Thom Tillis

Dec 29, 2014

Q-and-A with NC Senator-elect Thom Tillis

RALEIGH — The legislature stands in the rearview mirror for Thom Tillis after four years as one of North Carolina state government’s most powerful politicians. After defeating Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan in […]

Nov 14, 2014

McCrory sues legislators over coal ash commission

RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory and two of his predecessors sued North Carolina’s top legislators Thursday over the makeup of the state’s new Coal Ash Management Commission and other panels approved this year […]

Oct 16, 2014

RealtyTrac: Hagan favored to win over Tillis

The N.C. housing market favors Democratic incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan in the upcoming election, according to RealtyTrac. The California-based supplier of real estate data says that unemployment is down in […]

Sep 16, 2014

NJ Gov. Christie helping Tillis in NC Senate race

WILMINGTON — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis is getting help from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as part of Christie’s multiple-stop swing through the Carolinas to raise money and meet voters. […]

Sep 4, 2014

NC Senate candidates battle in their 1st debate

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK — The first debate between Democratic North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican House Speaker Thom Tillis brought uncomfortable moments for each but also the chance to present positive images […]

Aug 26, 2014

Obama addresses vets in Charlotte trip laden with politics

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 […]

Aug 19, 2014

Romney headlining Tillis fundraiser in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE — Mitt Romney is appearing at a fundraiser in Charlotte for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis. Tillis campaign spokesman Daniel Keylin said in an email that Romney was […]

May 21, 2014

Rep. Robert Brawley, NC caucus go separate ways

RALEIGH — A North Carolina House Republican is officially on the outs with the rest of the chamber’s GOP caucus. Rep. Robert Brawley of Iredell County and a key House Republican leader confirmed […]

Apr 29, 2014

McCrory backs Tillis for US Senate in primary

RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory threw his full weight Tuesday behind Thom Tillis in the crowded U.S. Senate Republican primary, calling him a natural leader and problem solver who helped North Carolina’s […]

Apr 29, 2014

Chamber launches ads for GOP in 5 Senate races

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 […]

Apr 28, 2014

Senate GOP ‘civil wars’ lagging in NC, elsewhere

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 […]

Apr 8, 2014

NC Senate hopefuls announce 1st quarter totals

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 […]

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