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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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NC Senate Hopefuls Criticize Federal Govt, Obama

Republican candidates for U.S. Senate are gathering to try to win over conservative voters by calling for the repeal of the health care overhaul law and reduction of the federal government’s role in daily life.

01/30/2014

File photo of an NAACP protest. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Reverend Calls State Republican Leaders ‘Racist, Wicked, Backward Folks’ On MLK Day

What conservative leaders have done to social justice in North Carolina and South Carolina has been mighty low, North Carolina NAACP President William Barber said, but he thinks people in both states are ready to go to higher ground.

01/21/2014

Aiken placed 2nd in the 2003 "American Idol" but went on to build a successful singing and  Broadway career. (Getty Images)(

Report: Clay Aiken Considering Run For Congress

Democratic sources say Aiken has been consulting with political advisors in Washington and Raleigh.

01/03/2014

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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

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SC Gearing Up For Launch Of Insurance Exchange

Uninsured South Carolinians can begin signing up for health coverage Tuesday through the online marketplace created under the federal health care overhaul, but many residents may have no idea how to do that in a state run by Republicans who have actively opposed the process.

09/28/2013

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

File photo of Rep. Mark Meadows.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Tea Party Highlights Split Among NC Republicans

A national tea party effort is highlighting differences among North Carolina Republicans over just how to handle President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

08/27/2013

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NC Checks Progress On High School Graduation Rates

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is finding out whether high school graduation rates can continue the improvement of recent years. State school officials on Thursday release data describing how many students are earning diplomas […]

08/08/2013

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