Why the extreme right of the House Republican caucus grumbles about Tillis.
The power struggle between three GOP members for the Speaker Pro-Tem office, the # 2 spot in the House.
The contempt for women that lingers like unwashable B O in the mainstream of the Republican Party. Clifton himself refers to Rep. Julia Howard and her quest for the Speaker Pro-Tem position as "lady parts," but admits that she's got the inside track to get the job if Thom Tillis wants her there.
Current Majority Leader Paul "Skip" Stam is disliked by some in the GOP because he "plays too nice with the Democrats."
Rep. David Lewis of Harnett County, vying for Majority Leader of the NC House, is "a scandal waiting to happen."