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David Rouzer considering another Congressional bid that would start soon

The 2014 talk is starting and it's not just focused on which Republican will challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan.

Republican David Rouzer is looking at another run at U.S. Rep. Mike McIntyre's seat in the 7th Congressional District. Rouzer lost by 650 votes in a prolonged recount in November, the closest race in the nation, he said. McIntyre was the only Democrat to win a highly contested seat that received national attention.

Rep. McIntyre finds glimmer of hope

Congressman Mike McIntyre, in a tough race to retain his seat against the well-funded challenge by Republican state Sen. David Rouzer, can take some encouragement from the latest Sabato’s Crystal Ball projections.

Rouzer paints do-nothing label on Congressman McIntyre in TV ad

UPDATED: Republican David Rouzer gives incumbent Mike McIntyre the do-nothing Congress treatment in his latest TV ad titled "Zero."

Rouzer criticizes the Democrat for not doing enough in his tenure and aligning with President Obama's stimulus efforts.

McIntyre-Rouzer race ranks among most expensive in nation

The 7th District congressional race between Democrat Mike McIntyre and Republican David Rouzer ranks No. 5 among the most expensive House races in the nation.

As detailed in a Politico report, the outside spending from GOP groups to unseat the incumbent is running up the tab, bringing total spending in the race to $3 million.

Setting the Pelosi record straight: Both sides' ads only half true

UPDATED: Democrat Mike McIntyre and his Republican rival are fighting about a political lightning rod: Nancy Pelosi.

David Rouzer claims McIntyre votes with Pelosi 90 percent of the time. McIntyre's supporters say definitively its "not true."

The problem: both sides' claims are only half true. As with many numbers in politics, it depends on how you count.

Mike McIntyre ad rebuts rival's Nancy Pelosi attack

Democratic Congressman Mike McIntyre's new ad take direct aim at his Republican rival's attacks tying him to Nancy Pelosi.

Democratic Congressman McIntyre's TV ad labels him 'a strong conservative'

Mike McIntyre is a Democrat. But you wouldn't know if from his latest TV ad running in the Raleigh market. The ad features Kay Carroll, a Smithfield pharmacist, who calls McIntyre "a strong conservative." Those are the words his GOP rival David Rouzer emphasized to win the Republican primary earlier this year.

See the ad above and another airing in Wilmington that focuses on healthcare below.

Rouzer, Pantano trade heated barbs at Johnston GOP debate

Republican congressional candidates for the 7th District touted vastly different credentials Monday night in a Johnston County GOP debate. N.C. Sen. David Rouzer spoke of his legislative experience cutting budgets, while opponent Ilario Pantano tried to paint him as a Washington insider.

David Rouzer debuts TV ad in GOP primary, attacks Obama

Republican David Rouzer sticks to a tried-and-true formula for his first television ad in his congressional campaign: attack President Barack Obama.

Rouzer, a state senator running in the 7th Congressional District, is airing the ad in the Wilmington TV market, his campaign said. His aides called it a "strong buy" but refused to release any details, making it difficult to gauge the ad's effectiveness.

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