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November 5, 2013

Morning Memo: Jack Hawke dies; pro-Hagan ads hit TV

Jack Hawke, the veteran political strategist who helped build the modern North Carolina Republican Party, died Monday night after an extended illness. Hawke, who was 72, was the leading architect of the campaign for GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, and for previous Republican governor Jim Martin, as well.

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