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Sen. Tillis: ‘I’m very confident’ winning possible primary

U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis said on Monday he’s “very confident” that he’ll win any Republican primary he may be in — a reference to a North Carolina GOP congressman mulling an 11th-hour statewide challenge of him due to recently redrawn House maps.

Congress filing in North Carolina delayed during map fight

North Carolina judges have officially delayed candidate filing for the state’s congressional seats while they sort out whether replacement districts approved by Republicans who lost another political gerrymandering case should be used for next year’s elections.

North Carolina lawmakers redraw state’s congressional map

A replacement map for North Carolina’s congressional districts was finalized Friday, with its lines redrawn to address alleged extreme partisan bias and endangering reelection prospects for two Republicans next year.

North Carolina Congress remap proposal threatens 2 incumbents

North Carolina Republican legislators advanced on Thursday a new congressional district map in response to a partisan gerrymandering lawsuit that could endanger the political future of two GOP incumbents.

Top Gov. Cooper aides taking questions over pipeline deal

Roy Cooper's top aides are taking questions from investigators the General Assembly hired to scrutinize a 2018 side deal between the Democratic governor's office and utilities building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Uber rides, sex abuse are subjects of new North Carolina laws

New North Carolina laws taking effect in October are designed to keep Uber and Lyft passengers safe, protect girls from sexual abuse and help people enter state-regulated trades.

North Carolina crime victims, testing bills signed by Cooper

New laws in North Carolina will scale back the number of standardized tests that public school students take and lay out expanded rights for crime victims following a recent change to the state constitution.
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Deal reached to do away with more standardized testing in NC

North Carolina legislators have reached a compromise on doing away with more standardized testing in public schools.
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Cooper quickly vetoes NC immigration bill

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday vetoed legislation requiring North Carolina sheriffs to recognize requests by federal immigration agents to hold jail inmates believed to be in the country illegally, calling the bill unconstitutional and politically motivated.

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