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National Journal: 4 GOP Freshmen Who Are Already Making Moves

President Obama gave the last press conference of his first term on Monday, setting the stage for a new term that has the potential to look a lot like the old one. Just as it was after the 2010 midterm elections, the president finds himself negotiating with a Republican-held House with a large batch of fresh […]

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Daily Herald: Heading to Washington

This week, Jeff Watson is looking forward to a trip to the nation’s capital that has been years in the making. Watson, 95, of Roanoke Rapids, will travel with his physician, Dr. Mario Fiorilli, to see his grandson, U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-Concord, take the oath of office Thursday, along with other members of Congress. […]

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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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