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File photo of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dem Candidate Accidentally Calls Gov. Haley ‘Whore’ During Campaign Event

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Vincet Sheheen is coming under fire for accidentally calling Gov. Nikki Haley a “whore” at a campaign event.

10/28/2014

Mitt Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Tillis Camp Says Romney To Campaign For Him In NC

Mitt Romney is planning to come to North Carolina to campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis.

10/23/2014

Shirtless male models and party buses are being offered to encourage female students at North Carolina State University to get out and vote during the Nov. 4 midterm elections.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ruling: No Same-Day Registration In NC Election

Supreme Court blocked an appeals court ruling that put limits on early voting and voter registration on hold.

10/08/2014

File photo of the Duke University Campus. (Photo by Lance King/Replay Photos via Getty Images)

‘There Is A War On God': NC House Passes Bill Prohibiting Universities From Denying Facilities, Funding For Religious Groups

CHARLOTTE (CBS Charlotte) – A measure was passed by the North Carolina House that prohibits university administrators from denying facilities, funding, or recognition to political or religious groups on the basis that they are exclusionary. […]

06/26/2014

Bill heading towards N.C. Senate would make it a crime to publicly disclose the secret chemical mixtures that energy companies pump into the ground when fracking for natural gas. (Getty Images)

NC Legislative Committees OK Gas Fracking Bill

Bill would make it a crime to publicly disclose the secret chemical mixtures that energy companies pump into the ground when fracking for natural gas.

05/20/2014

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has defeated millionaire businessman Matt Bevin, setting up a much anticipated showdown with Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes. (Getty Images)

McConnell Holds Off Tea Party Challenger, Will Face Democrat Grimes In November

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has defeated millionaire businessman Matt Bevin, setting up a much anticipated showdown with Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes for the Kentucky Senate seat.

05/20/2014

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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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

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