Jeb Bush (Photo by Gage Skidmore/Flickr/MGN)
7 days ago
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Jeb Bush to hold fundraiser in Wilmington

Although it's still six months until the North Carolina presidential primary, one of the leading contenders on the Republican side will soon be visiting the Port City.
Elections board: NC senator may have misspent campaign money
2 months ago
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Elections board: NC senator may have misspent campaign money

North Carolina elections officials are sending prosecutors the findings of their two-year investigation into a powerful state senator's use of campaign contributions.
NC Senate OKs unemployment bill; McCrory vetoed similar bill
6 months ago
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NC Senate OKs unemployment bill; McCrory vetoed similar bill

The Senate has completed work on changes to unemployment insurance rules sought by Gov. Pat McCrory's administration. But the plan also includes tinkering with a jobless claims appeals board that McCrory successfully blocked last year with a veto.
Group says NC abortion clinic rules fall short
9 months ago
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Group says NC abortion clinic rules fall short

A group backing social conservative causes says proposed abortion clinic regulations released this week by North Carolina health officials don't go far enough. The head of the North Carolina Values Coalition also criticized Gov. Pat McCrory and his Department of Health and Human Services for getting input from abortion providers about the rules.
New Hanover Co. Sheriff GOP candidates differ on violence solutions
1 year ago
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New Hanover Co. Sheriff GOP candidates differ on violence solutions

The debate Tuesday between Republicans vying for New Hanover County Sheriff was much more civil than the one between the Democrats. Jason Vaughn and Marc Benson differed slightly on most topics WWAY's political editor Kevin Wuzzardo asked them about.
Two NC Senate debates scheduled before early voting
1 year ago
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Two NC Senate debates scheduled before early voting

Two televised debates and possibly a third will air later this month so North Caroilna voters can learn more about some of the eight Republican U.S. Senate candidates. The participating candidates will be Greg Brannon, Heather Grant, Mark Harris and Thom Tillis.
Another push to stop gerrymandering in North Carolina
2 years ago
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Another push to stop gerrymandering in North Carolina

There's another push to change North Carolina's redistricting laws. Right now, there are very few competitive districts because Republicans and Democrats can draw such specific lines.
House approves fiscal cliff bill
3 years ago
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House approves fiscal cliff bill

After months of drama and some tense last minute negotiating, Congress finally passed legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff.
Romney names Paul Ryan his No. 2
3 years ago
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Romney names Paul Ryan his No. 2

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has selected Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan (R) to be his running mate.