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McIntyre to vote against raising debt ceiling

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The US House of Representatives votes tonight on a bill to raise the nation's debt ceiling by $2.4 trillion. It's not expected to pass, because the measure contains no spending cuts. Full story...
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Lejeune water issue going back to Congress

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Congress is once again considering a bill to provide federal health care for veterans and family members who say they've suffered because of contaminated water at Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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Congressman, Senators react to bin Laden's death

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Southeastern North Carolina's representatives in Congress have issued statements about the death of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. Full story...
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Students take part in mock Congressional hearing

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Eighth graders at Leland middle school took part in a mock congressional hearing. The event is part of a lesson that taught the kids how to write a speech and effectively present views on an issue. Full story...
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McIntyre, Hagan, Burr pledge not to profit from looming shutdown

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The members of southeastern North Carolina's Congressional delegation say they won't make a dime if the federal government shuts down tonight. Full story...
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Del Pietro withdraws from Congressional race

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Democrat Del Pietro has withdrawn from the race for Congress. Pietro planned to challenge incumbent Rep. Mike McIntyre in next year's Democratic primary for the 7th District seat in the US House. Full story...
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The Rant: April 5, 2011

There's been a lot of drama in the political world around here lately, but a new poll shows some interesting trends. WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo has more in tonight's edition of The Rant.

ONLY ON 3: McIntyre aide apologizes for calling opponent "crazy"

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An aide to Rep. Mike McIntyre has issued a formal apology to a man planning to challenge the Congressman in next year's after calling him "crazy." Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: McIntyre's staffer calls opponent "crazy," "shaky," "schizophrenic" and "not all there"

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During Rep. Mike McIntyre's jobs summit today, one of the Congressman's staffers made some interesting comments to us. Full story...
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New law to help improve child nutrition

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videoRep. Mike McIntyre and USDA Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon came to Bladen County to celebrate National Nutrition Month. During their visit to Elizabeth Primary School, McIntyre and Concannon spoke to students and faculty about the importance of nutrition in public schools. Full story...
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Social Security workers protest proposed cuts

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video It's hard times all around, and the federal government is feeling the squeeze as it is forced to make tough decisions when it comes to the budget. Today a group in Wilmington protested what may come of this battle. Full story...
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McIntyre hopes to avoid government shutdown

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Southeastern North Carolina's representative in Congress says as an eternal optimist, he does not think the federal government will shut down. Full story...
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WASHINGTON POST: Can Ilario Pantano get to Congress?

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The question for Pantano is whether he can go beyond the headlines -- and the controversies that surrounded him during his 2010 race -- and win a rematch against North Carolina Rep. Mike McIntyre (D) next November. Full story...
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Hagan wants more tax cuts for military hires

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North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan wants to expand a tax credit offered to businesses who hire military veterans. Full story...
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NC Rep says two officers disciplined for 2009 deaths

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A North Carolina congressman says two Army officers have been disciplined for negligence over a 2009 incident in Afghanistan that killed five US troops. Full story...
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