Saturday News: Riding Matthew’s coattails

MCCRORY TURNS MATTHEW SUFFERING INTO CAMPAIGN PHOTO OP (Raleigh News & Observer) — Gov. Pat McCrory’s latest campaign ad burnishes his image as a leader during Hurricane Matthew and the disturbances in Charlotte following the police killing of a man there. Attorney General Roy Cooper’s campaign is crying foul, accusing the governor of politicizing the storm. “For Governor McCrory, partisan politics always comes first,” Ford Porter, campaign spokesman for Attorney General Roy Cooper, said in an emailed statement.

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