House Speaker Thom Tillis

Jul 14, 2014

Tillis departure means new NC speaker in 2015

RALEIGH — This year’s General Assembly session has coincided with the ramped-up U.S. Senate campaign of House Speaker Thom Tillis. His bid for federal office also means fellow Republicans are […]

Jan 2, 2014

NC Democrats seek Hagan win, legislative seats

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 […]

Dec 23, 2013

Pastor, doctor take on NC speaker in US Senate bid

RALEIGH — With Democrat Kay Hagan already targeted in hostile ads for supporting the federal health care overhaul, North Carolina Republicans face a choice: Do they opt for a powerful state legislator, a […]

Nov 6, 2013

Mayor Rinker to announce political future on Tuesday; plus Cornelius election results

CORNELIUS — Cornelius Mayor Lynette Rinker said Wednesday, the day after Election Day, that she will announce Tuesday whether she will run for the N.C. General Assembly seat held by […]

Sep 23, 2013

Berger won’t join crowded US Senate primary in NC

North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger will not run for the U.S. Senate next year, saying it's not the right time to take on a statewide campaign.

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