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Broadwell vs. Hagan in ’14?

OK, not gonna happen now —as if it ever would — but Locker Room passes along this ‘interesting nugget’ from the Petraeus-Paula Broadwell affair:

That evening, over drinks, she told a small group that she had been arguing with her mentor about the direction of her career. Republican moneymen, she said, had approached her about a Senate run in North Carolina. She was tempted. Petraeus, she said in an irritated tone, rejected the idea out of hand. What was her position, he asked, on abortion? Climate change? Gun control? Gay marriage? Tax cuts? Social Security vouchers? Her answers, he told her, would not fit either party, and she should not sell herself out.

Potential Hagan opponents in ’14: Thom Tillis, Renee Ellmers.

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