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File photo of former US Republican Senator from Pennsylvania Rick Santorum. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Santorum: Security A Key Issue Leading Up To 2016

Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said Monday that foreign affairs, including the situation in the Ukraine, will be a key issue for the nation in the run up to the 2016 presidential election.

04/14/2014

File photo of : Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC).  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hagan Raises Money With VP As GOP Criticism Rises

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan wrapped up a difficult week in which she took heat for both defending and criticizing the health care overhaul by returning to North Carolina to get fundraising help Friday from Vice President Joe Biden.

11/15/2013

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GOP Candidate For Congress Switches Parties To Dem

An Iraq War veteran campaigning for Congress in eastern North Carolina against U.S. Rep. Walter Jones has changed his party registration from Republican to Democrat, saying the tea party has made the GOP too extreme.

11/01/2013

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Secretary Aldona Wos, center, addresses committee members.  (credit: Corey Lowenstein/Getty Images)

Wos Grilled By NC Legislators Over Aides’ Pay

Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos got a bipartisan grilling Tuesday from lawmakers worried about personnel decisions and other issues at her embattled state agency.

10/08/2013

Tea party activists, once unquestioned as a benefit to the Republican Party for supplying it with votes and energy, are now criticizing GOP leaders at seemingly every turn. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP, Tea Party Show Growing Divide

Tea party activists, once unquestioned as a benefit to the Republican Party for supplying it with votes and energy, are now criticizing GOP leaders at seemingly every turn.

09/14/2013

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US Sen. Rand Paul Making Another Trip To SC

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is returning to South Carolina on Monday, making his second trip in as many months to the state that hosts the first presidential primary voting in the South.

08/26/2013

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NAACP Prepares 9th Protest Over Unemployment Cuts

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is calling for a mass rally to mark the ninth week of protests at the state legislature and cuts to unemployment benefits. The NAACP […]

CBS Charlotte–07/01/2013

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NAACP Protesters’ Cases Delayed, 100 More Arrested

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than 100 people were arrested Monday following what police called the largest NAACP-led demonstration yet against the policies of the Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature. The eighth week of what the […]

CBS Charlotte–06/25/2013

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NAACP Protesters Court Cases Delayed

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Court cases have been delayed for the first round of protesters arrested in NAACP-led demonstrations at the North Carolina Legislature. Seventeen protesters were scheduled to appear in Wake County District Court […]

CBS Charlotte–06/24/2013

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NAACP Protesters Go To Court Ahead Of Latest Rally

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The first round of protesters arrested in NAACP-led demonstrations at the North Carolina legislature are heading to court the same day the group plans to hold its latest rally against the […]

CBS Charlotte–06/24/2013

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