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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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Barfield gets late challenger, Democratic primary for US House

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videoThere will be a Democratic Party primary in the race to replace Rep. Mike McIntyre in the US House of Representatives. Full story...
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Clay Aiken officially joins NC Congress race

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Former "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken says he's running for Congress in North Carolina because he believes he can help end the gridlock in Washington. Full story...
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