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Another large crowd at McHenry's Lincolnton town hall meeting

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LINCOLNTON - The health care debate is raging across the Charlotte area. In Charlotte folks gathered at Dilworth Neighborhood Grill to ask questions about President Obama's reform plan. Meanwhile in Lincolnton, hundreds showed up Wednesday night for another town hall meeting organized by Republican Congressman Patrick McHenry. Continue reading here: http://www.wbtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=10921667 ...

Location Change for McHenry’s Town Hall Meeting in Catawba County

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Due to a larger than expected attendance, the office of Congressman Patrick McHenry has changed the location of tonight’s town hall meeting in Hickory. The new location will be: 6:00 p.m. Lenoir-Rhyne University P.E. Monroe Auditorium 775 6th Street NE Hickory, NC 28601

Packed house hears McHenry in Mooresvile

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"This is, by far, the largest town hall I've ever had," McHenry told the 150 or so people packed in the lobby. "When I scheduled these meetings I didn't realized I was the only member of Congress in North Carolina holding them."

Health care town hall meeting attracts hundreds of people

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More than 1,400 people packed the Lenoir Rhyne University auditorium for a health care town hall meeting Tuesday night hosted by Congressman Patrick McHenry. Due to the extremely large crowd, the meeting had to be moved from the city hall at last minute. Right off the bat, Congressman Patrick McHenry made his feelings known about his position on the health care bill. "There are some fundamental things we have to do to curb the cost of health care and the choice should be in our hands," said McHenry.

More than 1,200 show up for Hickory town hall

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A town hall meeting hosted by Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-Cherryville) Tuesday night unfolded just as the congressman hoped it would: uneventfully. Just the idea of a town hall meeting has been controversial since the debate over health care reform swung into high gear. Across the country, many of the events have involved yelling as conservatives expressed frustration over the plan being championed by Democrats in Washington, D.C.

Location Change for McHenry’s Town Hall Meeting in Catawba County

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Due to the larger than expected attendance at prior town halls, the office of Congressman Patrick McHenry has changed the location of tonight’s town hall meeting in Hickory. The new location will be: 6:00 p.m. Lenoir-Rhyne University P.E. Monroe Auditorium 775 6th Street NE Hickory, NC 28601 Last night’s town hall meeting in Mooresville drew more than 1,000 people. Tonight’s change of venue is nec...

Capacity Crowd Grills Local Rep. On Health Care Reform

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A town hall meeting drew heated debate about health care Monday evening in Mooresville. More than 700 people showed up to talk with Congressman Patrick McHenry, a Republican serving North Carolina's 10th district. Many people could not get inside the Mooresville town hall. Firefighters stood at the doors to make sure it wasn't filled beyond capacity.

Rep. brings health care debate to Mooresville

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The health care debate came to Mooresville Monday evening as Rep. Patrick McHenry continues to crisscross his district holding town hall meetings. Hundreds showed up to the meeting, but many had to be turned away. The Republican congressman had to stand on a table to address the waiting crowd.

McHenry to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Lincoln County

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Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry announced that he will hold a town hall meeting on Wednesday, August 12th at 6:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of the James Warren Lincoln County Citizens’ Center, 115 West Main Street in Lincolnton. At the town hall meeting, Congressman McHenry will give an update on recent legislative activity in Congress and what to expect in the coming months. Town hall meetings ar...

Democrats avoid health forums

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The town hall forum, long a hallmark of the August congressional recess, is disappearing this year as the partisan lines harden and tempers flare over the health care debate... ...Only two North Carolina lawmakers, Republicans Sue Myrick of Charlotte and Patrick McHenry of Cherryville, plan to have town hall meetings.