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Sen. Burr says he'll seek No. 2 GOP Senate post

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North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr says he will run for the No. 2 position in the Republican leadership in the US Senate after the 2012 elections. Full story...
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OP-ED: Sen. Burr reflects on 9/11 anniversary

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Sen. Richard Burr was a member of the US House of Representatives on Sept. 11, 2001. He visited Ground Zero in the days after the attacks as a member of House Select Committee on Intelligence. Ten years later, he reflects on that day and what it still means to America. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Sen. Burr answers viewer questions about economy, Washington

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videoAfter the lengthy debt ceiling debate, continued unemployment and now the downgrading of America's credit rating, many of you have a lot of questions, as well as growing frustrations, about what's going on in Washington. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) stopped by our studio to answer questions about what's going on with the economy and the political system that has a big factor on it. 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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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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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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Ground Zero worker awaits health care bill vote

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video We just marked the 9th anniversary of September 11th, a date many will never forget. But some of the men and women who responded when the twin towers fell, feel like they've been forgotten now that they need help. A bill sitting in the U.S. Senate could make a huge impact in their lives, even here at home. Full story...
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Marshall predicts victory during Wilmington visit

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Just days away from the election, and candidates are out in full swing. US Senate candidate Elaine Marshall stopped by a campaign call center in Wilmington today to make support calls and get Democrats excited for Tuesday. Full story...
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Senate candidates debate in Wilmington

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The first debate of the campaign was held in Wilmington on Saturday between incumbent Richard Burr, democratic challenger Elaine Marshall and libertarian Michael Bietler. All candidates made a point of attacking the current system in Washington. Full story...
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Marshall beats Cunningham to challenge Burr

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Elaine Marshall's victory was a blow to Democratic Party leaders in Washington who recruited Cal Cunningham to the race and spent more than $100,000 to boost his campaign. Full story...
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Burr vulnerable, but leads possible challengers

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A new poll shows incumbent Richard Burr leads potential Democratic challengers in the race for US Senate next year. But pollsters also say he is in about the same position Elizabeth Dole was before she lost to Kay Hagan.

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Senator Burr visits Wilmington for Republican fundraiser

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videoSenator Richard Burr was the keynote speaker at a Republican fundraiser in downtown Wilmington Friday. He spoke with WWAY’s afterwards about politics, as well as about a comment that has North Carolina’s senator taking heat nationally.

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WWAY Goes to Washington: The President and Congress

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videoIt has been 62 days since Barack Obama moved into the Oval Office. A lot has happened in those two months. So how good is the relationship between President Obama and Congress?

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WWAY Goes to Washington: NC representatives and their priorities

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videoThis week we have heard from our representatives in Congress about what they do and what they think about the federal economic stimulus plan. But what else are they working on for you in Washington?

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WWAY Goes to Washington: NC representatives discuss the stimulus plan

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videoDuring our visit to Washington last week, NewsChannel 3 spoke with our three representatives in Congress about the stimulus plan. In part two of our special report from the nation's capital, they share what they think about it and how to make sure the money makes a positive impact for you.

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