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House leader Cantor to raise money for Rouzer

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videoDavid Rouzer will get some big-name help in his race for the Republican nomination to represent much of southeastern North Carolina in Washington. Full story...
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7th District GOP candidates trade poll numbers, political jabs

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video As the saying goes, numbers never lie, but that might not be true in the Republican Primary for the 7th District Congressional seat. Full story...
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Battle over unemployment benefits latest example of political polarization

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videoA battle over unemployment benefits has become another partisan battle in the Tar Heel State, and in Washington, renewing unemployment benefits is stuck in negotiations between Democrats and Republicans. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Saffo says he has no plans to run for Congress

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videoWilmington Mayor Bill Saffo says he does not have plans to run for the Congressional seat open after Rep. Mike McIntyre announced he will retire at the end of his ninth term. Full story...
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Barfield, White, Rouzer weigh in on Congressional race

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video Jonathan Barfield, Woody White and David Rouzer are three politicians with three different sets of ideas, but they all say they are happy Mike McIntyre has decided to retire at the end of his term. Full story...
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McIntyre retiring from Congress at end of term

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videoRep. Mike McIntyre is retiring after nearly two decades in the US House of Representatives. He said he made the decision after talking with his family during the holidays. Full story...
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US Rep. Jones undergoes kidney stone surgery

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US Rep. Walter Jones has had successful kidney stone surgery. Jones' office said the 70-year-old Republican has several kidney stones removed Monday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Full story...
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Report: Clay Aiken considering run for NC Congressional seat

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Singer Clay Aiken is reportedly considering running for one of North Carolina seat's in the US House of Representatives. Full story...
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Woody White considering run for Congress

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videoNew Hanover County Commission Chair Woody White is considering a run for a much higher office. White is expected to enter the race for the 7th District Congressional seat next year, but White told WWAY last night he will not make a formal announcement until January after GOP sources said the former state senator could make an announcement as soon as today. Full story...
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McIntyre crosses aisle, votes for GOP Obamacare reforms

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The Republican-controlled House has passed legislation letting insurance companies sell individual coverage to all comers, even if it falls short of standards set in "Obamacare." Full story...
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US Rep. Coble announces he won't seek re-election

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US Rep. Howard Coble says his 15th term in Congress will be his last. The 82-year-old Republican announced Thursday in Greensboro he won't seek re-election in 2014, opening the seat for the first time in three decades. Full story...
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Wilmington could get national recognition for World War II efforts

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videoWilmington might be the first to get the American World War II City designation. Full story...
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Jones gets primary challenge from former Bush, Helms aide

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If Rep. Walter Jones plans to run for another term in Washington, he will face another Republican primary challenge next year. Businessman Taylor Griffin of New Bern says he will challenge the 10-term incumbent Jones in next year's race for the 3rd Congressional District. Full story...
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McIntyre says government needs to stay open, save health care debate for later

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videoWith a government shutdown looming federal workers at Sunny Point in Brunswick County say they will hit the picket line if forced off the job tomorrow. In the meantime, negotiations continue in Washington. Full story...
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Republican Rouzer readies for repeat run for Congress

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video Just months after losing a tight race for Congress, Republican David Rouzer is ready to run again. Rouzer says he's better known now, which should make another campaign easier. Full story...
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