Miller also picked up a new Republican opponent, as the field of challengers vying to take him on — or considering it — continues to grow. The Raleigh News & Observer reports that former U.S. Attorney George Holding, a former aide to Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) is running in the 13th district.
Tea-party-affiliated businessman Nathan Tabor and Winston-Salem City Councilman Vernon Robinson have declared their intention to run. At least two other candidates are seriously considering a bid for Miller’s seat.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.