Gov.-elect Pat McCrory and N.J. Gov. Chris Christie shared a tender moment last week at the Republican Governors conference in Las Vegas, according to a story in today's New York Times.
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If you go by poll averages, Mitt Romney is in slightly better shape than Barack Obama was at this point in North Carolina than was John McCain.
The Real Clear Politics website, which collates poll averages, as of Oct. 31 has Romney at 49.8 percent and Obama at 46 percent.
At the same date in 2008, Real Clear Politics had McCain at 48.9 percent and Obama at 46.3 percent.
Make of it what you will.
Jim Messina, Obama's national campaign manager, told the North Carolina campaign Thursday night that it was putting its self in a position to carry the state on Tuesday.
In a teleconference call North Carolina campaign workers, Messina said early voting was showing the strength of what he called “the best field operation in the country.''
The presidential race in North Carolina is tied at 49 all, according to a new poll.
The survey by Public Policy Polling is the second poll in a week by the Democratic-leaning firm to show North Carolina deadlocked between President Barack Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney.
Among those who have already voted in the state, Obama leads 58-41, while Romney leads 58-40 among those who haven't voted, the poll found.
Republican Mitt Romney has a 50-45 percent lead over Democrat Barack Obama in North Carolina, according to a new poll.
A SurveyUSA poll conducted for WRAL conducted between Saturday and Monday found the former Massachusetts governor leading in the state with five percent undecided or voting for another candidate. The poll had questioned 682 voters and had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.8 percent.
Three polls released last week by Elon University, the Civitas Institute, and by Public Policy Polling, found the race within the margin of error.
The presidential race in North Carolina is a dead heat, according to the latest Elon Poll.
The poll found President Barack Obama and former Masschusetts Gov. tied at 45 percent with 5 percent undecided. It is the fourth poll released in the last week showing the presidential race in North Carolina is a toss up.
The Elon Poll also found that in the governor's race, Republican Pat McCrory leading Democrat Walter Dalton by a 52-38 percent margin.
Real Clear Politics, the website that collects polls, has moved North Carolina from the lean Romney column back into the toss up category.
But the polls have been all over the map. But the Real Clear Politics polling average still has Romney at 50.3 percent at Obama at 46.5 percent.Two new Republican-leaning polls shows the former Massachusetts governor maintaining a small but significant lead.
A new poll by a Democratic leaning group shows President Barack Obama up 47-43 over Republican Mitt Romney in North Carolina.
The survey was conducted by Grove Insight Oct. 23-24. It was commissioned by Project New America, a Colorado based group.
It is the third poll released this week that shows North Carolina is still up for grabs. A survey commissioned by the Civitas Institute found Romney leading Obama by 48-47 percent margin. A poll by Public Policy Polling, a Democratic leaning firm found the race in the state tied at 48.
The Grove Insight survey found that Obama's growing lead can be attributed to a shift to him by women voters.
The poll surveyed 500 likely voters using live interviewers and had a margin of error of plus or minus 4.4 percent.
Republican Sen. Richard Burr said Tuesday that the presidential debate showed that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney had “great command of foreign policy and of national security” and a higher degree of understanding of the world than did Barack Obama when he took office four years ago.
In a post-debate teleconference with North Carolina reporters Tuesday morning, Burr said Romney would bring a consistency to U.S. Foreign policy that has been missing during the Obama administration.
He said the debate showed two very different visions between the candidates.
President Barack Obama's senior campaign advisors said North Carolina was still very much in play, and that president's large ground operation was paying dividends.
In a national press call, Jim Messina, Obama's campaign manager and David Alexrod, a senior strategist both dismissed talk that North Carolina was no longer within reach for the Democrats.
“We have a huge operation on the ground,” Messina said. “The vice president and the First Lady have been there recently. We continue to feel that North Carolina is a neck and neck race. That is a place where we feel very good about what we have on the ground. “