NBC News: North Carolina’s Accidental Senate Spoiler

NBC News national reporter Matt Rivera came to Durham to interview Sean and this piece was the result. Great ending!

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North Carolina’s Pot Smoking Senate Candidate Comes Clean

Sean Haugh states that marijuana helps his arthritis in this interview with craft beer aficionado Matt Laslo.

More coverage of this interview:

  1. Bloomberg Politics
  2. Before It’s News
  3. Reason
  4. WRAL-TV
  5. Raleigh News & Observer (typically, just ran the AP wire service story)
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El Repartidor de Pizza que Puede Cambiar el Futuro del Senado Norteamericano

Artículo escrito por Camilo Gómez publicado por LA MULA.
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Why a Stoner Stereotype Won’t Spoil North Carolina's Senate Race

National Journal’s Rebecca Nelson’s analysis of the likely effect of the Weedgate ads (spoiler: they are unlikely to spoil).

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Newsweek: Libertarian Pizza Delivery Guy Sean Haugh Might Decide the Fate of the Senate

An excerpt from yesterday’s Newsweek article by Taylor Wofford:

Haugh comes across as humble, soft-spoken and gentle, a salt-of-the-earth type who is fed up with Beltway malfeasance and gridlock. In his YouTube videos, he sits in his campaign manager’s basement, wearing a T-shirt and sipping craft beer and speaks directly to the camera. With folksy earnestness, he attempts to spin homegrown solutions to complex issues like geopolitics, campaign finance reform and immigration. “Bombing each other is not a solution for anybody,” he says of the Israel-Palestine conflict. His solution to illegal immigration? End the war on drugs. “Our war on drugs has turned Mexico into a cesspool of violence,” Haugh says. “If we ended the war on drugs, we could break the power of the drug cartels that caused this mayhem and restore peace."

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Haugh says he’s not a spoiler

Nice coverage in the Winston-Salem Journal of the Forsyth County campaign event held earlier this week.

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NC Senate race gets more interesting as Haugh gets rare outside help

A Libertarian perspective on Weedgate from the writers’ collective website, Examiner.com.

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Why Is a Conservative Group Running These Ridiculous Pro-Weed Hulu Ads?

This article posted on drugs.gawker.com gets it wrong about the Weedgate ads being on TV (they’re not…at least not yet) but includes a great quote from Sean:

“It’s like somebody put me into Google Translate, translated me into another language, and then back into English. It has that sort of disconnected, off-key feel to it. It's just surreal to be a subject of this.”

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WXII-12: Sean Haugh vies for NC Senate seat

WXII-12 TV’s Bill O’Neil interviews Sean Haugh. Another snippet of the interview is here.

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Brad & Britt: Interview with Sean Haugh

An interview with Sean Haugh on the Brad & Britt Podcast:

  1. Scroll to the 23 October 2014 show and click on the arrow
  2. The interview starts around the 21st minute
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