by Rick Henderson
Editor-in-Chief, Carolina Journal
• With early voting underway in runoff elections, the Greensboro News & Record looks at fundraising in the Republican runoff for the 6th Congressional District. Phil Berger Jr. has outspent Mark Walker 6-to-1 on advertising, but the two are close in money raised overall: Berger $461,756; Walker $315,059.
• The N&R also posted answers the candidates gave to several policy questions.
• In an Associated Press report on the role of the Affordable Care Act in red-state U.S. Senate campaigns, U.S. Rep. David Price, D-4th District, admits that incumbent Democrat Kay Hagan must divert voters’ attention from her support for President Obama’s policies and shift it to House Speaker Thom Tillis’ work in the General Assembly.
• The Washington Post profiles Libertarian U.S. Senate nominee Sean Haugh, who’s showing well in public opinion surveys.