By Associated Press | 12/05/13 05:53 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A political committee supporting Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan has started running North Carolina television commercials aiming at state House Speaker Thom Tillis, a potential Republican challenger next fall. The Senate Majority PAC said Thursday it will spend about $750,000...
By Gary D. Robertson | 12/04/13 11:04 AM
DURHAM, N.C. — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says the state is poised to carry out a more diverse energy production strategy with the advent of natural gas exploration and more renewable sources thanks to legislation.
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 11:04 AM
GRAHAM, N.C. (AP) — The race to succeed the longest-serving Republican U.S. House member in North Carolina history is starting to take shape as Howard Coble prepares to step down after 15 terms in Congress at the end of 2014. A fifth announced candidate entered the race this past week —...
11/19/13 09:18 AM
Accurate autopsies help ensure that murderers don’t go free, that suspects aren’t wrongfully prosecuted and that spouses receive the life insurance payments they deserve. But in North Carolina, heavy caseloads are raising the risk of errors, an Observer analysis has found.
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/15/13 03:45 PM
Vice President Joe Biden said that Washington needed a “strong Republican Party” free of the Tea Party's influence to break through the political gridlock in the nation's capital.
By Rebecca Berg | 10/31/13 11:26 AM
Democratic Senate campaigns in North Carolina and Louisiana are hoping to attract campaign contributions after the conservative group Americans for Prosperity this week launched a $2 million-plus attack ad blitz against them.
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