Verne Strickland Blogmaster July 20, 2011
Excessively incumbent Democrat wants to get Robeson and Fort Bragg back in his grasp.
Last Modified: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 6:43 p.m.
That means McIntyre would have to choose between facing Kissell in a Democratic primary or running in the new Republican-leaning 7th District, as members of Congress don't have to live in the area they represent.
He also plans to try to get Robeson and Fort Bragg restored to the district."Congressman McIntyre has accomplished much for the 7th District and Southeastern North Carolina for the past 15 years, and he will work to continue to represent it in the next Congress and for the foreseeable future," the committee's statement said.