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Jones wins 10th term in NC's 3rd District

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videoVoters are returning Republican U.S. Rep. Walter Jones to the U.S. House. Jones won a 10th term Tuesday to represent North Carolina's 3rd District. Full story...
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Wilmington, western Pender vote in new Congressional district

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video It's the first day of One Stop Voting, but do you know who your Congressman is? Redistricting may mean new candidates for many people in the Cape Fear. The newly drawn Congressional districts mean part of Wilmington and much of Pender County are now a part of US House District 3. Full story...
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Redistricting might confuse some voters

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Tens of thousands of voters in New Hanover and Pender counties may be surprised when they see their ballots this year and find that they no longer reside in the 7th Congressional District, where Mike McIntyre, a Lumberton Democrat, has been the congressman for 16 years. Full story...
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Democrat Anderson campaigns to represent Wilmington, Pender in Congress

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Much of Wilmington and Pender County find themselves in a new congressional district this year. Today, one of the candidates for the 3rd District seat in the US House hit the streets of the Port City today. Full story...
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Jones wins NC Republican primary for 3rd District

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US Rep. Walter Jones has won the Republican nomination for North Carolina's 3rd Congressional District, turning back a challenge from Frank Palombo. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Congressman says he's too busy for voters in New Hanover, Pender

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video When voters in Pender County and parts of New Hanover County go to the polls, they may be surprised by who they're voting for for Congress. The area is now part of the 3rd Congressional District, but incumbent Rep. Walter Jones has spent little time in his new territory. Full story...
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THE RANT: Where's Walter?

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When the North Carolina General Assembly redrew the 3rd Congressional District, it extended it from the Virginia state line, down through Pender County and into Downtown Wilmington. I guess Rep. Walter Jones didn't get the memo, because to my knowledge, he's made no effort to come down and introduce himself to his new constituents. 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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NC Congressmen unite to call for end to war

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The war in Afghanistan has made for strange political bedfellows in North Carolina's congressional delegation, with a conservative Republican joining two liberal Democrats in calling for the withdrawal of US troops. Full story...
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NC congressmen, others sue Obama over strikes in Libya

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A bipartisan group of 10 lawmakers is suing President Barack Obama for taking military action against Libya without war authorization from Congress. Full story...
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NC Rep says two officers disciplined for 2009 deaths

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A North Carolina congressman says two Army officers have been disciplined for negligence over a 2009 incident in Afghanistan that killed five US troops. Full story...
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Veterans, leaders address benefit concerns

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video They helped protect our country. Now local veterans want some help and protection for themselves. Hundreds met with lawmakers today at a town hall meeting to hash out the issues. Full story...
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