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Clay Aiken to run for Congress in North Carolina
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/05/2014 - 7:25am.

Former "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken is running for Congress in North Carolina.

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House leader Cantor to raise money for Rouzer
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 12:22pm.

videoDavid Rouzer will get some big-name help in his race for the Republican nomination to represent much of southeastern North Carolina in Washington.

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7th District GOP candidates trade poll numbers, political jabs
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 01/23/2014 - 11:21pm.

video As the saying goes, numbers never lie, but that might not be true in the Republican Primary for the 7th District Congressional seat.

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Battle over unemployment benefits latest example of political polarization
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Thu, 01/09/2014 - 3:43pm.

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.

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FIRST ON 3: Saffo says he has no plans to run for Congress
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Thu, 01/09/2014 - 2:44pm.

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.

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Barfield, White, Rouzer weigh in on Congressional race
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:38pm.

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.

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McIntyre retiring from Congress at end of term
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Wed, 01/08/2014 - 9:42pm.

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.

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US Rep. Jones undergoes kidney stone surgery
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 3:28pm.

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.

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Report: Clay Aiken considering run for NC Congressional seat
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 2:42pm.

Singer Clay Aiken is reportedly considering running for one of North Carolina seat's in the US House of Representatives.

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Woody White considering run for Congress
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/24/2013 - 8:14am.

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.

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