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Andy Specht

@AndySpecht

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Covers North Carolina politics for @WRAL and @PolitiFactNC . Formerly at the @newsobserver . Raleigh native. @Campbelledu alum.

Raleigh, NC
Joined December 2011
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Andy Specht
11 hours ago
Having @NickStevensHSOT and @JMBpreps on the same team is almost unfair. So much talent. And J Mike is only part-time! Very well-deserved.
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HighSchoolOT
17 hours ago
Just In: HighSchoolOT contributor J. Mike Blake named NCHSAA Media Representative of the Year
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Jim Blaine
20 hours ago
Something tells me the ACC isn’t going to exist long enough to do anything with the $15 m dollars #ncga just gave them for a new HQ. #ncpol 🤷🏻‍♂️
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Jeff Tiberii
a day ago
Wow. Green Party is NOT granted certification by @NCSBE for place on November ballot. The @NorthCarolinaGP is seeking to run three candidates, including one in US Senate race. #ncpol #ncga
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Andy Specht
a day ago
Big news for #ncpol
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Mark Joseph Stern
a day ago
BREAKING: The Supreme Court takes up a case about the independent state legislature doctrine for next term, which could give state legislatures far greater power over all manner of election laws.
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Christopher Federico
a day ago
some clarification here on the scope of the decision:
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Joe Ovies
2 days ago
What’s up with the #NCGA throwing $15 million in the budget to incentivize the ACC moving their headquarters to Charlotte? @MurphinNC joined me and @giglio_OG to explain.
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Cianna Reeves
2 days ago
JUST IN: A team searching the basement of a Mississippi courthouse for evidence about the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till has found the unserved warrant charging a white woman in his 1955 kidnapping.
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Bryan Anderson
2 days ago
Medicaid expansion appears not to have a path forward in North Carolina. Senate leader Phil Berger wants true and immediate expansion. He says his chamber won't take up House version. "I don’t know that there’s a pathway for us to reach an agreement," he says. #ncpol
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Natalie Allison
2 days ago
The NRSC is putting out an open letter to “Democrat donors” saying Schumer is “lighting your money on fire” after dark-money groups spent millions unsuccessfully in CO, but are still sitting out in NC, OH and FL.
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Colin Campbell
2 days ago
Annual milk chugging contest was short on legislators this year, so high school pages were pressed into service. #ncpol #ncga
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