Kilah Davenport Child Protection Act passes House, heads to Senate
The U.S. House of Representatives officially approved the Kilah Davenport Child Protection Act of 2013, passing it unanimously on Monday.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Boost Customs to protect textiles
For decades, North Carolina's 8th District thrived as the heart of the textile industry, bringing economic prosperity and reliable jobs to our communities.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Richmond County Daily Journal
Mixed reaction to proposed Internet sales tax
Submitted photoJackie Wallace, co-owner of Haigler and Wallace, works on processing an order.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Hudson: Freshman member, Hill veteran
For Rep. Richard Hudson , joining Congress was not so much a change in job as a change in role.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Our Holiday Season Of Shame
Food stamp benefits were reduced the first of this month by $36 per month for a family of four.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
GOP lawmaker busted on cocaine charges also voted for drug testing
Radel, who was elected last November, could face up to 180 days in jail and a $1,000 fine if convicted.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Kinston Free Press
Sequestration cancels tobacco buyout payments
Tobacco farmers may not receive promised payments from the federal government in 2014, a galvanizing issue for both Democrat and Republican officials in Congress who are demanding action.
McCrory draws hundreds of Facebook questions, answers few
Gov. Pat McCrory drew more than 200 questions and comments in the 30 minutes he spent on a Facebook question-and-answer Monday evening, but he replied to just six.
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Obamacare Sticker Shock Strikes US
US President Barack Obama's public health care system, commonly known as "Obamacare," is causing damage all around the US as insurance plans are being cancelled and premiums are skyrocketing.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Tillis wins state GOP straw poll at awards ceremony
House Speaker Thom Tillis won a straw poll of Republican U.S. Senate candidates at the N.C. Republican Party Hall of Fame awards celebration in Cary on Saturday night.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Your News Now
Congress holds hearing after report on TSA conduct released
On Wednesday, House Homeland Security Committees held a hearing focused on misconduct by employees of the Transportation Security Administration, which came just one day after a new government report found that misconduct cases involving TSA employees rose 27 percent in two years.
The Washington Post
GAO Cites Flaws in TSA Behavior Detection, Questions Funding
U.S. Transportation Security Administration efforts costing $200 million a year to spot potential terrorists by observing behavior are ineffective and lawmakers should limit funding, the Government Accountability Office said.
Congress Probes Security After LAX Shooting
Congress is probing airport security after the deadly shooting incident at Los Angeles International Airport, LAX.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Jefferson Post Online Edition
Let the 2014 elections begin
While political analysts are trying to understand how the most recent municipal elections reflect the current climate and impact outcomes in the 2014 elections, there are two obvious conclusions of statewide note.