“Support Price, the alternative to Meadows” — Letter to the Editor

“Support Price, the alternative to Meadows” — Letter to the Editor

In the November 3, 2018 edition of the Mountain Xpress, Bob Norman of Nebo writes, In 2017, my wife and I retired to Western North Carolina, seeking a home within the beautiful mountain scenery and with a quiet pace of life. We settled in McDowell County and gradually became aware of the political realities that Mark Meadows, our congressman, has helped to foster here. On…

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“WNC needs a check on Trump in Congress” — Letter to the Editor

“WNC needs a check on Trump in Congress” — Letter to the Editor

In the November 2, 2018 edition of the Mountain Xpress, Nick Wesselman of Asheville wrote, Some may think it extreme to call these “dangerous” times. Though our democracy has survived many threats over the last 242 years, never before have we had a president so intent on enriching himself through the office or so intent on tearing down the institutions and norms which serve as…

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“Rep. Meadows’ Challengers Speak Out In NC 11th District” — Blue Ridge Public Radio Interview

“Rep. Meadows’ Challengers Speak Out In NC 11th District” — Blue Ridge Public Radio Interview

McDowell County Democrat Phillip Price Early voting in North Carolina is winding up ahead of Election Day, which is now less than a week away.  The 11th Congressional District covers most of Western North Carolina. That seat has been occupied by Republican Mark Meadows since 2012, but his two opponents are hoping to change that in the coming days. Congressman Mark Meadows is seeking his…

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“Two Seek To Sink Rep. Meadows Reelection Bid” — Smoky Mountain News Article

“Two Seek To Sink Rep. Meadows Reelection Bid” — Smoky Mountain News Article

  Since 2012, Western North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District has been represented by Asheville Republican Rep. Mark Meadows, a Florida native who moved to the region in 1986. Meanwhile, Meadows has enjoyed great electoral success and become the standard-bearer for what remains of the Tea Party wing of the Republican Party nationwide. That makes him well-suited for the sprawling, mostly rural district, which is 91…

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“Time To Clean House” — Letter to the Editor

“Time To Clean House” — Letter to the Editor

In the October 29, 2018 edition of The Transylvania Times, Sally MacMillan of Brevard wrote, If, like me, you believe that those individuals we elect in our country should be decent, moral, civil, honest individuals whom we can be proud of, then it is time to replace the insiders now in office supporting Donald Trump, who has misrepresented our core values and disgraced our country…

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“WNC needs a progressive voice in Congress” — Letter to the Editor

“WNC needs a progressive voice in Congress” — Letter to the Editor

In the November 1, 2018 edition of The Asheville Citizen-Times, Nick Wesselman of Asheville wrote, The last two years have shown us Mark Meadows’ true colors in Congress. Despite 45,000 Western North Carolina residents depending upon the Affordable Care Act for their healthcare, he has continued to lead the charge on its repeal, without any sort of tenable replacement. He helped pass a tax cut…

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“Meadows — missing in action” — Letter to the Editor

“Meadows — missing in action” — Letter to the Editor

In the October 31, 2018 edition of the Mountain Xpress, Ken Kahn of Woodfin wrote, I’d like to report a missing congressperson. Although elected to serve us, Mark Meadows has been invisible for months. He won’t debate his opponent, Phillip Price, and, unlike Price, who travels the district daily meeting with people, Meadows is missing in action. At least Price wants to hear our concerns…

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“Price will fight for us – not wealthy donors” — Letter to the Editor

“Price will fight for us – not wealthy donors” — Letter to the Editor

In the October 31, 2018 edition of The Asheville Citizen-News, Maggie Panther of Canton wrote, I’m writing this to tell my neighbors why Phillip Price is the representative we need in Congress. In a world where politics has gone crazy, he has a commonsense vision that cuts across party lines. Here’s what he stands for: A living wage, so that one job can actually support…

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“Price will fight our climate crisis in Congress” — Letter to the Editor

“Price will fight our climate crisis in Congress” — Letter to the Editor

In the October 30, 2018 edition of The Asheville Citizen-Times, H. Paul Lillebo of Asheville wrote, This year, no issue is more serious than the warming Earth. Unfortunately, our District 11 representative, Mr. Meadows, does not understand this; he has closed his mind to the findings of science. Climate change is not just warmer weather or a rising sea, though these will cause havoc. Worse…

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