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NC governor candidate McCrory respects Romney

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The leading Republican candidate for North Carolina governor says it's time for Republicans to focus on defeating President Barack Obama - rather than upon each other - after Mitt Romney swept three presidential primaries earlier this week. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: Newt Gingrich talks with WWAY about campaign, hopes for NC and beyond

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich talks with WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo about his campaign, the Republican front-runner and why he thinks North Carolina can help him make history.

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Rubio: 'I'm not going to be vice president'

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Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says Republican Mitt Romney will win the White House, but not with Rubio on the ticket. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: N&O - Renee Ellmers backs David Rouzer in GOP primary

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U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers waded into an intra-party fight Wednesday, endorsing state Sen. David Rouzer in the 7th Congressional district primary. Full story...
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Gingrich brings presidential campaign to Wilmington Wednesday

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The Republican race for the White House comes to North Carolina tomorrow, as former House Speaker Newt Gingrich holds a rally at UNCW, according to his deputy press secretary. The event is scheduled for 3:30-4:30 p.m. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: Washington Post blogger thinks Walter Jones is ripe for losing

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Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC): If there’s one guy who’s ripe for a conservative primary challenge, it’s Jones. Jones frequently votes against his party on the major issues of the day, the most recent being Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) budget. In fact, it’s a wonder he’s escaped serious opposition in recent years. That could change this year, with former New Bern Police Chief Frank Palombo running against him and the Campaign for Primary Accountability targeting him. We’ll see if Jones is actually threatened, but he’s a ripe target. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: Poll - Registered voters in NC remain divided over presidential and congressional candidates

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A new High Point University Poll finds that there has been little change in North Carolinians’ opinions of President Barack Obama and his GOP opponents throughout the last few months as support for both parties remains almost equally divided. Full story...
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Romney suggests it's time for Santorum to leave

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As voters head to the polls today in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia, Mitt Romney is giving a subtle push to rival Rick Santorum to leave the race. Full story...
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7 new faces running to become NC's No. 2 executive

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Accomplished newcomers and veteran politicians who haven't run for statewide office are among the seven candidates from the two major political parties vying to be North Carolina's next lieutenant governor. Full story...
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Former Defense Secretary Rumsfeld to help raise campaign money for Pantano, other veterans

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Ilario Pantano is getting some big-name help raising money for his Congressional campaign. Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld will attend a fundraiser for Pantano and other veterans in Washington, DC, later this month. Full story...
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FactCheck.org says AFP inflating claims in latest budget issue spot

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Americans for Prosperity, a conservative group based in Raleigh, omits some important details in a TV ad attacking North Carolina’s lame-duck Democratic governor and praising the Republican-controlled state General Assembly during a partisan budget battle. Full story...
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3 NC Republicans vie for chance to oust Rep. McIntyre

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Republicans see North Carolina's 7th Congressional District as a prime opportunity to extend their party's majority in the US House by unseating veteran lawmaker Mike McIntyre, among the most conservative Democrats in Washington. Full story...
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McCrory unveils NC public education platform

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Pat McCrory's roadmap for public school improvements if he's elected North Carolina governor includes familiar stops from his 2008 campaign and builds on current initiatives. Full story...
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7th District GOP Congressional candidates square off in debate

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video From healthcare to immigration to term limits, GOP congressional candidates Randy Crow, Ilario Pantano and David Rouzer voiced their views. Full story...
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School board member upset over loss of web domain

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video A New Hanover County School Board member has learned what could happen if you let a domain expire. Elizabeth Redenbaugh discovered she could not re-register her website because someone else owned it. She was surprised to find out who the new owner is. Full story...
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