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Blue Dog McIntyre resists GOP tide

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Veteran North Carolina Congressman Mike McIntyre admits he has an uphill fight to win re-election. A conservative Blue Dog Democrat, McIntyre casually quotes Scripture, rails against illegal immigrants, touts his votes against "Obamacare" and says he's never met a tax cut he didn't like. Full story...
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McIntyre says 75% of area mayors support him

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As the battle for North Carolina's 7th Congressional District seat continues, Rep. Mike McIntyre released a list of local leaders who support his reelection. McIntyre says 75 percent of the mayors in the 7th District have endorsed him in his race against Republican David Rouzer. Full story...
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McIntyre, Rouzer trade charges in Congress debate

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The two candidates for an eastern North Carolina congressional district are accusing each other of misleading the public about legislative records and work history. Full story...
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Thieves target McIntyre's Washington office

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Rep. Mike McIntyre's Capitol Hill office was one of several targeted by thieves recently. McIntyre's Chief of Staff Dean Mitchell says several items of memorabilia were stolen from the congressman's office during the August District Work Period. Full story...
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DNC Day 1: Mike McIntyre shows emotion in election battle

If you've ever met Rep. Mike McIntyre, you know he's a pretty mild-mannered guy. But facing what is certainly his toughest test since first winning his seat in congress in 1996, McIntyre is showing a new level of emotion.

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Rouzer takes aim at McIntyre during RNC speech

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video All political eyes are on Tampa, FL, where the Republican National Convention is underway. Tuesday afternoon, the man who hopes to unseat Rep. Mike McIntyre in North Carolina's 7th Congressional District took to the podium. Full story...
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Rouzer's RNC speech pushed to Tuesday afternoon

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State Sen. David Rouzer will now speak Tuesday afternoon at the Republican National Convention in Florida. Rouzer had been scheduled to make a brief speech this evening, but organizers decided to postpone today's events in Tampa because of Tropical Storm Isaac. Full story...
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Rouzer set to speak at RNC

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video Congressional candidate David Rouzer sat down with Good Morning Carolina anchor Ashley Jacobs to talk about raising money for his campaign, the redrawing of North Carolina's 7th Congressional District and his invitation to speak at the Republican National Convention in Florida next week. What will he speak about there? Get that answer and more by watching the full interview. Full story...
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House to vote on care for those sickened by water

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A North Carolina congressman is speaking in support of a bill that provides medical care for Camp Lejeune Marines and their relatives who could have been sickened by drinking water contaminated with toxins linked to cancers and organ damage. Full story...
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Democrat Anderson campaigns to represent Wilmington, Pender in Congress

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Much of Wilmington and Pender County find themselves in a new congressional district this year. Today, one of the candidates for the 3rd District seat in the US House hit the streets of the Port City today. Full story...
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NC schools' Atkinson testifies to Congress on cuts

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North Carolina's elected public schools cheerleader is on Capitol Hill describing the effect on education if Congress fails to restructure broad budget cuts coming at the end of the year. Full story...
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McIntyre's camp announces fundraising amount for second quarter

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The Mike McIntyre for Congress Campaign Committee announced today that it raised almost $400,000 during the second quarter. Full story...
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Hagan hosts 'conversations' with constituents in Brunswick Co. next week

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Sen. Kay Hagan will host "Conversations with Kay" in Brunswick County next week. Full story...
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US House vote helps Carolina Beach renourishment project

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The US House of Representatives has unanimously passed legislation authored by Rep. Mike McIntyre to stop the US Army Corps of Engineers Corps from terminating the Carolina Beach renourishment project. The legislation was attached to the Corps budget bill and passed with unanimous support, according to McIntyre's office. Full story...
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Pantano endorses Rouzer

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In a gracious concession statement, Ilario Pantano has endorsed his political rival David Rouzer as the Republican challenges eight-time incumbent Democrat Rep. Mike McIntyre for his seat in Congress. Full story...
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