RALEIGH – There are a handful of North Carolina Democrats running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Of the bunch, Cal Cunningham, a former state lawmaker appeared to be leading the charge in recent weeks — he’s a good-looking, successful businessman that served in the Marines and is raising big money — but things may be changing.
The astute Tim Boyum of Spectrum News points out that a Republican group, which was targeting Cunningham for attacks, has now switched it’s focus to another potential Democratic opponent of incumbent Thom Tillis.
This is interesting- @NRSC had largely been targeting @CalforNC in #ncsen #ncpol #ncga @EricaforUSSen20 @SenThomTillis @ThomTillis pic.twitter.com/nrC0RVRYGU
— Tim Boyum (@TimBoyumTV) August 12, 2019
Smith, a state senator, must me making some progress in the Democratic primary pecking order if the NRSC is now trained on outing her liberal agenda, which, as Boyum says, is interesting.
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The NRSC, though, is playing defense for Tillis. That’s a hard job because Tillis is the least popular senator in the entire country, and he’s facing challengers in the Republican primary as well.
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