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McIntyre awarded Order of the Long Leaf Pine

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Rep. Mike McIntyre is North Carolina's newest member of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. The Congressman received the award last night in his hometown of Lumberton. Full story...
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Bill would help victims in Camp Lejeune, Asheville

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Two North Carolina congressional leaders have introduced legislation they say will help people exposed to contaminated water near a closed Asheville factory and a Marines Corp base. Full story...
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House easily approves bill to speed vets' care

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The House has overwhelmingly approved legislation to allow patients facing long waits for care at Veterans Affairs facilities to get VA-paid treatment from local doctors. Full story...
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Burr introduces bill to put Brunswick County back into Wilmington MSA

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videoThe fight over the federal government lumping Brunswick County into the Myrtle Beach metro area is apparently not over. Full story...
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Congress extends Carolina Beach renourishment funding

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videoBeach renourishment at Carolina Beach will continue to get federal help through the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-7th District) announced overnight. Full story...
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Rep. McIntyre takes $50,000 trip to Australia

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Rep. Mike McIntyre, who will retire after this term, took a trip earlier this year paid for by lobbyists. The tour of Adelaide, Australia, McIntyre took with his wife Denise, topped the list of most expensive privately-paid trips ever. The total cost for their one-week stay was $49,635. Full story...
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Congressional candidate Keith Crisco dies days after primary

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videoKeith Crisco - who was battling former American Idol runner up Clay Aiken for the Democratic nomination in North Carolina's Second Congressional District - died suddenly at his home in Asheboro Monday. Full story...
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Rouzer, Barfield head for fall showdown for 7th District seat in Congress

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videoRepublican David Rouzer gets another chance to win the North Carolina congressional district he lost two years ago by a razor-thin margin Rouzer won Tuesday's Republican primary against Woody White and Chris Andrade in the 7th Congressional District. Full story...
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Targeted Rep. Walter Jones beats GOP rival Griffin

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Maverick North Carolina congressman Walter Jones is retaining the backing of Republicans in the district he's represented for 20 years. Unofficial results Tuesday show Jones survived the Republican Party primary against rival Taylor Griffin, who benefited from more than $1 million in advertising help from out-of-state political groups. Full story...
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Walter Jones faces GOP rival, $1M in outside money

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Eastern North Carolina congressman Walter Jones may be facing the strongest effort to date from his own party members to unseat him. Full story...
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Campaigns heat up in final days

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videoBig political names are in town doing their part to sway voters in the days leading up to the primaries. The race for US Congress in our area is heating up, and the candidates are getting their hands dirty. Full story...
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VOTE 2014: 2 Democrats, 3 Republicans run to replace McIntyre in US House

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videoThis fall someone new will win the 7th District seat in the US House of Representatives representing much of southeastern North Carolina. When Mike McIntyre decided not to run again, it opened the door. Full story...
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Wilmington resident suits up in Capital Classic; played soccer against Mike McIntyre

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Earlier this week Wilmington resident Kimberley Crabbe played in the annual Capital Soccer Classic. Crabbe played on the Republican team. In fact Crabbe suited up against Democrat Mike McIntyre, the U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 7th congressional district. Crabbe is a former member of the US National Soccer Team. Full story...
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Tumult over military sexual assaults far from over

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The turmoil over how to end an epidemic of sexual assaults in the US military is far from over as Congress haggles over legislative remedies and new details emerge about a high-profile case involving an Army general and a female captain. Full story...
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2 years later, Congress poised to undo flood law

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Lawmakers are poised to undo many of the changes in a bill to overhaul the federal flood insurance program after homeowners in flood-prone areas complained about sharp increases in their premiums. Full story...
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