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McIntyre only Democrat to sign on to tea party-backed balanced budget amendment

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The proposed amendment is an opportunity for Democrats to cast a tough-on-spending vote. Sixteen House Democrats have signed on to the version that passed the House in 1995. So far, Rep. Mike McIntyre of North Carolina is the only Democrat to sign on to the tea party-backed version requiring two-thirds supermajorities in the House and Senate to raise taxes. Full story...
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McIntyre: Focus should be local, not on Washington in wake of credit downgrade

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We caught up with Rep. Mike McIntyre today in Brunswick Ccounty and asked him for his thoughts about Standard & Poor's downgrade of America's credit rating. The congressman says southeastern North Carolina cannot focus on the debate in Washington, but rather should focus our attention here locally to boost our own economy. Full story...
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McIntyre wants Wilmington designated "American World War II City"

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Rep. Mike McIntyre wants the US House to designate a city each year as an "American World War II City," and he wants Wilmington to top the list. Full story...
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Southeastern NC's representatives in Washington talk about debt ceiling deal

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Months of tension, wrangling and political posturing may end Tuesday if Congress gives final approval to a compromise on the federal debt ceiling. The US House approved the bill Monday night. The Senate is expected to vote Tuesday. Meanwhile southeastern North Carolina's representatives in Congress are sounding off. Full story...
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McIntyre to fight for Surf City Post Office

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Rep. Mike McIntyre says he will work to keep the Surf City Post Office open. Full story...
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New Congressional map would split New Hanover, Pender

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A new plan to redraw Congressional districts in North Carolina would radically change the way southeastern North Carolina is represented in Washington. Meanwhile, the two men who planned to run for the 7th District Congressional seat still plan to run in that district, regardless of where it is. Full story...
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McIntyre has raised 3x more money than Pantano

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Both Rep. Mike McIntyre and Republican challenger Ilario Pantano have released campaign fundraising information this week. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: McIntyre calls out NBC for editing out "under God" in pledge

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NBC Universal has apologized to members of Congress for taking the words "under God" out of the Pledge of Allegiance during the recent U.S. Open. Reps. Randy Forbes, R-Va., and Mike McIntyre, D-N.C. -- who lead the Congressional Prayer Caucus -- joined 106 other members of Congress in expressing their frustration to NBC leaders. Full story...
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McIntyre says proposed redistricting is disappointing

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Rep. Mike McIntyre was in Brunswick County Tuesday afternoon to present a federal check to Brunswick EMC. We caught up with him to get his reaction to the state's proposed map for congressional redistricting. Full story...
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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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Brunswick Vet Clinic lease signed, starts in August

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The lease has been signed for a new Veterans Administration clinic in Brunswick County. Rep. Mike McIntyre says the VA will take possession of the site June 1. He says operations are scheduled to begin the first week of August. Full story...
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McIntyre views bin Laden death photos

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While the Obama administration has decided not to release photos of Osama bin Laden's death to the public, some members of Congress are taking a look, including Rep. Mike McIntyre. Full story...
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McIntyre hosts Southeastern North Carolina in motion

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Event to get kids moving, promote healthy lifestyle. 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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Job seekers get their career lives in shape at bootcamp

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video Although some say the recession is over, many across the nation and in southeastern North Carolina are still without jobs. Full story...
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