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  Duke Magazine-Patsy Rouzer Keever '69 and Betsy Keever '96-Mini-Profiles-November/December 2004
Duke Magazine-Patsy Rouzer Keever '69 and Betsy Keever '96-Mini-Profiles-November/December 2004
Though Keever is a veteran commissioner for Asheville's Buncombe County, she is a rookie at running for national office.
Keever won her first commissioner's seat in 1992 and was re-elected in 1996.
www.dukemagazine.duke.edu /dukemag/issues/111204/depmini-keever.html   (613 words)

  
 The Smoky Mountain News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Keever is making her first try for national office after spending 12 years as a Buncombe County commissioner and a career as a school teacher.
Keever agreed to a face-to-face interview that was conducted in her Asheville campaign headquarters.
Keever: What the bill that he co-signed would do is take away the IRS completely and all of the tax credits that we now have for home mortgage or college tuition or child care.
www.smokymountainnews.com /issues/10_04/10_20_04/el_fr_keever.html   (1388 words)

  
 USATODAY.com
Patsy Keever is campaigning on a plan to attract high-quality jobs to western North Carolina, which has suffered from the decline of traditional manufacturing industries and does not have the urban infrastructure of central North Carolina.
Keever criticizes the Bush administration's tax cuts, which she describes as targeted to the wealthiest Americans, and says she will work for tax relief for the middle class.
Keever supports the right to bear arms but says she also will work to keep guns out of the hands of children and criminals through enforcement of current laws and strong penalties for gun violence.
www.usatoday.com /news/politicselections/CandidateProfile.aspx?ci=50365&oi=H   (227 words)

  
 ZoomInfo Web Summary: Patsy Keever   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
One of Patsy Keever's earliest childhood memories is seeing a photo of her parents and her two older sisters smiling for the camera as they stood in Duke University's gardens.
Patsy recalls her surprise at being in that role, but she quickly adapted to the white glove etiquette the role required.
At the conclusion of our interview, Patsy grabbed her stuff and started for the door, then stopped, emptied her hands, and hugged me. "This is what women get to do, they allow themselves to love each other," she said.
www.zoominfo.com /directory/Keever_Patsy_1680415.htm   (987 words)

  
 Winston-Salem Journal | Taylor remains controversial but powerful in western NC district   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Keever, who has served for 12 years on the board of commissioners in the district's most populous county, Buncombe, believes it is time for voters to retire Taylor.
Keever argues Taylor has done little to stem the loss of thousands of jobs in the 11th District, which includes the liberal urban haven of Asheville and conservative surrounding mountain counties.
Keever said she would support getting rid of tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas and offering tax incentives to manufacturers who create jobs in the United States.
www.journalnow.com /servlet/Satellite?pagename=WSJ/MGArticle/WSJ_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1031778703941&path=!localnews&s=1037645509099   (903 words)

  
 Taylor for Congress - Keever’s Washington-Directed, Cookie-Cutter Campaign is Wrong on the Facts, Wrong on the Record   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
It’s now apparent that Patsy Keever’s campaign is either being run from Democrat headquarters in Washington or from the back pocket of Inez Tenenbaum’s campaign for the Senate in South Carolina.
Keever’s national liberal handlers clearly failed to tell her about the bill.
As a matter of fact, today – while Patsy Keever was desperately trying to distort my record – I proudly cast a vote to extend the $1,000-per-child tax credit and the expanded 10% tax bracket, and to continue relief from the marriage tax penalty.
www.taylorforcongress.com /News_Item.2004-10-01.1018   (463 words)

  
 Hendersonville.com news: TAylor/keever
Commissioner Keever is a native of Western North Carolina, and was a Buncombe County schoolteacher for 25 years.
Keever’s recent announcement of her first quarter campaign fundraising success, during which she raised over $137,237 from over 1,000 individual supporters, caught the attention of many of the area’s seasoned politicos.
Keever’s only primary opposition is Clyde Michael Morgan from Swannanoa, N. Morgan is not considered a serious contender in the primary because he has not been successful in developing a campaign organization that is showing any measurable success in fundraising, and also due to the fact that Morgan has never held an elected office.
www.hendersonville.com /news/taylorkeever2.html   (559 words)

  
 Taylor for Congress - Patsy Keever Puts Pornographers Above Our Children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Keever subsequently said, "This may be political suicide, but I think the business owners are right." Read the entire article from the February 17, 1999 edition of the Asheville Citizen-Times for further information.
While sympathizing with such sentiments, Commissioner Patsy Keever proposed grandfathering the three existing businesses without forcing their retroactive compliance with the revised law.
Keever's motion, however, died for lack of a second.
www.taylorforcongress.com /News_Item.2004-10-27.2150   (722 words)

