North Carolina

North Carolina city agrees to remove memorial statue of praying soldier

The City of King, North Carolina, has settled a four-year battle in agreeing to remove a veteran’s memorial that featured a praying soldier and a Christian flag. After spending $50,000 in legal fees, the city… READ MORE

North Carolina: Thom Tillis Campaign Attacks Kay Hagan for Obamacare Support

Amid a new report that healthcare premiums in the Tar Heel State could rise by 30 to 60 percent over the coming years, the Thom Tillis campaign again slammed incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan for her… READ MORE

NC GOP: 'Silence' on the Charge Hagan Skipped ISIS Briefing for Fundraiser 'Speaks Volumes'

The North Carolina GOP is hammering Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) for failing to respond to a recent report alleging that she skipped a national security briefing about ISIS in order  to attend a fundraiser in New… READ MORE

NC senator braces for Obama’s visit to her state

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Her re-election in doubt, North Carolina’s Democratic senator has an uncomfortable decision to make as President Barack Obama…… READ MORE

Hundreds of cases of potential voter fraud uncovered in North Carolina

State elections officials in North Carolina are investigating hundreds of cases of potential voter fraud after identifying thousands of registered… READ MORE

Senate candidate Brannon wants to be Rand Paul of NC

North Carolina Senate candidate Greg Brannon (R) is hoping to follow in the steps of Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) —… READ MORE

N.C. Conservatives in a Race to a Runoff

For almost 95 years, the dominant question facing any North Carolinian has been over shades of blue: Duke or UNC. But in the final months before May’s Republican primary to select a challenger to Democratic… READ MORE

Is N.C.’s Pittenger Republican enough to withstand tea party challenge?

WASHINGTON — A year ago, North Carolina Rep. Robert Pittenger strode into Washington with a plan to stop the war between the parties. He wanted to instill some “humanity” into a dysfunctional city where Republicans… READ MORE

Federal court rules North Carolina ‘Choose Life’ license plate unconstitutional

RICHMOND, Va. – North Carolina’s anti-abortion license plate is unconstitutional because the state doesn’t provide the same forum for motorists… READ MORE

Report: Clay Aiken weighs N.C. bid

Former “American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken is reportedly looking at a challenge to Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.). According to the Washington Blade, the openly gay entertainer has spoken to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, as… READ MORE

Top North Carolina Republican Declines Hagan Challenge

North Carolina Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger announced on Monday that he will not challenge Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan in 2014, relieving the GOP of a brutal primary between two of the state’s top… READ MORE

Conservative Preacher Joins North Carolina Senate Primary

The Rev. Mark Harris told a meeting of more than 200 supporters in North Carolina Thursday that he will formally launch a Senate campaign on Oct. 2, according to his consultant Tom Perdue. Speaking to… READ MORE

North Carolina law prohibits police from destroying guns

A new law going into effect this week in North Carolina law prohibits law enforcement from destroying unclaimed guns and firearms acquired through gun buyback programs. The so-called “save the gun” law passed the Republican-controlled… READ MORE