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Yesterday, one of Hillary Clinton's top supporters and New Hampshire's Democrat Senate candidate Maggie Hassan refused three times to say if she thought Hillary Clinton was honest and trustworthy.
Leaders from the NCGA House and Senate continued the call for Roy Cooper to defend the common-sense voter ID law or resign as the appeal heads to the Supreme Court.
Deborah Ross yesterday defended her radical record from her time as the chief lobbyist for the ACLU by claiming she spent her time fighting for freedom.
The current Supreme Court vacancy is incredibly unique. It was created in February of an election year as Americans were casting ballots to elect the next president. It's a vacancy that will determine the direction of the court for decades.
The current legislative session has been hailed in most quarters as a success, yet much remains to be done
Politics is on many people's minds this year, so this is a good time to write about that topic
A letter dated July 22, sent by nine Democratic U.S. senators to John Locke Foundation President and CEO Kory Swanson and the heads of 21 other free-market public-policy organizations, restated accusations that the groups are part of a "web of denial" about the role of human activity in climate chan
Even though N.C. legislators left Raleigh on July 1, much earlier than in recent memory, the General Assembly had enough time to enact positive policy reforms
The federal government has just released another set of economic statistics - and they again show North Carolina has one of the fastest-growing economies in the United States
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) issued the following statement after several Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officers were shot and killed
Last night, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed Kevin and Avonte's Law, legislation co-sponsored by Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) that provides resources to help families locate loved ones with Alzheimer's disease, autism, or other related conditions
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) applauded the Senate's passage of legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration
Yesterday, Senators Thom Tillis joined in a colloquy on the Senate floor to speak about the Democratic filibuster of the FY 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill
During the week ahead, the Burr campaign will highlight the results Senator Burr has delivered for North Carolina students and families in the fight for more affordable higher education opportunities
State Senator Bill Cook (R-District 1) voted today in support of the final bipartisan state budget compromise with the House of Representatives and Governor Pat McCrory
An effort to cap the state income tax rate was removed quietly from the Senate's calendar on Wednesday, one day after that body's Finance Committee gave the proposed change to the N.C. Constitution a thumbs up
The state Senate on Monday approved its version of regulation reform on a mostly party-line 30-15 vote.
State Sen. Ralph Hise, R-Mitchell, said the state's certificate-of-need law, a major regulatory barrier to reducing costs and competition in health care, would be repealed under a bill working its way through the Senate Health Care Committee
The state Senate on Monday gave its initial approval to what Sen. Jerry Tillman called a "clean-up bill" for charter schools
A bill that would increase access to information about the costs, benefits, and consequences of college degrees available in North Carolina passed the state House on Wednesday by a vote of 101-16 and has been placed on Monday's Senate calendar
The Senate has many so-called "moderate Republicans" like the ones who support more gun controls. One must assume they haven't read the Constitution they swore an oath to protect and preserve.
Yesterday, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) joined Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and several of his Republican and Democratic colleagues on the Senate floor to speak in support of the Veterans First Act, bipartisan legislation that would give the VA the tools it needs t
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), the top Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, applauded the House for passing S. 2133, the Fraud Reduction and Data Analytics Bill
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) voted in support of an amendment to the Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations Bill that would prevent suspected terrorists from purchasing firearms and provide law enforcement with more tools to prevent future attacks
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) joined Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and Chris Coons (D-DE) to introduce the Marijuana Effective Drug Studies (MEDS) Act of 2016
Today, the Senate passed the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), legislation that funds the military, provides servicemembers with pay raises, and reforms TRICARE, the health care system for servicemembers, reservists, and their family members
State Senator Bill Cook (R-District 1) voted today in support of the Senate version of the state budget, which cuts taxes, controls the growth of government spending, bolsters the state's savings, and dramatically increases teacher pay.
Governor Pat McCrory vetoed Senate Bill 71 because it weakens environmental protections, delays water connections for well owners, ignores dam safety, hinders efforts to reuse coal ash and violates the state constitution
The 2016 edition of regulatory reform is beginning to emerge as both the House and the Senate piece together their respective versions, which focus on curtailing costly rules and making the process of imposing regulations more accountable to the public
A bill that allows students to choose between the current or traditional math curricula passed the Senate Education Committee today
Early Friday morning, the state Senate approved its version of the $22.2 billion General Fund budget, setting the stage for negotiations with the House on a spending plan that legislative leaders hope will be completed before the new fiscal year begins on July 1.
In spite of persistent, sustained efforts by grassroots Constitutional conservatives, a kangaroo court style proceeding removed Hasan Harnett as Chairman of the NC Republican Party on Saturday, April 30.
Despite Deborah Ross' best attempts to ignore her radical record, positions such as opposing an online sex offender registry in North Carolina will be impossible for her out run
As Deborah Ross' campaign prepares for another private fundraiser tonight, she continues to hide from her radical record
North Carolina's still-young Opportunity Scholarship Program would get a major boost if a provision in the proposed Senate budget becomes law
In a meeting on April 19, the East Carolina University Faculty Senate unanimously passed a resolution of support for the university's nondiscrimination policy in objection to provisions of North Carolina's recent passage of House Bill 2.
Today, the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs held a hearing on pending legislation to improve veterans' health care and benefits, five of which were bills co-introduced by Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC).
Last week, the House passed their proposed $22.225 billion state budget, and we in the Senate have already begun meeting and crafting our version of the budget
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