28 min ago
N.C. has big stake in federal farm bill
Farmers are exposed to unique and significant risks – risks that if realized could lead to their financial ruin and cripple American agriculture.
4 hrs ago
The Charlotte Observer
CMPD chief calls for a ban on assault weapons
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe called for a national assault weapons ban on Tuesday, joining a growing number of police chiefs across the country who have said the assault-style weapons should be outlawed.
8 hrs ago
Senate Advances Legislation Supporting Expanded Public Access on Cape Hatteras
Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources unanimously advanced a bill that opens the door to reexamining the onerous beach access closures at Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area in North Carolina.
13 hrs ago
Who will rein in the General Assembly?
"Governor McCrory will be back out tomorrow throwing the baseball perhaps with children who share his All-American passion."
17 hrs ago
NC Democratic Party leader Voller says its time for party to unify
Voller, the mayor of Pittsboro, agreed to a settlement that clarified the procedure for appointing the party’s executive director and ended the contracts of two of the party’s consultants.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Editorial: Give small businesses a real tribute
Borrowing an idea already tried with success, we encourage everyone to spend $20 on the 20th this month.
Elections Morning Digest: Exercise caution with optimistic generic congressional polls
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Jacksonville Daily News
Southern GOP leaders meeting in Alabama
Republican leaders from 10 Southern states are meeting in Alabama to plan strategies for making new GOP inroads across the region.
PPP finds Foxx leading other GOP prospects in North Carolina-DSCC...
PPP FINDS FOXX AHEAD IN N.C. SENATE PRIMARY: Rep. Virginia Foxx is North Carolina Republicans' top choice for their Senate nomination, according to a Public Policy Polling survey that will be released later today.
Kinston Free Press
Kinstonians remember Gov. Holshouser, who died Monday
Former Gov. James Eubert "Jim" Holshouser Jr., the 68th governor in North Carolina, represented the highest position in the state from 1973 to 1977.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Senate Democrats running on, not from, Obamacare
The handful of Senate Democrats up for reelection in 2014 in tough states have decided to embrace Obamacare, taking the opportunity of its implementation coinciding with the midterm elections to remind constituents of its benefits and to make sure they understand and can use them.
Local Tech Wire
MCNC nears completion of historic NC-wide broadband project
In January 2011, the interactive project map outlining what the North Carolina Research and Education could look like in 2013 was mostly red.
NC Sen. Hagan facing powerful GOP force in 2014
In this Sept. 6, 2012, file photo Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. In 2008.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Senators Push Financial Literacy Education for Kids
Introduce financial literacy education early - this was the message reiterated by educators, financial experts, and social experts at a recent hearing of the Subcommittee on Children and Families.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Show support for local food, local jobs
Agriculture is the foundation of civilization and communities. Here in North Carolina, from the mountains to the coast, we are lucky to have fresh, clean food grown by sustainable farmers in our backyard.
Senate Dems' answer on health care: Go on offense
Senate Democrats who backed the health care law and are facing re-election in GOP-leaning states are stepping up their support for the overhaul even as Republicans intensify their criticism.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Huffington Post
Christopher Brauchli: Cigarettes and Senators
Money talks. Frequently it finds its voice only when it is given to others. Consider Senators Mitch McConnell and Richard Burr .
Jacksonville Daily News
Marines assume EA-6B Prowler training
Training to keep the 1968 vintage EA-6B Prowler flying transferred Friday from the Navy to a 2nd Marine Air Wing squadron based at Cherry Point air station.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Gillibrand and military assault: 5 things to watch
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand might have lost a vote in committee Wednesday, but her crusade to remove sexual assault cases from the military chain of command isn't over.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Burlington Times News
U.S. senators file Lumbee recognition bill
North Carolina's U.S. senators have filed a bill to provide federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, an effort that began 125 years ago.