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In 2014, Shaniqua McClendon was working on the reelection campaign for North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan (D), who ultimately lost by 1.7%, less than 50,000 votes, to Sen. Thom Tillis (R). Six years later, the former White House intern is back, leading Crooked Media's voter-engagement initiatives and trying to flip the Senate seat back to Democrats.
People think North Carolina's a very red state, but it's actually pretty purple. One of the first things Tom Tillis got publicity for was saying that the government shouldn’t tell restaurant employees to wash their hands after they use the bathrooms. [He's] really unpopular.
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