Tuesday Apr 15
John Locke Foundation
Dispatches from the campaign trail, April 15, 2014
Mark Harris of Charlotte. The Tillis team made it official Monday, citing a prior engagement.
Trending on the Topix Network
Mon Apr 14, 2014
VOTE 2014: 2 Democrats, 3 Republicans run to replace McIntyre in US House
This fall someone new will win the 7th District seat in the US House of Representatives representing much of southeastern North Carolina.
The Sound of Ideas: GOP Seeks Bigger Tent
Republicans say Democrat-leaning minorities ought to give the GOP a second look and they're devising national strategies to make that happen.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Sampson Independent
Rouzer: Less government key to 'turn this country around'
David Rouzer garnered a sliver under half the total votes in his 2012 pursuit of a Congressional seat, losing by a razor-thin margin in the nation's closest race that November.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
HOH: Democrats Hustle to Secure 2nd Annual Capital Soccer Classic Win
House Democrats just barely edged out their GOP counterparts Tuesday to clinch the 2nd Annual Capital Soccer Classic, a friendly contest that featured few score changes during regulation play but threatened to become a nail-biter toward the end.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
N.C. Republican Launches TV Ad in Targeted District
Woody White, one of two Republicans running for North Carolina's open 7th District seat, released a TV ad Monday touting his conservative principles.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Opponents Assail White House Plan to Close NOAA Lab in North Carolina
Sunk? The White House is proposing to close a marine research laboratory located on Pivers Island near Beaufort, North Carolina.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
4 Democrats Join House GOP to Vote for Magic....I Mean Dynamic Scoring
Dynamic scoring of tax cuts lets policymakers account for the greater economic activity potentially spurred by these cuts, thereby reducing the cuts' overall costs.
Stars and Stripes
Congressmen ask to block shuttering of 440th Airlift Wing at Fort Bragg
More than 1,000 paratroopers participated in the 2008 Randy Oler Toy Drop on Fort Bragg, N.C., which helped distribute holiday gifts to children in the Fayetteville community.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Lawmakers prep for big race on Sunday
Lawmakers on Thursday attended a media briefing hosted by the Congressional Federal Credit Union in preparation for Sunday's Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Jones to lead effort to oppose NOAA Beaufort lab closure
Congressman Walter B. Jones is leading the effort to oppose the Department of Commerce's Fiscal Year 2015 budget request to close the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration marine lab in Beaufort, North Carolina.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Campaign Overnight: Money March Madness
The first fundraising quarter of 2014 ends at midnight tonight, as the thousands of emails begging for cash in every politico's inbox have made sure to remind us.
John Locke Foundation
Keynesian Claptrap and the Case for a Minimum Wage Increase
"Keynesianism is indeed a disease on the body politic in democratic society. An economic doctrine of technocratic arrogance, itgives scope to the opportunistic behavior of politicians who become unconstrained by Keynesianism in practice."
David Rouzer Debuts First Spot Ahead of North Carolina Primary
Former state Sen. David Rouzer, a Republican running in North Carolina's open 7th District, went up on air last week with his first ad of the cycle.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Christensen: Tar Heel conservatives think their tide is still rising
For the 450 people attending the Conservative Leadership Conference in Raleigh this weekend, the belief is that it's still on the rise.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Action Alert: Rally around safe schools legislation
Micah Johnson, director of school outreach at Time Out Youth Center, 2320-A N. Davidson St., has called upon the community to contact its U.S. representatives and senators to support the Safe Schools Improvement Act .
Wed Mar 26, 2014
On Immigration, Republicans Stick Together Against Democratic Ploy
The House minority's efforts to take over the floor almost never succeed - and an effort Wednesday by Democrats to force an immigration overhaul onto the floor was no exception.
Christensen: 7 NC primary races will be worth watching
In six weeks, North Carolina primary voters will go to the polls. They will cast their ballots for individuals, but they will be making other choices as well: tea party vs. establishment, celebrity vs. businessman, male vs. female, Charlotte vs. Greensboro, and other choices.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Accuracy In Academia
Wing and Prayer Decoupled
The hot seat just got hotter for Air Force officials at today's [March 14, 2014] House Armed Services hearing.