Former Republican South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford revived a scandal-scarred political career by winning back his old congressional seat Tuesday in a district that hasn’t elected a Democrat in three decades.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Republican plan to eliminate more quickly the $2.6 billion North Carolina owes the federal government for unemployment benefits is getting closer to Gov. Pat McCrory’s desk and his likely signature. […]
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is calling on the Republican Party to, quote, “recalibrate the compass of conservatism.”
The federal health care law, terrorist threats to America and the nation’s financial situation are among the topics up for discussion at the South Carolina tea party convention.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national “fiscal cliff” of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the […]
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov.-elect Pat McCrory will speak to bankers about what he plans to do for the state’s economy in 2013. McCrory accepted the invitation to talk today to the 11th Annual […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says he and the White House have agreed on preventing tax hikes that the “fiscal cliff” will trigger after midnight. And he says they are very close […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Outgoing Gov. Beverly Perdue has announced the appointments of four people as judges, including her general counsel and a Cabinet secretary. Perdue said Monday she’s appointing general counsel Mark Davis to […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — While North Carolina experienced a predicted blockbuster political year in 2012, the details weren’t as anticipated by some. Charlotte hosted North Carolina’s first-ever major party national convention in September, when the […]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte hosted the Democratic National Convention earlier this year. Next year, Charlotte will host the Republican National Committee. The party’s winter meeting in January won’t bring nearly as many people to […]