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Washington Examiner: Cheerwine for all from rising GOP star Richard Hudson

He officially doesn’t become a “congressman” until Thursday’s swearing in of the 113th Congress, but North Carolina Rep.-elect Richard Hudson already has a congressional resume many members would kill for. And he’s just beginning. Hudson is just one of four Republicans who knocked off a sitting Democrat House member in November’s election, and he’s maneuvered […]

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Hudson Statement on Fiscal Cliff Package

Washington, DC- Congressman-elect Richard Hudson issued the following statement on the House vote to increase taxes and continue reckless spending. “I am deeply disappointed in the measure that passed the House last night. I was hopeful that Congress could find a true solution to get our fiscal house in order, but instead, they continue to kick […]

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Congressman-elect Hudson Announces New District Staff

Concord- Congressman-elect Richard Hudson, who will be sworn in this week as the new House member for North Carolina’s 8th District, today announced his district staff and first district office location. “I’m very excited about the team we’ve put together here in North Carolina,” Hudson said. “Providing first-rate constituent service is my top priority and […]

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Ducks Unlimited: Newly elected lawmakers talk sportsmen’s issues

U.S. Representative-elect Richard Hudson (NC) DU: As an incoming congressman, please tell us a little about your background. Representative-elect Hudson: I am a lifelong hunter and sportsman with deep family roots in North Carolina’s 8th district. I was raised in North Carolina and attended University of North Carolina Charlotte where I earned a bachelor’s degree in […]

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New Congressmen Prepare For Obscure Side Of The Job

Election season is a time of talking points, where politicians boast of their influence and often take simplistic stances on complex issues so they can be easily digested by the media and voters. Less talked about is the unglamorous, but equally important part of the job that goes with being a Member of Congress: casework. […]

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Help Small Businesses

It was one of President Obama’s key campaign talking points. The one where he talked about how he was willing to “compromise” with Republicans. Unfortunately, in his first post-election address, when referring to the current tax rates, the President threatened to allow taxes on all Americans to rise, effectively showing that his definition of “compromise” […]

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Laurinburg Hudson’s first visit

Making good on a campaign promise, Congressman-elect Richard Hudson’s first 8th District visit after Tuesday’s election was to the annual membership dinner of the Scotland County Farm Bureau in Laurinburg. “The only campaign promise I made was that if you elect me, you’ll see me again,” Hudson told the nearly 100 Farm Bureau members assembled […]

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