  
 EMILY's List - Press Release
Keever, a county commissioner and former public school teacher, has a long record of serving the people of western North Carolina.
Thanks to Keever’s work to establish innovative programs that encourage job creation and her efforts to improve education, she’s been named “Best County Commissioner” five times by a local newspaper.
Noting that Keever’s campaign is getting extensive support from community leaders and officials in the 11th District, Malcolm added, “The members of EMILY's List look forward to joining the growing number of people who are supporting her campaign for Congress.
www.emilyslist.org /newsroom/releases/20040528.html   (520 words)

  
 asheville.com news: Keever/primary.
Keever’s campaign headquarters was packed with supporters cheering as each election return was posted on the election return board in her campaign headquarters.
Keever showed a strong lead over Morgan in the first election returns reported, and continued to stretch out her lead throughout the primary election night.
Keever’s recent announcement of her campaign fundraising success, during which she raised over $400,000 from over 2,000 individual supporters, has caught the attention of many of the area’s seasoned politicos.
www.asheville.com /news/keevervictory1.html   (485 words)

  
 ZoomInfo Web Summary: Patricia Keever   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Keever brings to Construction Management & Development over 20 years' experience in the construction accounting field.
She is responsible for all facets of project accounting and oversees the preparation of construction management documents and timely execution of all construction management reports, payment applications, billing and project status reports.
In her role as office manager, she is in charge of equipment procurement, network maintenance, and the day-to-day management of the company's multiple corporate and field office locations.
www.zoominfo.com /directory/Keever_Patricia_117802761.htm   (146 words)

  
 Advancing the vote for candidate Keever
Democrat and 11th District U.S. Congressional candidate Patsy Keever, fifth from left, was joined in Sylva by a crowd of supporters July 8 for a march from Main Street up the old Courthouse steps to the Board of Elections.
We’re there when a child doesn’t get enough to eat in the morning.” Keever recently retired from teaching to take care of her husband, John, who died of cancer last year.
Keever was also joined at the Courthouse by Sylva Mayor Brenda Oliver, County Commissioner Roberta Crawford, former Forest Hills Mayor Irene Hooper and Canary Coalition director Avram Friedman.
www.thesylvaherald.com /071504/html/advancing_the_vote_for_candida.html   (259 words)

  
 The Franklin Press Online
Patsy Keever apparently has decided to let Charles Taylor do just that.
Keever, a former schoolteacher and Buncombe County commissioner, has been endorsed by Emily's List - a national organization that recommends candidates who must be pro-choice to garner an endorsement.
Keever's camp has chosen not to speak on the matter.
www.thefranklinpress.com /articles/2004/09/07/news/02abortion.txt   (447 words)

  
 NameTraq | Last Name: Keever
Buncombe County Commissioner Patsy Keever announced in October that she would try to unseat the formidable politician, who was elected to his seventh term in...
Thad Bryson Keever, 61, of Belle Haven, also known as Terry Allen, pleaded guilty in Northampton Circuit Court to forcible sodomy, failure to register as a sex...
All five Buncombe County commission seats are on the ballot, and Patsy Keever already has said she will not seek another term in order to mount an uphill...
www.nametraq.com /genealogy_jan04/K/Keever.shtml   (534 words)

  
 Democrat campaigns for Taylor’s seat
Hoping to become the 11th District’s next representative to the United States Congress, Morgan hopes to beat fellow Democrat Patsy Keever in the July 20 primary and Republican incumbent Charles Taylor in November.
Keever, a Buncombe County commissioner and former schoolteacher, is following a more formal campaign schedule, holding fund-raising events and making planned speeches.
“The real thing that separates me from Patsy Keever is that I have ideas and plans that she doesn’t have,” Morgan said.
www.thesylvaherald.com /070104/html/democrat_campaigns_for_taylor_.html   (751 words)

  
 Letters to the editor / Mountain Xpress / mountainx.com
The choice is clear; Patsy Keever has the drive, the determination and the integrity to do what needs to be done to make this a better place for all of us.
I ask because you stand a better chance of having your issue addressed with Patsy Keever in Congress than with Charles Taylor, who is in lockstep with an administration out to getcha.
If Patsy Keever agreed with you on this issue but was in opposition to everything else you believed in, i.e., maybe civil rights, the environment, fair trade vs. free trade, etc., would you still vote for her simply because of that issue?
www.mountainx.com /opinion/2004/1020letters.php   (3705 words)

  
 OurCongress.org :: All Stories
Erin Campbell, communications director for Keever's campaign, said the Asheville Democrat and county commissioner isn't paying attention to polls.
"Patsy is spending her time going around the district and talking to people about the issues that are important to them," Campbell said.
We've said for awhile that Patsy Keever in the Eleventh might be the best hope for a pick-up.
www.ourcongress.org /member/DemHeel04   (588 words)

  
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She recently retired after 25 years teaching in the North Carolina public schools, and is in her third term as a Buncombe County commissioner.
Keever was married to John F. Keever Jr.
Patsy Keever is in her third term on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/elections/2004/candidates/294846   (210 words)

