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NRCC backing opponents Pantano, Rouzer

With the North Carolina primary still more than six months away, it appears the Republican Party is hedging its bets in the race to challenge Rep. Mike McIntyre.

McIntyre holds big fundraising lead over Republican challengers

We've been watching the horse race that is the campaign for President, but things are heating up here at home for Congress. This week candidates for the 7th District seat filed their third quarter campaign finance reports.

NC congresswoman canceled 9/11 appearances after threatening story

A North Carolina congresswoman says she canceled all her appearances at 9/11 anniversary events because she was named in a threatening Iranian state newspaper article.

ONLY ON 3: Sen. Burr answers viewer questions about economy, Washington

videoAfter the lengthy debt ceiling debate, continued unemployment and now the downgrading of America's credit rating, many of you have a lot of questions, as well as growing frustrations, about what's going on in Washington. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) stopped by our studio to answer questions about what's going on with the economy and the political system that has a big factor on it.

McIntyre: Focus should be local, not on Washington in wake of credit downgrade

We caught up with Rep. Mike McIntyre today in Brunswick Ccounty and asked him for his thoughts about Standard & Poor's downgrade of America's credit rating. The congressman says southeastern North Carolina cannot focus on the debate in Washington, but rather should focus our attention here locally to boost our own economy.

McIntyre wants Wilmington designated “American World War II City”

Rep. Mike McIntyre wants the US House to designate a city each year as an "American World War II City," and he wants Wilmington to top the list.

FAA shutdown could cost ILM projects, jobs

video A partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration is having an effect on our airport. As time goes by before Congress passes a bill to end the shutdown, big projects at Wilmington International are in jeopardy.

Obama: Debt deal is only a first step

The Senate has approved an emergency bill to avert a first-ever government default with just hours to spare.

Southeastern NC’s representatives in Washington talk about debt ceiling deal

Months of tension, wrangling and political posturing may end Tuesday if Congress gives final approval to a compromise on the federal debt ceiling. The US House approved the bill Monday night. The Senate is expected to vote Tuesday. Meanwhile southeastern North Carolina's representatives in Congress are sounding off.

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