By Kelly Cohen | 08/28/14 11:41 AM
The Vermont senator, an independent who aligns with Democrats, hosted a town hall forum at a Baptist church in Raleigh to discuss "the fight for economic justice."
By Paul Bedard | 08/28/14 09:35 AM
The GOP is charging that President Obama's photo ops at blue collar bars and pool halls have done little to help the unemployment and weak economy slamming Middle America.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/26/14 04:12 PM
On the same day President Obama announced new executive actions aimed at improving health care for veterans, the Veterans Affairs Department's Office of Inspector General released a report saying that there's no proof delays in care caused deaths at the Phoenix VA hospital.
By Brian Hughes | 08/26/14 01:40 PM
President Obama on Tuesday insisted that his administration has improved access to medical care at beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, telling veterans that the White House would not sweep aside chronically ignored health care problems.
08/25/14 02:45 PM
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A Minnesota-based cereal maker says it's opening a distribution center in Winston-Salem next month. The Winston-Salem Journal reports (http://bit.ly/XMAPV7) MOM Brands Inc., formerly known as Malt-O-Meal, will open the center at Union Cross Business Park on the city's...
By Steve Doty | 08/19/14 01:11 PM
A Public Policy Polling poll released Tuesday shows Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., leading Republican challenger Thom Tillis in the race for Senate.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/18/14 02:43 PM
Regulation is the tool entrenched businesses use against consumers and competitors. This regulatory battle in North Carolina could become a victory for liberty.
By Gary D. Robertson | 08/18/14 09:03 AM
The 2013-14 General Assembly will be marked in North Carolina's history books as the first in more than 140 years in which the legislative and executive branches were simultaneously under Republican control. It ushered in a rightward shift in state government philosophy on taxes, education and...
08/13/14 01:32 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Among the more than a dozen bills North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law last week, one takes aim at so-called “patent trolls.” The “Abusive Patent Assertions Act,” an article within Senate Bill 648, attempts to “strike a balance” between the...
08/13/14 11:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Senate hopeful Thom Tillis cut $500 million in funding for North Carolina schools while giving tax breaks to his rich friends, the campaign arm for Senate Democrats said Wednesday, in the first piece of a $9.1 million ad campaign set to stay on the airwaves through...
08/12/14 02:54 PM
Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper’s office recently wrote a letter to an out-of-state fracking company that allegedly engaged in the improper solicitation of fracking leases. The Pennsylvania-based Crimson Holdings allegedly tried...
By Steve Doty | 08/11/14 11:10 AM
The incumbent Democrat Hagan has seen a slim lead dissipate over the last few weeks in a crucial Senate race.
By Byron York | 08/11/14 09:33 AM
Thom Tillis thought his last day as speaker of the North Carolina House would be weeks ago, after which he would devote all his energies to running for the U.S. Senate. Instead, on Saturday morning, Tillis stood gavel in hand in the state House chamber, presiding over the passage of a budget that...
By Rebecca Berg | 08/06/14 07:49 PM
Some of the attack lines Sen. Kay Hagan is hearing this fall may sound familiar. She used them herself against her opponent six years ago.
By Sean Lengell | 08/06/14 12:24 PM
Gay marriage bans in four states will be significantly tested Wednesday when a three-judge panel will hear arguments on challenges to the laws -- the latest in a slew of lawsuits against similar laws nationwide since last summer.
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