Gov. Pat McCrory plans to spend up to $230,000 in taxpayer funds remodeling bathrooms in his private living quarters at North Carolina’s Executive Mansion even as he demands belt-tightening for public schools and social programs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the U.S. facing massive overcrowding in its prisons, Attorney General Eric Holder is calling for major changes to the nation’s criminal justice system that would scale back the use of harsh […]
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 […]