WASHINGTON — Three months after a veterans’ health care scandal rocked his administration, President Barack Obama is taking executive action to improve the mental well-being of veterans. The president was to announce his initiatives during an appearance before the American ...Read More »
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Charlotte Regional Realtor Association members traveled to Washington last week for the National Association of Realtors annual party convention and trade expo. As part of the visit to the nation’s capital, delegates from Charlotte met with North Carolina congressional leaders ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is pumping money into ads for establishment Republican favorites in North Carolina, Georgia and Alaska, while pointedly calling them conservatives and highlighting their opposition to Washington bureaucrats. The commercials, which begin airing on Wednesday, represent ...Read More »
DAVIDSON — The feisty personalities and anti-establishment fervor that fed tea party challenges in recent Republican U.S. Senate primaries are largely missing this year, a troubling sign for Democrats who want the GOP to nominate candidates with limited appeal. In North Carolina, ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Leading North Carolina U.S. Senate candidates are announcing their fundraising totals so far this year before they’re required to tell election regulators next week. Democratic Sen Kay Hagan’s campaign said late Monday she will report raising nearly $2.8 million during the ...Read More »
The National Association of Realtors appears to be giving U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan a helping hand in her re-election bid by mailing out fliers to select Charlotte neighborhoods. The association has sent out at least four glossy fliers thanking the ...
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CORNELIUS — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis says he raised more than $700,000 during the last three months of 2013. The amount announced Friday by his campaign is less than what Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan collected in the same ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Republicans in the General Assembly have been hostile to the federal health care overhaul for years. Now, their leaders are convening a committee to examine the law’s effects upon North Carolina’s economy and insurance market. Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, ...Read More »
RALEIGH — U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan said Monday she’s pushing North Carolina to rejoin the rest of the states to help the long-term unemployed with emergency unemployment benefits. But Republican legislative leaders – including one who wants to unseat her this fall – ...
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RALEIGH — North Carolina Democrats sapped of ruling power in state government over the past three years are cautiously optimistic their fortunes will improve in 2014, thanks to what they describe as poor Republican policy decisions in Raleigh. Party leaders and organizers say ...
Tagged with: DAniel Keylin Democratic Party Executive Director Robert Dempsey Gary Pearce Gov. Pat McCrory House Speaker Thom Tillis Kay Hagan Moral Monday protests N.C. General Assembly North Carolina Democrats party leaders and organizers Senate Minority Leader Martin Nesbitt state governmentRead More »