Congress

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
Hagan bids Senate farewell
Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) was emotional at times as she made a farewell speech this afternoon on the floor the US Senate. Thu, 12/11/2014 - 9:12pm
Rouzer to chair subcommittee
Republican David Rouzer has another role waiting for him when he gets to Washington next month. The Congressman-elect was selected to serve as chair of the Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee. Thu, 12/11/2014 - 3:07pm
Rouzer gets Congressional committee assignments
David Rouzer won't officially be a member of Congress for another month, but he has a better idea what he'll be doing when he gets to Washington. Tue, 12/02/2014 - 4:12pm
Rep. Mike McIntyre donates Congressional papers to UNCW
At an event at UNCW's Randall Library Monday, Rep. Mike McIntyre donated his Congressional papers and memorabilia, in anticipation of his retirement from the US House. Mon, 11/10/2014 - 3:53pm
Rouzer holds off Barfield, Casteen to win seat in Congress
Two years ago David Rouzer missed out on a seat in Congress by just a few hundred votes. This time, with the incumbent heading in retirement, the former state senator from Johnston County won easily over two other candidates for North Carolina's 7th District seat in the US House. Wed, 11/05/2014 - 4:38am