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Democratic Incumbent Hagan Filing For Senate In NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan is officially filing to run for a second six-year term. The Greensboro Democrat planned to turn in her candidacy papers Monday at the State Board of Elections […]

02/24/2014

The "American Idol" star will run as a Democrat for the seat held by Renee Ellmers. (Getty Images)

Clay Aiken To Run For Congress In North Carolina

“American Idol” star will announce he’s seeking the seat currently held by Renee Ellmers

02/05/2014

A top priority for North Carolina Democrats will be the re-election of Sen. Kay Hagan. (Getty Images)

North Carolina Democrats Gather As 2014 Campaigns Pick Up

A top priority is to re-elect Sen. Kay Hagan.

02/01/2014

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Governor Spending $230,000 On Mansion Bathrooms

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.

10/12/2013

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Holder Proposes Changes In Criminal Justice System

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 […]

CBS Charlotte–08/12/2013

File photo of former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Ex-SC Gov. Sanford Back In Political Office

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.

05/07/2013

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Jobless Insurance Fix Up For Debate In NC Senate

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. […]

CBS Charlotte–02/12/2013

File photo of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Jindal: GOP Should Change ‘Just About Everything’

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is calling on the Republican Party to, quote, “recalibrate the compass of conservatism.”

01/24/2013

File photo of a Tea Party activist. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

S.C. Tea Party Schedules Convention On Coast

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.

01/12/2013

House Deliberates On Budget Deal Past Fiscal Cliff Deadline

Cliff Avoided: Congress Staves Off Tax Hikes

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 […]

CBS Charlotte–01/02/2013

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