump among North Carolina voters, a new poll shows. 

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Wednesday, 28 October 2020 17:11

Eric Trump coming to Ellerbe Springs

ELLERBE — With the election right around the corner, a member of the Trump family is coming to Richmond County.

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Friday, 23 October 2020 11:44

OPINION: Are you better off?

Growing up, political engagement was very important in my family. 

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 22 October 2020 16:13

OPINION: The success of President Trump

The election is upon us and early voting is already underway in many states. As is always the case with an incumbent president, voters are determining whether the current president is worthy of a second term. In short, this election is a referendum on President Trump. Let’s discuss the success of Donald Trump’s first term in office.

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With the 2020 presidential election less than a month away, my TV screen and snail and email boxes are awash in, and my phone is ringing off the hook with, reminders of how very, very important it is that I vote. Pleas from the candidates and their proxies, of course, but also the generic "no matter who you vote for, vote."

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If Daddy hadn't made and left him a fortune on sweetheart government housing contracts, Donald Trump would probably be bragging about how cold the AC runs on the old Ford Escort he's trying to get off his lot ("BUY HERE! PAY HERE! BAD CREDIT? NO PROBLEM!") and hoping you don't notice the transmission slipping when you take it out for a test drive.

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NORWOOD — As the 2020 Presidential election nears, both Republican and Democratic sides are reaching out in hopes to win the vote of the people. 

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Wednesday, 02 September 2020 12:10

OPINION: Rigged elections and the preservation of ideas

The 2020 Presidential election is coming up and all estimates indicate that we may have the highest voter turnout in decades, if not a century. Because of the coronavirus, the number of mail-in ballots will almost certainly be record breaking. This election is already one of the most contentious. 

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On July 24, U.S. president Donald Trump signed four executive orders with an eye toward altering the way prescription drugs are priced and purchased in the United States.

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