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2 days ago
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Ex-judges offer nonpartisan NC congressional map

Participants in an exercise to redraw North Carolina's congressional boundaries without involving politics hope it will increase interest in taking partisan considerations out of redistricting and help the state avoid extensive litigation on future maps.
Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner on their wedding day. (Photo: Anthony Weiner/MGN)
3 days ago
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Weiner, Abedin to separate after sexting revelation

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin says she is separating from husband Anthony Weiner after another sexting revelation involving the former congressman from New York.
2 weeks ago
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House Republicans receive FBI notes from Clinton interview

The House oversight committee says it has received FBI documents related to the investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.
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2 months ago
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House wraps up without gun control votes

The House session is over, but Democrats were still on Capitol Hill this morning, protesting the failure of lawmakers to pass gun control legislation.
2 months ago
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Dems staging sit-in on House floor to protest inaction on guns

Roughly a dozen House Democrats are engaged in a sit-in on the House floor to protest GOP inaction on gun violence.
2016 NC Congressional Map
3 months ago
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Judges won’t stop use of North Carolina congressional lines

Federal judges have declined for now to strike down the latest edition of North Carolina congressional district boundaries being used in next week's primary elections.
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4 months ago
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Senate deal reached on reduced Zika funding measure

A senior Senate Democrat says there's a deal to advance a $1.1 billion measure to battle the Zika virus. The bill is smaller than President Barack Obama's $1.9 billion request but is expected to get sweeping support in a vote next week.
5 months ago
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State senator: Maps a ‘step backward in time’

A longtime North Carolina legislator says Republicans at the General Assembly used outdated views on racial divisions and politics when they drew state House and Senate districts being scrutinized in a federal courtroom.
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6 months ago
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Filing opens for June US House primary

Filing opened today for candidates who want to run in the June primary for US House of Representatives.
6 months ago
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NFL exec admits to CTE-football head trauma link

An NFL official has acknowledged a link between football and the brain disease CTE for the first time.