Former Illinois U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has reported to a North Carolina federal prison to serve a 2 1/2-year prison term for misusing campaign funds.
Gov. Pat McCrory says a pair of 24-year-old campaign staffers landed senior-level jobs in his administration because they were the most qualified applicants, beating out older candidates.
Former North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue has closed her campaign accounts, distributing the $1.2 million raised for her derailed re-election bid.
Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile are officially joining AT&T and its ‘It Can Wait’ anti-texting while driving campaign. The leading wireless carriers, among more than 200 other organizations, have joined forces to support a multi-million dollar advertising blitz that aims to curb this bad behavior once and for all.
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says if he fails in his attempt to return to Congress, he will not seek office again.
The pastor of a large Charlotte church who is also president of the North Carolina Baptist State Convention says he’s prayerfully considering a 2014 bid for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Kay Hagan.
Republican Mark Sanford and Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch planned to hit the campaign trail a day after a spirited debate in their race for a vacant congressional seat along the South Carolina coast.
Vice President Biden made an apparent gaffe during a campaign stop in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, saying the middle class has “been buried the last four years.”
President Obama’s campaign has sent out an email penned by Sandra Fluke saying that the Republican Party is “dangerous for women.”
Vice President Joe Biden sparked a campaign commotion Tuesday, telling an audience in southern Virginia that included hundreds of black voters that Republican Mitt Romney wanted to put them “back in chains” by deregulating Wall Street.