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Malone makes it official: He's running against Holding

Democratic nominee for the 13th Congressional District Charles Malone makes it official: He's back in the race. Malone signed up to run in the primary but dropped out because of health concerns. When those concerns resolved, and he was the top vote-getter in the Democratic primary, Malone re-evaluated.

He will face Republican nomineee George Holding, the former U.S. attorney for this part of North Carolina, who received heavy financial backing from a super PAC comprised of his banking family relatives and some friends.

Holding defeated Paul Coble and Bill Randall in the primary. "Following ia time for reflection, prayer and physical healing, I am fit and prepared to make sure that the 45,000 people who voted for me on May 8 did not vote in vain," Malone said in a statement he released.

Malone said he will focus on jobs, loans, clean air and water, affordable health care and fair tax rates. "To reach these ends, we must govern with discernment, not ideology; with compassion, not judgment; and wil civility, not partisanship," he added. "To cloak ideas as liberal or conservative alone is to poison those ideas and render them useless as a way to stop the gridlock in our political system."

Malone lives in Raleigh and works for the state. Previously, he ran unsuccessfully against state Sen. Neal Hunt, a Republican from North Raleigh.


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Good luck, buddy...

Mr. Malone:

God bless you for running for office, but ... (how should I put this?) ... you are wasting your time, your effort, and those of your family and friends. The reality is, you have no chance. You are George Everyday Bentley Holding's dream opponent.

Think about it: You are a Democrat running in a Republican district. Few voters have a clue who you are. You are older, with recent health issues. And you have no campaign money to speak of. I'm afraid, my principled Democratic friend, that you are Donkey Hotay.

I am sure that you are an honest and decent man, as is Paul Coble. And yet Paul, who was the stronger candidate and is by far the better man in the Republican primary for Congressional Distric 13, could not withstand the lousy-PAC onslaught of George Holdingcorp's $21 billion banking relatives and trial lawyer friends who were determined to buy their man a seat in Congress and would not let a measly $1 million stand in their way. They'll stop at nothing.

With the help of their unscrupulous, fundamentally dishonest, and remorselessly shameless assassin Carter "I could not bring myself to vote against Barack Hussein Obama in 2008" Wrenn, they bought their weak brother a primary victory, at the price of their integrity and their reputation, not that they care.

So don't waste a single breath on this race, and forget high-minded appeals to civility and bipartisan reasonableness. Your opponent, his handlers, and his purchasers will have none of it.

As for dense online commenter beachbum3, please pay attention, you drone. Typing your online comments in all-caps IS THE SAME THING AS SHOUTING, doofus. Get with it, or go home.

RE MALONE VERSUS HOLDING FOR U.S SENATE IN THE 13TH CONGRESSIONA

 HERES TO YOU MR MALONE  I PERSONALY WISH THAT OTHER DEMOCRATS WOULD TAKE THE STAND THAT YOU ARE TAKING AN GET TRUELY INVOLVED IN THESE ISSUES AN THEN RUN FOR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICES AS YOU ARE DOING TO UNSEAT THESES CURRENT REPBULCIANS AN WITH A THROW THE BUMS OUT IDEAOLOGY THANK YOU

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