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Q & A: Kyle Horton, Kure Beach Physician Running for Congress

May 31, 2017
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Tim Buckland

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Horton launches campaign to run for Seventh Congressional District seat

May 26, 2017
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Jon Evans, Anchor

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT/AP) -
Kyle Horton has launched her first political campaign nearly 18 months before the 2018 General Election. She has declared herself a candidate for the Democratic nomination in North Carolina’s Seventh Congressional District, running for the seat currently held by second-term Republican Rep. David Rouzer.

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Kure Beach doctor trades protest for politics to run against Congressman David Rouzer

May 25, 2017
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Ben Schachtman

WILMINGTON — In early May, Dr. L. Kyle Horton gathered a crowd in front of Congressman David Rouzer’s office. Horton was there to protest the American Health Care Act, which had passed the House that day. But it was also, as it turns out, Horton’s unofficial campaign kick-off.

“As a medical professional, I couldn’t ignore how the AHCA would affect the patients I see every day,” Horton said.

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Kure Beach Physician to Run for Congress

May 23, 2017
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Tim Buckland

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Horton to run for Congress

May 23, 2017
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WECT Staff

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -
Dr. Kyle Horton announced her candidacy for North Carolina's Seventh U.S. Congressional District Friday morning.

Horton, a graduate of UNCW and Wright State University, began her career as a primary care physician at Hunter Homes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Va.

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VOICES: 'Walking in the darkness of destructive selfishness' by repealing the ACA

January 12, 2017
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Dr. Kyle Horton

With Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaching, one of Dr. King's quotes is particularly relevant to the battle over the Affordable Care Act in Congress. "Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism," Dr. King said, "or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."

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