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A popular right-wing news website is giving favorable coverage to a leading conservative candidate in an upcoming North Carolina special election as the candidate steers business to a consulting firm owned by the sites publisher.
Republican Jeff Moore is a strong constitutional conservative and supporter of Trumps agenda, particularly in the arena of border security and free-market capitalism, declared the site, Big League Politics, in a story on the Republican candidate to succeed the late Rep. Walter Jones, who died in February. The article, which covered Sen. Rand Pauls (R-KY) endorsement of Moore, did not mention that that campaign is paying Big League Politics sister company, Capital Square Funding Group.