  
 News Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
At the forum Keever outlined her plan to keep our jobs from being shipped overseas and create new jobs by investing in small business and offering incentives for companies who employ workers right here at home.
On Monday, September 20, Patsy Keever discussed job outsourcing, environmental protection and other key issues for people in the 11th District on Air America Radio 's 'Unfiltered' (now broadcasting in Asheville on WPEK 880 AM).
Patsy Keever has released her first television ad, featuring her biography as a mom and grandma; retired public school teacher; Commissioner who works hard for jobs, health care and our environment; and someone who will take that fight for working families to Washington as our next Congressional Representative.
www.buncombedems.org /2004_election/2004_archives.html   (3988 words)

  
 Face to face (well, sort of) / Mountain Xpress / mountainx.com
Normally, Xpress insists on live interviews, to ensure that the candidates themselves are providing the answers on the spot, without coaching from staffers or access to research materials.
Patsy Keever: "I support a balanced budget – one that spends wisely and focuses on reducing the national debt, which has grown to over $7 trillion dollars.
Keever is a devoted family person and is committed to the ideals in which she believes.
www.mountainx.com /news/2004/1027ushouse11.php   (2139 words)

  
 MyDD :: NC-11: Keever Leading, Incumbent Taylor at 41%
U.S. Rep. Charles Taylor slightly trails challenger Patsy Keever in a poll released Friday.
The survey conducted by the Asheville Center for Social Research at UNC Asheville found that 41.2 percent of residents polled support Taylor, 43.5 percent would vote for Keever, and 15.3 percent were undecided.
However, wince Keever is doing 13.0% better than that, and Taylor won with 12.7% overall, things are looking promising to finally knock off Taylor.
chris-bowers.mydd.com /story/2004/10/23/14374/848   (690 words)

  
 News 14 Carolina | 24 Hour Local News | NC DECIDES 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Brevard timber magnate is seeking his eighth term against retired teacher Patsy Keever.
She says she's been talking to people for the past ten months and says she has a feeling of enthusiasm.
Keever, who has served for 12 years on the Buncombe County board of commissioners, says it's time for voters to retire Taylor and that she thinks there's an upset in the making.
rdu.news14.com /content/nc_decides_2004?ArID=57870&SecID=322   (155 words)

  
 Ballyhegan Davitts Gaelic football Clubs Hurling Clubs GAA Club Portal Gaelic Games Club portal: Gaelsport.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The 1941 panel consisted of: Charlie Keegan, Tommy Frank Mc Keever, Tommy Keegan, Patsy Mc Keever, Brian Fearon, Jimmy Keegan, Joe Mc Keever, Johnny Mc Cann, Jimmy Mc Keever, Pat Mc Keever, Sean Keegan, Jimmy Mc Gill, Henry Mc Keever, Jimmy Murray and Gerard Cullen.
John Murray, George Murray and Pat Keegan were unable to play as their grandfather John Rafferty, had died the morning of the final.
Colm Mc Keever, Gerard Murray (R.I.P), Denis Nixon, Eamonn Mc Neill, Eamonn Hughes, Eugene Mc Cann.
www.gaelsport.com /html/club/getStaticNew.jsp?c=4&pageID=165&opt=History   (1396 words)

  
 Patsy Keever Volunteer Organizational Meeting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Patsy Keever for Congress campaign will hold two meetings on Tuesday, Aug. 3 for current campaign volunteers and also for people who want to get involved, either now or closer to the general election in November.
Sign up for either the morning meeting (10:00 - 11:30) or the evening meeting (6:30 - 8:00) by calling the campaign headquarters at 251-1177.
Both meetings will be held at Keever for Congress headquarters, 115 Patton Avenue (adjacent to Wick and Greene Jewelers).
www.main.nc.us /calendar/events/1091286433.html   (98 words)

  
 NACo | Three county officials win seats on Capitol Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In other races, Supervisor Paul Babbitt, former Commissioner Calder Clay, Commissioner Jim Harrell, Commissioner Patsy Keever, Auditor Suzanne Sinclair, Board Member Tari Renner and former Commissioner Patrice Bataglia were all defeated in their runs for the House of Representatives.
As a county commissioner for the past 12 years, Keever had focused on using innovative economic incentives to help small businesses succeed and to encourage companies to bring jobs into the area.
If elected to Congress, she had promised to do all that she could to repeal tax breaks for companies who move American jobs to other countries and to support incentives for businesses that hire U.S. citizens.
www.naco.org /CountyNewsTemplate.cfm?template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=14195   (889 words)

  
 Tar Heel Dems
Buncombe County Commissioner Patsy Keever made it official Thursday.
Keever, a Democrat, announced her plans to run for Congress, seeking the 11th District seat held by Republican Charles Taylor.
But even some Democrats say Keever faces an uphill battle going head to head against Taylor, a wealthy businessman who has gained political clout.
www.thepoliticaljunkies.net /Archived/Year2003/Oct/Wk4/Tarheel4.htm   (1129 words)

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