Congress

Wilmington's GE Hitachi plant held a rally today to raise awareness about the re-authorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States
GE Hitachi holds rally to sway upcoming vote
The GE Hitachi plant in Wilmington held a rally today to try to gain the attention of lawmakers. A spokesman says they hope Congressmen David Rouzer, Richard Burr and Thom Tillis vote to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States before it expires June 30. Tue, 06/16/2015 - 5:07pm
Former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert (Source: US Congress/MGN)
Former House Speaker Hastert enters not guilty plea
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has pleaded not guilty to charges in a federal hush-money case. Tue, 06/09/2015 - 3:55pm
Former US Congressman Mike McIntyre is now working for a law firm in Raleigh. (Photo courtesy: Poyner Spruill)
Mike McIntyre joining Raleigh law firm
Former US Rep. Mike McIntyre has a new job. Mon, 06/01/2015 - 3:08pm
Leland Road Signs
Bill in Congress would put Brunswick Co. back into Wilmington MSA
Southeastern North Carolina's Congressional delegation says it is working to put Brunswick County back into the Wilmington area. Statistically speaking, that is. Thu, 04/30/2015 - 5:17pm
Rep. David Rouzer talked with WWAY's Hannah Patrick about his first 100 days in Congress
Rep. David Rouzer talks first 100 days
The first 100 days in Congress are now in the rear view mirror for Rep. David Rouzer. Mon, 04/27/2015 - 5:21pm
Gov. McCrory testifies to Congress, backs offshore drilling
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has visited Capitol Hill to reaffirm support to open more of the Atlantic Ocean to look for natural gas and oil deposits. Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:38am
McCrory urges strong federal partner on road needs
Gov. Pat McCrory has told Congress the federal government must be a strong and reliable partner with North Carolina and other states to improve roads and other transportation infrastructure. Tue, 03/17/2015 - 4:38pm
Obama on war powers request: Islamic State is going to lose
President Barack Obama says his new war-powers request to Congress won't become the authorization for another ground war like the US fought in Iraq and Afghanistan. Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:40pm
Groups file ethics complaints against Carolinas politicians
Advocacy groups have filed ethics complaints against North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and US Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina over six-figure stock payouts they received while in office from an online mortgage broker. Mon, 01/12/2015 - 5:41pm
Boehner shunned by 2 NC House members for speaker’s post
Two House Republicans from North Carolina declined to support John Boehner for a third term as speaker. Tuesday's televised roll call for the speaker's election had Reps. Walter Jones from the 3rd District and Mark Meadows of the 11th District each voting for Rep. Daniel Webster of Florida. Webster received the most votes from about 25 GOP defections to someone other than Boehner, who still won the speaker's job. Wed, 01/07/2015 - 1:14am