Friday News: A real snowjob

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OUTSIDE GROUP BACKING MCCRORY GEARS UP FOR FINAL ADS (Raleigh News & Observer) — An independent political group that put substantial amounts of money into electing Republican candidates in 2010 and 2012 is gearing up in the final month before the Nov. 8 gubernatorial election in North Carolina. The free-market advocacy group Real Jobs N.C. was formed by conservative financier, philanthropist and former state budget director Art Pope. It is planning to buy a series of “hard hitting ads” against Roy Cooper in the Democratic attorney general’s bid to unseat Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, according to a fundraising email sent on Thursday.…

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