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Burr co-hosting event for Tillis Senate bid in DC

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US Sen. Richard Burr's political committee says his involvement in a campaign fundraiser for North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis next week should not be seen as an official endorsement of Tillis' own Senate bid. Full story...
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Rep. Foxx will not enter US Senate race

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A US House member from western North Carolina says she will not seek the Republican nomination for the Senate seat currently held by Democrat Kay Hagan. Full story...
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NC lawmakers, McCrory to make tax announcement

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Leaders in the General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory are going to make a statement about the tax negotiations that have been going on for several weeks. Full story...
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NC Baptist chief Harris looking at US Senate bid

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The pastor of a large Charlotte church who is also president of the North Carolina Baptist State Convention says he's prayerfully considering a 2014 bid for the US Senate seat held by Democrat Kay Hagan. Full story...
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NC House Republicans lay out voter ID bill process

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videoNorth Carolina House leaders say the process to create a bill requiring photo identification for citizens to vote will be slow so lawmakers can receive public input about what such a mandate should look like. Full story...
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House Republican to discuss voter ID plans

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North Carolina House Republicans want to talk about how they'll go about creating legislation that would require citizens to show photo identification before voting in person. Full story...
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StarNews: Rep. Susi Hamilton sponsors bill to compensate eugenics victims

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video A local lawmaker is one of the primary sponsors of legislation in the N.C. House to compensate victims of the state's former eugenics program, which during parts of the last century sterilized residents deemed unfit to reproduce. Full story...
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NC House speaker talks about 2013 session

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The leader of the North Carolina House says focusing on government efficiencies and fixing the state's indebted unemployment insurance system will free up money so businesses can create jobs and vulnerable citizens are cared for. Full story...
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Campaign data show NC GOP outraises Dems for 2012

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Republicans dominated North Carolina political fundraising in the past campaign on the way to expanding their majorities in the General Assembly and getting their candidates governor and lieutenant governor elected for the first time since the 1980s. Full story...
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McCrory not wedded to photo ID requirement to vote

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Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants a North Carolina voter identification bill on his desk but now sounds willing to accept a bill that doesn't demand photo ID to cast ballots in person. Full story...
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NC lawmakers greeted by another newcomer: McCrory

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The leadership for the new North Carolina General Assembly session is now set. Full story...
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NC judge voids teacher paycheck law targeting NCAE

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A North Carolina judge says Republican-backed legislation aimed at cutting off the revenue stream of a Democrat-friendly teachers association violates the constitution and can't be enforced. Full story...
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McCrory expects good relations with lawmakers

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North Carolina Gov.-elect Pat McCrory says he's confident he'll be able to work well with fellow Republicans at the General Assembly who expanded their majorities on election night. McCrory says he also wants to reach out to Democrats. Full story...
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McCrory besting Dalton in NC governor fundraising

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High-profile North Carolina Republicans running for office next week are holding a marked financial advantage over their Democratic rivals, led by gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory. Full story...
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For now, Perdue won't discuss plans on budget bill

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Gov. Bev Perdue is asking Republican legislative leaders to try harder to find more money for public education after she says their budget bill falls short. Full story...
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