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By Ted Cruz
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Topic - Howard Coble
Retiring U.S. Rep. Howard Coble has endorsed Rockingham County District Attorney Phil Berger Jr. in the Republican primary runoff to fill Coble's seat in North Carolina's Sixth Congressional District.
The Republican campaign to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Howard Coble in North Carolina's 6th Congressional District grew heated as voters began winnowing the GOP field from nine candidates to one or possibly two.
Candidates running in the Republican and Democratic primaries in North Carolina's 6th Congressional District, based on candidate interviews, campaign web pages and campaign disclosure records. Incumbent GOP Rep. Howard Coble isn't seeking re-election.
The House voted Tuesday to renew a ban on undetectable plastic guns, sending the bill to the Senate, where Democrats must decide whether to accept it as is or pick a fight that could cause them to break the Dec. 9 deadline when the ban expires.
Gun rights groups are rallying to try to stop any extension of a federal law to ban undetectable plastic guns, saying that if the House GOP passes something Senate Democrats will turn it into a broader gun control push.
North Carolina's longest serving Republican in the U.S. House says he has some news to share.
"We chose to stay positive and focus on our message," he said.
Rockingham County District Attorney Phil Berger Jr. seemed to have the inside track for the nomination in the north-central Piedmont district when Coble announced six months ago his 15th term would be his last.