Republican candidates Bo Hines, Ted Budd adjust campaign pages for positions on pro-life, Trump


GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) – A political concept first revealed last month by WGHP – that North Carolina’s Republican candidates for Congress were downplaying abortion rights positions on their campaign websites – has gained momentum across the country.

Republican candidate for U.S. House of Representatives Bo Hines (AP Photo/Chris Seward)

And now there is another trend: Some are creating space between their candidacies and an endorsement by former President Donald Trump.

Bo Hines, the GOP nominee in the 13th Congressional District, has joined the four WGHP reported to have ignored the topics on their issues pages, including Christian Castelli, the GOP nominee in the 6th Congressional District, who changed his page after winning a crowded primary. Castelli faces incumbent Rep. Kathy Manning (D-Greensboro) in November.

Hines made the move in the past couple of…

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